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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 ...
Blood Wedding

Blood Wedding  

AT: Bitter Oleander A: Federico García Lorca Pf: 1933, Madrid Pb: 1933 Tr: 1939 G: Trag. in 3 acts; Spanish prose and verse S: Farmhouse in Andalusia, Spain, early 20th c. C: 8m, 11f, extrasA Mother, ...
John Millington Synge

John Millington Synge  

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(1871–1909)Irish playwright.Born near Dublin, Synge was educated privately before going to Trinity College, Dublin, in 1888. On leaving university (1893) he intended to make music his profession, but ...
Riders to the Sea

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The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

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(1904), a one-act play by J. M. Synge. Performed at the Abbey, with George Russell's

Riders to the Sea

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The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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a play by J. M. Synge, first performed in 1904. It remains one of the few one-act pieces to be widely regarded as a tragedy. Set on an island off the west coast of Ireland, it tells with ... More
Sara Allgood

Sara Allgood  

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(b. Dublin, 15 Oct. 1883; d. Hollywood, 22 June 1950)Actress. She created many parts from the opening of the Abbey Theatre (1904), in plays by Gregory, Synge, Yeats and ...
Widowing of Mrs Holroyd

Widowing of Mrs Holroyd  

A: D. H. Lawrence W: 1911–14 Pf: 1920, Altrincham Pb: 1914 G: Drama in 3 acts S: The Holroyds' kitchen, mining village near Nottingham (Eastwood ?), early 20th c. C: 4m, 4f, 2 children, 2 ...

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