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“A Colorful Nightmare”

Danielle Robinson.

in Modern Moves

September 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dance; Ethnomusicology. 7350 words.

Chapter two considers ragtime dancing among European immigrant youth within the contexts of American minstrelsy, African American migration, and European immigration. Based on period sheet...

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A. E. Thomas

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1872–1947), playwright.

Born in Chester, Massachusetts, and educated at Brown, he served with several New York newspapers before becoming a dramatist. Thirty of his plays (written...

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A. H. Woods

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

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(1870–1951), producer.

One of his era's most successful and colorful showmen, he was born in Budapest and brought to this country as an infant. After growing...

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A. J. Antoon

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1944–92), director.

Long associated with the New York Shakespeare Festival where he did some of his finest work, Antoon was a very promising director of the 1970s, but his career...

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“A Possible Somewhere (an impossible scene setting)” <sup>1</sup>

Mark Franko.

in Martha Graham in Love and War

June 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dance; American Music. 12291 words.

This chapter discusses Voyage (1953) as a forgotten Graham work that rejects myth for personal reasons and attempts to apply psycho-dramatic techniques to the creation of choreography. It...

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A. R. Cazauran

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1820–89), playwright.

Born in Bordeaux and educated by Jesuit priests in France and Ireland, he became a reporter for the New York Herald shortly after his arrival in America....

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A. R. Gurney

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1930– )

American dramatist, identified with the north-eastern affluent culture where he locates most of his plays. His wry comedies foreground wit and social form, while he...

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a; Row at the Lyceum

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

Or, Green Room Secrets

(1851), a play by John Brougham. [Brougham's Lyceum, 21 perf.] As the audience enters it finds actors and others associated with the blank‐verse tragedy,...

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A. V. Coton

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(orig. Edward Haddakin; b York, 1906; d Blackheath, 7 Jul. 1969)

British dance critic and writer. He worked as a merchant seaman and policeman before taking up ballet criticism in...

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Aage Thordal-Christensen

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(b Frederiksberg, 30 Oct. 1965)

Danish dancer, choreographer, and ballet director. He trained at the Ballet School of the Royal Theatre, Copenhagen (1972–82); later studied at the...

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