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Abbey Theatre

Phyllis Hartnoll and Peter Found.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 623 words.

Dublin, opened in 1904 as the permanent home of the National Theatre Society (see IRISH NATIONAL DRAMATIC SOCIETY).

Abbey Theatre

Gerald Bordman and Thomas S. Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 8 words.

Abbey Theatre

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 483 words.

Home of the National Theatre of Ireland. The Irish National Theatre Society (INTS) was created by Frank and

Abbey Theatre

Adrian Frazier.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 657 words.

Home of the National Theatre of Ireland, in Dublin. Theatre-as-building and theatre-as-company are quite distinct. The Irish National Theatre

Abbey Theatre

Christopher Fitz-Simon.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 789 words.

The Irish Literary Theatre, founded by Augusta Gregory (Lady Gregory), Edward Martyn and W. B. Yeats in 1898 with its

Abbot of Misrule

Phyllis Hartnoll and Peter Found.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 10 words.

Abbot, William (1790–1843), actor

E. D. Cook.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 501 words.

Abbot, William (1790–1843), actor, was born at Chelsea, London, on 12 June 1790. He made his stage début in 1806 at Bath, and remained a member of the Bath company for some seasons. He...

Abbott and Costello

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 320 words.

Film comedy team. A highly successful clowning duo in the 1940s and 1950s, neither sang nor danced yet were featured

Abbott, Bud

James I. Deutsch.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Radio; Film. 1213 words.

Abbott, Bud (02 October 1895–24 April 1974), and Lou Costello (06 March 1906–03 March 1959), a team of comedians on stage, radio, film, and television, were born, respectively, in Asbury...

Abbott, George

James Ross Moore.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 2139 words.

Abbott, George (25 June 1889–31 January 1995), theatrical director and producer, was born George Francis Abbott in Forestville, New York, the son of George Burwell Abbott, a tailor, town...

Abbott, George (1887–1995)

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 425 words.

(1887–1995).

Stage and film director, writer, and producer. One of Broadway's most successful and durable directors, his

Abbott, George (1889–1995)

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 231 words.

(1889–1995)

American playwright, director, and producer, a prime inventor of Broadway as an artistic and

Abbott, George (1889–1995)

Mark Fearnow.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 271 words.

(1889–1995)

American playwright, director, and producer. In his 106-year lifetime, Abbott was a prime inventor of Broadway as

Abbott, George (25 June 1887)

Felicia Hardison Londré.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 111 words.

(b. Forestville, NY, 25 June 1887; d. Miami, Fla., 31 Jan. 1995)

Director, producer,

Abbott, George Francis (1887–1995)

Phyllis Hartnoll and Peter Found.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 214 words.

(1887–1995),

American producer, director, and playwright, originally an actor. He had already had some success in the co-writing

Abbott, George [Francis] (1887–1995)

Gerald Bordman and Thomas S. Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 453 words.

Born in Forestville, New York, he studied with Professor George Pierce Baker in the famous 47 Workshop. Some of

Abbott, Hon. Anthony John

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Politics. 182 words.

Born 4 Nov. 1957; s of Richard Abbott and Fay Abbott; m 1988, Margaret Aitken; three d

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Abbott, Paul

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts. 129 words.

Born 22 Feb. 1960; s of late Alan Abbott and Doreen Abbott; m 1993, Saskia (marr. diss.); one s one d

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Abbott, Rt Hon. Diane (Julie)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Politics. 124 words.

Born 27 Sept. 1953; d of late Reginald and Julia Abbott; m 1991, David Thompson (marr. diss. 1993); one s

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Abdalkder Alloula

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1923–94)

Algerian actor and director. At Théâtre National Algérien he staged an adaptation of Gogol's Diary of a Madman (1971) and his own play El-Khobza (The Bread, 1972), which...

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