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The American Playhouse in the Eighteenth Century

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ISBN 9780674429888

Publication Date: 01/01/1969

174 pages

53 halftones

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  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • I. The Amateur Period
  • II. Professional Beginnings
  • III. The Rise of David Douglass
  • IV. The Southwark and John Street
  • V. Town and Country Theaters after the Revolution
  • VI. The Theaters of Thomas Wade West
  • VII. Chestnut Street, Federal Street, and the Haymarket
  • VIII. The Park and the Proposed Richmond Theater
  • Notes
  • Index

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