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Evening

A County Down Playlet in One Act

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Rutherford Mayne 

  • Notes

    The cast and character lists for this entry are drawn from reviews of the premiere productions. As such, they should be taken as approximate.

  • Synopsis

    A play of rural life, set in County Down. Hans Mullen, an old farmer, is reluctant to hand over his holding to his son, and permit him to become the master of the house. When a crisis occurs on the farm, and the old man cannot react due to physical incapacity, he is forced to reconsider his situation, and to grant his son the opportunity to begin life on his own account.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    3

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Hans Mullen Jackson Grahame
Mrs. Mullen Rose McQuillan
Unspecified Character(s) Frederick Mears
John Mullen Walter Kennedy

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Evening

  • Year

    1913

  • Published By

    The Lady of the House (magazine)

  • Address

    Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Colin Smythe Ltd.

  • Address

    P. O. Box 6, Gerrards Cross
    Buckinghamshire
    SL9 8XA
    England

  • Phone

    +44 (0) 1753 886000

  • Email

    cs@colinsmythe.co.uk

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