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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance
Mary C. HendersonMary C. Henderson, Mary C. HendersonMary C. Henderson, Mary C. HendersonMary C. Henderson

The city's future pre-eminence as the theatre capital of America and one of the great theatrical centres of the world was not evident in the earliest years of its colonization. The Dutch, who founded and settled at the tip of the island, which they named New Amsterdam in the seventeenth century, were pious and hard-working, but had little in the way of theatrical heritage. In ... ...

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