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The Carolina Playmakers: The First Fifty Years

Spearman, Walter; with Selden, Samuel

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ISBN 10: 0807811378 / ISBN 13: 9780807811375
Published by The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, NC, 1970
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xiv, 178 p. Illustrations. Index. The Playmakers initiatedthe outdoor historical drama form. Many former playmakers became well-known actors and personages including: Thomas Wolfe, Kay Kyser; Jonathan Daniels; and Sam Hirsch. The author was closely associated with The Carolina Playmakers as actor, playwright, teacher, critic and journalist from 1926. Very good in very good dust jacket. DJ has some wear and soiling. Bookseller Inventory # 65973

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Title: The Carolina Playmakers: The First Fifty ...

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, NC

Publication Date: 1970

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: Presumed first edition/first printing.

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The Playmakers have brought fame and national publicity to the university at Chapel Hill since their establishment by Frederick H. Koch in 1918. In the first fifty years they have produced over a thousand plays and have taken many on tour. Koch's encouragement of the folk play has had a wide influence on the development of the American theater.

Originally published in 1970.

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