Popular-price theatre

Popular-price theatre
   As an alternative to high-priced attractions at first-class theatres for elite audiences, theatres that booked attractions geared to popular audiences scaled their ticket prices lower. This term was later adopted by the Federal Theatre Project* for one of its wings, the Popular Price Theatre, which offered cheap tickets for plays by new playwrights.

The Historical Dictionary of the American Theater. .

Игры ⚽ Поможем сделать НИР

Look at other dictionaries:

  • theatre, Western — ▪ art Introduction       history of the Western theatre from its origins in pre Classical antiquity to the present.       For a discussion of drama as a literary form, see dramatic literature and the articles on individual national literatures.… …   Universalium

  • Theatre Royal, Drury Lane — Coordinates: 51°30′46″N 0°07′14″W …   Wikipedia

  • Theatre Workshop — is a theatre group noted for their director, Joan Littlewood. Many actors of the 1950s and 1960s received their training and first exposure with the company. Many Theatre Workshop productions were transferred to the West End, and some like Oh!… …   Wikipedia

  • Theatre of France — For more information about the history of French literature, see the chronological articles in the French literature series in the template to the right. French theatre is a category of French literature. It may include Francophone theatre… …   Wikipedia

  • Price, Vincent — ▪ 1994       U.S. actor (b. May 27, 1911, St. Louis, Mo. d. Oct. 25, 1993, Los Angeles, Calif.), as the undisputed dark prince of gothic thrillers, cultivated his image as a debonair yet menacing villain with his silken voice, wicked grin, and… …   Universalium

  • First-class theatre —    The most prestigious theatre in any town was the one that booked the top attractions for which the top prices could be charged for tickets, thus drawing the carriage trade. A large Midwestern city might have one or two first class theatres… …   The Historical Dictionary of the American Theater

  • Chatham Garden Theatre — The only known image of the Chatham Garden Theatre s exterior For the other theatre of this name, see Chatham Theatre. The Chatham Garden Theatre or Chatham Theatre was a playhouse in the Chatham Gardens of New York City. It was located on the… …   Wikipedia

  • Dennis Price — Price as Jeeves Born Dennistoun Franklyn John Rose Price 23 June 1915(1915 06 23) Twyford, Berkshire, England …   Wikipedia

  • Bowery Theatre — American Theatre redirects here. For the magazine, see American Theatre (magazine). Cigarette trading card featuring the Bowery Theatre, New York City The Bowery Theatre was a playhouse in the Bowery neighborhood of New York City. Although it was …   Wikipedia

  • Gaiety Theatre, London — Infobox Theatre name = Gaiety Theatre caption = The Gaiety Theatre, c. 1905 address = Aldwych city = Westminster, London country = designation = Demolished 1956 latitude = 51.513056 longitude = 0.1175 architect = Bassett and Keeling owner =… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”