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The Well of the Saints

A Play in Three Acts

FORBHREATHNÚ

  • Drámadóir

    John Millington (J.M.) Synge 

  • Suíomh

    Some lonely mountainous district in the east of Ireland one or more centuries ago.

  • Achoimre

    Two blind beggars Martin and Mary Doul have their sight restored by a wandering Friar. However the new world that awaits them is not one of beauty. Disappointed by what they see in each other they drift apart, only to be reunited when blindness is visited upon them again.

  • Cinéal Dráma

    Drámaí Ginearálta

    Líon na Míreanna

    Dráma Fada

  • Méid na Fóirne ( Fireann)

    4

  • Méid na Fóirne (Baineann)

    3

  • Eolas Faoin bhFoireann

    In addition to the cast member listed, the production included 'girls and men' played by additional actors.

CÉAD LÉIRIÚ

Foireann An Chéad Léirithe  
Timmy George Roberts
A Wandering Friar Frank Fay
Molly Byrne Sara Allgood
Martin Doul W.G. Fay
Mary Doul Emma Vernon
Bride Maire Nic Shiubhlaigh
Mat Simon P. MacShiubhlaigh
Foireann Léirithe  
Léirithe ag W.G. Fay
Radharcra Pamela Coleman Smith

AISTRIÚCHÁIN

EOLAS FAOI CHEARTA

  • Copyright Expired

FOINSE EOLAIS

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.