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Snowdrop Jane

A comedy in three acts


  • Drámadóir

    Shan F. Bullock 

  • Nótaí

    The cast and character lists for this entry are drawn from reviews of the premiere productions. As such, they should be taken as approximate.

  • Achoimre

    Martin Hynes is a strong, domineering farmer who strikes a hard bargain. Playing the marriage market, he haggles over Jane Fallon's dowry to the point where she is revolted by him, and unsuccessfully tries to escape him, even on her wedding day. Their subsequent marriage proves loveless and empty, but when schoolmistress Mary Trant comes to visit, and reveals that Hynes has proposed to elope with her, Jane fiercely defends her husband. Hynes is transformed by this demonstration of conjugal faith, and the play ends with the couple locked in a close embrace.

  • Cinéal Dráma

    Drámaí Ginearálta

    Líon na Míreanna

    Dráma Fada

  • Méid na Fóirne ( Fireann)


  • Méid na Fóirne (Baineann)


Céad Léiriú

Foireann An Chéad Léirithe  
Hannah Fallon Marion Crimmins
Mary Trant Rose McQuillan
Hugh Fallon Robert Gorman
Tom Fallon Joseph Rooney
Jane Fallon Josephine Mayne
Martin Hynes Jackson Grahame
Mrs. Fallon Margaret O'Gorman
Sam Mires J.M. Harding
Mrs. Hynes Mary Crothers
Ned Noble Walter Kennedy

Eolas Faoi Chearta

Foinse Eolais

Information for this entry has come from reviews of the premiere production, and from Margaret McHenry's 'The Ulster Theatre in Ireland'.