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1776

1776   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

Reference type:
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

1776

1776 (1969)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Theatre (3 ed.)

Reference type:
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

7‐20‐8

7‐20‐8 (1907)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Theatre (3 ed.)

Reference type:
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

7:84

7:84   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

Reference type:
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

Reference type:
Subject Reference
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

à

à Fr prep   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016

a

sp a9, a[sture]

Aalberg, Ida

Aalberg, Ida (1857–1915)   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

Reference type:
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.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015

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

Aaron

Aaron   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Opera Characters (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
645 words
(Moses und Aron—Schoenberg) by Philip Langridge I have to confess that the first time I looked at the part of Aaron with a view to singing it, I thought it much too difficult to ... More
Aaron

Aaron   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Opera Characters (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
216 words
1 (Aron) (Schoenberg: Moses und Aron). Ten. Brother of Moses, who asks him to use his powers of oratory to convince the Israelites to follow Moses out of bondage. Aaron is ... More
Aarons, Alex[ander] A.

Aarons, Alex[ander] A.   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

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

Stage producing team. A pair of farsighted producers, they presented some outstanding musicals by the Gershwins during their brief but

Aarons, Alfred E.

Aarons, Alfred E. (1865–1936)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Theatre (3 ed.)

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

After beginning his career as a theatrical callboy in his native Philadelphia, Aarons became the manager of New York's Standard

Aaron / ~’s

Aaron / ~’s n   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016

ˈarǝn / -z

sp Aaron29, Aron6 / Aarons1

abaiss·er / ~iez

abaiss·er / ~iez Fr v   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016

abɛsiˈez

sp abbaisse1

abandoned

abandoned adj   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016

ǝˈbandǝnd

sp abandon’d1

abandon / ~ed

abandon / ~ed v   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016

= / m ǝˈbandǝnd, -dǝˌnɪd

sp abandon4 / abandon’d5, abandoned2

Abaris

Abaris   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Opera Characters (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
50 words
(Rameau: Les Boréades). Ten. Son of Apollo. Brought up by the High Priest Adamas, his identity has remained a secret. In love with Queen Alphise, he is only able to marry her when his ... More
abase

abase v   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016

ǝˈbɛ:s

sp abase2

abashed

abashed adj   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016

=

sp abash’d1

abated

abated adj   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016

ǝˈbɛ:tɪd

sp abated1

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