Boucicault

Boucicault

(ˈbuːsɪˌkəʊ)
n
(Biography) Dion (ˈdaɪɒn), real name Dionysius Lardner Boursiquot. 1822–90, Irish dramatist and actor. His plays include London Assurance (1841), The Octoroon (1859), and The Shaughran (1874)

Bou•ci•cault

(ˈbu siˌkɔlt, -ˌkoʊ)

n.
Dion, 1822–90, Irish playwright and actor, in the U.S. after 1853.
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The play was "The Shaughraun," with Dion Boucicault in the title role and Harry Montague and Ada Dyas as the lovers.
4) Frick lists David Belasco, Augustine Daly and Dion Boucicault as the three producers; however, he points out that Reade's venture was by far the most popular and influential (2003, 169-170).
Although Gaskell wrote her story over twenty years earlier, two theatrical versions had been produced in Sheffield in 1867, and, given that Fox was a man of the theatre, it is likely that he saw one or both of The Long Strike by Dion Boucicault and The Great Strike by Colin Hazlewood.
The MP and owner of the Newcastle Chronicle was a sympathiser with Irish nationalism, The first play at Cowen's Tyne Theatre and Opera House was the Gaelic titled 'Arrah na Pogue' by Irish writer Dion Boucicault.
Nina Boucicault played Peter Pan while Maude Adams took over the role 110 years ago for the 1905 Broadway production.
Yeats, John Millington Synge, Lady Gregory, and Sean O'Casey, as well as the late 19th-century work of Douglas Hyde, Dion Boucicault, Oscar Wilde, and Henrik Ibsen, and the work of George Bernard Shaw.
Nina Boucicault 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 (1820-1890)
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.
DION BOUCICAULT, THE OCTOROON (1859), reprinted in EARLY AMERICAN DRAMA 444, 463 (Jeffrey H.