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The death of Cuchulain :

and The dandy dolls, presented at the Abbey Theatre on Sunday 2nd, and Sunday 9th December 1945
by The Lyric Theatre Company.
Main Creator: Lyric Theatre Company
Contributors: Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939
Summary:Theatre programme with issued to accompany performances of 'The Death of Cuchulain' A Dance Play by W.B. Yeats - "This is the first production of the poet's last play"- and 'The Dandy Dolls' A Fantastic Comedy by George Fitzmaurice. With performances of poetry by the members of the Dublin Verse Speaking Choir amongst others. Cyril Cusack plays the role of Roger Carmody's child in this production of 'The Dandy Dolls'. "Production of both plays by Evelyn MacNeice. Settings and costumes for both plays by Anne Yeats...Music for the dance specially composed by Brian Boydell...The cover design for this programme is by Norah McGuinness". With list of patrons of the Lyric Theatre on verso, which includes Jack B. Yeats, Bulmer Hobson, Maura Laverty, Frank Hugh O'Donnell and P.S. O'Hegarty amongst others.
Format: BOOK
Published / Created: Dublin : Brunswick Press. Ltd., 1945.
Notes:This item is held in the Department of Ephemera.

Physical description: 1 programme [1 sheet, folded into 4 pp.] : b&w ill., 25.7 x 20.2 cm..

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EPH C924
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