The Theater: Old Play in Manhattan, Feb. 23, 1948


John Bull's Other Island (by Bernard Shaw; produced by Richard Aldrich & Richard Myers, in association with Brian Doherty) gave Broadway its first view of Dublin's Gate Theatre. Founded 20 years ago by Actors Hilton Edwards and Micheal MacLiammóir, who are still its heads and headliners, the Gate has grown more popular in Dublin as the once-great Abbey Theatre has grown less so. Though in Manhattan it will offer only Irish plays, in Dublin (unlike the Abbey) it features foreign ones; it has produced the works of O'Neill, Maxwell Anderson, Kaufman & Hart, engaged such U.S. actors...

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