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Katharine Cornell

(1893—1974)

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Christopher Fry

Christopher Fry  

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1907–2005)British dramatist.Born in Bristol, Fry was educated at Bedford Modern School and in 1927 gained his first professional theatrical experience as an actor in Bath. After a spell as a ...
Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet  

Shakespeare's first romantic tragedy, probably written about 1595 and first printed in a ‘bad’ quarto in 1597; a good quarto (1599) reappeared in the First Folio of 1623. The play is based on Arthur ...
Saint Joan

Saint Joan  

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A: George Bernard Shaw Pf: 1923, New York Pb: 1924 G: Hist. drama in 6 scenes and an epilogue S: Vaucouleurs, Chinon, near Orléans, Rheims, and Rouen, France, 1429–31, and 1456 C: 22m, 2f, ...
San Francisco

San Francisco  

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Situated on one of the world's largest bays, on the central California coast, had a population in 1990 of approximately 750,000. The bay may have been sighted by Drake (1579) ...
Thornton Wilder

Thornton Wilder  

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(1897–1975),American novelist and dramatist. His novels include The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1927) and The Ides of March (1948). He scored considerable success in the theatre with Our Town (1938), The ...

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