American Theatre Companies, 1888-1930

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1903-4: Twelfth Night, The Merchant of Venice, The Star of Bethlehem, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Much Ado About Nothing.
1904-5: Hamlet, Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Tempest.
1905-6: Henry V,† Macbeth, Julius Caesar.
1906-7: Masks and Faces.
1907-8: Wonder Book plays: "Pandora," "Midas," and "Philemon and Baucis," Merry Wives of Windsor, Romeo and Juliet,† King Rene's Daughter,† Creaters of Impulse,† The Falcon,† The Fanatics.†
1908-9: The Taming of the Shrew.†
1909-10: Little Town of Bethlehem, Palace of Truth, The Rivals, The Professor's Love Story, She Stoops to Conquer, Dr. Faustus,† Money,† A Pair of Spectacles,† Derelicts,† The Little Minister,† David Garrick,† The Lady of Lyons,† Caste.†
1912-13: Loves' Labours Lost.†
1919-20: Quarto version of Hamlet.


Published Sources:

Dickinson Thomas H. The Insurgent Theatre. New York: Huebsch, 1917.

Issac Winifred F. E.C. Ben Greet and the Old Vic. London: 1964.

Mitchell Roy. Shakespeare for Community Players. London: J. Dent, 1919.

Thorndike Russell. Sybil Thorndike. London: Butterworth, 1929.

Unpublished Sources:

Akin Lew Sparks. "Ben Greet and His Theatre Companies in America." Ph.D. dissertation, University of Georgia, 1974.

Miller Dale Erwin. "Ben Greet in America." Ph.D. dissertation, Northwestern University, 1971.

Palmer Richard H. "The Outdoor Theatre Movement in the United States from 1900 to 1920." Ph.D. dissertation, University of Iowa, 1965.

Archival Resources:

Iowa City, Iowa. University of Iowa Library. Redpath Chautauqua Collection.

New York, New York. New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Collection. Ben Greet clipping file, Ruth Vivian scrapbook.

Richard H. Palmer


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