The play was "The Shaughraun," with Dion Boucicault
in the title role and Harry Montague and Ada Dyas as the lovers.
played Peter Pan while Maude Adams took over the role 110 years ago for the 1905 Broadway production.
Nicholas Grene, The Politics of Irish Drama: Plays in Context from Boucicault
to Friel (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999), p.
was the first Peter Pan and Gerald du Maurier, above, the first Captain Hook.
The contemporary poets, as enumerated at the commencement of the volume are: Albret (ecrit le cadet Delebret); Benoist Amien, ou Damien; Blosseville; Boucicault
, Philippe de Boulainvillier; Guillaume Cadier; Jean Caillau; Simonet Caillau; Pierre Chevallier; Le Comte de Clermont et Bourbon, jadis Clermont; Anthoine de Cuise; Faret; Fraigne; Fredet; Garencieres; George, vraisemblablement Chastelain; Estienne Le Goust; Jehan, Monseigneur de Lorraine; Anthoine de Lussay; Olivier de la Marche; Madame d'Orleans; Gilies des Ourmes; Gujut Pot; Messire Philippe Pot; Robertet; Le Grant Senechal; Tignonville; Le Seigneur de Torsy; Jacques, batard de la Trimoille; Berthaut de Villebresme; Villon; Hugues le Voys.
from The Wearing of the Green by Dion Boucicault
His 1876 and 1896 case studies of Dion Boucicault
's influence on American theatre offers details of audience responses that can surely help theatre practitioners contributing to the ongoing Boucicault
revival in the regional American stage.
11) The play was probably Boucicault
's finest work, first presented at the Adelphia Theatre in London in 1860; Boucicault
himself, while renowned as an Irish-born playwright, preferred the pleasures of life in London and New York.
Shakespeare O Goldsmith D Boucicault
Emilie de (adap.
Tracking the performance and reception histories of a variety of widely popular and highly influential theatrical events--including Edwin Forrest's career-defining performance as the title character in Metamora; the long-standing influence of James Kirke Paulding's The Lion of the West; the connection between blackface minstrelsy and cliches about the frontier; and frontier-themed works by Dion Boucicault
, Joaquin Miller, and Augustin Daly--Rebhorn's Pioneer Performance offers a much-needed analysis of how the twin paths of frontier and theatrical history intersected over the course of the nineteenth century.
, THE OCTOROON (1859), reprinted in EARLY AMERICAN DRAMA 444, 463 (Jeffrey H.
A significant contribution of the book is Fitz-Simon's discrediting of the idea that Boucicault
was the only significant Irish writer of melodrama.