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Edward Royce

Overview page. Subjects: Music Theatre — Theatre.

(1870–1964), director and choreographer.

Born in Bath, England, he began his theatrical career as a set designer, but later took up dancing and became a choreographer, then finally...

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Ernest Truex

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(1889–1973).

Stage, film, and television performer. A durable little comic with boyish looks and a raspy voice, he had a busy sixty-year career in all media. Born in Kansas City ...

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Guy Bolton

Overview page. Subjects: Music — Theatre.

(b. Broxbourne, Herts, 23 Nov. 1884; d. London, 5 Sept. 1979)

Playwright and librettist. Bolton was a prolific writer, best known for the accomplished witty librettos he produced...

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Jerome Kern

Overview page. Subjects: Music — Theatre.

(b NY, 1885; d NY, 1945).

Amer. composer. Wrote his first successful song in 1905. Comp. several popular musicals incl. Oh, Boy! (1917); Sally (1920); Sunny (1925); Show Boat...

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Leave It to Jane

Overview page. Subjects: Music Theatre.

One of the five engaging and tuneful musicals that the team of Jerome Kern (music), Guy Bolton (book), and P.G. Wodehouse (book and lyrics) turned out in 1917, this particular ...

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Oh Boy

Overview page. Subjects: Music Theatre.

(Princess Theatre 1917). Arguably the finest of the Princess Theatre musicals, this high-spirited musical comedy by Jerome Kern (music), P. G. Wodehouse (book and lyrics), and Guy Bolton...

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Oh, Lady! Lady!!

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Another of the celebrated Princess Theatre shows with a score by Jerome Kern and P.G. Wodehouse, and a book by Wodehouse and Guy Bolton It opened at the tiny theatre ...

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P. G. Wodehouse

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(1881–1975), British humorist and musical-comedy writer. Pelham Grenville Wodehouse began his career by publishing school stories in The Captain and The Public School Magazine between 1902...

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Very Good Eddie

Overview page. Subjects: Music Theatre.

The second of the renowned Princess Theatre Musicals written by Jerome Kern and Guy Bolton immediately before they began their fruitful partnership with P.G. Wodehouse. It was an early...

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