Klaw & Erlanger

Klaw & Erlanger
   Sometimes referred to as K & E, the partnership formed in 1888 by Marc Klaw and Abraham Lincoln Erlanger grew to be the foundation for the Theatrical Syndicate or Trust, which they created in 1896 with four additional theatrical businessmen. Klaw and Erlanger are often credited as pioneers in the application of business principles to the theatre. Within the Syndicate, they exercised control over the central booking office. Their partnership ended in 1919.

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