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In the Shadow of the Glen



Also known as The Shadow of the Glen, this is a one-act play, first performed at Molesworth Hall, Dublin, on 8 October, 1903. It was the first of Synge's plays to be performed on stage. It is set in an isolated cottage in County Wicklow in what was then the present day of 1903.

It features characters Daniel Burke, an elderly farmer; Nora Burke, his young wife; Michael Dara, a youthful shepherd; and A Tramp.

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