The London Stage, 1950-1959
Scarecrow Press

The London Stage, 1950-1959

  • Publish Date: 1993-06-13
  • 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, 1950 to December 31, 1959_the only work of its kind for the period_covers 52 major west-end theatres, thus dealing with all the big productions and names (Anouilh, Beckett, Brecht, Chekhov, Coward, Hellman, Ibsen, Miller, O'Casey, Osborne, Pinter, Pirandello, Shaw; Ashcroft, Olivier, Gielgud, Richardson), revivals of the classics, and opera and ballet productions. Wearing lists 3,117 productions (over 170,000 performances) in chronological arrangement of playbills. With full production and contemporary review information for each play, an appendix covering significant fringe theaters, and a comprehensive index.

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