HEAR THE DISTANT APPLAUSE: Six Great Ladies of the American Theatre by Marguerite Vance

HEAR THE DISTANT APPLAUSE: Six Great Ladies of the American Theatre

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A moving glimpse of the old American theatre during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries is seen in these six short accounts. Charlotte Saunders Cushman, ary Anderson, Ada Rehan, Minnie Maddern Fiske, Julia Marlowe, and Maude Adams stand n the bright lights as the author records their various climbs to fame. Missing is ariety: each actress struggled; each gained success and esteem; each left an inelible mark, but little of their personalities is seen in these records. Nonetheless, it will be of interest to hopeful Thespians.

Pub Date: Sept. 30th, 1963
Publisher: Dutton