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Paul Vincent Carroll

(1900—1968)

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Abbey Theatre

Abbey Theatre  

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First permanent home of the Irish National Theatre, founded in 1904 by Lady Gregory, Edward Martyn, and W. B. Yeats to foster native drama. Dramatic scenes came four years later with riots at the ...
Citizens Theatre

Citizens Theatre  

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Founded in Glasgow in 1943 by Bridie, the ‘Citz’ took over the Royal Princess's, a Victorian theatre in the Gorbals, a notorious district south of the River Clyde. Although Bridie ...
Cyril Cusack

Cyril Cusack  

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(1910–93)Irish actor and manager. He first appeared onstage at the age of 7 with his mother and stepfather's touring company. He joined the Abbey Theatre Company in 1932, and ...
Duke of York's Theatre

Duke of York's Theatre  

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Located in the centre of London's West End, the playhouse opened in 1892 as the Trafalgar Square Theatre, changing its name in 1895. Designed by Walter Emden for Frank Wyatt ...
Frank Fay

Frank Fay  

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(1870–1931)Irish actor and director. He established with his brother William Fay, several amateur companies in Dublin (including one associated with Maud Gonne's Daughters of Erin), which staged ...
Glasgow

Glasgow  

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An ancient burgh (1175–8), first developed as an ecclesiastical centre on a hill near the cathedral. Having a grammar school from the early 14th cent., in 1451 the burgh acquired its university by ...
Hugh Hunt

Hugh Hunt  

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(1911–73)Welsh director. After Oxford a production of King John (London, 1933) gained him provincial appointments. From 1935 to 1938 he was producer at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, where he ...
John Golden Theatre

John Golden Theatre  

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(New York).A Broadway house that feels like an Off‐Broadway theatre, this 800‐seat playhouse on West 45th Street has been home to many famous one‐person shows and two‐character plays. It ...
Shadow and Substance

Shadow and Substance  

A: Paul Vincent Carroll Pf: 1937, Dublin Pb: 1937 G: Drama in 4 acts S: Parochial house, Ardmahone, County Louth, 1930s C: 6m, 4fThe Very Reverend Thomas Canon Skerritt, an intellectual priest of ...

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