Fricker, Karen
November 2003
Daily Variety;11/21/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 36, p10
Trade Publication
Reports on the 100th anniversary of the Abbey national theater in Ireland. Focus of the celebration on audience-building; Presentation of the plays "The Playboy of the Western World", "The Gigli Concert," by Tom Murphy and "The Plough and the Stars"; Other large-scale classics in the centenary program.


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