Blog Posts - Dion Boucicault



Theatre Review: An Octoroon, Branden Jacob-Jenkins, Theatre for a New Audience (Brooklyn, New York)

Every other review I’ve read of Soho Rep’s An Octoroon, which premiered last spring and has now reopened at the Theatre for a New Audience in Brooklyn, opens by mentioning how obscure playwright Dion Boucicault is, not to mention h...
by The Secret Victorianist on Feb 22, 2015

Laughing with the Victorians: Staging 19th Century Comedy

Alfred Bryan's illustration for Charley's AuntI've directed two Victorian comedies in the past few years – Brandon Thomas’s Charley’s Aunt (1892) and Dion Boucicault’s London Assurance(1841). Both were incredibly popular in their time -...
by The Secret Victorianist on Aug 10, 2013

Laughing with the Victorians: Staging 19th Century Comedy

Alfred Bryan's illustration for Charley's AuntI've directed two Victorian comedies in the past few years – Brandon Thomas’s Charley’s Aunt (1892) and Dion Boucicault’s London Assurance(1841). Both were incredibly popular in their time -...
by The Secret Victorianist on Aug 10, 2013


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