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The Bacac

A Tragedy in One Act

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    John Barnewall 

  • Setting

    1798

  • Synopsis

    A play examining the complexities of Catholic/Protestant relations at the height of the 1798 rebellion.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    3

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
John Collier Arthur Shields
Tom Sheridan Peter Nolan
Ann Keeffe Margaret Nicholls
Mary Collier Irene Kelly
Terence Brennan Louis O'Connor
Julia Scully Maureen Delany
Production Team  
Musical Director Dr. J.F. Larchet
Production by Fred O'Donovan (1)
Stage Manager Arthur Shields

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.