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The Reapers

A Play in Three Acts


  • Playwright

    Teresa Deevy 

  • Synopsis

    The script for this play has been lost and no synopsis is available. It appears to have been set among the Catholic middle classes and received a mixed critical reception.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Soldiers Udolphus Wright
Second Young Man J. Winter
Lena Doherty Shelah Richards
Jack Doherty Arthur Shields
Ted Doherty Denis O'Dea
Paul Barden F J McCormick
First Young Man Fred Johnson
Patricia Doherty Eileen Crowe
Ada Doherty May Craig
Officer Michael J. Dolan
Soldiers P.J. Carolan
Production Team  
Director Lennox Robinson
Assistant Director Arthur Shields
Stage Manager Arthur Shields

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Jacqueline Deevy

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

  • Email


Source Of Information

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