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(Biography) Sir Arthur Wing. 1855–1934, English dramatist. His works include the farce Dandy Dick (1887) and the problem play The Second Mrs Tanqueray (1893)
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Sir Arthur Wing, 1855–1934, English playwright and actor.
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4 MERYL STREEP SHE is widely regarded as our greatest living actress and in 1976 Meryl made her Broadway debut playing Miss Imogen Parrott in a revival of Sir Arthur Wing Pinero's comedy Trelawny of the 'Wells'.
A note on Brandon Thomas, referred to in a letter (188) to Shaw on 10 October 1896, identifies him as "actor, notable for his performance in Arthur Wing Pinero's The Second Mrs Tanqueray", when his authorship of Charley's Aunt (1892) is more likely to be the reason for his inclusion in a brief list of playwrights.
The season starts on January 17 when Oscar-nominee and Tony Award winner John Lithgow, who has starred in 3rd Rock from the Sun, Shrek and Dexter, takes on the title role in Arthur Wing Pinero's Victorian farce The Magistrate.
Comedy loves small spaces, but the wide-open expanse of the Olivier stage is the home for Timothy Sheader's production of "The Magistrate," a farce by Victorian playwright Arthur Wing Pinero. Katrina Lindsay's entrancing sets unfold across the stage like a giant, black-and-white pop-up picture-book.
On the literary front, Gibbs discusses Shaw's influences (Shakespeare, Bunyan, Blake, Dickens, Chekhov, Strindberg, Ibsen) and friendships: from playwrights Henry Arthur Jones, Harley Granville-Barker, Arthur Wing Pinero, Oscar Wilde, and W.
The professionals praising a fellow professional, a rare event in a highly competitive business replete with egotists, include Sir James Barrie, Sir Arthur Wing Pinero, Neil Munro, Maurice Hewlett, Harley Granville Barker, and G.