Music at Night

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Music at Night (1938) is a play by J B Priestley (1894-1984). In the play the playing of a violin concerto releases a group of characters from their outer selves and permits the author to make stage presentation of the subconscious. Published in Four Plays, Heinemann, 1944. (Contents: Music at Night; The Long Mirror; They Came to a City; Desert Highway.)

Performance history in South Africa

1946: Presented by the Cape Town Repertory Theatre Society at the Little Theatre, produced by Nancy Body, starring Jack Stubbs, Connie Dixhart, Valda Adams, Dorothy Kendal-Grimston, Don Howie, in the Little Theatre.


South African Opinion, 3(6):23; Trek, 11(1):18, 1946.

Inskip, 1972. p. 132.

World Drama, by Allardyce Nicoll. Harrap, 1949.

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