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The Piper

An Unended Argument in One Act.

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Norreys Connell 

  • Setting

    Nightfall on an Irish Hill, some time ago.

  • Synopsis

    An allegory of Ireland after the Parnell split.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    13

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
An English Ensign Udolphus Wright
Black Mike Ambrose Power
Rebels Fred O'Donovan (1)
Captain Talbot Arthur Sinclair
Pat Dennehy Sydney J Morgan
Larry the Talker J M Kerrigan
Tim the Trimmer J A O'Rourke
The Piper Sara Allgood
Soldiers G. Fitzgerald
Soldiers Harry Young
Soldiers JJ Seymour
Rebels T J Fox
Rebels P Kearney
Rebels Harry O'Neill
Production Team  
Musical Director Dr. J.F. Larchet

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS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 Ireland's Abbey Theatre: A History 1899-1951 by Lennox Robinson, with additional information from press cuttings of the time.