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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)

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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.
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.
A TALK is to be given at the Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre in Newcastle about the life of 19th-century Irish playwright Dion Boucicault.
from The Wearing of the Green by Dion Boucicault (1820-1890)
Frank Marion had contacted the widow of Dion Boucicault (1820-1890) and offered her $500.
In accounts of the development of a national theatre, Dion Boucicault plays a variety of roles.
Irish theatre predates the Irish Literary Theatre of Yeats, Gregory and Martin by at least three centuries and includes a wealth of plays which mirrored and defined Anglo-Irish life, from Irish-born playwright Henry Bumell to the melodramatic exploits of Dion Boucicault.
A high-def broadcast of "London Assurance," a comedy by Dion Boucicault performed at the National Theatre in London, will be shown at 7 p.
The first English play to be called a melodrama or "melodrame" was Thomas Holcrofts's A Tale of Mystery (1802), a gothic melodrama; but the two most popular authors of the genre were Douglas Jerrold and Dion Boucicault.
The 1841 play by Irish writer Dion Boucicault - who had an influence on Oscar Wilde - is, coincidentally, also about the impact a duplicitous stranger has on a well-to-do family.
The story turned Dion Boucicault into Ireland's most commercially successful playwright.
The tale of a peasant girl who breaks down class barriers to wed her wealthy landed lover turned Dion Boucicault into Ireland's most successful playwright.