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Ulster Literary Theatre


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The Ulster Theatre plays

Identifier: MSS 0335
Abstract The Ulster Literary Theatre was formed in 1902 by David Parkhill and Bulmer Hobson, a Quaker active in the Irish Nationalist Movement before the 1916 Easter Rising. Denied permission by Yeats, who had an aversion to all things "Ulster," Hobson defiantly began his own dramatic society. From 1904 until its demise thirty years later, the Ulster Theatre produced over fifty new Ulster plays by such writers as Lynn Doyle, Shan F. Bullock, Helen Waddell, and Gerald MacNamara, who was also one of...
Dates: 1912-1928