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Men Crowd Me Round

A Tragedy in Three Acts

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Francis Stuart 

  • Synopsis

    No synopsis available. Contemporary records suggest that the play met with a somewhat hostile reception and that the subject matter was deemed inappropriate by many of those present.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    11

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Barrel-Organ Man Fred Johnson
Dave Malone Fred Johnson
Gemma Statick Shelah Richards
Jones Denis Murray
Waiter Michael Clarke (1)
Garry Moylan Michael Clarke (1)
Osbert Allets Tom Purefoy
Liam Hegarty Joseph Linnane
Lord David Cossells A.J. Levanthal
Waiter Rex Mackey
Peader Considine William O'Gorman
Lady Irma Allets Muriel Loughridge
Humbert Tariff Barry Harte
Production Team  
Produced by Lennox Robinson
Scenery D. Travers Smith

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS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.