The Plough and the Stars

The Plough and the Stars

Sean O'Casey may not himself have fought during the infamous Easter Rising of 1916 but, nonetheless, his play is still borne of personal knowledge and first-hand involvement. Written only 10 years later, still in the midst of passionate belief and violence from both sides, The Plough and the Stars was seen as such a comment on the politics of the time that it created both popularity and riots...