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Thomas Sheridan of Smock-Alley

Esther K. Sheldon

Thomas Sheridan of Smock-Alley

recording his life as actor and theater manager in both Dublin and London, and including a Smock-Alley calendar for the years of his management

by Esther K. Sheldon

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sheridan, Thomas, -- 1719-1788,
  • Smock-Alley Theater,
  • Theater -- Ireland -- Dublin -- History -- 18th century,
  • Theater -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century,
  • Actors -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Theatrical managers -- Great Britain -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 479-495.

    Statementby Esther K. Sheldon.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2601 .S47
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 530 p.
    Number of Pages530
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14726615M

    Thomas Sheridan and the natural school. Speech Monographs, 20, Lefanu, Alicia (). Memoirs of the life and writings of Mrs. Frances Sheridan. London. Rhodes, R. Crompton () Harlequin Sheridan, the Man and the Legends: With a Bibliography and Appendices. Oxford: Blackwell. Sheldon, Esther, () Thomas Sheridan of Smock Alley. By the time the book appeared Thomas Sheridan was in London, acting at Covent Garden. He was overshadowed, however, by the success of Garrick at Drury Lane and was perhaps not sorry when, in the spring of , he was invited to return as manager to Smock Alley.

    Books 1. Thomas Sheridan of Smock-Alley Esther K. Sheldon. This account of Thomas Sheridan's career as theater manager has been based on biographies written by his contemporaries, on 18th-century newspapers and pamphlets, and on letters written to and by Sheridan. The first Theatre Royal. The first Theatre Royal was opened by John Ogilby in in Smock , who was the first Irish Master of the Revels, had previously run the New Theatre in Werburgh was the first custom-built theatre in the city. It opened in but was closed by the Puritans in The Restoration of the monarchy in Ireland in enabled Ogilby to resume his.

    Late 18th century novel of adventure, humour, tragedy and love, in which an Irish gentleman rebels against all he has been raised to be and becomes an actor at Dublin's famous Smock Alley Theatre, where Thomas Sheridan, once manager there, now acts, and on whose stage David Garrick first played Hamlet - a vivid period in Irish theatrical history/5(4). Shakespeare and Ireland examines the complex relationship between the most celebrated icon of the British establishment and Irish literary and cultural traditions. Addressing Shakespearean representations of Ireland as well as Irish writers' responses to the dramatist, it ranges widely across.


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When Sheridan came to the stage, he must have known something of recent stage history in Dublin. Later he recounted it in speeches and pamphlets: how Smock-Alley Theater had prospered under Joseph Ashbury’s forty-five-year monopoly and under Thomas Elrington’s briefer management after Ashbury’s death (in ); how after Elrington died (in ) and the Smock-Alley company had moved to.

Thomas Sheridan of Smock-Alley Esther K. Sheldon Published by Princeton University Press Sheldon, Esther K. Thomas Sheridan of Smock-Alley. Princeton University Press, Cited by: In Thomas Sheridan, godson of Jonathan Swift, took on the role of manager of Smock Alley and Aungier Street. He made many improvements and reclaimed the title Theatre Royal for Smock Alley.

By the Aungier Street theatre had closed down. Sheridan was not only director of the theatre, he was also a playwright and strove to improve Address: 6/7 Exchange Street Lower, Dublin 8, Ireland.

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In the mids, Thomas Sheridan took on the role of manager of Smock Alley and made many improvements to it. While it was in operation as a theatre, it gave the world the plays of George Farquhar, Oliver Goldsmith, and Richard Brinsley Sheridan, and the brilliant performances of Peg Woffington, Thomas Sheridan, Spranger Barry, and Charles.

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The Theatre Royal at Smock Alley gave the world the plays of George Farquhar (The Recruiting Officer), Oliver Goldsmith (She Stoops to Conquer) and Richard Brinsley Sheridan (The Rivals). people attended the theatre each night, seven days a week to be enthralled, entertained and enlightened by actors, acrobats, dancers, musicians and.

Thomas Sheridan, Irish-born actor and theatrical manager and father of the dramatist Richard Brinsley Sheridan. While an undergraduate at Trinity College, Dublin, Sheridan wrote a farce, The Brave Irishman, or Captain O’Blunder, and after a successful appearance as Richard III at the Smock Alley.

The Wayward Gentleman, John Theophilus Potter & The Smock Alley Theatre By Patricia Watkins This story is set around Dublin and Cork theatre world of the late 18th century. Patricia Watkins sets out the cityscapes of Dublin and Cork, their society and their theatre society of the time/5(4).

Thomas Sheridan () was an author, actor, theatre manager and elocution teacher. He was born at 12 Dorset Street, Dublin, and entered Trinity College, Dublin, 26 Mayaged 16 years.

In be made his debut as an actor at the Theatre Royal, Smock Burial: St John the Baptist Church, Margate, Thanet. This book discusses the varied and relentless energies of Thomas Sheridan in an attempt to recover an overall purpose and agenda which unites his adventures as actor-manager of Smock Alley Theatre Dublin with his pioneering campaigns in the fields of oratory, elocution and : Bucknell University Press.

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1 The plot is briefly this: O’Blunder is invited to London by Lucy Treadwell’s merchant father as a possible suitor for his Cited by: 2. Sheridan, Thomas, son of preceding, was born at Quilca, in the County of Cavan, in Swift was his godfather.

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