American Theatre Companies, 1888-1930

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REPERTORY

1902-3: Theodora, A Point of Honor, Lord and Lady Algy, Secret Service, Jim, the Penman, Puddn'head Wilson, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Ghosts, A Night Off, The School for Scandal, The Liars, Camille, The Lady of Lyons, Rosedale, The Private Secretary, The Fatal Card, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Peaceful Valley, Twelfth Night, Rip Van Winkle, East Lynne, Fedora, The Christian, Prince Karl, Siberia, Sowing the Wind, Mistress Nell, The Taming of the Shrew, She Stoops to Conquer, A Social Highwayman, Northern Lights, The Little Minister, Romeo and Juliet, Because She Loved Him So, The Favor of the Queen, Rip Van Winkle, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Fanchon, the Cricket.

1903-4: Othello, Ingomar, Trilby, In Mizzoura, The Masqueraders, The Cricket on the Hearth, What's in a Name, Frou Frou, The Country Girl, Broken Hearts, Monte Cristo, New Magdalen, Woman Against Woman, The Great Unknown, Davy Crockett, Cyrano de Bergerac, Dr. Bill, Christopher, Jr., The Burglar, East Lynne, Arabian Nights, My Friend from India, Brother Against Brother, Jane, Perils of a Great City, The Man from Mexico, Hazel Kirke, As You Like It, Brixton Burglary, Camille, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, The First Born, The Two Orphans, The Bells, The Girl I Left Behind Me, The Favor of the Queen, The Shaughraun, O Kiko San, Rip Van Winkle, Othello, The Christian, Secret Service, Charley's Aunt, Nathan Hale.

1906-7: Miss Hobbs, Leah Kleschna, Jane Eyre, As You Like It, The Little Minister, Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall, The Dancing Girl, The Second Mrs. Tanqueray, Forget- Me-Not, Noble, The Prodigal Son, Camille, The Little Minister, Romeo and Juliet, A Doll's House, East Lynne, All the Comforts of Home.

1907-8: Raffles, On Parole, The Girl and the Judge, Lovers' Lane, The Charity Ball, The Fatal Wedding, Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers, Virginius, The Holy City, Society and the Bulldog, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, The Frisky Mrs. Johnson, The Prisoner of Zenda, Nancy & Company, The Cowboy and the Lady, Under Two Flags, Mary Blossom, Janice Meredith, The Christian, The Middleman, Thelma, Just Like John.


BIBLIOGRAPHY

Published Sources:

New York Dramatic Mirror, 1902-8.

New York Times, 1902-8.

The Baltimore Sun, 1902-8.

Arthur E. Alvis, Jr.

FERRIS COMEDIANS. The Ferris Comedians ( Duluth, Minnesota), also known as the Metropolitan Stock Company and the Ferris Stock Company, were initially organized by actor-manager Dick Ferris. Ferris' company was hired by W. H. Reaney, manager of the newly constructed Metropolitan Opera House in Duluth. The new theatre had been opened on December 26, 1902, with a production of Martha by the Andrews Opera Company. However, Reaney was unsatisfied with the quality of the Andrews organization and replaced it with Ferris' company, which opened its Duluth stay with My Jim on January 5, 1903.

Just as there was a resurgence of small stock companies throughout the East, many such organizations sprung up throughout the Midwest. Cities such as Chicago, Milwaukee, Omaha, Minneapolis, and St. Paul each had stock

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  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface vii
  • A 1
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  • APPENDIX I CHRONOLOGY OF THEATRE COMPANIES 493
  • APPENDIX II THEATRE COMPANIES BY STATE 497
  • Index of Personal Names and Play Titles 501
  • About the Contributors 535
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