Episode 4 - The Abbey & The Playboy

Episode 4 - The Abbey & The Playboy

Behind The Curtain

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The Abbey Theatre was born during one of the most important periods of modern Irish history, a mere 12 years before the 1916 rising. And yet one of its earliest play threatened to cause a divide across the nation over what it means to be Irish. Or did it? What’s the real deal with ‘The Playboy of the Western World’ and the most infamous theatrical event in Irish history?
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The Abbey Theatre was born during one of the most important periods of modern Irish history, a mere 12 years before the 1916 rising. And yet one of its earliest play threatened to cause a divide across the nation over what it means to be Irish. Or did it? What’s the real deal with ‘The Playboy of the Western World’ and the most infamous theatrical event in Irish history?
...Read Less