American Theatre Companies, 1888-1930

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Frank Willard, Dave Williams, Henry Williams, Howard Wilson, James Wilson, W. L. Wilson, Lydia Winters, F. Young, James Young.


REPERTORY

1901-2: The Great Ruby, Under Two Flags, Shenandoah, An Enemy to the King, Fanchon, the Cricket, Northern Lights, Siberia, La Tosca, My Partner, The Lights O'London, The White Squadron, A Lady of Quality, Tennessee's Pardner, Hazel Kirke, Cumberland '61, Cleopatra, Aristocracy, Around the World in Eighty Days, Romeo and Juliet, The Danites, My Friend from India, Shall We Forgive Her?, Carmen, A Trip to Chinatown, Sapho, A Bachelor's Honeymoon, Lend Me Your Wife, A Milk White Flag, A Stranger in a Strange Land, East Lynne, Under Two Flags, The Sporting Duchess, A Celebrated Case, Reaping the Whirlwind, Jeanne Dubarry.

1902-3: The Christian, Held by the Enemy, A Social Highwayman, The Little Minister, In Mizzoura, A Texas Steer, The Great Diamond Robbery, Jim, the Penman, The Stranglers, Mr. Barnes of New York, Blood Atonement, Camille, Hoodman Blind, Under the Red Robe, Secret Service, Carmen, My Friend from India, As You Like It, Antony and Cleopatra, La Tosca, Gismonda, Theodora, Fedora, Up York State, Hamlet, Giselda, Oliver Twist, Resurrection, The Merchant of Venice, King John, The School for Scandal, Shall We Forgive Her?, Resurrection, Camille, Nathan Hale, The Christian, More Than Queen, Lovers' Lane, Alvin Joslin, Under Two Flags.

1904: Soldiers of Fortune, Audrey, A Gentleman of France, Alice of Old Vincennes, Rupert of Hentzau, Mrs. Jack, Thelma, The Three Musketeers, Jim Bludso, Fabio Romani, The Climbers, Woman Against Woman, Paul Revere, Virginius, Dora Thorne.


BIBLIOGRAPHY

Published Sources:

New York Dramatic Mirror ( 1900- 1904).

Archival Resources:

New York, New York. New York Public Library. Contains incomplete program collections for 1901-2 and 1904 and clipping folders and/or scrapbooks for. Columbia Theatre, Richard Buhler, Valerie Bergere, Nettie Bourne, Emma Dunn, E. L. Snader, Isabelle Evesson, Carl Smith Seerle, Frank E. Camp, and Sidney Toler.

Margaret Knapp

CORDRAY STOCK COMPANY. The Cordray Stock Company ( Seattle, Washington) was established in the autumn of 1890 by manager John F. Cordray. He acquired the Madison Street Theatre at Third and Madison, previously occupied by Toklas, Singerman & Company after the 1889 Seattle fire. The building was renovated, and a spacious auditorium or musée was included in the theatre. The first production, December 1,, 1890, was Edward Bulwer- Lytton's Lady of Lyons; or, Love and Pride.

Cordray's enterprise was the first resident stock company in the city of Seattle, and, following the devastation of the 1889 fire, he and John Cort were the leaders in the development of Seattle as a part of the theatre circuit in the West. Theatrical activity before the fire had been highly competitive, and several impressive theatres were constructed during the 1879-84 period: Squire's Opera House

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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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