The Theatre: Drama From Dublin

Even the doorman of Dublin's Abbey Theatre is a product of the Irish Renaissance. He can and usually does recommend which copies of the Theatre's extensive repertoire you should buy from him to take home and read. On their second U. S. tour since 1914, which opened in Manhattan last week, the Abbey Theatre's Irish Players were not accompanied by their knowing doorman.

The Abbey Theatre was opened in 1904 by Miss Annie Elizabeth Fredericka Horniman, onetime private secretary to Poet-Senator William Butler Yeats, for the Irish National Theatre Society. The organization was...

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