The Theatrical Manager in Britain and America: Player of a Perilous Game

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From Philip Henslowe to David Merrick, the producer or theatre manager has generally been seen as a combination of Shylock and Simon Legree, usurer and slavedriver, wholly concerned with profit and loss, indifferent to art and artists. Yet no single person has greater responsibility in what George Henry Lewes called the "perilous game" of play production. The essays in this volume examine five English and American theatrical managers, from the Elizabethan period to the twentieth century: Philip Henslowe, Tate Wilkinson, ...

The Theatrical Manager in Britain and America: Player of a Perilous Game 2016, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691647036

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The Theatrical Manager in Britain and America: Player of a Perilous Game 2015, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

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The Theatrical Manager in Britain and America: Player of a Perilous Game 1971, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691061887

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