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The Voices of Doolin

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Walter Macken 

  • Synopsis

    When the play opens, Doolin is fighting his alcoholism in a lunatic asylum whilst his family conspire to sell the family business with the aid of an efficiency expert. Struggling with the voices in his head and the temptation to fall off the wagon, he fights to hold on to the business and keep the philandering efficiency expert away from his youngest daughter. Eventually, his family abandon him and he is left with his youngest daughter and two loyal old employees.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Unspecified Character(s) Joan O'Hara
Doolin Cyril Cusack
Unspecified Character(s) Derek Young
Unspecified Character(s) John MacDarby
Unspecified Character(s) Maureen O'Sullivan
Unspecified Character(s) Jack Aronson
Unspecified Character(s) Kitty Fitzgerald
Unspecified Character(s) Nora Grey
Production Team  
Director Jim Fitzgerald
Settings by Molly McEwen

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from various press cuttings.