User Rating: 0 / 5

Star InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar Inactive
 

Summary: The true story of Sean McCarthy, one of Ireland's great song writers. McCarthy, known as the Bard of Finuge, composed 160 songs, many sung by Maggie Sheehan, who also features in this play. He wrote songs tragic, touching, sad, sentimental, lyrical and light, and all had a story. Despite sharp wit and great humour, the sad song became his trademark. "Why is there no humour in your songs?" he asked Ewan McColl, who - probably trying to beat a Kerryman at his own game- answered with a question: "Why does somebody die in all your songs?" He wrote on many subjects but his sensitivity sharpened when writing of death.

Style: Dramatic (note: not suitable for a young audience).  Duration: 60min+
Actors: 3M, 1F

A copy of this script may be downloaded by clicking on the link below.

Attachments:
Download this file (And all his songs.pdf)And all his songs.pdf[ ]306 kB

Please support Dramatix

Hascall-sml

"As a writer of 'easy to produce' stage scripts for ministry use I was honored to link with Dramatix several years ago. I hear from dozens of ministries around the world every year who utilize scripts made available through this site. I not only recommend this site for your drama needs, but encourage your prayers and financial support."
Glenn Hascall, Station Manager
KJIL/KHYM, Kansas

Dramatix (est. 1998) is the world’s largest provider of free drama scripts. It will stay free, thanks to the kindness of authors who mostly provide scripts without requiring payment. But growing popularity has brought increased running costs. To help keep Dramatix online, we would really appreciate a donation. Thank you.
general donation

Copyright © 2016. All Rights Reserved.