A Rousing Playboy Riot

  • E. H. Mikhail


There was a ruction in Dublin when J.M. Synge’s The Playboy of the Western World was first produced there, and in this country there have been many rumbling resolutions from assembled Irish societies since the Irish Players began to play here, but no theatre riot of modern times could approach that enacted Monday night at the Maxine Elliott Theatre, where the Synge play was announced for first production in New York.

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. H. Mikhail
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  1. 1.University of LethbridgeCanada

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