When aspiring dandy Humphrey and his wife Kytie appear to lose their life-savings as a result of a bank collapse, their greedy in-laws appear in the hope of making a financial killing. Humphrey is determined to hang on to his dreams, however...
15 June 1977
Produced by Druid
First performed at the Fo'Castle, Galway as part of Druid's Anglo-Irish theatre season.
Completed around 1940 and published in the Dublin Magazine in 1948, 'There Are Tragedies and Tragedies' was first performed by the St Mary's College Musical and Dramatic Society, Dublin, in January 1953. The details listed here refer to the play's professional premiere in 1977, the centenary of Fitzmaurice's birth.
The Plays of George Fitzmaurice, Volume Two ( Introduced by Howard K. Slaughter)
Republic of Ireland
The George Fitzmaurice Society
c/o Fiona Brennan (trustee)ScrahanKnocknagree, County CorkRepublic of Ireland
The information for this entry was taken from the Druid Company website and from the book 'George Fitzmaurice:Wild In His Own Way' by Fiona Brennan.
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