Monday, 18 June 2018

The Moon of the Caribbees written by Eugene O'Neill, and performed at the Lafayette Theatre, New YOrk City, having run from October 29, 1937 to January 15, 1938,

A scene from The Moon of the Caribbees written by the American playwright Eugene O'Neill (1888 - 1953), and performed at the Lafayette Theatre, New YOrk City, having run from October 29, 1937 to January 15, 1938, with the following cast: Canada Lee (Yank), Joseph Pope Jones (Jack), Oliver Foster (Lamps), Walter Duke (Chips), Service Bell (Old Tom), Jacqueline Martin (Bella), Rose Poindexter (Pearl), Edward Fleischer (First Mate)


Sunday, 17 June 2018

A Doll House (Et dukkehjem 1879) written by Henrik Ibsen and premiered under the direction of H. P. Holst at the Royal Theatre in Copenhagen, Denmark, on December 21, 1879

A scene from A Doll House (Et dukkehjem 1879) written by the Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen (1828 - 1906) and premiered under the direction of H. P. Holst at the Royal Theatre in Copenhagen, Denmark, on December 21, 1879, with Nora (Betty Hennings), dancing the tarantella for her husband, Torvald (Emil Poulsen), with Raphael’s portrait, Madonna and Child, in the background (above the piano) and at the piano, Dr. Rank (Peter Jerndorff), with Mrs Linde (Agnes Dehn) in the doorway

At the piano, Dr. Rank (Peter Jerndorff), with Mrs Linde (Agnes Dehn) in the doorway

In Dahomey (negro musical comedy) produced by McVon Hurtig and Harry Seamon at a major Broadway house in 1903

A scene from In Dahomey (negro musical comedy) produced by McVon Hurtig and Harry Seamon at a major Broadway house in 1903 with the cast of Hattie McIntosh, George Walker, Ada Overton Walker, Bert Williams, and Lottie Williams




The Death of Tarelkin written by Aleksander Sukhova Kobylin under the direction of Vsevolod Meyerhold at the Meyerhold Theatre in 1922

A scene from The Death of Tarelkin written by the  Russian playwright Aleksander Sukhova Kobylin (1817 - 1903) under the direction of Vsevolod Meyerhold (1874 - 1940) at the Meyerhold Theatre with the “meat mincer” setting designed by Varvara Stepanova in 1922

set pieces designed to enable vigorous physical limitation


Costume designs by Varvara Stepanova (1894-1958) for 'The Death of Tarelkin' 1922 


Waiting for Lefty written by Clifford Odets and produced by the Seattle Repertory Playhouse in Seattle, in January 1936

A scene from Waiting for Lefty written by the American playwright Clifford Odets (1906 - 1963) and produced by the Seattle Repertory Playhouse in Seattle, in January 1936 



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Saturday, 16 June 2018

Moon of the Caribbees written by Eugene O'Neill and produced at Provincetown Playhouse, NYC, 1924

A scene from Moon of the Caribbees written by an American playwright Eugene O'Neill (1888-1953) and produced at Provincetown Playhouse, New York City, with scenic design by Perry Watkins, in 1924




The Hairy Ape written by Eugene O'Neill and produced at the Provincetown Theatre, Broadway, in 1922

Some scenes from The Hairy Ape written by Eugene O'Neill (1888 - 1953) and directed and designed by Robert Edmond Jones (1887-1954) at the Provincetown Theatre, New York City, running from March 9, 1922 to July 1. The production by the Provincetown Players in 1922 was praised for its use of expressionistic set design and staging techniques, and was transferred to a theatre on Broadway. 

 
Louis Wolheim (center) as Robert 'Yank' Smith in the play






L. Wolheim