Virtue, Brewster's Millions, Little Lost Sister, Alma, Where Do You Live?, Undercover, The Misleading Lady, Rolling Stones, The Woman He Married.
1916-17: Stop Thief, Seven Days, A Fool There Was, The Road to Happiness, The Yellow Ticket, Sinners, Believe Me Xantippe, In Walked Jimmy, The Lost Paradise, Going Some, Today, The Call of the Heart, Paid in Full.
1917-18: It Pays to Advertise, A Pair of Sixes, Just a Woman, Mile-a-Minute-Kendall, Common Clay, The Girl I Left Behind Me, A Full House, Little Peggy O'Moore, A Pair of Queens, Which One Should I Marry?, Our New Minister, Polly of the Circus, Girls, The Law of the Land.
1918-19: The House of Glass, Cheating Cheaters, The Brat, Nothing but the Truth, Silent Witness, Our Little Wife, The Old Homestead, Never Say Die, On Trial, Johnny Got His Gun, The Story of the Rosary, Nearly Married, The Marriage of Kitty, Good Gracious Annabelle, Here Comes the Bride, The Man They Left Behind, Pals First, Potash and Perlmutter, The Eternal Magdalene, The Ninety and Nine, The Brat, The High Cost of Loving, The Cowboy and the Lady, A Switch in Time, The Great Ruby, Mary's Ankle, The Mills of the Gods, David Harum, Are You a Mason?, Thelma, The New Henrietta, The Shaughraun, My Friend from India, The Man on the Box, Zaza, Mother Carey's Chickens, After Office Hours, What's Your Husband Doing?, The Woman on the Index, Pal O'Mine, The Other Wife, The Thirteenth Chair, Very Good Eddie, The Eyes of Youth, The Naughty Wire, Fairer and Warmer, The Only Girl, The Trail of the Lonesome Pine, The Lottery Man.
Duluth Herald, 1914-26.
Duluth News-Tribune, 1914-26.
Duluth, Minnesota. St. Louis County Historical Society. Theatre file; Buldings file.
Roger H. Schultz
BALLERINAS. See HULL-HOUSE CHILDREN'S THEATRE.
BISHOP PLAYERS. The Bishop Players, a stock company in Oakland, California, sometimes referred to as Bishop's 30 Players, was organized during the week of June 6, 1904, by artist-managerHarry W. Bishop. The son of San Francisco theatre manager, Walter Morosco, Bishop built Ye Liberty Playhouse at 1440 Broadway. It seated 2,000 persons and contained the first revolving stage in America. Actually, the inaugural program was A Bachelor's Romance by Martha Morton on March 14, 1904, featuring the Neill Stock Company*, some of whose members remained to comprise the permanent stock company of the Bishop Players. For some time, the two companies were mixed, because Bishop rotated casts between his Ye Liberty Playhouse in Oakland and his Majestic Theatre in San Francisco. Business and stage management changed also in the first season of operation. The new company opened in June with George Broadhurst comedy, What Happened to Jones?
Although stock companies existed earlier in Oakland, the Bishop Players surpassed all its predecessors in both popularity and longevity. It served Oakland