America's First Regional Theatre: The Cleveland Play House and Its Search for a Home

America's First Regional Theatre: The Cleveland Play House and Its Search for a Home

by J. Ullom

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Overview

The Cleveland Play House has mirrored the achievements and struggles of both the city of Cleveland and the American theatre over the past one hundred years. This book challenges the established history (often put forward by the theatre itself) and long-held assumptions concerning the creation of the institution and its legacy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349483884
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 05/14/2014
Series: Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History
Edition description: 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 276
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Jeffrey Ullom is Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre at Case Western Reserve University, USA.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Building the House 2. Averting Disaster and Ignoring Cleveland 3. Learning Curve 4. "Catch These Vandals!" 5. The War at Home 6. Escaping "No Man's Land" 7. The 'Endangered' Theatre 8. A Place to Call Home Conclusion: The New "No Man's Land"

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