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A Minute's Wait

A comedy in One Act


  • Playwright

    Martin J McHugh 

  • Synopsis

    A play about matchmaking.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    In addition to the the listed cast, there is reference to 'The Crowd'

Original Production

Original Cast  
Christy Domigan Philip Guiry
Mary Anne McMahon Eithne Magee
Andy Rourke Fred O'Donovan (1)
Barry Domigan Arthur Sinclair
Jim O'Brien Sydney J Morgan
Tom Kinsella J M Kerrigan
Pat Morrissey J A O'Rourke
Mrs Kinsella Ann Coppinger
Mrs Falsey Nora Desmond
Production Team  
Produced by Andrew Patrick Wilson

Published Scripts

  • Title

    A minute's wait, comedy in one act by Martin J. McHugh

  • Year


  • Published By

    James Duffy and Co

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

Rights Information

  • Not Found

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.