TITLE

"A TRIUMPH FOR MATCHAM'S SOUND THEATRE DESIGN": THE GRAND OPERA HOUSE AND THE STAGING OF OPERA IN BELFAST, 1945-81

AUTHOR(S)
KENNEDY, CIARAN
PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
Theatre Notebook;2013, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p173
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the staging of grand opera at The Grand Opera House (GOH) and other venues in Belfast, Northern Ireland between 1945 and 1981. It examines the threats posed by staging of grand opera to the GOH as live venue by the private ownership of the Rank-Odeon cinema chain. It also cites the impacts of the Troubles combined with the unsuitability of the GOH as a cinema on city centre in Belfast.
ACCESSION #
91926442

 

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