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date: 26 January 2021

Fairs. 

Source:
The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre
Author(s):
Phyllis HartnollPhyllis Hartnoll, Peter FoundPeter Found

The big continental trade fairs throughout Europe were from their earliest days associated with theatrical enterprises. Itinerant actors with their portable theatres were glad to find a ready-made audience, and in France particularly they flocked to the fairs of Saint-Germain, in the spring, and Saint-Laurent, in late August. Some companies were able in due course to replace their ... ...

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