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MUSICAL NUMBERS: 1. Ballad of the Liver Bird - Balladeer, Chorus, Off-stage sopranos 2. Lullaby - Young Maggie May, off-stage sopranos 3. I Love A Man - Maggie May 4. Casey - (Maggie May, Maureen, Chorus 5. Shine You Swine - Milkman 6. Dey Don't Do Dat T'Day - T.C., Dockers 7. I Told You So - Maggie May, Maureen 8. Right Of Way - Gang 3, Dockers 9. Stroll On - Casey, Gang 3 10. Away From Home - Willie Morgan, Company 11. Maggie, Maggie May - Casey, Company 12. D'Land of Promises - Maggie May 13. Carrying On - Beat Group 14. Union Cha-cha - Maggie May, Maureen, Gang 3 15. It's Yourself - Casey, Maggie May 16. The World's A Lovely Place - Willie, Maggie May, Company 17. I'm Me - Casey 18. D'Same Size Boots - Eric, T.C., Fred, Gene CAST OF CHARACTERS - (In order of appearance) - Principals: 3 female, 8 male, 2 children The language the majority of the people speak is the dialect of Liverpool. The accent, according to one definition, is part Irish, part Welsh and part catarrh. • A Balladeer • Young Priest - a chubby-faced young country Irish priest, aged about 35 • Mrs Casey - A 40-ish Liverpool Irish woman. Small, very determined • Mother Monica - A 50-ish motherly looking, sharp-tongued Irish nun • Sister Mary - A meek and mild nun • Maggie May as a child • Patrick Casey as a child • Maggie May (Margaret Mary Duffy) - Is a proud whore. She has vivid colouring and gives the impression if enormous physical health, coupled with strong sexual attraction. She has a capacity for throwing away all the coarsening characteristics of the whore and becoming almost childlike in her enthusiasms. She has loved Patrick Casey all her lifeand she always will. • Maureen O'Neill - A whore. Maggie May's greatest friend. She is loud, full of life and very attractive. She loves T.C. • Milkman - A lugubrious, middle-aged young man. A grumbler. • Old Dooley - About 55. Small, wiry, with a deep-lined face and a voice like a frog. • Eric Dooley - His son. About 27, but a man who is already preparing for middle age. A strong man. • T.C. (Terry Collins) - About 22. Resilient. Refusing to take life at all seriously. His life and his hobby have fused into an endless pursuit of girls. • Gene Kierman - Is enormous and very strong. He adores T.C. almost as much as he adores drinking. Not overloaded with brains but immensely good humoured • Judder Johnson - Is almost of Latin appearance, with very pale grey eyes. He is persuasive and fluent and he has a habit of touching people when he talks to them. The thing about Judder is that nobody really likes him but somehow or other they fear him which they mistake for respect. • Patrick Casey - Is a hero. Six-foot and fair, with all of Ireland's charm and physical beauty. He has about him an air of preoccupation but a sweetness of nature that disarms everyone and draws people to him. • A Crane Driver - • Nora Mulqueen - A 50-ish Liverpool Irish publican with a toadying manner that in the wrong set of