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Normal people disgusted at the Abbey Theatre’s Playboy.

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Famously WB Yeats was giving a lecture in Aberdeen on Saturday evening January 26 1907, the opening night of the Playboy of the Western World at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin. Just before his lecture started he received a telegraph from Lady Gregory to say the first act was well received.

Dubliners watched the romancing of WB Yeats with glee

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The final curtain came down on the relationship between Annie Horniman and the Abbey Theatre in the days following the death of Edward VII on May 6 1910. It was customary that on the death of a British monarch all theatres would close as a mark of respect. Dublin theatres were expected to uphold that tradition, and indeed they did, the only exception on this occasion was the Abbey Theatre.

Playboy of the Western World in Ballina

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Riverside Theatre Group is to showcase its production of J. M. Synge’s The Playboy of the Western World at Ballina Arts Centre om February 22, 23 and 24.

The Playboy – as you've never heard it before

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THAT DOUGHTY old warhorse, JM Synge's The Playboy Of The Western World, has just been given a rollicking musical makeover by Galway artists Justin McCarthy and Diarmuid de Faoite and it is being broadcast this Saturday on RTÉ Radio 1 at 8pm.

Blue Raincoat’s ‘daring’ spin on Synge’s Playboy

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THE PLAYBOY of the Western World is one of the iconic plays in the Irish theatrical repertoire, its classic status undiminished in the 108 years that have passed since its much-storied 1907 premiere.

 

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