American Theatre Companies, 1888-1930

By Weldon B. Durham | Go to book overview
Save to active project

The Creole, The Crucifix, The Man Outside, Sapho, A Young Wife, Davy Crockett, The Bell of Richmond, The Plunger, Way Out West, The Two Orphans, Shamus O'Brien, The Count of Monte Cristo, Slaves of Russia, Wife for Wife, The Prisoner of Zenda, Resurrection, In Idaho, A Celebrated Case, Octoroon, A Soldier of the Empire, An American Girl, For Home and Honor, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Michael Strogoff, His Society Wife, The Man from Mexico, At Valley Forge, Tennessee's Pardner.

1903-4: Lost Paradise, Friends, Carmen, The Fringe of Society, The Little Minister, The Burglar, The Three Musketeers, Fanchon, the Cricket, Dangers of a Great City, The Ticket-of-Leave Man, Wages of Sin, Oliver Twist, The Black Flag, Pink Dominoes, Trilby, The Mysterious Mr. Jones, Faust, Sapho, My Partner, Mr. Barnes of New York, Held by the Enemy, The Private Secretary, My Friend from India, Captain Swift, The Girl I Left Behind Me, Don Caesar de Bazan, The Ensign, All the Comforts of Home, Jim the Westerner, Thelma, Madame Sans-Gene, A Bachelor's Honeymoon, Young Mrs. Winthrop, The Danites, Roanoke, The Circus Girl, A Poor Relation, The Iron Master, Quo Vadis, A Social Highwayman, My Jim, Tom, Dick and Harry, The Galley Slave, A Man of Mystery, The Banker's Daughter, Northern Lights, Heart of Kentucky, An Innocent Sinner, The Plunger, Fabio Romani, Her False Step.


BIBLIOGRAPHY

Published Sources:

Duluth News-Tribune, 1902-4.

Duluth Herald, 1902-4.

Archival Resources:

Duluth, Minnesota. St. Louis County Historical Society. Theatre file, Building file.

Roger H. Schultz

FERRIS STOCK COMPANY. See FERRIS COMEDIANS.

FOREPAUGH STOCK COMPANY. In the spring of 1893, the Forepaugh Stock Company was organized to perform in Philadelphia's Forepaugh Theatre. The theatre had been built in 1877 by Charles and Adam Forepaugh, whose famed circus played in the house, then called the Bijou, during the off-season. However, in the late 1880s the Forepaughs' nephew, John A. Forepaugh, was given control of the theatre. He became its lessee and sole manager, upgraded the physical environment inside the theatre, and instituted the exclusive presentation of live drama. Forepaugh originally booked only touring combination shows into the theatre. In 1893, however, he organized a professional resident company of actors to provide support for traveling stars as well as to augment his theatre's bill of fare between touring company engagements. As such, the Forepaugh Stock Company opened on April 17, 1893, with a production of Moths of Society (often abbreviated as Moths), a new version of the younger Alexandre Dumas' Demi-Monde.

For several seasons, the resident troupe played only intermittently at the Forepaugh Theatre, vying with combination shows for prominence on the theatre's schedule. However, with the resurgence of the theatrical stock company

-171-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
Loading One moment ...
Project items
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
American Theatre Companies, 1888-1930
Table of contents

Table of contents

Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

While we understand printed pages are helpful to our users, this limitation is necessary to help protect our publishers' copyrighted material and prevent its unlawful distribution. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
Full screen
/ 550

matching results for page

Cited passage

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

Cited passage

Welcome to the new Questia Reader

The Questia Reader has been updated to provide you with an even better online reading experience.  It is now 100% Responsive, which means you can read our books and articles on any sized device you wish.  All of your favorite tools like notes, highlights, and citations are still here, but the way you select text has been updated to be easier to use, especially on touchscreen devices.  Here's how:

1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
2. Click or tap the last word you want to select.

OK, got it!

Thanks for trying Questia!

Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

Already a member? Log in now.

Are you sure you want to delete this highlight?