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Rossa

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Roger McHugh 

  • Setting

    A meeting place near Skibereen 1863; the parish priest's house Clonakilty 1864; a room in Mountjoy St, Dublin 1865; a Court. An English prison 1865-1870. Sweeny's Hotel, New York 1871.

  • Synopsis

    An historical look at the political life and work of Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    15

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Judge Keogh Cyril Cusack
Rossa's Secretary Siobhán McKenna
Mr Madigan Harry Brogan
Second Warder Micheál Ó Briain
Mary Brid Lynch
Chaplain Michael J. Dolan
Third Commissioner Seán O'Maonaigh
Governor's Secretary May Craig
First Commissioner Eric Gorman
Mrs Luby Eileen Crowe
Parish Priest Seamus Healy
A Magistrate Fred Johnson
Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa W. O'Gorman
The Figure in Uniform Seamus Locke
Governor F J McCormick
First Warder Denis O'Dea
Mr Lanigan Austin Meldon
General Ryan Michael Cosgrave
Production Team  
Settings by Alicia Sweetman
Produced by Frank Dermody
Stage Manager Udolphus Wright

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Rossa

  • Year

    1945

  • Published By

    Kerryman

  • Address

    Tralee
    Kerry
    Republic of Ireland

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    National Library of Ireland (Manuscripts Department)

  • Address

    Kildare Street
    Dublin 2
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 1 6030200

  • Email

    info@nli.ie

  • Website

    www.nli.ie

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