Teresa Deevy; Lost Works Return to the Stage

Teresa Deevy 1894-1963 Theater aims to rescue Irish Catholic playwright from unmerited obscurityBy Retta BlaneyNational Catholic ReporterShe had six plays produced at Dublin, Ireland’s Abbey Theater in six years in the 1930s. When her seventh met with rejection, she began writing for radio, despite having been deaf since 19, the result of Ménière’s disease. In 1954 she was elected to the prestigious Irish Academy of Letters. The Irish Timescalled her one of the most significant Irish playwr … [Read more...]