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date: 22 October 2019

Abie’s Irish Rose, 

Source:
The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature
Author(s):

James D. Hart

comedy by Anne Nichols, produced in 1922. Its sentimental plot is concerned with the love of a Jewish youth and an Irish girl in New York’s Lower East Side. The play is credited with being one of the most popular ever produced in the U.S., having had a New York run of 2327 performances. The success of the Broadway play gave rise to film versions and to a radio soap opera, which ran for two years, based on the original characters.... ...

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