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The Dreaming Dust

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Denis Johnston 

  • Synopsis

    Denis Johnston's play about Jonathan Swift deals with the mystery of his relationships with "Stella" and "Vanessa" and the deep anger and bitterness that drove Swift through the latter part of his life. Johnston presents a novel explanation of this. The play presents a series of episodes in Swift’s career from young priest through political power broker to reclusive dean.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    25 March 1940

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    Gaiety Theatre

Original Cast  

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Selected Plays Denis Johnston introduced by Joseph Ronsley

  • Year

    1983

  • Published By

    Colin Smythe Ltd.

  • Address

    P.O. Box 6
    Gerrards Cross
    Buckinghamshire SL9 8XA
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 1753 886000

  • Email

    sales@colinsmythe.co.uk

  • Website

    www.colinsmythe.co.uk

  • ISBN

    0-86140-123-9

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Micheal Johnston

  • Address

    Shandon
    20 Burdett Avenue, Sandycove
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from a conversation with a primary contact. Further information to follow