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Plymouth Plays Role in Life of World Renowned Playwright

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Augustin Daly, a native of Plymouth, was hailed as one of the all-time greats of the American stage in the 19th-century. He was famous on two continents as a playwright and theatre producer. He began writing plays in 1862, completing dozens of them, besides owning his own theatres in New York and London. Among his friends were Mark Twain, Gen. William T. Sherman, and Edwin Booth.