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Dion Boucicault

 
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Date Of Birth:
December 26, 1822
Date Of Death:
September 18, 1890 (67)
Birth Place:
IRELAND
 
Dion Boucicault Headshot
Date of Birth: December 26, 1822
Date of Death: September 18, 1890 (67)

Birth Place: IRELAND

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  [Broadway]
1874
Conn O'Kelly
  [Broadway]
1859
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[Broadway, 1903]
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Dion Boucicault News

AN OCTOROON Makes its Dublin Premiere Photo AN OCTOROON Makes its Dublin Premiere
by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2022

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins radical 2014 reboot of Irish playwright, Dion Boucicault's notorious 1859 play The Octoroon makes its Dublin premiere.

BWW Review: The Gamm's AN OCTOROON Is Not To Be Missed Photo BWW Review: The Gamm's AN OCTOROON Is Not To Be Missed
by Andria Tieman - Feb 2, 2022

In AN OCTOROON, Jacobs-Jenkins seems to delight in taking audiences on a shock-and-awe tour through America’s history and present. In turns horrifying and hilarious, this work manages to elicit almost every emotion a human being can feel as it burrows into your psyche.

Irish Rep Announces Winter 2022 Season Photo Irish Rep Announces Winter 2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 4, 2022

Irish Repertory Theatre announced today two productions, two special one-night-only performances and one streaming event for their upcoming winter 2022 season.

The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre to Present AN OCTOROON Photo The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre to Present AN OCTOROON
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2022

The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre will stage Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ An Octoroon, promising audiences an explosive theatrical experience to jump-start the new year. Both old and new, An Octoroon reinterprets a famous Victorian melodrama as an audaciously theatrical and sometimes shocking examination of race and representation in America.

Irish Rep Cancels Performances of THE STREETS OF NEW YORK Through December 26 Photo Irish Rep Cancels Performances of THE STREETS OF NEW YORK Through December 26
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2021

Irish Repertory Theater is cancelling performances of The Streets Of New York through December 26, 2021.

Amy Bodnar, Amanda Jane Cooper, Ryan Vona & More to Star in Irish Rep's THE STREETS O Photo Amy Bodnar, Amanda Jane Cooper, Ryan Vona & More to Star in Irish Rep's THE STREETS OF NEW YORK
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 2, 2021

Irish Repertory Theatre announced today casting and additional creative team members for The Streets of New York by Dion Boucicault, featuring adaptation, songs & direction by Charlotte Moore. The Streets of New York will begin previews on December 4, 2021, with an opening night scheduled for December 14 and a limited run through January 30, 2022.

Irish Repertory Theatre Announces Fall 2021 In-Person Season Photo Irish Repertory Theatre Announces Fall 2021 In-Person Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2021

Irish Repertory Theatre announced today productions for their upcoming fall season, which will mark their return to in-person programming following the Covid-19 shutdown in March 2020.  

BWW Review: AN OCTOROON Plays (With) The Race Card Photo BWW Review: AN OCTOROON Plays (With) The Race Card
by Evan Henerson - Jun 24, 2021

Judith Moreland’s cunning production for the Fountain Theatre sneaks up behind you, gooses, tickles, sings, brays and pretty much does everything but give everyone in the audience a wedgie.

Fountain Theatre Honors Juneteenth With Free Celebration And Other Events Photo Fountain Theatre Honors Juneteenth With Free Celebration And Other Events
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 7, 2021

The Fountain Theatre commemorates the emancipation of enslaved women and men in Texas on June 19, 1865 ‚ÄĒ the last state to abolish slavery in the U.S. following the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863 ‚ÄĒ with a special event at the Fountain's new Covid-safe outdoor venue in East Hollywood. The Fountain's Juneteenth Celebration will take place on Saturday, June 19 beginning at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.

AN OCTOROON Casting Complete, Dates Set For On Fountain Theatre Outdoor Stage Photo AN OCTOROON Casting Complete, Dates Set For On Fountain Theatre Outdoor Stage
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2021

Casting is complete and rehearsals begin this week for the Los Angeles premiere of a radical, incendiary and subversively funny Obie award-winning play by MacArthur Foundation ‚ÄúGenius Grant‚ÄĚ recipient Branden Jacobs-Jenkins.

Dion Boucicault Videos

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of AN OCTOROON at Artists Rep Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of AN OCTOROON at Artists Rep

by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Artists Repertory Theatre launches its 2017/18 season with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' provocative An Octoroon. An incendiary satire, this bold start to their 35th theatre season is co-directed by Lava Alapai and Artistic Director Damaso Rodriguez. An Octoroon is currently in previews for an opening tomorrow, September 9, and the play runs through October 1 on the Alder Stage. BroadwayWorld has a look behind the scenes in the video below!

BWW TV: DEATHTRAP Opens in London
by Robert Diamond - Sep 8, 2010

DEATHTRAP opened last night, Tuesday 7 September at the No√ęl Coward Theatre. Estelle Parsons, who won an Oscar for playing ‚ÄėBlanche' in the legendary 1967 film 'Bonnie and Clyde', will make her West End stage debut starring as ‚ÄėHelga ten Dorp' in Ira Levin's thriller 'DEATHTRAP', which will open at the No√ęl Coward Theatre in London on Tuesday 7 September. Simon Russell Beale will star as ‚ÄėSydney Bruhl', Jonathan Groff as ‚ÄėClifford Anderson' and Claire Skinner as ‚ÄėMyra Bruhl'; the cast also includes Terry Beaver.


Dion Boucicault Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Dion Boucicault been in?
Dion Boucicault has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Dion Boucicault been in?
Dion Boucicault has not appeared in the West End

How many shows has Dion Boucicault written?
Dion Boucicault has written 25 shows including The Fox Hunt (Playwright), The Young Actress (Playwright), How She Loves Him (Playwright), Led Astray (Playwright), Rip Van Winkle (Playwright), London Assurance (Playwright), Apollo in New York (Playwright), The Poor of New York (Playwright), Jessie Brown (Playwright), Chamooni III (Playwright), The Octoroon (Playwright), The Colleen Bawn (Playwright), After Dark (Playwright), Formosa: ("The Most Beautiful") (Playwright), Old Heads and Young Hearts (Playwright), The Streets of New York, or Poverty is No Crime (Playwright), The Irish Heiress (Playwright), Lost at Sea (Playwright), The Rapparee (Playwright), Jezebel (Playwright), Arrah-Na-Pogue (Playwright), Belle Lamar (Playwright), The Shaughraun (Playwright), The Banker's Daughter (Source Material), The Streets of New York (Source Material).