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A Leprecaun in the Tenement

A Play in One Act by M.M. Brennan


  • Playwright

    M.M. Brennan 

  • Setting

    Saturday Evening in a Dublin tenement

  • Synopsis

    A comedy in which a Dublin labourer manages to capture a leprecaun by the banks of the Liffey. The little man has lost his enchanged hat, and thus his powers of invisibility. His captor brings him back to the turmoil and squalor of his own home, complete with a nagging wife, an idiot son and squabbling neighbours.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
The Widow Murphy May Craig
Alice Kate Eileen Crowe
Mr. Reilly Barry Fitzgerald
Mickey Reilly Tony Quinn (1)
Mrs. Reilly Sheila Murray
Production Team  
Musical Director Dr. J.F. Larchet
Produced by Lennox Robinson

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