The passionate playgoer, a personal scrapbook.

; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
New York, Viking Press, 1958.

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Other Authors Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
Subjects Actors -- United States.
Actors.
Anthologie.
Composers -- United States.
Composers.
Drama -- History and criticism.
Drama.
Theater -- United States.
Theater.
Théâtre (genre littéraire) américain -- histoire et critique.
USA.
United States.
Description xiv, 623 pages illustrations 22 cm
Copyright Date 1958.
Contents The American theatre / Arthur Miller -- Audience on a show boat / Edna Ferber -- Audiences / Dorothy Parker -- Those very first nighters / Percy Hammond -- Wednesday matinee / Ogden Nash -- Thomas Wolfe as a dramatist / John Mason Brown -- from Of time and the river / Thomas Wolfe -- A memory / Ethel Barrymore -- The Lunts / Robert E. Sherwood -- The play's the thing / Patricia Collinge -- The saga of Gertie / Moss Hart -- How I became a great actor / George S. Kaufman -- A salute with love / Emily Kimbrough -- Curtain / Ward Morehouse -- Those years after Years ago / Ruth Gordon -- A theatre becomes a lady / George Oppenheimer -- Cantzen's shoes / Eli Waldron -- Obituary / Alexander Woollcott -- The wager / Kyle Crichton -- Get thee to a monastery / James Thurber -- W.C. Fields and Edward VII / Robert Lewis Taylor -- Jane Cowl / Charles Brackett -- More songs for Meller / Robert Benchley -- Minnie and Mr. Clark / Robert Downing -- The actress / Dorothy Parker -- The old actor / Phyllis McGinley -- The critic / E.B. White -- Bert Williams' last interview / Ashton Stevens -- June Havoc's sister / Gypsy Rose Lee -- Glamour / Edna Ferber -- Miss Kitty takes to the road / Alexander Woollcott -- June in January / Fred Allen -- It's not "the road" : it's detours / Tallulah Bankhead -- Broadway's cutting-room floor / Elliot Norton -- Footnote to a preface / Robert E. Sherwood -- A passion and a platform or two / Thornton Wilder -- MacArthur / Ben Hecht -- Query : what makes comedy high? / S.N. Behrman -- The writing is honest / Tennessee Williams -- The boundaries of Tennessee / Henry Hewes -- How and why to be a playwright / William Saroyan -- The essence of tragedy / Maxwell Anderson -- Eugene O'Neill / Joseph Wood Krutch -- Plagiarism suit / George Jean Nathan -- O'Neill's Long day's journey into night / John Chapman -- Arthur Kober / S.J. Perelman -- An introduction to Four plays / Lillian Hellman -- The new play / John van Druten -- Art and Isadora / John Dos Passos -- Directors / Walter Kerr -- Mistaken notions / Harold Clurman -- Stanislavski / Joshua Logan -- A director's lot / George Abbott -- Notebook for A streetcar named Desire / Elia Kazan -- Deadheads and the Hippodrome / Gretchen Finletter -- Everything / Heywood Broun -- To err is human / Richard Maney -- Troubadour Billy / Ben Hecht -- It seems that Mr. Woods is back from Europe / Samuel Hoffenstein -- The great impersonator / Niven Busch -- A kind of grandfather / Oscar Hammerstein II -- from To a lonely boy / Arthur Hopkins -- A visit to G.B.S. / Lawrence Langner -- Memorial to a bad man / George Bradshaw -- Disney and the Dane / John Mason Brown -- The Barrymore Hamlet / Percy Hammond -- The Macbeth murder mystery / James Thurber -- Welles on wheels / George Oppenheimer -- An epitaph for Shylock / Heywood Broun -- Reflections on musical comedy / Clifton Fadiman -- Hart never stood still / Richard Rodgers -- The trouble with Oklahoma! / Deems Taylor -- Porgy and Bess / DuBose Heyward -- Jerome Kern / Arthur Schwartz -- The story of a refugee / Alexander Woollcott -- The professional amateur / Time -- Rhythm / Ring Lardner -- Soldiers in greasepaint / Abel Green and Joe Laurie, Jr. -- The cliché expert testifies on the drama / Frank Sullivan -- Lament for failures / Howard Dietz -- Abe Lincoln in Illinois / Brooks Atkinson -- Mrs. Roosevelt on Our town / Brooks Atkinson -- In which the stage renounces our hero / Heywood Broun -- The Green pastures (review) / Heywood Broun -- The jest (review) / Dorothy Parker -- Women and song (Ziegfeld Follies, 1917) / Percy Hammond -- Theda Bara : sh-s-sh! / Percy Hammond -- Alexander Woollcott : debut / Percy Hammond -- Ringling Brothers' Circus / George Jean Nathan -- The silver cord (review) / Gilbert W. Gabriel -- Street scene (review) / John Anderson -- My fair lady (review) / Walter Kerr -- Life with father (review) / "N.C." -- Life with mother (review) / Richard Watts, Jr. -- The order of the palm / John Mason Brown -- Mourning becomes Electra (review) / Robert Benchley -- Abie's Irish Rose (review) / Robert Benchley -- A revival of Abie's Irish Rose / Hobe Morrison -- The glass menagerie (review) / Stark Young -- Three playwrights compliment their audiences / Marya Mannes -- Diamond Lil (review) / Charles Brackett -- Ed Wynn / Louis Kronenberger -- Death of a salesman (review) / Claudia Cassidy -- Excursion / Wolcott Gibbs -- Behind the scenes / Robert Edmond Jones.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)390892
(OCoLC)ocm00390892
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Oppenheimer, George,
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