American Theatre Companies, 1888-1930

By Weldon B. Durham | Go to book overview

Home, Billy with Alias Jimmy Valentine, All the Comforts of Home with Seven Sisters, Charley's Aunt with Pomander Walk, Arizona, The Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary, The Fortune Hunter, A Butterfly on the Wheel, The Girl in the Taxi, Little Lord Fauntleroy, The College Widow, The Defiance of Doris, The Woman, Green Stockings, Barbara Frietchie, The Lady from Oklahoma, Elevating a Husband, Our Wives, The Goose Girl, Hawthorne of the U.S.A., The Spoilers, The Silver Horde, The Lost Trail, David Harum, The Country Boy, The Voice Within, The Commuters, Man and Superman, The Escape, The Blue Mouse, The Boss, The Woman He Married, The Littlest Rebel, Kindling, Mrs. Bumpstead-Leigh.

1914-15: The Lady of Lyons, The Deep Purple, The Common Law, The Ninety and Nine, The Rainbow, The Fight, The Greyhound, The New York Idea, The Amazons, The Ghost Breaker, The Inner Shrine, The Great Divide, The Right Princess, Lavender and Old Lace, The Blindness of Virtue, Officer 666, What Happened to Mary, Ready Money, Maggie Pepper, Stop Thief, The Fox, The Turning Point, Fine Feathers, The Bridge, The Little Gray Lady, The Master Mina, The Little Gray Lady, The Barrier, At Bay, Because She Loved Him So, Quincy Adams Sawyer, The Dollar Mark, The Call of the North, Tess of the Storm Country, Paid in Full, Life's Shop Window, Five Nights, Little Miss Brown, The Voice Within, Dora Thorne, A Midnight Bell, The Argyle Case, The Witching Hour, Madame X, The Rainbow, Bunty Pulls the Strings, The Virginian, The Money Makers, The Rosary, The Shepherd of the Hills, East Lynne, In Wyoming, The Heart of a Thief, The Marriage Game, Help Wanted, We Are Seven, Seven Keys to Baldpate.


BIBLIOGRAPHY

Published Sources:

Oakland Enquirer, 1892- 1915.

Oakland Tribune, 1874- 1918.

Archival Resources:

Oakland, California. Oakland Public Library. Nearly complete collection of Ye Liberty Playhouse programs called Club Notes, 1904-15.

San Francisco, California. California Historical Society. Scrapbooks of Henry Shumer and Reginald Travers.

Interviews:

Foulkes, Edwart T. Architect and designer of Ye Liberty's revolving stage, Oakland, California, July-September 1963.

Friend, George. Bishop Players actor, Oakland, California, July-September 1963.

Loeb, Teresa. Former drama critic of Oakland Tribune, Oakland, California, July-September 1963.

McPhail, A. R. Patron of Oakland theatres, Oakland, California, July-September 1963.

Rivers, Walter. Former drama critic for San Francisco newspapers, San Francisco, Califonia, July-September 1963.

William C. Wente

BISHOP'S 30 PLAYERS. See BISHOP PLAYERS.

BLANEY-SPOONER STOCK COMPANY. In the spring of 1911, theatre enterpreneur Charles E. Blaney secured the lease of Philadelphia's German Theatre. The theatre, located in the heart of Philadelphia's German community

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  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface vii
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  • APPENDIX I CHRONOLOGY OF THEATRE COMPANIES 493
  • APPENDIX II THEATRE COMPANIES BY STATE 497
  • Index of Personal Names and Play Titles 501
  • About the Contributors 535
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