Nineteenth Century Theatre and Film

Nineteenth Century Theatre and Film is a magazine focusing on Arts

Articles from Vol. 35, No. 2, December

Editorial: The Nineteenth Century Digital Age
This editorial is prompted by my attendance at two conferences in the past year which have marked the conclusion of major projects in the digitisation of primary materials and research resources for the nineteenth-century theatre. As is the way with...
Interruptions by Inevitable Petticoats: Skirt Dancing and the Historiographical Problem of Late Nineteenth-Century Dance
A craze for the skirt dance and for skirt dancing swept across the stages and dance floors and into the drawing rooms and schoolrooms of Europe and the United States of America during the 1890s.1 Individual skirt dance performers attracted mass fan bases...
Lilian Baylis: Theatre Historian
In 1936, Lilian Baylis, then manager of the Old Vic and Sadler's Wells and a woman who was running an opera company, a Shakespeare company, and a dance company, accepted an invitation from the International Federation of Business and Professional Women...
The Bard Returns to Shoreditch: Shakespearean Productions at the Britannia Theatre
Shoreditch is associated with Shakespeare because it was the location of the Renaissance playhouses The Theatre - where the Lord Chamberlain's Men performed - and The Curtain. By the early years of the nineteenth century the area's connection with Shakespeare...
The Performance of Anti-Theatrical Prejudice in a Provincial Victorian Town: Nottingham and Its New Theatre Royal, 1865(1)
1. IntroductionOn 25 September 1865 the New Theatre Royal Nottingham opened its doors for the first time with a performance of Sheridan's The School for Scandal. The evening - which had begun amid applause with a performance of the National Anthem by...

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