Start: Jack: Did...

Dancing at Lughnasa

Act 2, pp.56-60



Basics

Show Type
Genders
  • : 2
  • : 1
Age Ranges
  • Adult
  • Mature Adult
Style
Period
Time/Place
Ireland, 1936
Act/Scene
Act 2, pp.56-60

Scene Context

Father Jack is still recovering from his bout of malaria, after returning home to Ireland from a

Scene Text

Start: Jack: Did I hear the church bell ringing?
Maggie: A big posh wedding today.
Jack: Not one of my sisters?

End: Jack: We’ve agreed on next Monday, haven’t we? Haven’t we , Maggie?
Maggie: Yes.
Jack: At first light. The moment Rose’s white cock crows. A harvest ceremony. You’ll have to find a big gong somewhere, Kate.

Brian Friel. Dancing at Lughnasa. Dramatists Play Service Inc., 1993. Pp. 56-60.