The Playboy of the Western World

The Playboy of the Western World

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Orson Bean and Alley Mills star in the story of a man who becomes the town hero after he boasts of murdering his father. Riots greeted the first performance of J.M. Synge’s 1907 comic masterpiece of the Irish Literary Renaissance.

An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:

Orson Bean as Michael Flaherty
Robert Evan Collins as Old Mahon
Alexander Enberg as Christy Mahon
Jacqueline Heinze as Pegeen Mike
Stuart W. Howard as Shawn Keogh
Dennis Madden as Jimmy Farrell
Seth Margolies as Philly Cullen
Alley Mills as Widow Quin
Carolyn Palmer as Susan Brady
Sarah Moyo Tracey as Sara Tansey

Directed by Alec Doyle. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in November of 1999.

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Orson Bean, Robert Evan Collins, Alexander Enberg, Jacqueline Heinze, Stuart W. Howard, Dennis Madden, Seth Margolies, Alley Mills, Carolyn Palmer, Sarah Moyo Tracey


J.M. Synge

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978 1 58081 194 1

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