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The Resource Actors, audiences, and historic theaters of Kentucky, Marilyn Casto

Actors, audiences, and historic theaters of Kentucky, Marilyn Casto

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Actors, audiences, and historic theaters of Kentucky
Title
Actors, audiences, and historic theaters of Kentucky
Statement of responsibility
Marilyn Casto
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Kentucky emerged as a prime site for theatrical activity in the early nineteenth century. Most towns, even quite small ones, constructed increasingly elaborate opera houses, which stood as objects of local pride and symbols of culture. These theaters often hosted amateur performances, providing a forum for talent and a focus for community social life. As theatrical attendance rose, performance halls began offering everything from drama to equestrian shows to burlesque. Today many architects believe that the design of a theater should not detract from the stage or screen. Marilyn Casto shows tha
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Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Actors, audiences, and historic theaters of Kentucky, Marilyn Casto
Label
Actors, audiences, and historic theaters of Kentucky, Marilyn Casto
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt130j8c4
Publication
Note
AfterwordNotes; Bibliography; Index
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Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Rough but Substantial; Plays and Players; Players and Audience; Theater Buildings; Lexington Theater; Louisville Theater; 2. Neat and Commodious Halls; Showboats and Tents; Outdoor Theater; Situating Theaters; Exteriors; Opening the Theater; Building and Owning Theaters; 3. Thrills, Spectacles, and Glittering Lights; Actors; Performances; Theater Decor; Technology; Renovations; 4. Tickets to Theaters; Purpose; Architecture; Technology; Attracting the Audience; Choosing a Style; Last of the Theaters
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1 online resource (220 pages)
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Isbn
9780813158723
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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remote

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