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1776

1776   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

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

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

1776

1776 (1969)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Theatre (3 ed.)

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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

7‐20‐8

7‐20‐8 (1907)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Theatre (3 ed.)

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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  

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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 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   Reference library

The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

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Current Version:
2010
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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à Fr prep   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

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Current Version:
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 ...
A. E. Thomas

A. E. Thomas  

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(1872–1947), playwright.Born in Chester, Massachusetts, and educated at Brown, he served with several New York newspapers before becoming a dramatist. Thirty of his plays (written alone or with ...
A. H. Woods

A. H. Woods  

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[né(1870–1951), producer.One of his era's most successful and colorful showmen, he was born in Budapest and brought to this country as an infant. After growing up on New ...
A. J. Antoon

A. J. Antoon  

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(1944–92), director.Long associated with the New York Shakespeare Festival where he did some of his finest work, Antoon was a very promising director of the 1970s, but his career ...
A. R. Cazauran

A. R. Cazauran  

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(1820–89), playwright.Born in Bordeaux and educated by Jesuit priests in France and Ireland, he became a reporter for the New York Herald shortly after his arrival in America. During ...
A. R. Gurney

A. R. Gurney  

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(1930– )American dramatist, identified with the north-eastern affluent culture where he locates most of his plays. His wry comedies foreground wit and social form, while he presents time as fluid ...
a; Row at the Lyceum

a; Row at the Lyceum  

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Or, Green Room Secrets(1851), a play by John Brougham. [Brougham's Lyceum, 21 perf.] As the audience enters it finds actors and others associated with the blank‐verse tragedy, Horror on ...
A. V. Coton

A. V. Coton  

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(orig. Edward Haddakin; b York, 1906; d Blackheath, 7 Jul. 1969)British dance critic and writer. He worked as a merchant seaman and policeman before taking up ballet criticism in 1935 and helping ...
Aage Thordal-Christensen

Aage Thordal-Christensen  

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(b Frederiksberg, 30 Oct. 1965)Danish dancer, choreographer, and ballet director. He trained at the Ballet School of the Royal Theatre, Copenhagen (1972–82); later studied at the School of American ...
Aalberg, Ida

Aalberg, Ida (1857–1915)   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

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

(1857–1915)

Finnish actress, for thirty years the leading actress of the Finnish National Theatre. From her debut

Aaron

Aaron   Reference library

Anne Button

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2015

a *Moor and Tamora’s lover, is ultimately sentenced to be buried and starved, Titus Andronicus 5.3.

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