The Resource English Theatre playbill

English Theatre playbill

Label
English Theatre playbill, 1946
Title
English Theatre playbill
Inclusive dates
1946
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes a playbill for the musical Oklahoma!, performed in Indianapolis, Indiana at the English Theatre from January 8, 1946 to January 12, 1946
Biographical or historical data
English's Opera House opened on September 27, 1880 with a performance of Hamlet. Built by Indianapolis businessman and politician William H. English, it was located on the northwest quadrant of Monument Circle. Modeled after the New York Grand Opera House, the theater could seat more than 2,000 guests and had the largest stage in the city. English's presented a variety of entertainment, including plays, musicals, concerts, ballets, and films. Later known as the English Theatre, it closed and the building was demolished in 1948. Source:McKinney, Marianne W. "Performing Arts." In The Encyclopedia of Indianapolis edited by David J. Bodenhamer and Robert G. Barrows, 142-152. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1994.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/organizationName
English Theatre (Indianapolis, Ind.),
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English Theatre (Indianapolis, Ind.)
  • English's Opera House (Indianapolis, Ind.)
  • Theaters
  • Indianapolis (Ind.)
Label
English Theatre playbill
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/S3349%20English%20Theatre%20Playbill.pdf
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2018/03/09 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2018/03/09 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21393811
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from James H. Johnson on 2013/10/18.
System control number
(OCoLC)1030892206
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder
Label
English Theatre playbill
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/S3349%20English%20Theatre%20Playbill.pdf
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2018/03/09 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2018/03/09 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21393811
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from James H. Johnson on 2013/10/18.
System control number
(OCoLC)1030892206
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder

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