The London Stage 1940-1949
The London Stage 1940-1949
Scarecrow Press

The London Stage 1940-1949

  • Publish Date: 1992-01-01
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: J. P. Wearing

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This day-by-day calendar of plays produced at the major London theatres from January 1, 1940 to December 31, 1949_the only work of its kind for the period_covers 53 major west-end theatres, thus dealing with all the big productions and names (Cocteau, Fry, Sartre, Hellman, Rattigan, Coward, Maugham, O'Casey, Shaw, Ibsen, Chekhov, Pirandello, Olivier, Gielgud, Richardson, etc.), revivals of the classics, and opera and ballet productions. Wearing lists 2,409 productions (over 143,000 performances) in chronological arrangement of playbills. With full production and contemporary review information for each play and a comprehensive index.


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