Abie's Irish Rose
Abie's Irish Rose is a popular comedy by American playwright Anne Nichols (1891-1966), familiar from stage productions, films and radio programmes. The basic premise involves an Irish Catholic girl and a young Jewish man who marry despite the objections of their families. The Broadway play was a commercial hit, running for 2,327 performances between May 23, 1922 and October 1, 1927, at the time the longest run in Broadway theatre history.
Performance history in South Africa
In South Africa it was directed by and also featuring Elizabeth Renfield in ***
Theatre programme held by NELM: [Collection: TUCKER, Percy]: 2001. 20. 1. 1. 3.
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