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Title:
The shaughraun promptbook no. 2
Physical Description:
1 online resource (192 p.) : ;
Language:
English
Creator:
Boucicault, Dion, 1820-1890
Morgan, Matthew Somerville, 1839-1890
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Promptbooks   ( lcsh )
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non-fiction   ( marcgt )

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Summary:
Handwritten text of the play with notes on staging. Text not in Boucicault's hand, although some notes appear to be. Has some differences from promptbook 1. Could be the basis for the staging at Drury Lane in London in 1875. Clippings in back of promptbook contain illustrations by Matthew Somerville Morgan, published in London illustrated news.

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University of South Florida Library
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University of South Florida
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Resource Identifier:
aleph - 002071543
oclc - 624439836
usfldc doi - B16-002
usfldc handle - b16.2
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SFS0031138:00001


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vely 1 gripped the rail, and think I have turned, if not white, at least drab. the ciga.r I had been smoking slipped from mouth while I began to calculate the nom of corner11 we had to turn, and the width of streets through which we had to pass on way to College Green. A road-side public house had attracted a few As we approached I saw the reins were lightening, and Jack using all hil:l power; but the bit was fast between the teeth of the brute. "Can you stop I'll take one of those I said, as cooly as I could. "Never fear, sir ; I'll dhrive ye all the 'No, Jack; I prefer to release you now." "All right, yer honor." And with a he sawed the bit into the horse's mouth pulled him on his haunches I leaped out ran to his head. Jack was soon by my "Hold on to him awhile, sir. I'll pick you that will rowl ye up to the Royal.'' And ran up to the group of drivers drinking at Presently one of them jumped on "Put yow h md in my pocket." The speaker sporting noblen "As I went ing," remarked at the farm and He looked in Sl a man's life .. "Yes," rep! guineas for hir greatly hnprov Are yQu fom tined, turning to show you n are stabled is o city; quite a p I shall teel unconcernedly Lord A-ne fi lieen miles b For the suspici certainty, that the job by "Ca Such is the I furnished me the hero of the

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Will be an entirely :NeUJ and Original Play, in 3 Acts, illustrative of lrish life and SBA uGBRA UN! . Written by DION BOUCICAULT. and Young HJm,""TM Collen& Ba>Dn,"".drrah ., .. Pogm" "Thl -"'truU of Lonaon," F'tyinq S wt,n Th CorBican Brot erB.'' '..'he lYtUoJr Copse," 1 After Dark," Lott.ie thd Elewnth" Fault and Morg1 1tlriU n ''Led Altray." 11 'I'/u Octoroor.," 'Rip Van Winklt," ''Hunted DrnDn," TM LOfVJ Strib" "Kerry, ''Janet Prid< "and Uplll(lrtl.r of 400 Co!mdiu, 'l'rtl{l"diu Farcu, 1Dhich haveluld tM Stage tor thirtv-fi year-C1171&ttcuting the bull. of the litring Drama of that period. CHARACTERS IN THE PLAY: CAPTAIN 1tf:OLINEUX, a young English Officer, commanding a detachment at Ballyragget ................ -. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E J BUCKLEY ROBERT l!'FOLLIOTT, a young Irish Gentleman, under sentence as a Fenian, in ]Dve with Arte O'Neale........... . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... G H. CURTIS FATHER DOLAN, the Parish Priest of Suilabeg, his tutor and guardian .......... C. LESLIE ALLEN. CORRY KIN CHELA, a Squireen ....................................... MARK !'RICE HARVEY a Police Agent, in disguise of a peasant, under the name of Keach ........................................................ D . J. MAGUINNESS CONN, the Shaughraun, the Soul of every fair, the Life of every funeral, the First Fidrlle at all wenrlings and patterns ................... e. ...... DION BOUCICAULT SERGEANT JONES, of the 41st ....................................... T. M. HUNTER SULLIVAN ...................... {' ...................... W. F. WALLIS REILLY ............................ Peasants. ...................... II. R. DAVIES MANGAN ........................... f .............................. G. BOLE DOYLE ............................ 1 .......................... E WYLIE DONOVAN ......................... J ................................ II A. CRIPP AHTE O'NEALE. in love with Robet ................... 1tUSS BLANCJHE liA YDEN CLAIRE FFOLLIOTT, a Sligo Lady ............................ ?rUt,. THO BARHY MH::! O'KELLY, Conn's Mother ................................. MR:;. CHA POOLE MOYA. Father Doll\n's Niece, in love with Conn ................... MRS. T M. IIU TER BHIDGET MADIGAN, a Keener .................................. MRS. C. L. ALLEN NANCY MALONE, a Keener ............................. MISS NELLIE DOWNING Peasants, Soldiers, Constabulary. THE ACTION OF THE PLAY. Act 1st. ScENE 1.-SUILABEG. The home of two Irloh girls-the v.tslt. Mollnenx aeeks a day'a aport and llnds game he did not expect. The two gnardlatll. .F:1 Jtl:t. O'JU:LLY's CABIN. The Amnesty. A light break in upon Molinenx. An nnex-OF CONN 'I HE SBA UGHRA UN. Good new. Oonn bears a deal of good news about himself. A surprise. Two nnwlllong guid!!s. SoJO>;E 3.-THI SIIANTY. Arte and In prison. :,cDi" 4.-ihe Coot's Nest. Harvey Duff gets iulo a worm corner. Ktoebela comes to bad end. Father Dol&n gives hill consent.

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F. tlu:r D Jl. SOENE il-l'J:il!: Conn and Robert hunted. How Coon played the !ox. tiATB 6Ailf0N HE! D. How Claire F!olliott played decoy-duck and snared tbe Captain. ScENE The Ruins of St. Bridget's Abbey. The love tryst. Arte and llloya at tne &Jll>Olntod spo The ""''and the trap. Harvey DulY mokes a nrlstake and gives a signal. lbe Shaughraun l.lkea a rise out or h i m and gets a !al'. Act 84. 1-IIIU'. OJ!.EU.Y'a CABIN. The Amneety. A light breaks in upon .Molineux. An unex Of' CONN 'I BE SHAUGBRAUN. Good new. Conn bears a deal or good newe about himself. A snrprlae. Two unwilling guides. Sc&'E 3.-THK SHANTY. Arte and 11Io5a In prison, l>OEN 4.-ihe Coot's Nest. Harvey DulY gets iulo a worm corner. KincbeLl comea to a bad end. Father Dolan givee hie consent. ..