Duke of York's Theatre

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Fictionalization Jean Rhys
Interest in JR 's life continues, much of it linked to her lengthy disappearance from public view and her rediscovery. Carole Angier published a scholarly biography in 1990. Polly Teale 's dramatization of her late-life...
Performance of text Rosamond Lehmann
RL 's single play, No More Music, was performed as a Sunday play at the Duke of York's Theatre in London, directed by Berthold Viertel .
LeStourgeon, Diana. Rosamond Lehmann. Twayne, 1965.
20, 22
Tindall, Gillian. Rosamond Lehmann: An Appreciation. Chatto and Windus; Hogarth Press, 1985.
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Siegel, Ruth. Rosamond Lehmann: A Thirties Writer. Peter Lang, 1989.
106, 175
Performance of text George Paston
GP 's first play, The Pharisee's Wife, was performed at the Duke of York's Theatre , produced by Granville-Barker .
Nicoll, Allardyce. English Drama, 1900-1930. Cambridge University Press, 1973.
875
Wearing, J. P. The London Stage 1900-1909. Scarecrow Press, 1981.
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Performance of text Lesley Storm
Norman Marshall produced LS 's play The Day's Mischief, which opened at the Duke of York's Theatre in London and featured Ian Hunter , Catherine Lacey , and Walter Fitzgerald in lead roles.
Storm, Lesley. The Day’s Mischief. Samuel French, 1952.
prelims
Performance of text Elizabeth Baker
EB wrote this and her later plays while in full-time employment. It and the other Court Theatre productions were put on by the Play Actors society. Chains was revived in 1910 by Dion Boucicault at...
Performance of text Sir J. M. Barrie
James Barrie 's play The Admirable Crichton had its first performance at the Duke of York's Theatre ; it ran for ten months. It remained unpublished until December 1914.
Cox, Michael, editor. The Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press, 2002.
“Peter Pan: a selling exhibition of memorabilia”. C20th.com.
Performance of text Sir J. M. Barrie
James Barrie 's play Peter Pan; or, The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up opened at the Duke of York's Theatre in London.
Cox, Michael, editor. The Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press, 2002.
Parker, Peter, editor. A Reader’s Guide to Twentieth-Century Writers. Oxford University Press, 1996.
55
Performance of text Sir J. M. Barrie
James Barrie 's play What Every Woman Knows opened at the Duke of York's Theatre in London; it tells the story of a woman who is clearly the power behind a male politician.
Cox, Michael, editor. The Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press, 2002.
Parker, Peter, editor. A Reader’s Guide to Twentieth-Century Writers. Oxford University Press, 1996.
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Performance of text Marjorie Bowen
Other plays followed. The Rocklitz was performed at the Duke of York's Theatre in London on 4 February 1931, having been published in 1930 by the Bodley Head in London and by Dodd, Mead (as...
Performance of text John Galsworthy
JG 's play Strife, about a strike at a tin mine, was first performed at the Duke of York's Theatre , London.
Parker, Peter, editor. A Reader’s Guide to Twentieth-Century Writers. Oxford University Press, 1996.
261
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
10
Performance of text John Galsworthy
Justice, a play by JG about a minor criminal severely damaged by the penal system, was first performed at the Duke of York's Theatre , London.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
10
Parker, Peter, editor. A Reader’s Guide to Twentieth-Century Writers. Oxford University Press, 1996.
261
Textual Production Henrik Ibsen
It was performed at the Trafalgar Square Theatre (later the Duke of York's) one year after its Norwegian publication as Bygmester Solness in 1892.

Timeline

1 December 1929
The British Actors' Equity Association , the first trade union for professional actors, was founded by Ben Webster during a meeting held at the Duke of York's Theatre , London.