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In Sand

A play in three acts by Jack B Yeats


  • Playwright

    Jack B Yeats 

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Brown Girl Angela Newman
Brown Boy Micheál Ó hAonghusa
Anthony Larcson Philip O'Flynn
Governor Éamon Guaillí
Maurice Liam Ó Foghlú
Old Sailor Brian O'Higgins
John Aldgrove Noel Guy
Tourist Raghnall Breathnach
The Mayor Traolach Ó hAonghusa
Chauffeur Seán Mac Shamhráin
Town Councillor William McCormick
Kitchen Maid Ríte Ní Fhuaráin
Hotel Boy Brendan Clegg
Her Mother Molly Griffin
Editor Denis O'Donovan
Alice Grania O'Shannon
Her Father Bill Shawn
Production Team  
Director Seán Mac Shamhráin
Settings by Gene Martin
Lighting Designer Charles Scott
Costume Designer Gene Martin
Sound B. Curran
Music by Gunther Stumpf
Design Assistant Leslie Scott
Stage Manager Eithne McMahon
Stage Manager Máire Ní Thuathail
Stage Manager Charles Scott
Costumes cut by Eileen Tobin

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    A.P. Watt Ltd.

  • Address

    20 John Street
    London WC1N 2DR

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7405 6774

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Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and Ireland's Abbey Theatre: A History 1899-1951 by Lennox Robinson, with additional information from press cuttings of the time.