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This US group was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1978 by Steve Allen (guitar, vocals) and Ron Flynt (bass, vocals), two expatriate musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Drummer Mike Gallo ...

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 ...
Actors' Theater

Actors' Theater  

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A theatre company established as the Equity Players in 1922 by the United States Actors' Equity Association to present serious drama, both new and classical. They enjoyed considerable success with ...
Ram Gopal

Ram Gopal  

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(b. Bangalore, India, 20 Nov. 1912)Dancer and choreographer. Trained in bharatanatyam dance by a traditional guru, Meenakshisundaram Pillai of Pandanallur village, and in kathakali dance-drama by ...
André Acquart

André Acquart  

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(b. Vincennes, Paris, 12 Nov. 1922)Designer. He began designing in Algiers, where he was educated, and in 1951 moved back to Paris, where he became a key figure in ...
Raymond Boyce

Raymond Boyce  

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(b. London, 20 May 1928)Designer. After training at the Slade and the Old Vic Theatre School, Boyce began his career as resident designer at the Dundee Repertory. In 1953 ...
Henry Livings

Henry Livings  

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(b. Prestwich, Lancs, 20 Sept. 1929; d. Oldham, Lancs, 20 Feb. 1998)Playwright. Livings acted with, among others, Theatre Workshop before turning to writing plays which bore the marks of ...
Sergei Tretyakov

Sergei Tretyakov  

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(b. Kuldiga, Latvia, 20 June 1892; d. Moscow, 20 Sept. 1937)Playwright. A brilliant pianist, artist and futurist poet, he was enthused by the Bolshevik Revolution, and collaborated closely with ...
Boxes

Boxes  

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Small compartments in the auditorium which formerly ran right round the pit, each holding up to 20 people. This arrangement can still be seen in some opera-houses, but elsewhere they ...
Denishawn Dance School

Denishawn Dance School  

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Founded in 1915 and run until 1932 by Ruth St Denis (originally Ruth Dennis; b. New Jersey, 20 Jan. 1877; d. Hollywood, 21 July 1968) and Ted Shawn (b. Kansas ...
William A. Swasey

William A. Swasey  

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[fl. early 20th century] architect.He designed several important New York theatres, including the 48th Street, 44th Street, Princess, 39th Street, and Winter Garden.
Ten-Twent'-Thirt'

Ten-Twent'-Thirt'  

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The name was given to popular‐priced theatres and touring companies in the late 19th and very early 20th century. These companies toured small towns and poorer large‐city neighborhoods, offering ...
Globe Theater (Regina, Saskatchewan)

Globe Theater (Regina, Saskatchewan)  

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Founded in 1966 by Ken Kramer and Sue Kramer, this company employed theatre in the round staging to produce Brian Way's participation plays for children. In its first 20 years ...
Wolf Mankowitz

Wolf Mankowitz  

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(b. London, 7 Nov. 1924; d. Co. Cork, Ireland, 20 May 1998)Playwright and producer. His prolific output concentrates on the rhythms and concerns of Jewish life. The Bespoke Overcoat ...
Salvation Nell

Salvation Nell  

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A: Edward Sheldon Pf: 1908, Providence, Rhode Island Pb: 1967 G: Drama in 3 acts S: A bar, a tenement apartment, a street corner, New York, early 20th c. C: 27m, 20f, extrasNell Sanders works long ...
Adulateur

Adulateur  

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(1773), a satire by Mercy Otis Warren. Published in 1773 but apparently never acted, it was described on its title page as “a Tragedy, As it is now acted in ...
Elliott Nugent

Elliott Nugent  

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(b. Dover, Ohio, 20 Sept. 1899; d. New York, 9 Aug. 1980)Playwright, actor and director. The son of vaudevilleans, he wrote two hits with his father, J. C. Nugent ...
Alfonso Sastre

Alfonso Sastre  

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(b. Madrid, 20 Feb. 1926)Playwright and theorist, whose refusal to comply with the strict censorship of the Franco regime in Spain meant that his work remained largely unperformed in ...
Charles Gilpin

Charles Gilpin  

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(b. Richmond, Va., 20 Nov. 1878; d. Eldridge Park, NJ, 6 May 1930)Actor. Gilpin was apprenticed as a printer before beginning to tour in black shows in 1903. He ...
Best Plays

Best Plays  

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A series begun in 1920 by Burns Mantle, the full title of the first volume was The Best Plays of 1919–20 and the Year Book of the Drama in America. ...
Ellis Rabb

Ellis Rabb  

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(1930–98), actor, director, and manager.He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, and educated at the University of Arizona, Carnegie Tech, and Yale before starting to act and direct in summer ...

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