Play Actors

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Literary responses Elizabeth Baker
Despite its short run, the play was a critical success. The Times heartily congratulated the Play Actors on their choice of play, saying that [o]ne such play as this a year would justify the existence...
Performance of text George Paston
GP wrote several other one-act plays which were performed in London and further afield. These include Colleagues (performed at the Empire Theatre in Kilburn on 30 January 1911) and A Great Experiment (at the Lyceum Theatre
Performance of text Githa Sowerby
The Play Actors society produced GS 's play The Stepmother at London's New Theatre in a single Sunday performance (other theatres being then closed).
Nicoll, Allardyce. English Drama, 1900-1930. Cambridge University Press.
959
Riley, Patricia. Looking for Githa. New Writing North.
79
Performance of text Inez Bensusan
IB 's first play, a one-act suffrage drama entitled The Apple, had one matinee performance by the Play Actors at the Court Theatre in London.
Stowell, Sheila. A Stage of Their Own. University of Michigan Press.
46
Nicoll, Allardyce. English Drama, 1900-1930. Cambridge University Press.
508
Performance of text George Paston
GP 's Tilda's New Hat, a one-act comedy about love and fashion, was first performed by the Play Actors at the Court Theatre .
Nicoll, Allardyce. English Drama, 1900-1930. Cambridge University Press.
875
Kaplan, Joel H., and Sheila Stowell. Theatre and Fashion: Oscar Wilde to the Suffragettes. Cambridge University Press.
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Textual Production Githa Sowerby
The Play Actors were a London society whose mandate was to encourage new authors, many of them from outside London.
Nicoll, Allardyce. English Drama, 1900-1930. Cambridge University Press.
272
The play was never taken on by a regular theatre company, or published until...
Textual Production Elizabeth Baker
EB wrote this and her later plays while in full-time employment. It and the other Court Theatre productions were put on by the Play Actors society. Chains was revived in 1910 by Dion Boucicault at...

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