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The Glittering Gate

A Play in One Act

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Lord Dunsany 

  • Setting

    A Lonely Place, The Present (1909)

  • Synopsis

    Jim is a former burglar, recently hanged. Bill is a former burglar, recently shot. They meet at the Gate of Heaven...

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Jim Fred O'Donovan (1)
Bill Norreys Connell

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RIGHTS INFORMATION

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and Ireland's Abbey Theatre: A History 1899-1951 by Lennox Robinson, with additional information from press cuttings of the time.