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Money

A Play in Two Acts

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Hugh Quinn 

  • Setting

    Belfast

  • Notes

    Published as 'Mrs McConaghy's Money'

  • Synopsis

    A farce about a shrewd Belfast woman who develops an ingenious method of generating a comfortable income for herself by buying and trading life-insurance policies for unfortunates 'rescued' from the local workhouse.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    5

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Micky McConachy Michael J. Dolan
Mrs McConachy May Craig
Bella McCann Maureen Delaney
Mr Blaney F J McCormick
Ducksy Duggan Denis O'Dea
Liza Shelah Richards
Sam Meehan, An Insurance Agent P.J. Carolan
Rose O'Grady Frollie Mulhern
Aggie Kate Curling
Production Team  
Produced by Arthur Shields

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Mrs McConaghy's Money and Other Plays

  • Introduction by

    St. John Greer Ervine

  • Year

    1932

  • Published By

    Constable & Co. Ltd

  • Address

    London
    England

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.