American Theatre Companies, 1888-1930

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(The Weeping Woman), Catalina de Suecia (Catherine of Sweden), Almas rusticas (Rustic Souls), Don Juan Tenorio, Sixto V o la abadia de Castro (Sixto V, or, The Abbey of Castro). El jorobado o Enrique Lagardere (The Hunchback; or, Enrique Lagardere), El tenorio maderista (The Tenorio Conductor), Los carbonieres (The Coal Mines), Maximiliano I, emperador de Mexico (Maximilian I, Emperor of Mexico), Basta de suegros (Enough with In-laws), San Filipe de Jesus (St. Philip of Jesus), El ejempto de la ley, los dos adjusticiados (The Example of the Law, The Executed Two).

1912-13: Del cielo al abismo? (From Heaven to Hell), La Hija del rey (The King's Daughter), La carcajada (The Laughter).

1913-14: Una limosna por Dios (An Alm for God), La muerte civil (Civil Death), El Honor (Honor), El Tenorio en solfa (The Tenorio in Mockery).


Published Sources:

El Regidor, San Antonio, 1910.

El Demócrita Fronterizo, Laredo, 1904-19.

Brokaw John W. "The Repertory of a Mexican-American Theatrical Troupe: 1849- 1924." Latin American Theatre Review, Fall 1974, pp. 25-35.

-----. "A Mexican-American Acting Company, 1849-1924." Educational Theatre Journal 27 ( 1975): 23-27.

Ramírez Elizabeth C. "A History of Mexican-American Professional Theatre in Texas Prior to 1900." Theatre Survey 24 ( 1983): 99-116.

Archival Resources:

Austin, Texas. University of Texas. Latin American Library. The Mexican-American Library Collection. Carlos Vilialongín Collection includes 157 promptbooks, photographs, two broadsides of the Teatro Aurora, and other memorabilia.

San Antonio, Texas. Private collection of Sra. Maria Villalongín de Santos. Memoirs of Carlos Vilialongín.

Elizabeth C. Ramírez


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