1935-12-09

Performance Date(s): 
Monday, December 9, 1935
Tuesday, December 10, 1935
Wednesday, December 11, 1935
Thursday, December 12, 1935
Friday, December 13, 1935
Saturday, December 14, 1935
Known Number of Performances: 
7
Programme Text: 

[…]
Monday, 9th December, 1935, and following nights at 8.15 p.m.

FIRST PRODUCTION OF
SUMMER’S DAY
A Play in Three Acts and an Epilogue by MAURA MOLLOY
[…]
There will be Intervals of ten minutes after Acts I. and III.
The curtain will be lowered for three minutes between Acts II and III
[…]

ANNOUNCEMENT
Presentation to Dr. J. F. Larchet
After twenty-seven years’ service as Director of the Theatre’s Orchestra, Dr. J. F. Larchet retires from that position at the end of this year. It is the intention of his Abbey friends to present him with his portrait painted by Mr. Sean O’Sullivan, R. H. A., and in this connection a performance has been arranged for Sunday, 29th December, 1935 at 8.15 p.m. the proceeds of which will be devoted to this object.
The Directors feel certain that the public which has derived so much enjoyment from his work through all these years will welcome this opportunity of showing their appreciation.
[…]

The Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. J. F. LARCHET, will perform the following selections:
Overture The Maid of Artois Balfe (1808-1870)
Morceaux 1. The Lark in the Clear Air arr. Hardebeck 2. Menuet Antique R. Elkin
Excerpt, op. 95 Largo Dvorak (1841-1904)

View the cast and creative personnel for this performance on the Abbey Archive: 
Location of original programme: 

Abbey Theatre Archive: ATA MPG VOL 33/1935

View this programmes' parent collection on the Concert Programmes Database: 
Musical Director(s): 
Playwright(s): 
Theatrical Work(s):