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Elizabeth Baker's drama often deals with feminist and economic issues facing struggling middle-class families. Her casts of characters include feisty, independent young women seeking emancipation and sympathetic men burdened with supporting a family on a limited income. Her plays were performed at several important venues during the early twentieth century, including the Court Theatre in London, the Gaiety Theatre in Manchester, and Birmingham Repertory Theatre.
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1876 EB was born in London. Bibliographic Citation link.
18 April 1909 EB's first play, Chains, had a single matinée performance at the Court Theatre in London. Bibliographic Citation link.
14 February 1932 EB's last known work, a one-act play entitled One of the Spicers, was performed by the Green Room Rags at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London's West End. Bibliographic Citation link.
8 March 1962 EB died at the age of eighty-six. Bibliographic Citation link.
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