These volumes provide biographical data on major and minor theatrical personnel who died between 1850 and 1990. Their data are derived from obituaries in The Era, The Stage, The Clipper, New York Dramatic Mirror, and Variety as well as The London Times, The New York Times, Boston Transcript, and the Los Angeles Times and is augmented by other diverse sources. Bryan's compilation is international in scope and broad in coverage. Thousands of entries and cross references detail the lives and careers of actors, directors, musical directors, designers, producers, playwrights, composers, screenwriters, scenarists, theatre and company managers, and agents connected with stage, screen, radio, television, vaudeville, circus, menagerie, and carnival.
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GEORGE B. BRYAN is Professor of Theatre at the University of Vermont. He also compiled An Ibsen Companion and Stage Lives (Greenwood Press, 1984 and 1985, respectively). He has contributed numerous articles to scholarly journals and is presently working on a bio-bibliography of Ethel Merman.
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Book Description Greenwood Press, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX031328038X