The Plough and the Stars

by Anthony Domestico In February 1926, Sean O’Casey’s The Plough and the Stars, a play that directly critiqued the Easter Rising of 1916, debuted at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin.  The play depicted the co-opting of the Labour Movement by the Nationalists, criticizing the jettisoning of Socialist economic principles in favor of blind, impractical patriotism.… Continue Reading The Plough and the Stars