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marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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Marsh, Ngaio (1895–1982)

David Carnegie.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 116 words.

(1895–1982)

New Zealand director, teacher, and writer. After art school in Christchurch Marsh toured with the Allan Wilkie

Harwood, Harold Marsh (1874–1959), businessman and theatre manager

Roger Lloyd-Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Business and Management. 1403 words.

Harwood, Harold Marsh (1874–1959), businessman and theatre manager, was born at Ellesmere Park, Barton, near Manchester, on 29 March 1874, the son of George Harwood (1845–1912), cotton...

Marsh, Howard [Warren] (1969)

Gerald Bordman and Thomas S. Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 77 words.

The handsome, if stiff‐necked, tenor was born in Bluffton, Indiana, and appeared in a number of Broadway musicals between 1917

Jewel, Jimmy [real name James Arthur Thomas Marsh] (1909–1995), comedian and actor

Dave Russell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Performing Arts; Radio; Film; Television. 1297 words.

Jewel, Jimmy [real name James Arthur Thomas Marsh] (1909–1995), comedian and actor, was born on 4 December 1909 at 52 Andover Street, Pittsmoor, Sheffield, the younger child of James...

Student Prince, The (1924)

Gerald Bordman and Thomas S. Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 220 words.

an operetta by Dorothy Donnelly (book, lyrics), Sigmund Romberg (music). [Jolson Theatre, 608 perf.] When Prince Karl Franz (Howard Marsh

Warriss, Ben Holden Driver (1909–1993)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Performing Arts. 10 words.

See Jewel, Jimmy [real name James Arthur Thomas Marsh]

Thompson, Mervyn (1935–92)

David Carnegie.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 159 words.

(1935–92)

New Zealand director and playwright. Trained by Ngaio Marsh, the working-class Thompson rebelled against her Anglocentrism

court Theatre

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

Since the earliest settlers, Christ-church, New Zealand, has enjoyed a tradition of theatrical entertainment. This was particularly strong in the 1940s when celebrated crime writer Ngaio...

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Hodson [married names Pigeon, Labouchere], Henrietta (1841–1910), actress

W. J. Lawrence.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 1346 words.

Hodson [married names Pigeon, Labouchere], Henrietta (1841–1910), actress, born at Upper Marsh in St Mary's parish, Westminster, on 26 March 1841, came from a theatrical family, her...

Louis Aldrich

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1843–1901), actor. Born in a village called Ohio State Line, he made his first appearance, as a child prodigy, in 1855 at the Cleveland Academy of Music playing the title role in Richard...

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Kustow, Michael David (1939–2014), author, theatre producer, and television executive

David Herman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Theatre. 1369 words.

Kustow, Michael David (1939–2014), author, theatre producer, and television executive, was born on 18 November 1939 at Suffolk House maternity home, Marsh Lane, Stanmore, Middlesex, the...

Morton, Charles (1819–1904), music-hall and theatre manager

Dave Russell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Performing Arts. 1023 words.

Morton, Charles (1819–1904), music-hall and theatre manager, was born in Hackney, Middlesex, on 15 August 1819. Little is known of his early life, but he was established as a publican by...