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Deirdre

A Play in Verse

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    William Butler Yeats 

  • Synopsis

    A verse-play based upon the tragic tale of Deirdre from the Ulster Cycle.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Messenger Udolphus Wright
Executioner Ambrose Power
Naisi Frank Fay
Second Musician Máire O'Neill (1)
Fergus Arthur Sinclair
Conchobar J M Kerrigan
First Musician Sara Allgood
Third Musician Brigid O'Dempsey
Deirdre Miss Darragh

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    A.P. Watt Ltd.

  • Address

    20 John Street
    London WC1N 2DR
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7405 6774

  • Email

    apw@apwatt.co.uk

  • Website

    www.apwatt.co.uk

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.