Birmingham Repertory Theatre

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Performance of text Caryl Churchill
A Mouthful of Birds, a play about possession, ecstasy, and violence, co-written by CC and David Lan , opened at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre.
Churchill, Caryl, and David Lan. A Mouthful of Birds. Methuen and Joint Stock Theatre Group, 1986.
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Demastes, William W., editor. British Playwrights, 1956-1995. Greenwood Press, 1996.
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Performance of text Anne Devlin
Heartlanders, a community play collaboratively written by AD , Stephen Bill , and David Edgar , opened at the BirminghamRepertory Theatre for the city's centenary.
Schrank, Bernice, and William W. Demastes, editors. Irish Playwrights, 1880-1995. Greenwood Press, 1997.
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Bill, Stephen, Anne Devlin, and David Edgar. Heartlanders. Nick Hern Books, 1989.
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Performance of text Cicely Hamilton
CH 's satirical war drama The Old Adam opened at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre , under the title The Human Factor.
Demastes, William W., and Katherine E. Kelly, editors. British Playwrights, 1880-1956. Greenwood Press, 1996.
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Performance of text Bryony Lavery
BL 's two-woman play Origin of the Species played at Birmingham Repertory Company Studio, Birmingham; it was printed in Plays by Women: Volume Six, 1987, then in Lavery's Plays, 1, 1998.
Lavery, Bryony. Plays, 1. Methuen Drama, 1998.
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Performance of text Bryony Lavery
BL 's magic-realist drama Nothing Compares to You was given a studio performance by Birmingham Rep .
Lavery, Bryony. Plays, 1. Methuen Drama, 1998.
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“Bryony Lavery”. doollee.com: Playwrights.
Performance of text Bryony Lavery
BL 's play Frozen was first staged, four years before its London debut, by Birmingham Rep , with Anita Dobson , Josie Lawrence , and Tom Georgeson ; this gruelling drama marks a departure from Lavery's concentration hitherto on comedy.
Barnes, Anthony. “She’s British and the Toast of Broadway. Can you name her?”. The Independent.
Performance of text Louise Page
Members of Birmingham Repertory Theatre put on at Studio Theatre of the Belgrade in CoventryLP 's third-produced play, Tissue, which explores the way women saw their bodies
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
through the lens of breast cancer.
Page, Louise. “Tissue”. Plays by Women: Volume One, edited by Michelene Wandor and Michelene Wandor, Methuen, 1982, pp. 75 - 103.
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Performance of text Louise Page
LP followed this with a series of plays which did not achieve publication. Lucy, on the subject of euthanasia, was given at Bristol New Vic Studio in 1979; Hearing was performed the same year...
Performance of text Elizabeth Baker
EB 's four-act comedy Over a Garden Wall was first performed at BirminghamRepertory Theatre .
Weiss, Rudolf. “Versions of Emancipation: The Dramatic World of Elizabeth Baker”. Sprachkunst, No. 2, pp. 305 - 16.
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Nicoll, Allardyce. English Drama, 1900-1930. Cambridge University Press, 1973.
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Performance of text Vita Sackville-West
She began to work on it in June 1929 (starting the first chapter in the railway restaurant at Cologne) and finished it the next March.
Nicolson, Nigel, and Vita Sackville-West. Portrait of a Marriage. Futura, 1974.
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Woolf, Virginia. The Letters of Virginia Woolf. Nicolson, Nigel and Joanne TrautmannEditors , Hogarth Press, 1980.
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She intended to shock: I...
Performance of text Elizabeth Baker
Miss Robinson, a play by EB about a politician's secretary, opened at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre .
Weiss, Rudolf. “Versions of Emancipation: The Dramatic World of Elizabeth Baker”. Sprachkunst, No. 2, pp. 305 - 16.
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Nicoll, Allardyce. English Drama, 1900-1930. Cambridge University Press, 1973.
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Performance of text Christopher St John
CSJ 's translation/adaptation The Dream of a Spring Morning, from Gabriele D'Annunzio 's Sogno d'una mattina di primavera, was first performed at Birmingham's Repertory Theatre .
Nicoll, Allardyce. English Drama, 1900-1930. Cambridge University Press, 1973.
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Performance of text Elizabeth Baker
EB 's comedy Bert's Girl opened at BirminghamRepertory Theatre .
Weiss, Rudolf. “Versions of Emancipation: The Dramatic World of Elizabeth Baker”. Sprachkunst, No. 2, pp. 305 - 16.
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Nicoll, Allardyce. English Drama, 1900-1930. Cambridge University Press, 1973.
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Performance of text Fay Weldon
FW 's Action Replay, a play focusing on sexual incompatibility and warfare, was first performed at the Birmingham Repertory Studio Theatre.
Halio, Jay L., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 14. Gale Research, 1983.
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Contemporary Authors: New Revision Series. Gale Research, 1981.
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Author summary Elizabeth Baker
Elizabeth Baker 's drama often deals with feminist and economic issues facing struggling middle-class families. Her casts of characters include feisty, independent young women seeking emancipation and sympathetic men burdened with supporting a family on...

Timeline

15 February 1913
The Birmingham Repertory Theatre opened with a performance of Twelfth NightWilliam Shakespeare .