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Exiles

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    James Joyce 

  • Setting

    At Merrion and Ranelagh, suburbs of Dublin.
    Summer of the year 1912.

  • Synopsis

    Back in Dublin after nine years abroad, Richard, a successful writer, and Bertha, his wife, have to confront two other people who love them, and ask themselves questions about guilt and responsibility. Will infidelity hold them together?

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    3

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    07 August 1919

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First staged in Munich, Germany. Subsequently staged in English in the Neighborhood Playhouse, New York on 19th February 1919. First London production at the Regent Theatre on February 1926, directed by W.G. Fay.

Original Cast  
Archie A. Anonymous
Brigid A. Anonymous
Beatrice Justice A. Anonymous
Richard Rowan A. Anonymous
Robert Hand A. Anonymous
Bertha A. Anonymous

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Seán Sweeney

  • Address

    Trustee of the estate of James Joyce
    Ráith House,
    Newport,Co. Mayo
    Republic of Ireland

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the published script.