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American Repertory Theatre

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

Troupe founded by Eva le Gallienne and Margaret Webster in New York, operating in 1946 and 1947. Its goal of producing classical repertory proved impossible in the face of insufficient ...

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American Repertory Theatre

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

Troupe founded by Eva le Gallienne and Margaret Webster in New York, operating in 1946 and 1947. Its goal of producing classical repertory proved impossible in the face of insufficient ...

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American Repertory Theatre

Phyllis Hartnoll and Peter Found.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 8 words.

Harvard University, see HARVARD UNIVERSITY.

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American Repertory Theatre

Phyllis Hartnoll and Peter Found.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 12 words.

New York, see CRAWFORD; LE GALLIENNE; and WEBSTER, MARGARET.

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American Repertory Theatre

M. Elizabeth Osborn.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 221 words.

The original company was founded in 1946 by Eva Le Gallienne, Cheryl Crawford and Margaret Webster in an old

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American Repertory Theatre

Gerald Bordman and Thomas S. Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 285 words.

Two notable theatres have used this name, one in New York after World War II and the current one in

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American Repertory Theatre

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 181 words.

*Regional theatre. Following his term of office at the Yale School of Drama, *Brustein founded the ART at Harvard

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American Repertory Theatre

Samuel L. Leiter.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 96 words.

Troupe founded by Eva le Gallienne and Margaret Webster in New York, operating in 1946 and 1947. Its

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American Repertory Theatre

Scott T. Cummings.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 204 words.

(Cambridge, Massachusetts)

Regional theatre. Following his term of office at the Yale School of Drama, Robert Brustein founded the

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Beatty, John Lee (1948– )

Gwen Orel.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 136 words.

(1948– )

American designer. Beginning Off-Broadway in the 1970s with the Circle Repertory Theatre, the Manhattan Theatre Club

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Lewis, Robert (1909–97)

Samuel L. Leiter.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 157 words.

(1909–97)

American actor and director. After working with the Civic Repertory Theatre, Lewis joined the Group Theatre

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Tandy, Jessica (1909–94)

Phyllis Hartnoll and Peter Found.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 456 words.

(1909–94),

American actress born in London, who began her stage career at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre in 1928

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Tandy, Jessica (1909–94)

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 196 words.

(1909–94)

Ango-American actress. Tandy joined the *Birmingham Repertory Theatre in 1928, and the next year made

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Goodman Theatre

Scott T. Cummings.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 103 words.

American regional theatre. Founded in 1925 at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Goodman housed a repertory company

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Williamstown Theatre Festival

Eric Weitz.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 147 words.

American repertory theatre. The festival was conceived in 1955 as a way of boosting summer tourism to the Berkshire Mountains

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Stratford Festival

Denis Johnston.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 614 words.

Located in Stratford, Ontario, the Stratford Festival is the largest classical repertory theatre in North America and in many ways

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Tandy, Jessica (1909–94)

Tonia Krueger.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 236 words.

(1909–94)

English actress who became a naturalized American citizen in 1954. Tandy joined the Birmingham Repertory Theatre

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LeNoire, Rosetta

Gerald Bordman and Thomas S. Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 125 words.

LeNoire was an untiring African‐American actress‐singer who also ran the Off‐Broadway AMAS Repertory Theatre for many years. A native New

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Rudman, Michael (1939)

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 162 words.

(1939– )

American director in Britain. From the mid-1960s to the 1970s, he worked in *regional repertory theatres, and

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Stratford Festival

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 311 words.

Canadian company in Ontario, the largest repertory theatre in North America. While centred on classics, it also produces twentieth-century works,

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Michael Rudman

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1939– )

American director in Britain. From the mid-1960s to the 1970s, he worked in regional repertory theatres, and was artistic director of the Hampstead Theatre Club until...

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