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The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre (2 ed.)

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2003
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Dublin, opened in 1904 as the permanent home of the National Theatre Society (see IRISH NATIONAL DRAMATIC SOCIETY).

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Theatre erected on Abbey Street, Dublin (1904), by Annie E. F. Horniman to house the Irish National Theatre

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The Oxford Companion to Irish History (2 ed.)

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2007
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Dublin, created in 1904 as a successor to the Irish Literary theatre founded in Dublin 1899 by littérateurs (including Yeats

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

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2006
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Literature
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For seventy years prior to its purchase by Annie Elizabeth Horniman, the English heiress, theater enthusiast, and admirer of

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The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

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2010
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Performing arts, Theatre
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The Irish Literary Theatre, founded by Augusta Gregory (Lady Gregory), Edward Martyn and W. B. Yeats in 1898 with its

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The Companion to Theatre and Performance

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2010
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Home of the National Theatre of Ireland. The Irish National Theatre Society (INTS) was created by Frank and ...

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Adrian Frazier

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

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2005
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Home of the National Theatre of Ireland, in Dublin. Theatre-as-building and theatre-as-company are quite distinct. The Irish National Theatre Society...

Abbey Theatre, The

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The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

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2003
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grew out of the literary revival that took place after the death of Parnell in 1891. Irish writers had

Abbey Theatre, The

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The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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2005

the home of the Irish National Theatre Society, named after Abbey Street in Dublin, where its permanent theatre was established in ...

Alan Titley

Alan Titley  

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(1947– ),novelist. Born in Cork and educated at Coláiste Chríost Rí and St Patrick's College, Drumcondra, he taught in Nigeria during the Biafran war, before settling in Dublin and lecturing ...
ancient Greek drama in the twentieth century

ancient Greek drama in the twentieth century  

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In Britain and the United States at the beginning of the twentieth century, classical theatre meant almost exclusively the plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. In his projected renewal of ...
Ann Saddlemyer

Ann Saddlemyer  

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(1933– ),scholar; born in Saskatoon, Canada, she became Professor of English and Drama at the University of Toronto, and served as Chairman of the International Association for the Study of ...
Annie Horniman

Annie Horniman  

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(1860–1937),a pioneer supporter of the modern English drama, founder of the Manchester Repertory Theatre. By her generous assistance the Irish National Theatre Society was provided with a permanent ...
Antoine Ó Flatharta

Antoine Ó Flatharta  

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(1953– ),dramatist; born in Leitir Mealláin, Co. Galway, he was educated in the Connemara Gaeltacht. His first play Gaeilgeoirí (1981), at the Abbey Theatre, revealed a harsh dramatic realism brought ...
Aodhan Madden

Aodhan Madden  

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(1954– ),playwright; born in Dublin he was educated at Rathmines College before working as a journalist and a teacher. Demons (1980) was a collection of poems, followed by The Midnight ...
Arthur Shields

Arthur Shields  

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(b. Dublin, 1896; d. Santa Barbara, Calif., 27 April 1970)Actor. Brother of Barry Fitzgerald, he joined the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, in 1916 and created parts in plays by Colum ...
Arthur Sinclair

Arthur Sinclair  

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(1883–1951),Irish actor, second husband of Maire O'Neill, who made his first appearance on the stage in Yeats's On Baile's Strand (1904) with the Irish National Dramatic Society and was ...
Austin Clarke

Austin Clarke  

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(1896–1974),Irish poet and verse dramatist. He published some 18 volumes of poetry, from his first, The Vengeance of Fionn (1917) to his Collected Poems of 1974. His early work is influenced by Yeats ...
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Australia  

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The country's first conventional theatre was opened in 1796 by an ex-convict, Robert Sideaway – and closed two years later after a spate of robberies on the unattended homes of ...
Autumn Fire

Autumn Fire  

A: T. C. Murray Pf: 1924, Dublin Pb: 1925 G: Drama in 3 acts S: Living room of Keegans' farmhouse and Mrs Desmond's cottage, rural Ireland, 1920s C: 5m, 3fNance Desmond, a pretty girl of 22, has come ...

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