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1776

1776 (1969)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Theatre (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
170 words

a musical play by Peter Stone (book), Sherman Edwards (music, lyrics). [46th Street Theatre, 1,217 perf.; Tony, NYDCC Awards.] In

1776

1776   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Performing arts, Music
Length:
414 words

(46th Street Theatre 1969). An unlikely musical hit and the surprise of its season, the historical piece boasted one

7‐20‐8

7‐20‐8 (1907)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Theatre (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
337 words

a “comedy of to‐day” by Augustin Daly. [Daly's Theatre, 49 perf.] Portrait of a Lady, picture #728 at

7-20-8

7-20-8  

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(1907),a “comedy of to‐day” by Augustin Daly. [Daly's Theatre, 49 perf.] Portrait of a Lady, picture #728 at the annual Academy exhibition, so lovingly depicts a beautiful woman and ...
7:84

7:84   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
149 words

Touring socialist theatre companies established in 1971 (in England) and 1973 (Scotland) by the writer, director, and cultural activist John

7:84

7:84  

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Touring socialist theatre companies established in 1971 (in England) and 1973 (Scotland) by the writer, director, and cultural activist John McGrath and his actor wife Elizabeth McLennan. The ...
7:84

7:84   Reference library

The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

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Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
232 words

A socialist touring theatre company founded by director and playwright John McGrath in 1971; 7:84 (Scotland) was launched two

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The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

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2016

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A. Baldwin Sloane

A. Baldwin Sloane  

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(1872–1925), composer.The most prolific songwriter for musical comedies at the turn of the century, he wrote the scores for no fewer than two dozen Broadway musicals between 1896 and ...
A. C. Wheeler

A. C. Wheeler  

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(1835–1903), critic.The once famous newspaperman and writer, who wrote under a string of pseudonyms, was born in New York and educated at City College of New York. He began ...

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