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Henry Joy McCracken

A play in three acts.

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Jack Loudan 

  • Setting

    Belfast, during July 1798.

  • Synopsis

    An account of Henry Joy McCracken's part in the United Irishmen rising of 1798, and his trial and execution for those actions.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    12

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Mary McCracken Margaret D'Arcy
Major Fox Harold Goldblatt
Henry Joy McCracken R. Forsythe Boyd
Belle Martin Elizabeth Begley
Pollock John F. Tyrone
Robert Minis John McDade
James Beck Jack O'Malley
Captain Hilary Alfred Arnold
Lieutenant Lumley Arthur Ross
Rev. Wm. Steel Dickson, D.D. Seumas Ussher
Colonel Montgomery Lawford Siddall
McCarnon Neil McIlhone
Dragoon Robert Knowles
Captain McCracken Robert Dempster
Production Team  
Director Harold Goldblatt
Settings by Henry Robinson
General Manager Joseph Tomelty
Stage Manager Dan Fitzpatrick
Chief Electrician Dan O'Connell (1)
Records and Reproduction W. Erskine Mayne

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Henry Joy McCracken

  • Year

    1946

  • Published By

    New Frontiers Press

  • Address

    Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

RIGHTS INFORMATION

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Information for this entry was taken from the original production programme, the published playscript, from press cuttings, and from the Theatre and Performing Arts Archive of the Linen Hall Library, Belfast.