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Author: Jane K. Curry
ISBN: 0313291411
Language: English
Pages: 168 pages
Category: Performing Arts
Publisher: Praeger (July 21, 1994)
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Most scholars of American drama and theatre acknowledge that women's contributions to the field, especially those prior to the twentieth century, have been underrepresented. Over the past twenty-five years, scholars have begun to address a number of those glaring omissions.

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Start by marking Nineteenth-Century American Women Theatre Managers as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Many women held positions of great responsibility and power in the United States during the 19th century as theatre managers: managing stock companies, owning or leasing theatres, hiring actors and other personnel, selecting plays for production, directing rehearsals, supervising all production details, and promoting their dramatic offerings.

Part of the Contributions in Women's Studies series. Competing in risky business ventures, these women were remarkable for defying societal norms that restricted career opportunities for women.

Her spouse, in companionship with Thomas Bignall, had broken the theater monopoly of the Old American Company in 1790 by establishing the . Jane Kathleen Curry: Nineteenth-century American Women Theatre Managers.

Her spouse, in companionship with Thomas Bignall, had broken the theater monopoly of the Old American Company in 1790 by establishing the Virginia Comedians. The Virginia Comedians established the so called "Virginia circuit", and regularly performed in urg-Charleston (1794)-Norfolk (1795)-Petersburg (1796)- Alexandria (1797), cities where they also constructed playhouses. php?title Margaretta Sully West&oldid 923491293".

Nineteenth-Century American Women's Novels: Interpretative Strategies . The beauty of Private Woman, Public Stage is its artful merging of . history, women's history, and literature.

Nineteenth-Century American Women's Novels: Interpretative Strategies (Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture). In Kelley's deft hands, the writers' contributions to subsequent generations seem even more profound. Those who enter the world of Southworth, Stowe, and the other literary domestics will be grateful that these women novelists did not after all remain (to paraphrase one of them) in the obscurity of their homes.

Most scholars of American drama and theatre acknowledge that women's contributions to the field, especially those prior . Faye Dudden's outstanding Women in the American Theatre: Actresses & Audiences, 1790–1870 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1994) provided a more focused study and insight into countless previously unknown figures.

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Many women held positions of great responsibility and power in the United States during the 19th century as theatre managers: managing stock companies, owning or leasing theatres, hiring actors and other personnel, selecting plays for production, directing rehearsals, supervising all production details, and promoting their dramatic offerings. Competing in risky business ventures, these women were remarkable for defying societal norms that restricted career opportunities for women. The activities of more than 50 such women are discussed in Nineteenth-Century American Women Theatre Managers, beginning with an account of 15 pioneering women managers who were all managing theatres before 24 December 1853, when Catherine Sinclair, often incorrectly identified as the first woman theatre manager in the United States, opened her theatre in San Francisco.