American Theatre Companies, 1888-1930

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Car, White Cargo, Liliom, The Whole Town's Talking, Smilin' Through, Some Girl, The Old Homestead, The Girl from Child's, Meet the Wife, The Nervous Wreck, Whispering Wires, New Toys, High Stakes, Laff That Off, Rip Van Winkle, The Gorilla, The Patsy, The Enemy, Easy Come, Easy Go, Sherlock Holmes, Saintly Hippocrates and Honest Sinners, The Bridal Suite, Irene, The Poor Nut, Salomy Jane, What Price Glory?, Steve.

1927-28: The Little Spitfire, Potash and Perlmutter, Detectives, Treat 'Em Rough, Pigs, Hell's Belles, The Ghost Train, Square Crooks, Thank You, What Ann Brought Home, The Unseen Way, My Woman, The Cradle Snatchers, Way Down East, Alias the Deacon, The Servant in the House, The Virginian, Romance Road or The Girl Next Door, Rain, Up in Mabel's Room, Naughty Cinderella, The Barker, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Spooks, The Donovan Affair, Mary's Other Husband, If I Was Rich, The Sea Monster, Go Easy, Mabel, The Wasp's Nest, an unnamed comedy by Julian MacDonald (art director), Take My Advice, Applesauce.


BIBLIOGRAPHY

Published Sources:

Foster J. Walter. "A Brief History of the Princess Stock Company." Annals of Iowa 41 (Summer 1972): 969-94.

Hill Raymond Scott. "The Princess Theatre of Des Moines." Iowa Journal of History 49 ( January 1951): 1-22.

Unpublished Sources:

Bryant Ruth M. "Development of Commercial Recreation in Des Moines." Master's thesis, University of Iowa, 1942.

Hill Raymond Scott. "A History of the Princess Theatre of Des Moines, Iowa." Master's thesis, University of Iowa, 1949.

Shaffner Caroline. Museum of Repertoire Americana, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. Interview, November 28, 1984.

Andrew Vorder Bruegge

PROVINCETOWN PLAYERS. The theatrical group commonly called the Provincetown Players ( New York, New York) was actually an organization that spanned three distinct periods and organizations during the years from 1915 through 1929. Because of the wide diversity in mode of organization, purpose, types of plays chosen, and the production methods employed, the Provincetown Players should be discussed under distinct subtitles: The Provincetown Players ( The Playwrights' Theatre) 1915-22; The Experimental Theatre, Inc. (Triumvirate Control) 1923-25; The Experimental Theatre, Inc., 1925-29.


THE PROVINCETOWN PLAYERS (THE PLAYWRIGHTS' THEATRE), 1915-22

Although the organization called the Provincetown Players was not officially organized until September 5, 1916, the history of this group really began in the summer of 1915 on Cape Cod in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Each summer, groups of artists and writers migrated from their winter homes in Greenwich

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  • Title Page iii
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  • Preface vii
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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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