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September 2017

The Suitcase Under the Bed

September 1, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until September 30, 2017

The Beckett Theatre, 410 West 42nd St
NY, NY United States

eresa Deevy had six plays produced by the Abbey Theatre between 1930 and 1936, and then the Abbey turned its back on her. Deevy’s next and perhaps best play (Wife to James Whelan) was rejected, effectively ending her career as an Abbey playwright.  “I must just make an opening elsewhere,” she wrote to a friend, and then began to write for the radio—a remarkable turn of events, given that she was completely deaf.  She lost her hearing due to an…

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