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Oscar Asche

(1871—1936) actor and theatre producer

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Anew McMaster

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1891–1962)

Irish actor-manager. At 19 Anew (Andrew) forsook a banking career for the stage; his first major success came in 1920 as Jack O'Hara in Paddy the Next Best Thing ...

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Chu Chin Chow

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

This lavish ‘Musical Tale Of The East’ was first staged at His Majesty’s Theatre in London on 31 August 1916 when Britain was in the midst of World War I. ...

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Daly's Theatre

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

London, in Cranbourn Street, off Leicester Square. This theatre, which had a seating capacity of about 600 in three tiers, was leased to Augustin Daly by George Edwardes, and opened ...

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Edward Knoblock

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(b. New York, 7 April 1874; d. London, 19 July 1943)

Playwright. Knoblock spent his entire career in England, briefly as an actor, then as a writer. His most famous ...

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Frank Benson

Overview page. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism — Theatre.

(1858–1939)

English actor and manager. Most of Benson's career was spent outside London, either performing Shakespeare in Stratford-upon-Avon during the summers from 1886 to 1919...

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Garrick Theatre

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London.

1 In Leman Street, Whitechapel. This theatre, which took its name from its proximity to the old Goodman's Fields Theatre where Garrick made his début, opened...

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Her Majesty's Theatre

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Located in the Haymarket, London, the playhouse was built by Beerbohm Tree in 1897 from the profits of his production of Trilby, and remained in his control until his death ...

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Joseph C. Harker

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1855–1927) English scene painter, particularly associated with the productions of Henry Irving at the Lyceum Theatre from 1888 and those of Beerbohm Tree at Her Majesty's from 1898....

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Melbourne

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Australasian and Pacific History.

Established as a commercial centre in 1835, it grew rapidly in the course of the nineteenth century, and as a consequence of the gold rushes became the second largest city ...

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Plinge, Walter

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Name used on English playbills to conceal a doubling of parts, particularly in a Shakespeare play, the American equivalent being George Spelvin. There are two versions of the origin of ...

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