Isaacs, Edith

Isaacs, Edith
   Edith Juliet Rich was born into a Hungarian immigrant family in Milwaukee and was already established as a reporter on the Milwaukee Sentinel when she married Lewis Montefidretu Isaacs in 1904. They moved to New York, where he practiced law and she wrote for various magazines, including THEATRE ARTS, of which she became editor in 1922, leading it to monthly publication with expanded coverage until she retired from the post in 1946. She was instrumental in the founding of the National Theatre Conference in 1925. Among her several books on theatre is The Negro in the American Theatre (1947).

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