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Catherine Bernard

(1663–1712?), French novelist, playwright, and poet. Born in Rouen to a comfortable Huguenot family, she moved to Paris to pursue her literary interests. Bernard wrote four ...

Catherine Lacey

Catherine Lacey  

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(b. London, 6 May 1904; d. London, 23 Sept. 1979)Actress who toured with Mrs Patrick Campbell in Bayard Veiller's The Thirteenth Chair (1925). She took both classic and modern ...
Gaston Baty

Gaston Baty  

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(b. Pelussin, France, 26 May 1885; d. Pelussin, 13 Oct. 1952)Director. A member of the Cartel, Baty was much influenced by expressionism, the Russian ballet and puppet theatre. Not ...
Lacey, Catherine

Lacey, Catherine (1904–79)   Reference library

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

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2003
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
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219 words

...Catherine ( 1904–79 ), English actress, who made her first appearance in Brighton with Mrs Patrick Campbell in 1925 and her London début later the same year. She first came into prominence as Leonora Yale in The Green Bay Tree ( 1933 ) by Mordaunt Shairp , and in 1935 was at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre , where she was seen as Cleopatra in Antony and Cleopatra and Katharina in The Taming of the Shrew . A sensitive actress with great reserves of emotional strength, she made a deep impression as Amy O'Connell in Granville-Barker 's Waste ...

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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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4,129 words

...of women playwrights, both those of the older generation, such as Marguerite Duras and Nathalie Sarraute , but also those of younger authors, many of whom had learned their craft as performers, such as Yasmina Reza , Catherine Anne , Philip Minyana and Olivier Py . The most notable new playwright to emerge in this period was Bernard-Marie Koltès whose play Struggle of the Dogs and the Black was chosen by Chéreau to open his new Théâtre des Amandiers at Nanterre in 1983 . Chéreau went on to stage all of Koltès' major plays until the premature...

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