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Arrah-na-Pogue

Written by

Dion Boucicault

~playauthor~Written by~ Dion Boucicault

Methuen Drama, 2010

Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 12, Roles: Total (18), Female (6), Male (12), Unassigned (0)

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... in the valley, love is in the air for Shaun the Post and the play’s heroine Arrah Meelish too. But Arrah has a secret, and Michael Feeny has found it out. As Shaun and Arrah celebrate their wedding, revenge comes a-calling. Now love must conquer all – including the hangman’s noose. The play is brim-full of Boucicault’s trademark comic roguery, farce and melodrama....

London Assurance

Written by

Dion Boucicault

and

Richard Bean

Adapted by

Richard Bean

~playauthor~Written by~ Dion Boucicault , Richard Bean ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Richard Bean

Oberon Books, 2010

Playtext

Acts: 6, Roles: Total (14), Female (3), Male (10), Unassigned (1)

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...Dion Boucicault, the Irish genius of London theatre in the age of Dickens, wrote the brilliantly funny London Assurance in 1841 and thereby created – in Sir Harcourt and Lady Spanker – two of the great comic roles of the English stage,...

London Assurance

Edited by

James L. Smith

~playauthor~Written by~ Dion Boucicault , James L. Smith ~playauthor~Edited by~ James L. Smith

Methuen Drama, 2004

New Mermaids

Playtext

Acts: 5, Roles: Total (15), Female (3), Male (12), Unassigned (0)

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...Following the courtships and disguises of its satirical, farcical characters, London Assurance is a merry parade of wittily constructed skirmishes between love and money, town and country, nature and artifice. The preening...
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... by Charles to seduce his father and thus divert his attention from Grace. Much confusion and scheming ensues. Originally written by Dion Boucicault, Nicholas Hytner directs Simon Russell Beale and Fiona Shaw in this a new version by Richard...