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The Plough and the Stars

Sean O'Casey's classic play set in the midst of the Easter Rising of 1916. The impact of events is viewed through the eyes of ordinary people inhabiting a Dublin tenement. O'Casey's masterpiece paints a vivid portrait of a city and a nation in turmoil.

The Plough and the Stars was chosen for Drama on 3 by the playwright Kwame Kwei-Armah. Kwame also introduces this new production of the play.

Musical Director ..... Conrad Nelson.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 23 Nov 2014 22:00


Role Contributor
ActorSean O'Casey
NoraElaine Cassidy
JackPadraic Delaney
BessieGabrielle Reidy
FlutherFinbar Lynch
PeterStephen Hogan
The CoveyJonathan Forbes
Mrs GoganFiona Clarke
MollserRebecca Gleeson
RosieJane McGrath
Capt BrennanMatthew McNulty
Lieut. LanganSam Smith
DirectorNadia Molinari

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