Annie Horniman

Standard Name: Horniman, Annie


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Occupation John Millington Synge
In 1904, A. E. Horniman , an Englishwoman who admired Yeats's dedication to Irish theatre, paid for the renovation of two buildings on Abbey Street and Marlborough Street, Dublin, and offered them free to...
Occupation Florence Farr
Annie Horniman , whom FF met through the Order of the Golden Dawn , agreed to back the season financially. Farr succeeded in persuading Yeats to write a one-act play for her season, and enlisted...
Occupation Augusta Gregory
With the financial support of Annie Horniman , AG and the Irish Literary Theatre secured a permanent home: the Abbey Theatre in Dublin.
Murphy, James H. “Broken Glass and Batoned Crowds: <span data-tei-ns-tag="tei_title" data-tei-title-lvl=‘m’>Cathleen Ni Houlihan</span> and the Tensions of Transition”. Ireland in Transition, 1867-1921, edited by D. George Boyce and Alan O’Day, Routledge, pp. 113-27.
Performance of text George Bernard Shaw
GBS 's first play to run at a commercial theatre, Arms and the Man, a satire on romantic notions of war and militarism, was produced by Florence Farr and Annie Horniman at the Avenue Theatre
Performance of text Elizabeth Baker
EB 's realist family drama The Price of Thomas Scott opened at Annie Horniman 's Gaiety Theatre in Manchester.
Nicoll, Allardyce. English Drama, 1900-1930. Cambridge University Press.
Baker, Elizabeth. The Price of Thomas Scott. Sidgwick and Jackson.
Performance of text George Paston
Annie Horniman gave this play two successful revivals in Manchester: at the Midland Hotel Theatre in October 1907, and at the Gaiety Theatre in 1908, where its proceeds guaranteed the season's financial success.
Kaplan, Joel H., and Sheila Stowell. Theatre and Fashion: Oscar Wilde to the Suffragettes. Cambridge University Press.
Textual Production Githa Sowerby
She had worked on it during a visit to Sutton Courtenay just before she was married, and finished it in late 1913. Curtis Brown had wanted her to produce something more light-hearted, but several theatre...


By April 1894: English theatre patron Annie Horniman funded...

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By April 1894

English theatre patron Annie Horniman funded a repertory season at the Avenue Theatre (later the Avenue Playhouse), London which concentrated on the new drama.

7 September 1908: English theatre patron Annie Horniman founded...

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7 September 1908

English theatre patron Annie Horniman founded the Manchester Repertory Company , which began its first season at the renovated Gaiety Theatre , Manchester.


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