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A Century After Its American Debut, Ireland's Abbey Theatre Returns07:19

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Founded in 1903 by W.B. Yeats and Lady August Gregory, the Abbey Theatre's first stateside production was Synges' "The Playboy of the Western World," performed at the then brand-new Plymouth Theater on Stuart Street in Boston.

Exactly 100 years later, the company returns to ArtsEmerson's Paramount mainstage with a production of Mark O'Rowe's "Terminus."

We speak with Rob Orchard, executive director of ArtsEmerson and Fiach Mac Conghail, director and CEO of the Abbey Theatre.


This segment aired on February 7, 2011.

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