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A collection of 10 newspaper cuttings relating to the Abbey Theatre's Irish language production of THE COLLEEN BAWN (An Cailn Bn) in 1967. Two cuttings from the Irish Times review the tour of the production along the west coast of Ireland (19 and 21 September 1967). Four cuttings, all dated 27 December 1967, review the production in Dublin on December 26 (Irish Press, in Irish; Irish Independent; two from the Irish Times, referring particularly to Christopher Calthrop's attendance of the event). One cutting, an article by Gabriel Fallon from the Evening Press, December 4, 1967, takes the opportunity to consider Boucicault's career. Three cuttings from the Irish Times (December 28, January 1 and 12) discuss Boucicault's reputation as the creator of stage-Irishman figures at the turn of the century; two of these pieces are Quidnunc's column 'An Irishman's Diary', one is a letter to the editor by G. C. Duggan, author of the book The Stage Irishman.
A collection of 10 newspaper cuttings relating to the Abbey Theatre's production of THE COLLEEN BAWN in August 1998; 1 article on Boucicault's career, Irish Times, 6 August (2 original copies, plus one photocopy); 1 review Irish Independent (13 August, in two pieces - items 6and 7, plus two photocopies) 2 reviews Irish Times, both by David Nowlan (13 and 14 August, plus two photocopies of one of these); 1 advert for the production (newspaper unknown); a copy of the Event Guide, 12-25 August, with a staged photo of two of the actors from THE COLLEEN BAWN on the cover and an advert for the production on page 2; 1 review from an unknown paper, no date; 1 page of the Irish Times entertainment listings, 13 August, advertising the production.
A collection of 8 newspaper cuttings relating to the production of THE COLLEEN BAWN at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin during the 1968 Dublin Theatre Festival. The production used songs from Julius Benedict's light opera THE LILY OF KILLARNEY, and was accompanied by a Boucicault exhibition organised by Christopher Calthrop. 5 reviews - from the Daily Express, the Evening Press, the Evening Herald, the Irish Press, and the Irish Times - are dated 9th October; 2 reviews - from the Daily Telegraph, and the Financial Times - are dated 11th October. There is also a photocopied review of the whole festival, from the Tablet, 19 October 1968.
Miscellaneous newspaper cuttings relating to THE SHAUGHRAUN - 1 cutting from the Era, 1876; 1 letter by Boucicault in an unknown Christchurch, New Zealand paper; 1 review from the King's County Independent, 1907 (all photocopies); 1 review of the 1865 Manchester University Theatre production; Des Moore's column in the Sunday Independent asking for original material relating to the play on behalf of Christopher Calthrop; 1 cutting and 1 letter inquiring into the whereabouts of the texts of two of Boucicault's plays (LONDON ASSURANCE and THE SHAUGHRAUN) in the Lord Chamberlain's collection of manuscripts; a letter to the Evening Herald titled "Boucicault's letter to Disraeli", written and annotated by Sean Bocht; an article from the Times Literary Supplement titled "Killing the Stage Irishman" (photocopy, 2 copies); a page from the Stage theatre listings advertising the 1999 Upstairs at the Gatehouse production of The Shaughraun.
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3 newspaper cuttings relating to the production of THE SHAUGHRAUN at the Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh in 2000. 1 cutting lists the plays to be performed during the Royal Lyceum's millennium season, including THE SHAUGHRAUN; the other 2 are reviews of the production.
A collection of 43 newspaper cuttings relating to the revival of the Abbey Theatre's production of THE SHAUGHRAUN at the Aldwych World Theatre Season 1968. 2 articles discuss the prospect of THE SHAUGHRAUN being put on at the Aldwych. 29 of the cuttings are reviews. One is a short fragment of a review in "Plays and Players". One is an illustated article (6 sheets) on melodrama, by Ronald Bryden, in the Observer Colour Supplement, 19 May 1968 (edges of some pages torn off). 9 cuttings form part of a debate - 1 letter by Brian Trevaskis in the Irish Times attacking the Abbey Theatre for choosing to perform a play by Boucicault and deploring its being taken to London, and 5 letters (one by Christopher Calthrop) and 2 articles in the Dublin Evening Herald responding; 1 cutting is Quidnunc's 'Irishman's Diary' column commenting on the debate. 1 cutting is the "Court and Social" column in the Daily Telegraph reporting on the Queen attending a performance of THE SHAUGHRAUN. Accompanied by a Royal Shakespeare Company press release announcing the 1968 Aldwych World Theatre Season (2 copies).
A collection of 22 newspaper cuttings relating to the 1988-89 production of THE SHAUGHRAUN at the Olivier Theatre (part of the National Theatre), London. 2 cuttings discuss Boucicault before the opening of the production. 11 cuttings are reviews. 1 cutting shows a photograph and diagram of the Olivier Theatre's revolving drum and the elevators, which were used for the first time in this production. 4 cuttings are small newspaper adverts for the production. 2 cuttings are events listings which include this production. The final 2 cuttings refer to awards ceremonies in which some participants in the production were honoured.