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Much ado about nothing programs

Title
Much ado about nothing programs, 1905-1941.

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Mixed materialSupervised use MWEZ+ n.c. 6127Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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Additional Authors
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
  • Russell, Annie, 1864-1936
  • Drew, John, 1853-1927
  • Crews, Laura Hope, 1880-1942
  • Jewett, Henry, 1861-1930
  • Entwistle, Peg, 1908-1932
  • Fiske, Minnie Maddern, 1865-1932
  • Greenstreet, Sydney
  • Spaulding, Alice Howard, 1878-1969
Description
1 bound volume of programs : illustrations, some in color; 30 cm
Donor/Sponsor
In honor of George Freedley
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Theater programs.
  • Playbills.
  • Marginalia.
Note
  • Three dozen programs and playbills (1905 - 1941) for Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare documenting performances by a range of actors and acting companies from the early to mid-20th century in England and the United States, including regional and amateur productions. Includes The Ben Greet Players; Annie Russell's Old English Comedy Company; John Drew and Laura Hope Crews; Mrs. Fiske's Company with Sydney Greenstreet as Dogberry; touring repertory productions by the Stratford-Upon-Avon Festival Company. Of note are all-woman productions at Smith College (MA) and by alumnae of the Packer Collegiate Institute (Brooklyn); some college and university productions including those by Alice H. Spaulding, Walter H. Trumbauer, and Marian Long Stebbins; Irene Ackerman's production for the Professional Women's League (New York); The British Empire Shakespeare Society (Portsmouth Branch).
  • Marginalia found within item 13, a program for Henry Jewett's Company at The Repertory Theatre of Boston, with Peg Entwistle as Hero, are not bona fide actor autographs.
  • Compiled and bound by The New York Public Library.
Call Number
MWEZ+ n.c. 6127
OCLC
  • 989978801
  • 989978801
Title
Much ado about nothing programs, 1905-1941.
Type of Content
text
still image
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
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Added Author
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Russell, Annie, 1864-1936, actor, producer.
Drew, John, 1853-1927, actor.
Crews, Laura Hope, 1880-1942, actor.
Jewett, Henry, 1861-1930, actor, producer.
Entwistle, Peg, 1908-1932, actor.
Fiske, Minnie Maddern, 1865-1932, actor, producer.
Greenstreet, Sydney, actor.
Spaulding, Alice Howard, 1878-1969, director, teacher.
Research Call Number
MWEZ+ n.c. 6127
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