American Theatre: A Chronicle of Comedy and Drama: 1869-1914

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This three-volume work will accomplish for the American non-musical theatre what Bordman's American Musical Theatre did for our song-and-dance entertainments: it chronicles, in order by opening, every Broadway comedy and drama, show by show, season by season, offering a plot synopsis, principal players, and important statistics. Scenery and costumes are described where they might be of interest, and comments of the plays' contemporary critics are quoted. In many instances, extended excerpts from a play are included to give ...

American Theatre: A Chronicle of Comedy and Drama: 1869-1914 1994, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195037647

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