Make 'em Laugh: A Golden Age of Theatre

Make 'em Laugh: A Golden Age of Theatre

Author: Hassett, Declan
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Here, playwright, author, and critic Declan Hassett celebrates some of the great moments of theatre in Cork from the 1940s onwards. In conversation with him the stars themselves recall a golden age and bring to vivid life, from stage to page, many great moments and reflect on changing trends in theatre. Join him on this journey through the mysterious world of rehearsal venue, dressing-room fever, back-stage drama, and the intoxicating anticipation of the opening curtain. Personalities featured range from Michael Twomey and Frank Duggan, to Joe Lynch, Danny La Rue, and Dick Emery. Welcome to a world of fascinating tales of men dressed up as women, first-night nerves and actors lost on tour. With its photographs this evocative melange brings to life a period of rich creative energy.
Book Title Make 'em Laugh: A Golden Age of Theatre
Author Hassett, Declan
Here, playwright, author, and critic Declan Hassett celebrates some of the great moments of theatre in Cork from the 1940s onwards. In conversation with him the stars themselves recall a golden age and bring to vivid life, from stage to page, many great moments and reflect on changing trends in theatre. Join him on this journey through the mysterious world of rehearsal venue, dressing-room fever, back-stage drama, and the intoxicating anticipation of the opening curtain. Personalities featured range from Michael Twomey and Frank Duggan, to Joe Lynch, Danny La Rue, and Dick Emery. Welcome to a world of fascinating tales of men dressed up as women, first-night nerves and actors lost on tour. With its photographs this evocative melange brings to life a period of rich creative energy.