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7-20-8

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(1907),

a “comedy of to‐day” by Augustin Daly. [Daly's Theatre, 49 perf.] Portrait of a Lady, picture #728 at the annual Academy exhibition, so lovingly depicts a beautiful woman...

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7:84

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Touring socialist theatre companies established in 1971 (in England) and 1973 (Scotland) by the writer, director, and cultural activist John McGrath and his actor wife Elizabeth McLennan....

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A. Baldwin Sloane

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(1872–1925), composer.

The most prolific songwriter for musical comedies at the turn of the century, he wrote the scores for no fewer than two dozen Broadway musicals between 1896...

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A. C. Wheeler

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(1835–1903), critic.

The once famous newspaperman and writer, who wrote under a string of pseudonyms, was born in New York and educated at City College of New York. He began ...

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A. E. Thomas

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(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

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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

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(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. R. Cazauran

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(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

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(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

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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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