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(p. 719) Index

(p. 719) Index

Note: The method of alphabetical ordering used is letter-by-letter; titles of plays are indexed under name of playwright; bibliographical references and titles of academic books/commentaries are not included. Page references in bold denote principal entries; references in italics denote illustrations.

A. P. Watt 612–13
Abbey School of Acting 206, 263, 278, 452
Abbey School of Ballet 246, 278–9
Abbey Theatre (Dublin) 1–3, 5, 62, 64–6, 77, 85, 99, 105, 127, 129, 134, 147–9, 156, 158, 165, 172, 184, 210, 218, 223, 276, 286, 291, 300, 307–9, 322, 332, 337, 400, 407, 425, 442, 448, [link] , 526, 528, 560, 597, 599–604, 614–15, 624–5, 627, 650–2, 654–5, 666, 670, 673, 678–9, 682–3, 689
‘AbbeyOneHundred’ (centenary celebrations) 548–9, 569, 607
actors and acting 2, 3, 55, 67, 92–4, 116, 166n.37, 179–80, 231, 234–45, 246; see also Abbey School of Acting;
archives 5, 398
building and venues 51, 172, 182, 427–31, [link] , 432, 435, 687; see also Peacock Theatre;
fire (1951) 278, 294, 425–6, 435;
plans for new theatre 439–41, [link] , 638–9;
rebuilding (1966) 435–6, 439
development of National Theatre 1–2, 42–57, 214, 569; see also Irish Literary Theatre; Irish National Theatre Society;
establishment (1904) 1, 13, 51–3, 58, 124, 138, 271, 687;
patent 52–3;
patronage 63;
reorganization 53, 63–4, 113
disturbances: Playboy (1907) 52, 88–90, 96, 144, 178, 192, 254, 431;
Plough and the Stars (1926) 57, 89, 166, 174–6, 187, 192, 206, 254, 431
festivals 485;
Abbey Festival (1938) 637–40, 642, 652;
Dublin Theatre Festival contributions 404n.5, 644–8;
Tom Murphy Festival (2001) 650
Irish-language productions 70–1, 171–2, 252, 253–9, 294, 398, 447–8
and the Irish State 169–82, 393, 638;
annual subsidy 56, 169, 170–2, 174–80, 254–6, 390
nationalist melodrama 21–2
1916 Centenary Programme, ‘Waking the Nation’ 549
pantomimes 255–6, 259, 447–8
peasant plays 91–4, 204, 316, 431, 448, 577
productions (by playwright); see also Gregory, Augusta; O’Casey, Seán; Synge, John Millington; Yeats, William Butler;
Beckett 481–3, 577;
Keane 313, 316–17;
Leonard 317;
Molloy 308–9, 313;
Murphy 404n.5, 408, 417–18, 524, 650;
Shaw 139, 141–6;
Wilde 221, 229
realists 113–17
Abbey Theatre Festival (1938) 637–40, 642, 652
Abbey Theatre Playwright’s Workshop 683
Abdo, Diya M. 502
(p. 720) Abrahamson, Lenny 569
absurdism 85, 123, 541, 543, 552–3, 563, 568, 584, 631
Académie de Danse (Paris) 290
Academy of Choreographic Arts (London) 278
Achill Island, Co Mayo
open-air theatre 432, [link] , 433–4, [link] , 435, 442
activism 58–71
actors and acting 2–4, 9, 49, 69–71, 93, 166n.37, 173, 253, 290–1, 292, 492, 493, 560
actor-managers 232, 245–6, 460
devised theatre 565–9
early twentieth century 231–47;
Abbey 234–45;
Gate 245–7
post-1950s 459–77
presentational acting 134–5, [link]
training and professionalism 3–4, 232, 268, 278, 477
Actors Theatre (Louisville) 601
Actors’ Workshop (San Francisco) 588, 600
Adam, Bernard 447
Adam & Paul (film) 569
adaptation 654–70
Adigun, Bisi 524, 691n.116
Adorno, Theodor 323, 583, 587
Aer Lingus 489
Aeschylus: Oresteia 556
Africa 582
Afternoon Theatre Company 96n.38
Agate, James 462
Agen sur Gironde (France) 635
Ahern, Bertie 529
Ainley, Henry 134
Ainsworth, Andrea 548
Aisling Ghéar (Belfast) 262, 266, [link] , 268, 398
Aisteoirí Bulfin 262, 268
Aisteoirí Loch Con Aortha 256n.32
Albee, Edward 489, 594
Albery Theatre (London) 608, 615
Aleichem, Sholem 594
Alexander II, Czar 25
Alexandra College (Dublin) 280
Alfred, William
Hogan’s Goat 603
Allard, Stephen 597, 599
Allgood, Molly, see O’Neill, Maire
Allgood, Sara 2, 49, 54, 189, 233–4, 238–41, 245, 679
Alliance and Dublin Consumers’ Gas Company 288
amateur drama 47, 71, 73, 109, 128, 136, 171, 202, 235, 247, 252–3, 262, 268, 277, 288–9, 290–1, 299–300, 307, 309–10, 316–17, 321, 596, 646
All-Ireland Amateur Drama Festival 313, 407, 482
funding 391–2, 394
American Civil War 595
American Ireland Fund 369
American Irish Ensemble Company (Portland, Maine) 605
American Psycho (film) 540
American theatre, see under United States
Amharclann de hÍde 262, 268
Amkpa, Awam 685
An Chomhairle Ealaíon, see Arts Council
An Claidheamh Soluis 69, 70, 198, 254
An Comhar Drámaíochta 71, 254–6, 259–60, 638–9
An Compántas 644
An Damer (Dublin) 255, 259–61, 398
Anderson, Benedict 498
Anderson, Sarah Pia 451
Andrews Lane Theatre (Dublin) 565
Andreyev, Leonid 127
Anglo-Irish 140, 185, 340–1, 547
Anglo-Irish Agreement (1985) 684
Anglo-Irish Treaty (1921) 143, 164, 166, 169n.2, 191
An Lab (The Lab) 266n.90
Anne Devlin (film) 667n.33
Anouilh, Jean 218
Antigone 290
An Seabhac
Jimín 261
An Taibhdhearc (Galway) 2, 207, 245, 254–5, 262–4, 268, 398, 464–5, 655, 667
An Taibhsín (Galway) 263
Antient Concert Rooms (Dublin) 59, 147, 252, 427–8
Antoine, André 42, 108–11, 234, 430, 559
(p. 721) ANU Productions 4, 426, 457, 557, 571–3, 650, 679, 689
The Boys of Foley Street 573, 650
Monto Cycle 571–3, 650
Vardo 573n.21, 650
At World’s End Lane 572, 650
Aonach Tailteann 214
Aonach Thír Chonaill (1898) 251
Apollo Theatre (London) 129
Appia, Adolphe 2, 204–5, 208, 559
Apple Inc 578
Arabs 505–8
Arambe Theatre Company 691n.116
Aran Islands, Co Galway 19, 49, 59, 100, 101n.66, 406, 419, 442, 532, 534
Áras Éanna (Inisheer) 442
Archer, Kane 350
Archer, William 109
Árd-Chúirt na hÉigse 70
Arden, John 338
Ardhowen Theatre (Enniskillen) 552
Arena Stage (Washington DC) 600
Arikha, Avigdor 484
Aristotle
Ethics 32
Poetics 376
Ark (Dublin) 556
Armstrong, Laura 72
Aron, Geraldine 679
Bar and Ger 406
A Galway Girl 406, 408
Same Old Moon 408
Aronson, Jack 291
Arrington, Lauren 675
Arrow 50
Arrowsmith, Aidan 621
Artane Industrial School (Dublin) 570–1
Artaud, Antonin 121, 350, 562, 628
Arts Acts 391, 393–4, 402
Arts Centre Theatre Company (Wexford) 395
Arts Council 3, 361, 402–3, 560, 568, 642, 652, 673n.3, 688
establishment 391–2
Project 67 392–5
Arts Council of Northern Ireland 359, 402, 447
Arts Plan 1993–1995 397
Arts Theatre (London) 581
Ashton, Frederick 643
Asmus, Walter 478, 491
Assédio theatre (Porto) 627
Aston, Elaine 679
Athens (Greece) 634
Atlantic Theater Company (New York) 603
Atlantis 362
Auden, W. H. 289
Auditoria project (Arts Council) 402–3
Augusteijn, Joost 26n.7
Augustine, St
City of God 198
Australia 239, 257, 409, 411, 499
Austro-Hungarian Empire 30–1, 38, 625
Avedon, Richard 486–7, 492
Avenue Theatre (London) 26, 32, 42, 138
Avignon Festival 626, 631, 641, 644
axis theatre (Ballymun, Dublin) 398, 400, 442
Ayckbourn, Alan
How the Other Half Loves 318
Ayling, Ronald 184
Bachelard, Gaston 689
Back to the Cradle (RTÉ) 406
BAFTAs 656
Baker, George Pierce 597, 602
Bakst, Léon 209
Balanchine, George 279
Balcombe, Florence 33
Balfour, Arthur 143
Balkans 634
Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon 253
Ballagh, Robert [link] , [link] , 455, [link]
ballet 88, 221, 246, 278–90, 643
Ballets Russes 209, 246, 278
Ballybofey, Co Donegal 407, 442
Ballymun (Dublin), see axis theatre
Ballyshannon, Co Donegal 407
Balor Theatre (Ballybofey) 442
Baltimore (USA) 593
Balzac, Honoré de
Le Faiseur 643
Bancroft, Effie 232, 245
Bancroft, Squire 232, 245
Banville, John 286
(p. 722) Barabbas Theatre Company 457, 566–9
Circus 567
City of Clowns 568
Come Down From the Mountain, John Clown, John Clown 567, 568
Half Eight Mass of a Tuesday 567
Strokehauling 567
Barber, John 416
Barbican (London) 492
Barcelona 635
Barker, Howard 399
Barlow, Jane
A Bunch of Lavender 68
Barlow, Seaghan 203, 206, 436
Barnes, Ben 316–7, 396, 418, 548, 608, 634
Barnes, Clive 470–1
Barratt, William 41
Barrault, Jean-Louis 350
Barrett, Wilson 232
Barrie, Sir James 164
Peter Pan 164
Shakespeare’s Legacy 164
Barry, Philip 602
The Philadelphia Story 602
Barry, Sebastian 4, 473, 515, 656, 677
Fanny Hawke Goes to the Mainland Forever 524n.17
Prayers of Sherkin 524–5, 548
The Pride of Parnell Street 520
The Steward of Christendom 168, 471–3, 518–19
Tales of Ballycumber 518
Barry, William Spranger 231
Basque Country 625
Baudrillard, Jean 97, 563
Baugh, Christopher 449
Bayreuth Festival 38, 638
Bayreuth Theatre 44, 430, 687
BBC Northern Ireland 380
BBC television 469
Beale, Simon Russell 612
Bealtaine Festival 570
Beardsley, Aubrey 27, 31
Béaslaí, Piaras 70–1, 253–4
Beirt na Bodhaire Bréige 70
Beckett Centenary Festival (Gate, 2006) 483n.16
Beckett Estate 585, 592
Beckett Festival (Gate, 1991) 4, 478–89, 586, 651
reception and aftermath 489–94
Beckett on Film 4, 492–3, 586
Beckett, Samuel 1, 4–5, 27, 123, 262, 268, 311, 318, 376, 389, 439, 500, 514, 542, 594, 626–7, 631, 644, 645, 646, 649
as global figure 577–92;
emergence 580–4;
‘Rorschach test’ 584–6;
transnational theatre 586–90
historical research into 583
in Irish imagination 481–4
Irish-language productions 262, 263, 268
Act Without Words II 490
All That Fall 488, 565
Breath 493
but the clouds 84
Catastrophe 492, 582
Eh Joe 486
Eleutheria 581
Embers 565
Fall 451
Footfalls 451, 479, 486, 490
Ghost Trio 84
Happy Days 478–9, 486, 489, 493, 569, 579
Krapp’s Last Tape 262n.80, 478–9, 486, 492, 579, 650
L’innommable (The Unnamable) 580
Malone meurt (Malone Dies) 580
Molloy 580
Murphy 580
Ohio Impromptu 486
Play 451, 492–3, 579
Rockaby 490, [link] , 579
That Time 579
Waiting for Godot 84, 213, 294, 451, 469, 478, 481–2, 486, 489, 491, [link] , 493, 577–8, 580–3, 585–6, 586–90, 592, 646, 677;
Irish-language production 263;
in New Orleans [link] , 589–90;
Pike Theatre (1955) 123, 294, 295
Watt 458, 580
Beerbohm, Max 31, 92–3
(p. 723) Beerbohm-Tree, Herbert 28–9, 109–10, 207, 219, 232
Behan, Brendan 376, 605, 631
An Giall/ The Hostage 167, 259–60, 263, 338–9, 445n.7, 600, 603–4;
in Europe 632–4
Borstal Boy 449
Lá Breá sa Roilig 260
The Quare Fellow 213, 294, 338, 376, 677
Behan, John 392
Beirut 506
Beitchmann, Philip 106
Béjart, Maurice 350–1
Belfast 12, 29, 59–61, 114–15, 149, 165, 251–2, 281, 288, 376, 378, 380–2, 385–6, 437, 442, 446, 519, 549–53, 650; see also Lyric Theatre
Irish-language theatre 266–8
peace walls 374
Wedding Community Play 374–5
Belfast Arts Festival 406, 649
Belfast Arts Theatre 406, 551–2
Bel Geddes, Norman 209
Belgium 499, 564, 634, 650
Bell, Colin 378
Bell Helicopter 458
Bell, Lian 549n.13
Bell, Sam Hanna 60n.4
Bell, Suzanne 616
Belltable Arts Centre, Limerick 395
Belsey, Catherine 282, 679
Beltaine 44
Belton, Cathy 565
Benavente, Jacinto 127
Bengal 158
Benson, Constance 232
Benson, Frank 232
Bentley, Eric 16n.31
Ben-Zvi, Linda 489
Bergen (Norway) 47
Berger-Hammerschalg, Alice 447n.15
Berkeley, George 140
Berkoff, Steven 227–8, 455
Agamemnon 620
Berlin 42, 108, 136, 449, 582, 624, 631, 633, 635
Berliner Ensemble 448–9
Berliner Theatertreffen/Festspiele 626, 631–2
Berlin Volksbühne 129n.16
Bernadette Players (‘Bernos’) 290–1, 302
Bernard, Claude 107
Bernhardt, Sarah 233–4, 236, 428
Bertha, Csilla 625, 689
Betti, Ugo 445
Bewick, Pauline 302
Bhabha, Homi 684–5
Bhatti, Gurpreet Kaur
Behzti 619
Bhreathnach, Micheál 263
Bible 184, 505–8
Bickerstaffe theatre company 395, 565
Bieito, Calixto 651
Biggar, Joseph 30
Bigger, Francis Joseph 59
Billington, Michael 418, 476, 491, 658
Binchy, Kate 297
Bin Laden, Osama 268
Birmingham 609, 619–21
Birmingham Repertory Theatre: ‘The Door’ studio 619–21
Birmingham Rep Youth Theatre 620
Birmingham School of Speech and Drama 620
Bismarck, Otto von 30, 38
Black Box (Galway) 264
Blackrock (Dublin) 251
Blackshaw, Basil 447n.15
Blair, Les 491
Blakeley, Colin 459
Blake, William
The Marriage of Heaven and Hell 151
Blanchard, Mary Warner 28n.17
Blasket Islands, Co Kerry 96n.39
Blau, Herbert 588, 600
Blin, Roger 580–2
Bliss, Arthur 643
Bloch, Ernest 683n.69
Bloody Sunday (Derry, 1972) 501–3, 683
Bloomsday 641
Blue Angel Films 492
Blue Raincoat Theatre Company (Sligo) 4, 395, 401, 457, 566
Boal, Augusto 375
(p. 724) Bochum (Germany) 633
Bodkin, James 391
Boer War 46, 214
Bogart, Anne 649, 652
Bohemia 624
Boland, Eavan 223
Bolger, Dermot 392, 522, 524, 686
In High Germany 268, 523
The Lament for Arthur Cleary 400
The Parting Glass 523
Boltwood, Scott 325, 364
Bonn 635
Booker Prize 656
Book of Kells 638, 640
Booth, Edwin 231, 459
Booth, J. B. 232
Boothman, Denis 291
Booth, Michael 16n.31
Bord Fáilte 299, 489, 641–2, 652
Borthwick, Norma 251
Bosnian War 588
Boss, Owen 572, 679
Boston 12, 607
Boston College 639
Boston Evening Transcript 239
Boucicault, Dion 4, 12, 14–17, 20–2, 47, 97, 102, 123, 139, 184, 189, 231, 246, 376, 389, 428, 519, 532, 595, 602
Arrah-na-Pogue 11, 13n.15, 15, 17
The Colleen Bawn 10–11, 13n.15, 15–18, 251n.2, 257n.41, 258n.50, 595
London Assurance 612
The Octoroon; or, Life in Louisiana 10–12, 15–16
Robert Emmet 17
The Shaughraun 11, 13n.15, 15–17, 97, 460, [link] , 463, 469, 476, 595, 614–15, 676;
in London 607–9, 610
Boucicault, Dion, Jr 149
Bourgeois, Maurice 101, 624
Bourke, Brian 484
Bourke, P. J.
When Wexford Rose 113
Bourke, Siobhán 402
Boyce, Frank Cottrell 622
Boydell, Brian 433
Boyd, Ernest 206
Boyd, John
The Flats 373, 683n.69
Boyd, Marie and Edna 447n.15
Boyd, Nigel 455
Boylan, Patricia 463
Boyle, Consolata 453
Boyle, Danny 622, 628
Boyle, William
The Building Fund 598
Brady, Erina 288–90
Brahm, Otto 42, 108
Braidotti, Rosi 276
Branagh, Kenneth 386, 459, 622
Brandes, Georg 32
Brecht, Bertolt 121, 375, 408, 448, 453, 594, 632–3, 648, 652, 655, 683
The Caucasian Chalk Circle 662
The Life of Galileo 212, 448
Mother Courage/Mutter Courage 102, 337
The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui 448
Bremen 633
Brennan, Bríd 459, [link]
Brennan, Stephen [link]
Brennan-Whitmore, W. J. 194
Brian Friel Festival (1999) 649–50
Bridges-Adams, William 638
Brieux, Eugène 147
Bringing Up Baby (film) 238
Briscoe, Eamon 434
Britain/England 13, 33–4, 38, 43, 58, 73, 111, 121, 123, 155, 160, 164, 168, 219–20, 239, 277–8, 288, 314, 317, 359, 406, 418, 455, 500, 510, 531, 546, 566, 609, 628, 632, 645, 685
actors and acting 231–3, 234, 246, 466, 476
English touring companies in Ireland 201
Irish in, as dramatic subject 323–4, 328–31, 336, 410, 523–4
Irish theatre in 5, 26–7, 85, 139, 144, 291, 462, 581, 606, 607–22, 623; see also Birmingham; Liverpool; London
Irish writers in 130, 138–9, 322, 338–9, 522, 624
Modernism 134
realism, drama of 108–9
Venezuela crisis 27–8, 31
British army 144, 155, 163, 270, 501
British Association 237–8
(p. 725) British Council 634
British Empire 166, 280
British Empire Shakespeare Society 165
British Guiana 27
British Library 228
British Pathé 242–3
British Red Cross Society 156, 165
Brno (Czech Republic) 634
Broadway, see New York
Brogan, Patricia Burke 679
Eclipsed 648
Brokentalkers 457, 570–1, 635
The Blue Boy 526, 570
Silver Stars 570
Brookfield, Charles
The Poet and the Puppets (with James Glover) 24
Brook, Peter 350, 353, 443, 458, 615, 649
Brooks, Peter 10, 15, 16n.31, 22
Brophy, Robert J., see Ray, R. J.
Brougham, John 14, 595
Brown, Deborah 447n.15
Browne, John
Craving (with Johnny Hanrahan) 401
Brown, Terence 89n.5, 220, 223
Brugha, Cathal 253n.11
Brussels 635
Brustein, Robert 9
Bryant, Marie 293
Bucharest 221
Büchner, Georg 127, 206
Buckstone, John Baldwin
The Green Bushes 13n.15
Budapest 635
Buffalo (USA) 605
Build 435
Bulfin, William 97
Bulgaria 634
Bull, Ole 109
Bull, Philip 91
Buncrana, Co Donegal 660
Burke Brogan, Patricia 526
Eclipsed 526–8
Burke, Helen 674
Burke-Kennedy, Mary Elizabeth 401, 679
Bush Theatre (London) 535, 538, 611–13, 622
Butler, Judith 679
Byrne, Catherine [link]
Byrne, David 398, 402
Byrne, Gabriel 459
Byrne, Gay 650
Byrne, Jason 457–8
Byrne, John Keyes, see Leonard, Hugh
Cabinet of Irish Literature 367–8
Cabra (Dublin) 683
Cairns, David 684–5
Cairo 221
Calderón, Pedro 652
Caldwell, Lucy 386
California (USA) 418
Calypso Productions 398–400, 686
Cambridge Festival Theatre 134, 278
Cambridge University 283n.55, 362
Campbell, Beatrice 206, 232
Campbell, Brian 378
A Cold House (with Laurence McKeown) 385
Campbell, Gordon, Lord Glenavy 208
Campbell, John and Joseph 59
Campbell, Mrs Patrick (Stella) 9, 54, 124n.5, 237, 240
Campion, Sean 553
Camus, Albert 584
Canada 417, 499
Cannon, Feidlim 570
Cannon, John
The Dentist/An Fiaclóir (with Michael Rogers) 251
caoineadh (keening) 273–4
Cape Town 588
Capuchin Annual 245
Carlisle, Bob 393n.22
Carlson, Marvin 426, 427, 429–30, 543, 689
Carmichael, Coralie 245
Carnegie Mellon (Pittsburgh) 597–8
Carrickfergus, Co Antrim 60
Carr, Marina 1, 4, 458, 530, 545–9, 553–7, 629, 652, 677, 679, 686
Ariel 556
By the Bog of Cats 526, 556, 612, 649
The Cordelia Dream 556
The Deer’s Surrender 553
The Giant Blue Hand 556
Low in the Dark 553
The Mai 554, 555
Phaedra Backwards 554, 556
Portia Coughlan 526, 548, 555
On Raftery’s Hill 526, 556
16 Possible Glimpses 556
This Love Thing 553–4
Ullaloo 553
Woman and Scarecrow 521, 556–7, 611
Carroll, Paul Vincent 598
Shadow and Substance 212
The White Steed 182
Cartmell, Selina 458, 557, 562
Carty, Ciaran 479
Carvalho, Paulo Eduardo 626–7
Carville, Daragh
Male Toilets 380–1
Casanova, Pascale 107, 115
Casement, Roger 59, 146
Case, Sue-Ellen 679
Casey, Edward 689
Cassin, Barry 256, 291
Casson, Bronwen 3, 449–50
Castellucci, Romeo 649
Catalonia 625
Cathal Brugha Barracks (Dublin) 263
Catholic Bulletin 171, 173, 175, 181
Catholic Church/Catholicism 16, 50, 84, 173, 182, 215, 220, 296, 302, 312–13, 338, 344, 353, 364, 508–10, 571, 602
as dramatic subject 130–1, 314–16, 325, 334–5, 525–7, 567, 646, 664
and Easter Rising (1960) 160
and the Irish state 170, 307, 325;
decline in power 333, 554
and Irish theatre 639–40, 644–5, 647–9, 652
Catholic Truth Society 170
Catholic Young Men’s Association 174
Cavendish, Lord Frederick 30n.27
Cave, Richard Allen 79, 85–6, 203, 610, 614, 674, 688n.95, 689
Ceauşescu, Nicolae 625
Cecchetti, Enrico 278
Celtic Literary Society 42
Celtic Tiger 228, 266, 326, 419, 520, 523–4, 528–30, 536–7, 554, 591, 649, 662, 691
Celtic Twilight 219, 223, 663
censorship 144, 149, 169, 173–5, 182, 220, 226, 284–5, 288, 296, 582, 644–5
Central Bank of Ireland 591
Central School of Arts and Crafts (London) 277
Central School of Speech and Drama (London) 454
Centro Dramático Nacional (Madrid) 627
Cerquoni, Enrica 689
Chaikin, Joe 456
Channel 4 492
Chan, Paul 589–90
Chaplin, Charlie 213, 633
Charabanc Theatre Company 4, 373, 377–8, 399, 549, 549–53, 679; see also Jones, Marie
The Girls in the Big Picture 552
Lay Up Your Ends (with Martin Lynch) 377–8, 551, 552
Oul Delph and False Teeth 552
Somewhere Over the Balcony 552
Charles, Prince 608
Chaudhuri, Una 409, 679, 689
Cheek by Jowl 649
Chekhov, Anton 5, 127, 263, 594, 648, 654–9, 663, 664, 665–6
The Bear 654–5
The Cherry Orchard 146, 464, 466, 648, 654, 657, 663, 666
The Proposal 655
The Seagull 73, 569, 656–7, 662–4, [link] , 665
Three Sisters 365, 463, 485, 657, 659–60, 665
Uncle Vanya 371, 654, 656n.6, 665
Cheney, Sheldon 597, 605
Chicago 215, 435, 492, 596–8, 601–2, 605, 607, 688
Chicago Mail 238
child abuse 554, 570–1, 646, 664
Chimes at Midnight (film) 211
China 578, 582, 645
Christians 506–7
Churchill, Caryl 399
Cincinnati (USA) 605
(p. 727) cinema 211, 245, 393, 459, 464, 466, 531, 534, 543–4, 610, 628
Beckett on Film project 4, 492–3
Citizen Kane (film) 211
City Lights (film) 633
Civic Repertory Theatre (New York) 213, 277–8, 600
Civic Theatre (Tallaght) 442
Civil War 20, 146, 164–5, 176, 191–2, 264, 461, 623, 628
Clapp, Susannah 614
Clarence Place Hall (Belfast) 61
Clark, David 635
Clarke, Austin 288–90, 296, 299–300, 301, 446
Clarke, Brenna Katz 92–4
Clarke, Jocelyn 401n.56
Clark, Mary 287
Classical Theater (Harlem) 588–9
classics 5, 254, 375, 654–70
Claudel, Paul 121, 127, 652
Cleary, Bridget 517
Cleary, Joe 374, 685
Cleere’s Theatre (Kilkenny) 565
Clery, Arthur 178–9
Clifden, Co Galway 405, 419
Clonmel, Co Tipperary 395
Clooney, George 579
Clubhouse (London) 73
Cluchey, Rick 588
Cluj (Kolozsvár) 625
Coburn, Veronica 566–7
Cochrane, Charles 129
Cochrane, Claire 609
Cocteau, Jean 127
Coffey, Tomás
The Long Sorrow 646
Cogley, Daisy Bannard (Helen Carter) 208, 281, 302
Cohan, George M. 595
Cold War 582, 633
Cole, Catherine 384
Colgan, Eileen [link]
Colgan, Michael 4, 217, 227, 432, 470, 586, 591
and Beckett Festival (1991) 478, 480–9, [link] , 492–4
Coliseum (London) 608
Colonial America 595
Colum, Mary 270
Colum, Padraic 53–4, 64, 66, 68, 91, 99–100, 102, 111, 112, 598
‘An Old Woman of the Roads’ 100
Broken Soil 48, 67, 99
The Fiddler’s House 67, 99–100
The Land 48, 98, 99–100, 112
The Miracle of the Corn 67
The Road Round Ireland 100, 299
The Saxon Shillin 48
Thomas Muskerry 115–18
Comédie Française 232, 236
Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse, see Ryan Report
Commitments (musical) 615
community theatre 65, 71, 374–5, 377–8, 457
Compagnie de Rigault 646
Compántas Amharclainne na Gaeilge 255
Compántas Chorcaí 261, 287, 290
The Company 635
Complex (Smithfield, Dublin) 568n.12
Comyn, Annabelle 548, 557, 666
Congreve, William 139
Connell, R. W. 681–2
Connemara, Co Galway 264, 268, 415, 532
Connolly, Darach 299
Connolly, James 156, 162, 164–6, 168, 187, 193–4, 198
Under Which Flag? 162–3
Connolly, Sean 163
Connolly, Fr Terrence 639–40, 644
Conradh na Gaeilge, see Gaelic League
Conroy, Amy 691
Constitution of Ireland (1937) 180n.54, 274, 516, 555, 680
Constitution of the Irish Free State (1922) 680
Consultative Group on the Past 378–9
Conway, Frank 3, 415–16, 449, 451–2, 456
Coole Park, Co Galway 144, 251–2, 663
Cooney, John 645
Copeau, Jacques 566
Copenhagen 254
Coquelin, Benoît-Constant 233, 428
Corcadorca Theatre Company 395, 401, 540
(p. 728) Cork Dramatic Society 50, 113–14
Corkery, Daniel 139–40
Embers 114
Cork Examiner 417
Cork Film Festival 642
Cork Opera House 316, 395, 436–7, [link]
Cork Realists 105, 114, 118
Corn Exchange 4, 457, 557, 568–70, 689
Corr, Andrea 611
Corrie, John 266n.90
Cosgrave, Liam 394
Cosgrave, W. T. 170–1, 181, 391
Cosgrove, Aedin 457n.54, 458, 563
Costello, John A. 391
Cousins, James 59, 64, 66, 270
The Racing Lug 59, 60–1, 65
The Sleep of the King 112
Sold 48, 65
Cousins, Margaret 270
Cowan, Billy
Smilin’ Through 620
Coward, Noel 218, 281
Coyne, Joseph Stirling 27
Craig, Edward Gordon 2, 79, 204–5, 208, 430, 559, 593
Craigie, Ingrid [link]
Craig, May 174, 241, 243
Crawley, Peter 635
Creative Time 589
Creed, Tom 458
Cregan, David 500, 511, 681
Crilly, Joseph
McQuillan’s Hill 379
Second Hand Thunder 379
Critchley, Simon 591
critical evaluation, see historiography
Croatia 634
Croghan, Declan 621
Paddy Irishman, Paddy Englishman and Paddy …? 620
Cromwell, James 246, 475
Cronin, Finola 681
Cronin, Michael 287, 654
Crosby, Bing 243
Crowe, Eileen 173–4, [link] , 245, 462
Crowley, John 418
True Lines (collaboration) 565–6
Crypt Theatre (Dublin) 613
Cuchulain (mythological figure) 77–80, 82, 84, 86, 125, 309
Cullen, Charles 392
Culleton, Jim 457
Cullingford, Elizabeth Butler 674n.4
Cultural Development Incentive Scheme (CDIS) 402–3
Culture Ireland 635, 688
Cumann na mBan 68, 174–6, 192, 214, 258
Cumann na nGaedheal (society) 71, 235
Cumann na nGaedheal government 214
and Abbey Theatre 169–78
Cummin, Alyson 385
Cummins, Geraldine 547
Cunard, Lady 82
Cunnane, Noreen and Kevin 291
Curragh Barracks, Co Kildare 224
Curran, C. P. 209, 222
Curran, Sarah 132
Curtis Brown 612
Cusack, Alice Violet 460
Cusack, Catherine 460n.2
Cusack, Cyril 3, 102, 317, 459, [link] , 464–6, 469, 473, 476–7, 485, 639, 640
acting career 460–4
Cusack, Niamh 611
Cusack, Sinéad 459, 460n.2, 464
Cú Uladh (Peadar Toner Mac Fhionnlaoich)
Eilís agus an Bhean Déirce 251–2
Cyrano de Bergerac (film) 233
Cyril Cusack Productions 460
Czech lands 5, 582, 623, 624, 627–8, 631–4
Da Club (Dublin) 613
Daily Dispatch 240
Daily Express 107–8
Daily Telegraph 416
Dali, Salvador 133
Dalkey, Co Dublin 318
Dallas (Texas) 600
Dalton, Frank 12n.11
D’Alton, Louis 14, 22, 150, 646
Death is So Fair 23
They Got What They Wanted 22
This Other Eden 21–3, 150
Daly, Augustine 595
Daly, Fr Edward 502
Daly, Jane 402
(p. 729) Daly, Jim 401
Damer Hall (Dublin) 259
Damrosch, David 606
Daniels, Sarah 399, 546
Danio Biofilm 254
Dante’s Inferno 129, 133
D’Arbois de Jubainville, Henri 101
D’Arcy, Margaretta 287–8, 291–2
D’Arcy, Michael 579
Dargent, Sabine 457n.54
Darley, Emmanuel
Mardi à Monoprix/Tuesdays at Tesco’s 387–8
Darragh, Florence 124n.5
Daughter of Darkness (film) 464, 466
Davis, Thomas 64
Day, Susanne 547
Deane, Ciarán 358
Deane, Seamus 188, 192, 434, 683, 685
and Field Day 357, 358, 361–6, 368–70, 371
Rumours 363
Dean, Joan Fitzpatrick 221, 225, 297, 675
De Beauvoir, Simone 291
De Bhilmot, Séamus
Baintighearna an Ghorta 255
Debord, Guy 683n.69
De Bosis, Lauro: Icaro 300
De Brun, Seosamh 165
De Búrca, Seamus 11
Déchevaux-Dumesnil, Suzanne 581
Decroux, Étienne 401, 566
Decroux, Maximilien 566
De Danaan 406
Deevy, Teresa 2, 150, 281–3, 461, 546–7, 677, 679–80
A Disciple/In Search of Valour 282–4
Katie Roche 278, 282–4
The King of Spain’s Daughter 283
Light Falling 278
Wife to James Whelan 278
De Faoilte, Seamus
Harrigan’s Girl 292
De Fréine, Celine
Nára Turas é in Aistear 262
Deilt Productions 261–2, 395
De Jongh, Nicholas 416
Delaney, Pauline 291
Delgado, Eduard 397
De Max, Edouard 236
Democratic Unionist Party 379
Denisoff, Dennis 36
Denmark 632
Department of Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht 403
Dermody, Frank 255, 259–60, 263
Derrida, Jacques 538
Derry 3, 61, 322, 357, 361, 363–5, 378, 381, 383, 389, 406, 497, 501–3, 655, 670; see also Guildhall
Derry/Londonderry City of Culture 603
De Toro, Antonio 635
De Valera, Éamon [link] , 180–2, 195, 319, 325, 391, 516
De Valera, Síle 441
De Valois, Ninette 134, 206, 246, 278–9, 281, 643
Devereux, Audrey 548
Devine, George 338
devised theatre 450, 559–74
Devitt, John 287, 311, 350–1, 448, 644
Devlin, Anne 373, 677, 679
Ourselves Alone 378
Devlin, Anne (1798) 667n.33
Devlin, Martina
Banksters 662
Devlin McAliskey, Bernadette 668
Diaghilev, Sergei 89–90, 246, 279
DIALOG 626
Dickens, Charles
Christmas Carol 537
Diderot, Denis 42
Digbeth (Birmingham) 621–2
Digges, Dudley 60, 233, 235, 245
Dingle, Co Kerry 266n.90
direction and design 2, 3, [link] , [link] , [link] , 148–9, 201–13, [link] , [link] , [link] , 480, 492, 548, 557, 560, [link]
playwright-directors 458
post-1960 443–58;
styles 457–8;
theatrical complexity 452–7
presentational theatre 134–5, [link] , [link]
spectacle and pageantry 213–16
training and professionalism 268, 277–9, 449
discussion plays 2, 141, 143, 147
(p. 730) disruptions (1990–2007) 529–44
Divadlo 633
diversification 389–403, 557
Dobbins, Gregory 102
Doherty, Brian 420, [link]
Doherty, Gerry 381
Dolan, Jill 546, 679, 683n.69
Dolan, Michael 173–4
Dolmen Press 292
Domville, Eric 75
Donegal, county 365, 515, 522, 527
Donlon, Phelim 402–3
Donmar Warehouse (London) 406n.11, 413, 416, 468, 474n.53, 611, 688
Donnelly, Donal 290–1
Donnybrook (Dublin) 89
Donoghue, Emma 399, 679, 691
Donovan, Dan 287
Doolan, Lelia 679
Doran, Charles 207
Douglas, Lord Alfred (‘Bosie’) 225
Dowey, Mary 489
Dowling, Clare 399
Dowling, Joe 283n.55, 452–4, 460n.2, 469, 470, 473, 477, 480, 601–2
Downes, J. Neil 437–9, 441
Doyle, Roddy 524, 615
Doyle, Roger 227, 561, 562
Doyle, Simon
Oedipus Loves you (with Gavin Quinn) 564
Draíocht (Blanchardstown) 442
Dramick 128
Dresden 290
Dromgoole, Dominic 612
Druid Lane Theatre (Galway) 262, 264, 394–5, 405
Druid Theatre Company 3–4, 246, 332, 390, 394, 396, 400, 404–21, 442, 451–2, 456, 468, 473–5, 477, 533, 557, 601, 611, 628–9, 649, 651, 679
DruidSynge 418, 456, 475, 485, 604, 651
Drumshambo, Co Leitrim 641
Dubbeljoint Theatre Company 381, 552
Dublin 3, 11–13, 42, 93–4, 101–2, 140, 160, 219, 253, 318, 395, 398, 407, 414, 418, 429, 442, 542, 602; see also Dublin Theatre Festival; Easter Rising (1916); individual theatres (Abbey, Gate, etc)
City of Culture (1991) 484
Civic Weeks 215
Irish-language theatre 254–62
little theatres 288–99
Lockout (1913) 114, 162, 186, [link] , 193, 348, 447
O’Casey 183–98
Dublin Arts Theatre 290
Dublin Castle 163, 639
Dublin City Council 572
Dublin Corporation 256, 645
Dublin Dance Theatre Club 288–90
Dublin Drama League 56, 127, 133, 172, 206, 210, 598–9, 652
Dubliners (folk group) 571
Dublin Evening Mail 19n.43, 297
Dublin Fringe Festival 563, 650
Dublin Gay Theatre Festival 229, 691
Dublin Horse Show 177
Dublin Industrial Development Association 175
Dublin International Theatre Symposia 563
Dublin Players Club 110
Dublin Suffrage Week 687
Dublin Theatre Festival 5, 260–1, 317, 341, 347, 349, 393, 396, 404n.5, 406–8, 444–5, 458, 535, 553, 612, 640, 650, 652, 662
foundation 560, 641–6
1964 festival 646–9
Dublin Verse Speaking Society 288–90
Dublin Writers’ Museum 484
Dublin Youth Theatre 401
Dudley Edwards, Ruth 158, 159n.16
Duggan, Dave 378
AH6905 385
Makaronik 267
Duggan, Garry
Shibari [link] , 452
Duke, Mike
Revenge 385
Duke of York’s Theatre (London) 148–9
Dulac, Edmund [link] , 204
Dullin, Charles 566
Dumas, Alexandre fils
La Femme de Claude 9n.2
(p. 731) Du Maurier World Stage Festival (Toronto) 417
Dunamaise Arts Centre (Portaloise) 568n.12
Duncan, Dawn 685
Dunlop, John 376
Dunne, Michael 291
Dunne, Phil 353
Dunne, Shaun 650
Dunsany, Lord (Edward Plunkett) 127, 594, 596–7, 599
King Argimines and the Unknown Warrior 205
Durcan, Paul 484
Dürrenmatt, Friedrich
The Visit 393
Duse, Eleonora 9
Dyas, Grace 650, 679
Earagail Festival (Letterkenny) 568n.12
Eastern Europe 582, 623–4, 631
Easter Rising (1916) 20, 23, 68, 71, 83, 150, 155–68, 174–5, 186, 198, 206, 214–15, 241, 253, 274, 441, 456, 499
centenary: Abbey Centenary Programme ‘Waking the Nation’ 549
as dramatic subject 166–8, 192–4
fiftieth anniversary 327
legacy 155
East Germany 632
East Wall (Dublin) 185
Eblana Theatre (Dublin) 261, 286, 288
Echegaray, Jose 44
École Jacques Lecoq (Paris) 567
Edgeworth, Maria
Castle Rackrent 97
Edinburgh 418, 651, 688
Edinburgh Festival 227, 465, 526, 627, 641, 649–51
Edinburgh Festival Fringe 405–6
Edinburgh Traverse 622
Éditions de Minuit 581
Edmondson, Adrian 491
Edwards, Hilton 134, 137, 207, 209, [link] , 218–19, 339–40, 344, 512, 634, 641
collaboration with MacLiammóir/Gate Theatre. see under Gate Theatre (Dublin)
and Irish-language theatre 245, 262
Edward VII 143
Eglinton, John 107
Egoyan, Atom 492
Einstein, Albert 578
Electricity Supply Board 299
Elevator Repair Service 649
Eliot, T. S. 81–2, 127, 614, 667
The Waste Land 85
Elizabeth II 608
Ellis-Fermor, Una 674
Ellis, Havelock 32
Elsinore Castle (Denmark) 634
emigration 14, 98, 149, 231, 308, 323, 389, 498, 565–6, 652, 680; see also exile
as dramatic subject 11, 112, 116, 145, 163, 308–11, 314, 323–33, 336, 339, 407, 410–11, 414, 416, 419–20, 517, 522–4, 559
Emmet, Robert 23, 131–2, 210
Emory University (USA) 357–8
Empire Palace (Dublin) 429
Encumbered Estates Act 1849 91
England, see Britain/England; London
English National Opera 612
English Theatre (Berlin) 635
Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh 229, 552
Epic Theatre 408
Equal Status Act (2000) 498n.4
Ervine, St John 149, 241, 461, 598
Jane Clegg 149
John Ferguson 149
Mixed Marriage 115, 118, 149
Some Impressions of My Elders 151
Esmonde, Osmond 175
Esposito, Vera 49
Etherege, George
The Man of Mode 475
Etherton, Michael 675
ethnicity 4, 42, 681
Eucharistic Congress (1932) 215
Euripides 127
Medea 556
Europe 5, 581–2
Irish theatre in 623–36;
transferability 626–9;
translation 629–31
European Union 627, 662, 670
Evening Herald 174, 178, 341, 488
Everyman (Jedermann) 133
(p. 732) Everyman Playhouse (Cork) 287, 394–5
Everyman Theatre (Liverpool) 616, 619
exile 130, 225, 261, 322–36, 521, 524–5, 542, 556, 559, 591; see also emigration
internal exiles 525–8
existentialism 213, 291, 581, 584, 587
experimental theatre 48, 79, 102, 131, 172, 207–8, 213, 260, 264, 281, 290, 333, 338, 446, 479, 482, 533, 604, 632
Beckett 580, 585, 592
Dublin (1920–1930) 127–8
Yeats 73–4, 77, 80, 82–3, 85, 127
Fabbri, Diego
Processo a Gesú 261
Fabian Society 140, 149
Fabulous Beast
The Bull 649
Factory (Sligo) 566
Fagan, James B. 143
Fairley, Michelle 611
Fallon, Gabriel 188, 239
Falls, Robert 602
Fanning, A. P.
Vigil 461
Fannin, Hilary 557, 679
Fanon, Frantz 685
The Wretched of the Earth 118
Farquhar, George 139, 455, 610
Farrell, Bernard 401
Farrell, Patrick 181
Farr, Florence 73–5, 202
The Music of Speech 75
Fay brothers (Frank and William) 48–9, 54, 60, 63, 93–4, 110, 112, 237, 241, 246, 252, 254, 476
Fay, Frank 2, 13, 47, 49, 69n.42, 92–4, 107–10, 202, 204, 234–6, 239, 428
and acting 231–4
Fay, William 2, 13, 47, 54–5, 59, 69, 91–2, 94, 97, 102, 109, 201–3, 235, 238, 569
resignation from Abbey 238
Feehily, Stella 679
O Go My Man 611
Fehling, Jürgen 129n.16
Feiseanna 252
Fenians 11, 27
Fenollosa, Ernest 81
Ferguson, Samuel
The Fairy Thorn 290
Fernald, John 465
Ferriter, Diarmaid 323, 333
Festival d’Avignon, see Avignon Festival
festivals, see theatre festivals
Fianna Fáil 170, 172, 296, 325, 391
and Abbey Theatre 171, 176, 178–82
Fianna Fáil, Incorporated (USA) 179–81
Fíbín 264–6, 268
Réiltín 259
Stair na gCeilteach/History of the Celts 265–6, [link]
Fiddler on the Roof (musical) 594, 599
Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing 368–70, 550
Field Day Archive 357–8, 360
Field Day Theatre Company 3, 56, 357–71, 373, 380, 400, 453, 515, 550–1, 603, 628, 655–6, 659, 662, 667, 669, 684–5
publishing projects 367–70
Fiennes, Ralph 493, 612
Fine Gael 391
Finland 632
Finnbogadóttir, Vigdís 485
Finney, Gail 679
First World War 127, 129–30, 144–5, 155, 160, 163, 194–5, 274, 499, 518, 584, 625
Firth, Roger 416
Fishamble Theatre Company 457, 538
Fitzgerald, Barry 2, 189, 238, 240–1, [link] , 243–4, [link] , 245, 459, 462
FitzGerald, Desmond 171
Fitzgerald, Lord Edward 23
Fitzgerald, Jim 337, 341, 392, 393n.22, 444–6, 644
Fitzgibbon, Emelie 401
Fitzmaurice, George 313
Fitzpatrick, Kathleen
Expiation 68
Fitzpatrick, Lisa 279–80, 541, 680, 689–90
Fitz-Simon, Christopher 11–12, 224, 287, 460n.2, 463, 643–4
Flaherty, Robert
Man of Aran 533–4
Flanagan, Terence 447n.15
Flannery, Eoin 692
(p. 733) Flannery, James 74, 674
Flaubert, Gustave
La Tentation de Saint Antoine 350
Flecker, James Elroy 127
Fleming, Maria 568n.12
Fletcher, Alan 690
Florence 634
Flynn, Mannix
James X 526
Fo’castle Theatre (Galway) 390, 405
Fo, Dario 594
Fogarty, Anne 691–2
Foley, Imelda 551, 675
folk drama 4, 25–6, 44, 65–6, 69, 74, 77, 87, 97, 178, 252–3, 308–9, 316, 521, 555
Footsbarn 649
Forbes-Robertson, Johnston 149, 232
Ford, John 240, 245
Forester’s Hall (Dublin) 160
Forman, Ross 34
Forster, E. M., Maurice 223
Fort, Paul 43
47 Workshop (Harvard) 597, 602
Foster, Roy 220, 529–30, 598, 639
Foucault, Michel 283, 689
Fouéré, Olwen 227, 553, 561–2, 679
France 27, 45, 100, 106, 108, 174, 483, 499, 566, 580, 591, 624, 627, 630, 632, 634; see also Paris
actors and acting 233–4
Frawley, Bernard 291
Frawley, Maureen (neé Foley) 287, 290
Frawley, Monica 457n.54
Frawley, Oona 287
Frayn, Michael
Noises Off 542
Frazer, Sir James George
The Golden Bough 85
Frazier, Adrian 111, 674
Freeman’s Journal 12, 98, 105, 113, 115
Freie Bühne (Berlin) 42, 108, 109
French Revolution 510
Freud, Sigmund 133, 564
Freyer, Major Dermot 432–3
Friel, Brian 3–5, 211, 286–7, 319–20, 322–3, 333, 338–9, 343, 389, 438, 446, 454, 457, 460n.2, 468, 473, 480, 500, 515–16, 522, 550, 605, 615, 627–8, 630, 647, 655–6, 662, 677
and Field Day 357–71
Brian Friel Festival 649–50
Chekhov adaptations 657–60, 664–6
Afterplay 665–6
American Welcome 601
Crystal and Fox 463
Dancing at Lughnasa 19, 84, 320, 323, 370–1, 454, 515–16, [link] , 517, 519, 523–4, 526–8, 555, 611–12, 628, 689
The Enemy Within 339, 362
Faith Healer 84, 333–6, 363, 452, 469–70, [link] , 510, 519, 536, 656
The Freedom of the City 333, 358, 362, 499, 601, 628, 683
The Gentle Island 332, 343, 648
Give Me Your Answer, Do! 548
The Home Place 517, 522–3
La Dernière Classe (Translations) 628
Living Quarters 333, 451–2, 657–8
The Loves of Cass McGuire 326–7, 405, 466
Making History 515–17, 522
Molly Sweeney 519, 536
Philadelphia, Here I Come! 260, 318, 320, 322, 324–6, 328, 330, 336, 339, 341, 362, 559, 601–2, 647–8, 652, 656
Three Sisters (adaptation) 657, 659–60, 662
Translations 264, 268, 323, 332, 359–61, 363, 366, 370, 37