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Between Brecth and Beckett
The Law of Gravity
1900 1950
1910 1960
1920 1970
1930 1980
1940 1990

1900 Oscar Wilde dies

1904 The Abbey Theatre opens in Dublin. Anton Chekhov dies.

1905 Harley Granville Barker's "The Voysey Inheritance" and Shaw's "Man And Superman", both at the Court Theatre in London.

1907 John Millington Synge's masterpiece, "Playboy of the Western World" is produced at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, Ireland sparking riots in the theatre.

1909 Chekhov's "The Seagull" was first performed in English in Scotland at the Glasgow Repertory Theatre.