During the first 130-plus years of the United States’ existence, the apex of upscale cultural life in the nation was live theater.
By February 1887, Edwin Booth was the most acclaimed actor in the United States, selling out houses wherever he performed.
About California’s longest, continually-operating theatre.
“What the hell is a posadas?”
Revisiting the history of Theatre Merced in time for a major renovation by the city.
Stage Society was formed by Arthur Kennedy, Akim Tamiroff, N. Richard Nash, John Ireland, and Anthony Quinn “as a refuge from the frustrations of their careers.”
A bit of history on the owner of the 99-seat Circle Theatre from 1950 to 1968.
From the Hazard Pavilion to the Temple Baptist Church to the Philharmonic Auditorium.
For the LA stage actor, the antidote for the “Depression doldrums” came in the form of the Federal Theatre Project.
The many stages of the Ford stages.