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Alexander Woollcott

Alexander Woollcott  

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(1887–1943)American drama critic, among the best-known cultural personalities during the 1920s in New York. In his drama criticism from 1914 to 1928 (for the Times, the Herald, the Sun ...
Campbell, Mrs. Patrick

Campbell, Mrs. Patrick (1865–1940)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Theatre (3 ed.)

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The English star famous for her wit and beauty but best recalled for her correspondence with George Bernard Shaw,

Campbell, Mrs Patrick

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The Companion to Theatre and Performance

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(1865–1940)

English actress who worked variously until she made a sensation in *Pinero's The Second Mrs Tanqueray...

Campbell, Mrs Patrick

Campbell, Mrs Patrick (9 Feb. 1865)   Reference library

The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

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(b. London, 9 Feb. 1865; d. Pau, France, 9 April 1940)

Actress who made her professional

Campbell, Mrs Patrick

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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British actress.

Beatrice Tanner was born in London, daughter of John Tanner and his Italian wife. In 1894 she eloped with ...

Campbell, Mrs Patrick

Campbell, Mrs Patrick   Reference library

The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre (2 ed.)

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2003
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(1865–1940),

English actress, who through her devastating wit and marked eccentricities became a legend in her lifetime. She made her first appearance in London in ...

Catherine Lacey

Catherine Lacey  

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(b. London, 6 May 1904; d. London, 23 Sept. 1979)Actress who toured with Mrs Patrick Campbell in Bayard Veiller's The Thirteenth Chair (1925). She took both classic and modern ...
Elisabeth Bergner

Elisabeth Bergner  

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(1900–86), actress.The famed Viennese‐born leading lady came to America as a refugee and first appeared as the unwed mother Gemma Jones in Escape Me Never (1935). After some years ...
Florence Farr

Florence Farr  

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(1860–1917)English actress, gifted but untrained, associated with experimental ventures (1890–1912). Shaw encouraged her to play Rebecca in Ibsen's Rosmersholm (1891) and offered her Arms and the Man ...
G. B. Stern

G. B. Stern  

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(1890–1973) British novelistTents of Israel [US: The Matriarch] (1924) FictionA Deputy Was King (1926) FictionPetruchia [US: Modesta] (1929) FictionShining and Free (1935) FictionThe Young Matriarch ...
Garrick Theatre

Garrick Theatre  

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London.1 In Leman Street, Whitechapel. This theatre, which took its name from its proximity to the old Goodman's Fields Theatre where Garrick made his début, opened in 1831. Burnt ...
George Alexander

George Alexander  

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(b. Reading, 19 June 1858; d. Chorley Wood, Herts, 16 March 1918)Actor and manager. Having acted with Irving at the Lyceum, he became manager of the Royal Avenue and ...
George Arliss

George Arliss  

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(1868–1946),English actor, now chiefly remembered for his films, who also had a successful career on the stage in London and New York. He made his first appearance in 1886 ...
George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw  

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(1856–1950)Irish playwright, critic, and propagandist. He accepted the Nobel Prize for Literature (1925), but declined all other public honours.Shaw's parents were an ill-assorted impoverished Dublin ...
George C. Tyler

George C. Tyler  

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(1867–1946), producer.One of the American theatre's busiest showmen, he was born near Chillicothe, Ohio, and had served as a reporter and editor for several Ohio newspapers before becoming the ...
Gerald du Maurier

Gerald du Maurier  

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(1873–1934)English actor-manager. The son of George du Maurier (the author of Trilby and an artist), Gerald was better educated than most performers of his generation and became the quintessential ...
Gilbert Murray

Gilbert Murray  

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(1866–1957),a brilliant Greek scholar; born in Sydney, Australia, he was Regius professor of Greek at Oxford 1908–36. His claim to brilliance lay in his ability to make the ancient world sensitively ...
Herbert Beerbohm Tree

Herbert Beerbohm Tree  

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[né(1853–1917), actor and manager.The esteemed English thespian made several American visits, the first in 1895 and the last in 1916. However, he never won the admiration accorded him ...
Hermann Sudermann

Hermann Sudermann  

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(1857–1928),German novelist and dramatist, whose first play, Die Ehre (Honour), was produced with great success in 1889. He became the main exponent of the new theatre of realism in ...
Isadora Duncan

Isadora Duncan  

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(1878–1927)US dancer whose controversial interpretative dancing was extremely influential in the development of modern ballet although her flamboyant lifestyle and ardent feminism made her widely ...

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