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A Play in Two Acts, by T.C. Murray


  • Playwright

    T.C. Murray 

  • Setting

    The scene is the living-room in the home of Charles Egan in Ardcullen.

  • Synopsis

    A man decides that he wants to follow a religious vocation and train to be a trappist monk, despite the doubts of his family and the heartbreak of the girl who loves him.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Christina Phyllis Ryan
Dr. Richard Moore Michael J. Dolan
Helen Eileen Crowe
Hugh Dwyer Liam Redmond
Paddy Doran W. O'Gorman
Charles Egan F J McCormick
Lizzie Maureen Delany
Brian Joseph Linnane
Production Team  
Settings by Anne Yeats
Musical Director F.M. May
Produced by Lennox Robinson

Published Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Abbey Theatre/Amharclann na Mainistreach

  • Address

    26 Lower Abbey Street
    Dublin 1
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 887 2200

  • Email


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Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and from press cuttings.