Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 21-30 of 35,780 items for:

Performing Arts x clear all

Refine by subject

 

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

Aalberg, Ida (1857–1915)

Liisa Byckling.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 134 words.

(1857–1915)

Finnish actress, for thirty years the leading actress of the Finnish National Theatre. From her debut

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Aaron Hoffman

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1880–1924), playwright.

The St. Louis native, who began creating vaudeville skits and monologues while still a student at the University of Chicago, became fully professional when...

See overview in Oxford Index

Aarons, Alex[ander] A.

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 316 words.

Stage producing team. A pair of farsighted producers, they presented some outstanding musicals by the Gershwins during their brief but

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Aarons, Alfred E. (1865–1936)

Gerald Bordman and Thomas S. Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 207 words.

After beginning his career as a theatrical callboy in his native Philadelphia, Aarons became the manager of New York's Standard

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Abba, Marta (1906–88)

Joseph Farrell.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 99 words.

(1906–88)

Italian actress. Abba joined Pirandello's newly formed Teatro d'Arte in 1925 as a novice but quickly

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

ABBADO, Claudio (1933 - 2014), Artistic Director, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, 1989–2002; Generalmusikdirektor of Vienna, since 1987

in Who Was Who

P ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art; Art; Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Musicology and Music History; Music; Applied Music; Social and Cultural History; Performing Arts; Theatre. 160 words.

Go to Who's Who and Who Was Who »  home page

Abbey, Henry E. (1846–96)

Phyllis Hartnoll and Peter Found.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 103 words.

(1846–96),

American theatre manager who, after experience in Akron (his birthplace), Buffalo, and Boston, was encouraged by Charlotte

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Abbey, Henry [Edwin] (1846–96)

Gerald Bordman and Thomas S. Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 189 words.

Characterized by Odell as “a restless genius of far‐reaching vision and managerial astuteness,” he was born in Akron, Ohio, the

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Abbey Theatre

Phyllis Hartnoll and Peter Found.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 623 words.

Dublin, opened in 1904 as the permanent home of the National Theatre Society (see IRISH NATIONAL DRAMATIC SOCIETY).

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Abbey Theatre

Gerald Bordman and Thomas S. Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 8 words.

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page