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Abbey, Henry Eugene

Harvey R. Brenneise.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1225 words.

Abbey, Henry Eugene (27 June 1846–17 October 1896), theatrical and operatic manager and impresario, was born in Akron, Ohio, the son of Henry Stephen Abbey, a clockmaker and partner in a...

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Abe Burrows

Overview page. Subjects: Music — Theatre.

(b. New York, 18 Dec. 1910; d. New York, 17 May 1985)

Playwright and director. Burrows wrote for radio and early television before turning to the stage as co-librettist with ...

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Abhinavagupta

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art — Religious Studies — Indian Music — Hinduism.

(c.975–1025)

Greatest of the Kashmiri Śaiva theologians. His works deal with the theoretical, yogic, and ritual

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abhinaya

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Indian Music — Theatre.

Expression of a sentiment or mood through action and gesture; acting in the overall sense. Abhinaya is expressed through anubhāva,

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Aida

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Music Theatre.

(2000),

a musical play by Linda Woolverton, Robert Falls, David Henry Hwang (book), Elton John (music), Tim Rice (lyrics). [Palace Theatre, 1,852 perf.] Only the basic story of...

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Ain't Misbehavin'

Overview page. Subjects: Music — Theatre.

(1978),

a revue in two acts with music by Thomas “Fats” Waller. [Longacre Theatre, 1,604 perf.] Murray Horowitz and Richard Maltby Jr. conceived the musical retrospective, with...

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A.L. Erlanger

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Music.

(1860–1930), producer and manager.

As a young boy in his native Cleveland, he sold opera glasses at the Academy of Music and was later appointed treasurer of the Euclid Avenue ...

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Alain Boublil

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Music.

(b. Tunis, 5 March 1941) and

(b. Vannes, France, 6 July 1944)

Composer Schönberg first teamed up with lyricist and musical book writer Boublil on a rock opera, La...

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Alan Menken

Overview page. Subjects: Music Theatre — Theatre.

(b. 1949), composer.

One of Hollywood's most‐awarded songwriters, Menken began in the theatre and later retained a Broadway flavor in his film compositions. He was born in New...

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Alexander Leftwich

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Music Theatre.

(1884–1947), director.

The Philadelphia native began his career as a teenage actor in Baltimore. After spending some years in stock, he worked as assistant to Jesse Lasky and Cecil...

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