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OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Liam O'Flaherty 

  • Setting

    Lasmuigh de bhothán iascaire ar Oileán Árann.

  • Notes

    Níor foilsíodh Dorchadas riamh ach foilsíodh leagan Béarla de, Darkness, in irisleabhar Sasanach, New Coterie, Samhradh 1926.

  • Synopsis

    A tragedy concerning two brothers, one a hardworking farmer and the younger one is a poet. They are both hoping to marry the same woman and she has to make a choice between the two.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    2

  • Cast Size Female

    3

  • Cast Notes

    5

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    01 March 1926

  • Producer

    Produced by An Comhar Drámaíochta

  • Original Venue

    Abbey Theatre/Amharclann na Mainistreach

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    Ceann de na bundrámaí ba chonspóidí a léirigh an Comhar sna blianta luatha. Thug Leon Ó Broin na Gardaí isteach san amharclann ar eagla go mbeadh círéib ann.

Original Cast  
Brian Gealgháireach Gearóid Ó Lochlainn
Máire Mhór Máire Ní Shíothcháin
Máighréad Uaibhreach Máire Ní Oisín
Domhnall Dorcha Muiris Ó Catháin
Bríghid Bhreágh Máire Ní Chinnéide

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Darkness. A Tragedy in Three Acts/Liam O'Flaherty

  • Year

    1926

  • Published By

    Publisher not found

  • Address

    England

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UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

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RIGHTS INFORMATION

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Fuarthas an t-eolas seo ó ghearrthóga nuachta agus ó Stair Dhrámaíocht na Gaeilge 1900-1970 le P Ó Siadhail