John Millington Synge

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Irish poet and playwright whose plays are based on rural Irish life (1871-1909)

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She plays Widow Quin in the Druid Theatre Company's production of the JM Synge classic alongside Cillian Murphy and Anne-Marie Duff.
All of it reminded this reviewer that JM Synge, the playwright roamed the Aran islands almost a century ago fascinated by the mystery and poetry of that curious hybrid - the English/Irish language.
It was eventually cut into nine large diamonds, the biggest two of which are in the UK Crown Jewels 1907: "Foul language" caused a riot in the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, on the first night of JM Synge's The Playboy Of The Western World.
1907: ''Foul language'' caused a riot in the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, on the first night of JM Synge's The Playboy Of The Western World.
Even so, the heartthrob status he's got has definitely opened up JM Synge's Playboy to a whole new audience who have gone to the theatre to see him.
The Boat Builder is based on Yeats' drawing Boat-Building at Carna, illustrating an article by playwright JM Synge's on the Galwayboat builder which appeared in the Manchester Guardian in 1905.
Shadows is the general title for a trio of Irish plays - Riders to the Sea , The Shadow of the Glen both by JM Synge and Purgatory by WB Yeats.
Her career saw her interpreting the work of writers such as Sean O'Casey, John B Keane, JM Synge, Oscar Wilde, James Joyce, Christy Brown and Brian Friel.