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Open Abbey Theatre
Abbey Theatre

Playhouse in Dublin, Republic of Ireland, associated with the literary revival of the early 1900s, that was part of a general cultural Irish revival .

Open Acting

the representation of a usually fictional character on stage or in films. At its highest levels of accomplishment acting involves the employment of

Open Actors and actresses
Actors and actresses

Performer who takes one or more role(s) in a play or film. In ancient Greece, the speaking actors were distinguished from the chorus, whereas in

Adams, Douglas, 1952-2001

1952-2001 English novelist and scriptwriter Born and educated in Cambridge, he worked as script editor on the popular television series Doctor Who


Japanese art of self-defence ( Budo or ‘martial way’), one of the martial arts ; it was created by Morihei Ueshiba (1883–1969). Many of the twisting

Albert, Eugen d', 1864-1932

French-English (later Germanized) composer and pianist, son of C L N d'Albert. He appeared with great success as a pianist, notably performing the

Open Alexie, Sherman, 1966-
Alexie, Sherman, 1966-

Sherman Alexie writes in a number of genres, sometimes within the same volume. His work includes poetry – in both free and formal verse – short

Open Allen, Woody, 1935-
Allen, Woody, 1935-

A legendary filmmaker and consummate auteur, Woody Allen has been writing and directing films since 1966. Since 1969 he has averaged one movie per

Open Almodóvar, Pedro
Almodóvar, Pedro

( pā'ðrō älmōðō'bär ), 1951–, Spanish film director. Almodóvar began to make films in the mid-1970s and released his first feature, Pepi, Luci, Bon y

American Ballet Theatre

(ABT), one of the foremost international dance companies of the 20th and 21st cents. It was founded in 1937 as the Mordkin Ballet and reorganized as