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America's Longest Run. A History of the Walnut Street Theatre [INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR]. Andrew Davis.
America's Longest Run. A History of the Walnut Street Theatre [INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR]
America's Longest Run. A History of the Walnut Street Theatre [INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR]

America's Longest Run. A History of the Walnut Street Theatre [INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR]

University Park, Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania Press University Press, 2010. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. XI, [1], 412pp. Original maroon suede covered boards with publisher's printed belly band. Half-title page inscribed and signed by Andrew Davis. Pictorial title-page. Fascinating work tracing the history of America's oldest theatre. The Philadelphia landmark has been at or near the center of theatrical activity since it opened, as a circus, on February 2, 1809. This book documents the players and productions that appeared at this venerable house and the challenges the Walnut has faced from economic crises, changing tastes, technological advances, and competition from new media. This study is profusely illustrated with 41 b/w photographic reproductions of views and actors. Binding and interior in overall very good condition. vg. Item #27976

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