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The Resource The Abbey Theatre : Ireland's national theatre : the first 100 years, Christopher Fitz-Simon

The Abbey Theatre : Ireland's national theatre : the first 100 years, Christopher Fitz-Simon

Label
The Abbey Theatre : Ireland's national theatre : the first 100 years
Title
The Abbey Theatre
Title remainder
Ireland's national theatre : the first 100 years
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Fitz-Simon
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Christopher Fitz-Simon celebrates the Abbey Theatre's centenary by offering a witty chronological survey of the company's distinguished and colorful history. Beautifully illustrated with cartoons, sketches and production photographs from the Abbey archives and elsewhere, The Abbey Theatre provides an unparalleled overview of the great actors, directors and playwrights of twentieth-century Irish theatre, as well as detailing the company's long and illustrious relationship with other European and American theatres and playwrights. It also contains a complete list of plays produced at the Abbey Theatre since 1904 and features a preface by the Abbey Theatre's current artistic director, Ben Barnes."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fitz-Simon, Christopher
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Theater
  • ABBEY THEATRE, DUBLIN
Label
The Abbey Theatre : Ireland's national theatre : the first 100 years, Christopher Fitz-Simon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 194) and index
Contents
  • Preface.
  • p. 6
  • Introduction.
  • p. 8
  • 1.
  • Remote, spiritual and ideal.
  • p. 16
  • 2.
  • Fiery and magnificent and tender.
  • p. 28
  • On tour abroad.
  • p. 38
  • 3.
  • Commercial realities.
  • p. 40
  • 4.
  • Our theatre seems indestructible.
  • p. 56
  • Shakespeare at the abbey.
  • p. 68
  • 5.
  • Theatre of ideas or populist theatre?.
  • p. 72
  • Plays in the Irish language.
  • p. 86
  • 6.
  • full stream of national life.
  • p. 90
  • 7.
  • grim, grey similarity.
  • p. 100
  • European drama at the abbey.
  • p. 112
  • 8.
  • Two new theatres.
  • p. 116
  • American plays at the abbey.
  • p. 130
  • 9.
  • wider world.
  • p. 134
  • 10.
  • Theatrical aristocrats.
  • p. 152
  • Abbey plays in overseas productions.
  • p. 164
  • 11.
  • Ministry of all the talents.
  • p. 166
  • 12.
  • All art is a collaboration.
  • p. 176
  • Essential reading.
  • p. 194
  • First productions 1904-2003.
  • p. 195
  • Acknowledgments & picture credits.
  • p. 204
  • Index.
  • p. 205
Control code
52396187
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
208 p.
Isbn
9780500284261
Lccn
2003100804
Other physical details
ill., (some col.)
Label
The Abbey Theatre : Ireland's national theatre : the first 100 years, Christopher Fitz-Simon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 194) and index
Contents
  • Preface.
  • p. 6
  • Introduction.
  • p. 8
  • 1.
  • Remote, spiritual and ideal.
  • p. 16
  • 2.
  • Fiery and magnificent and tender.
  • p. 28
  • On tour abroad.
  • p. 38
  • 3.
  • Commercial realities.
  • p. 40
  • 4.
  • Our theatre seems indestructible.
  • p. 56
  • Shakespeare at the abbey.
  • p. 68
  • 5.
  • Theatre of ideas or populist theatre?.
  • p. 72
  • Plays in the Irish language.
  • p. 86
  • 6.
  • full stream of national life.
  • p. 90
  • 7.
  • grim, grey similarity.
  • p. 100
  • European drama at the abbey.
  • p. 112
  • 8.
  • Two new theatres.
  • p. 116
  • American plays at the abbey.
  • p. 130
  • 9.
  • wider world.
  • p. 134
  • 10.
  • Theatrical aristocrats.
  • p. 152
  • Abbey plays in overseas productions.
  • p. 164
  • 11.
  • Ministry of all the talents.
  • p. 166
  • 12.
  • All art is a collaboration.
  • p. 176
  • Essential reading.
  • p. 194
  • First productions 1904-2003.
  • p. 195
  • Acknowledgments & picture credits.
  • p. 204
  • Index.
  • p. 205
Control code
52396187
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
208 p.
Isbn
9780500284261
Lccn
2003100804
Other physical details
ill., (some col.)

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