Sean O’Casey (1880–1964)

147 Juno and the Paycock

Sean O'Casey

Characters in the Play

Capt. Jack Boyle

Juno Boyle, his wife

Johnny Boyle

Mary Boyle

“Joxer” Daly

Mrs. Maisie Madigan

“Needle” Nugent, a tailor

Mrs. Tancred

Jerry Devine

Charles Bentham, a school teacher

An Irregular Mobilizer

Two Irregulars

A coal-block vendor

A sewing machine man

Two furniture removal men

Two Neighbors



Act I. — The living apartment of a two-roomed tenancy of the Boyle family, in a tenement house in Dublin.

Act II.—The same.

Act III.—The same.

A few days elapse between Acts I and II, and two months between Acts II and III.

During Act III the curtain is lowered for a few minutes to denote the lapse of one hour.

Period of the play, 1922.


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