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A Tragedy in Four Acts, by E.F. Carey

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    E.F. Carey 

  • Setting

    The living-room of the Brady family in a Dublin tenement.
    The living-room of the Widow Whooley's apartments.

  • Synopsis

    Dan Brady drives his son and daughter to destruction, setting up a terrible chain of events that eventually culminates in murder.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    7

  • Cast Size Female

    6

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Katie Brady Phyllis Ryan
Chrissie Whooley Ria Mooney
Sloper Neale Michael J. Dolan
Mrs. Behan May Craig
Maria Brady Eileen Crowe
Dan Brady Fred Johnson
Mrs. Hogan Maureen Delaney
Patsy Brady W. O'Gorman
Martin Powell Denis O'Dea
The Widow Whooley Christine Hayden
Young Man Victor Boyd
Detective Malachi Keegan
Policeman Gerard Kiernan
Production Team  
Settings by Anne Yeats
Musical Director F.M. May
Produced by Louis d'Alton

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS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

RIGHTS INFORMATION

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and from press cuttings.