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The emergence of the modern American theater, 1914-1929

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Theater -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
    • American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-252) and index.

      StatementRonald H. Wainscott.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2266.3 .W35 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 260 p.:
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL992885M
      ISBN 100300067763
      LC Control Number96031372

      The people's theater movement hoped to encourage mass participation by bringing the theater to working-class neighborhoods, drastically reducing admission prices, offering collective subscriptions, producing shows of high quality and wide variety—musical concerts as well as theater—and by converting the hall into a community center or house.


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