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Thomas Betterton

(1635—1710) actor and theatre manager

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Betterton, Thomas

Betterton, Thomas   Reference library

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

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
244 words

(?1635–1710),

English actor, the greatest figure of the Restoration stage. He was in the company which reopened the ...

Betterton, Thomas

Betterton, Thomas   Reference library

The Companion to Theatre and Performance

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
206 words

(c.1635–1710)

English actor, *manager, and playwright, the most prominent performer of the Restoration. He was recruited into ...

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