The Playboy of the Western World

J.M. Synge
LA Theatre Works
Directed by Alec Doyle
Orson Bean and Alley Mills star in the story of a man who becomes the town hero after he boasts of murdering his father. Riots greeted the first performance of J.M. Synge's 1907 comic masterpiece of the Irish Literary Renaissance.
Production duration: 1 hr 38 min
LA Theatre Works

Cast & creative team


  • Michael Flaherty
    Orson Bean
  • Old Mahon
    Robert Evan Collins
  • Christy Mahon
    Alexander Enberg
  • Pegeen Mike
    Jacqueline Heinze
  • Shawn Keogh
    Stuart W. Howard
  • Jimmy Farrell
    Dennis Madden
  • Philly Cullen
    Seth Margolies
  • Widow Quin
    Alley Mills
  • Susan Brady
    Carolyn Palmer
  • Sara Tansey
    Sarah Moyo Tracey


  • Alec Doyle