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A modern play in two conversations


  • Playwright

    Thomas MacDonagh 

  • Setting

    The conversations take place in Mrs. Fitzmaurice's house in Dublin in the afternoon of a day in spring a year or two ago (1915)

  • Synopsis

    An exploration of marriage and relationships, set in the living room of Frances Fitzmaurice's Dublin home. Recently separated, Frances laments the difficulties of her situation to her visitor, artist Helen Noble.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    19 April 1915

  • Producer

    Produced by Irish Theatre Company 1914-1920

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    Presented at Hardwicke Street Hall

Original Cast  
Frances Fitzmaurice Una O'Connor
John Fitzmaurice John McDonagh
Helen Noble Lelia McMurrogh
Sarah Churchill Grace MacCormack
Production Team  
Director John McDonagh
Producer John McDonagh

Published Scripts

  • Title

    Pagans, a modern play in two conversations

  • Year


  • Published By

    Talbot Press

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

Rights Information

  • Copyright Expired

Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the original playbill.