Abbey Theatre

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Performance of text Teresa Deevy
For the first time the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, persuaded by Lennox Robinson , put on a production of a play by TD : The Reapers in three acts. Robinson directed.
McGuire, James, and James Quinn, editors. Dictionary of Irish Biography.
Performance of text Augusta Gregory
AG 's play The Rising of the Moon was produced at the Abbey Theatre , Dublin.
Saddlemyer, Ann, and Augusta Gregory. “Foreword and History of First Productions”. The Tragedies and Tragic Comedies of Lady Gregory, Colin Smythe, 1970, p. v - xiii.
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Performance of text Seamus Heaney
SH 's version of the Antigone of Sophocles opened at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin. Its title, The Burial at Thebes, echoes in structure his earlier translation The Cure at Troy.
Billington, Michael. “The Burial at Thebes”. Guardian Online.
Performance of text Teresa Deevy
TD 's second play to open at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin was her one-act comedy A Disciple.
“Playwrights. Teresa Deevy”. The Playwrights Database.
McGuire, James, and James Quinn, editors. Dictionary of Irish Biography.
Performance of text Augusta Gregory
The Unicorn from the Stars, co-written by AG and W. B. Yeats , was produced at the Abbey Theatre , Dublin.
Saddlemyer, Ann, and Augusta Gregory. “Foreword and History of First Productions”. The Tragedies and Tragic Comedies of Lady Gregory, Colin Smythe, 1970, p. v - xiii.
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Performance of text Jennifer Johnston
It was first produced at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin in 1979.
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
“Jennifer Johnston”. doollee.com. Playwrights.
Performance of text Teresa Deevy
TD 's third play in thirty months premiered at the Abbey Theatre , Dublin: Temporal Powers, called by Chris Morash her first major play.
McGuire, James, and James Quinn, editors. Dictionary of Irish Biography.
The Teresa Deevy Archive.
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Performance of text Augusta Gregory
AG 's The Travelling Man, a miracle play co-written with W. B. Yeats , was first produced at the Abbey in Dublin.
Saddlemyer, Ann, and Augusta Gregory. “Foreword and History of First Productions”. The Tragedies and Tragic Comedies of Lady Gregory, Colin Smythe, 1970, p. v - xiii.
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Saddlemyer, Ann. In Defence of Lady Gregory, Playwright. Dufour Editions, 1966.
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Performance of text Jennifer Johnston
Her Selected Short Plays, published in 2003, includes the texts of Moonlight and Music (a one-acter first produced during the YK2 Festival at Dublin in 2000),Mustn't Forget High Noon, O Ananias, Azarias...
Performance of text Teresa Deevy
The Abbey Theatre put on TD 's powerful new one-act play entitled The King of Spain's Daughter.
The Teresa Deevy Archive.
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McGuire, James, and James Quinn, editors. Dictionary of Irish Biography.
Performance of text Augusta Gregory
AG 's first full-length play, The Image, opened at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin.
Saddlemyer, Ann, and Augusta Gregory. “Foreword and History of First Productions”. The Tragedies and Tragic Comedies of Lady Gregory, Colin Smythe, 1970, p. v - xiii.
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Performance of text Teresa Deevy
TD had her great success with the play Katie Roche, which after its debut at the Abbey Theatre , Dublin, was in 1938 seen both at the Abbey's festival (alongside work by O'Casey
Performance of text Augusta Gregory
The Abbey Theatre , Dublin, produced AG 's The Doctor in Spite of Himself, translated from Molière 's Le médecin malgré lui, the first of her Molière translations..
Saddlemyer, Ann, and Augusta Gregory. “Foreword and History of First Productions”. The Tragedies and Tragic Comedies of Lady Gregory, Colin Smythe, 1970, p. v - xiii.
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Performance of text George Bernard Shaw
Lady Gregory and W. B. Yeats produced GBS 's The Shewing-Up of Blanco Posnet: A Sermon in Crude Melodrama at the Abbey Theatre , Dublin.
Innes, Christopher, editor. The Cambridge Companion to George Bernard Shaw. Cambridge University Press, 1998.
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Performance of text Teresa Deevy
The only new TD play seen in connection with the Abbey , Dublin, after the rejection of Wife to James Whelan was Light Falling (already heard on radio), staged by Ria Mooney and the...

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