Saturday, 31 December 2016

The Silver Box written by John Galsworthy and produced at the Imperial Hall in February, 1907

A scene from The Silver Box (first published in 1906) written by the British playwright John Galsworthy (1867-1933) and produced at the Imperial Hall in February, 1907




Mary Stuart (1919 ) written by John Drinkwater and produced at the Curtain Club of the University of Texas around 1925

A scene from Mary Stuart (1919 ) written by the British playwright John Drinkwater (1882-1937) and produced at the Curtain Club (a performance group and campus theatrical society) of the University of Texas, USA, around 1925






Věc Makropulos (The Makropulos Secret 1922) written by Karel Čapek and produced at the Pasadena Community Playhouse, California, in 1926

A scene of the lawyer's office from the Act I of Věc Makropulos (The Makropulos Secret or Case 1922) written by the Czech playwright Karel Čapek (1890-1938) and produced at the Pasadena Community Playhouse, California,  by the University Players Guild with the stage designed by Robert Redington Sharp (1904 - 1934) in 1926

  • Act I, The lawyer's office

  • There are two other set scene photos by R. R. Sharpe for The Makropoulos secret
    • Act II, The bare stage
    • Act III, The hotel boudoir

Fancy-Free (1911) written by William Stanley Houghton and produced at the Princess Theatre, New York City, in 1913

A scene from Fancy-Free (first published in 1911)  written by the British playwright William Stanley Houghton (1881 - 1913) and produced at the Princess Theatre, New York City, in 1913




 

Friday, 30 December 2016

Saint Joan (1923) written by George Bernard Shaw and produced at the Théâtre des Arts in Paris under the direction of Georges Pitoëff in 1925

A scene from Saint Joan (first published in 1923) written by the British playwright George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) and produced at the Théâtre des Arts in Paris under the direction of Georges Pitoëff (1884 - 1939 Russian-born of Armenian origins) in 1925





Thursday, 29 December 2016

Milestones written by Enoch A. Bennett and produced at the Royal Theatre on 5the March, 1912

A scene from Milestones (first published in 1912) written by the British playwright Enoch Arnold Bennett (1867 - 1931) with Edward Knoblauch and produced at the Royal Theatre, running for over 600 performances from March 5, 1912 to 1913

Third Act

Second Act





Wednesday, 28 December 2016

Justice (1910) written by John Galsworthy and produced around 1925

A scene from Justice (1910) written by the British playwright John Galsworthy (1867-1933)  and produced probably at the Duke of York's Theatre, London, on February 21, 1910


Act I

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Strife (1909) written by John Galsworthy produced at the St. Martin's Theater in April, 1920

A scene from Strife (premiered in 1909) written by the British playwright John Galsworthy (1867-1933) and produced at the St. Martin's Theater, London, in April, 1920



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Monday, 26 December 2016

The Man of Destiny (1897) written by George Bernard Shaw and produced at the Mimes Theatre, USA, in 1927

A scene from The Man of Destiny (first published in 1897) written by the British playwright George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) and produced at the Mimes Theatre, New York City, under the direction of Molkmar Julian? in 1927



Androcles and the Lion (1913) written by George Bernard Shaw and produced at the Klaw Theatre by the Theatre Guild, New York, in 1925

A scene from Androcles and the Lion (first published in 1913) written by the British playwright George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950) and produced at the Klaw Theatre by the Theatre Guild, New York, under the direction of Morcmare Julia?, running for  68 performances from Nov. 23, 1925 to Jan. 1926



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The Show Off written by George Edward Kelly and produced at the Playhouse Theatre, New York, in February 1924

A scene from The Show Off (a play in three acts) written by the American playwright George Edward Kelly (1887-1974) and produced at the Playhouse Theatre, New York City, running for 571 performances from February 5, 1924 to June, 1925

 The big room at Fisher's



The Guardsman (1910) written by the Hungarian playwright Molnár Ferenc and produced by the Theatre Guild, New York, around 1925

Some scenes from The Guardsman (first published in 1910) written by the Hungarian playwright Molnár Ferenc (1878-1952) and produced by the Theatre Guild, New York, in 1924, a comedy of marital roleplaying starring Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne, after a monumental success of his Liliom in 1921





Liliom (1909) written by Molnár Ferenc and produced by the Theatre Guild, New York, in 1921

Some scenes from Liliom (first published in 1909) written by the Hungarian playwright Molnár Ferenc (1878 - 1952) and produced by the Theatre Guild, under the direction of Frank Reicher (1875 - 1965), at the Garrick & Fulton Theatres, New York City, running for 300 performances from April 20, 1921 to Jan. 7, 1922
 






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He Who Gets Slapped written by Leonid N. Andreyev and produced by the Palmetto? Players, USA, around 1925

A scene from He Who Gets Slapped (first published in 1922) written by the Russian playwright Leonid N. Andreyev (1871-1919) and produced by the Palmetto? Players, USA, around 1925



 


Thursday, 22 December 2016

Mr. Pim Passes By (1919) written by A. A. Milne and produced by the Theatre Guild, at the Garrick Theatre, in 1921

Two scenes from Mr. Pim Passes By (first published in 1919) written by the British playwright Alan Alexander Milne (1882-1956) and produced by the Theatre Guild, at the Garrick Theatre, New York City, having run for 124 performances from February 28, 1921 to June 1921


Erskine Sanford as Carraway Pim, Dudley Digges and Laura Hope Crews




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Pictures from the Insects’ Life (1921) written by Karel Čapek and Josef Čapek, and produced at the Jolson's 59th Street Theater, New York, in 1922 - 23

Two scenes from Ze života hmyzu (Pictures from the Insects’ Life or The World We Live In, first published in 1921)  written by the Czech playwrights Karel Čapek (1890-1938) and Josef Čapek (1887-1945), and produced by William A. Brady at the Jolson's 59th Street Theatre, New York, with the stage designed by Lee Simonson, running for 111 performances from Oct. 31, 1922 to Feb. 1923







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Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Street Scene written by Elmer Rice and first produced at the Playhouse Theatre in New York City in 1929

Some scenes from Street Scene  written by the American playwright Elmer Rice (1892-1967) and first produced at the Playhouse Theatre, New York City, with scenic design by Jo Mielziner, running for 601 performances from Jan. 10, 1929 to June 1930  





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The Adding Machine (1923) written by Elmer Rice and produced at the Boston Repertry Theatre around 1925

A stage design from The Adding Machine  (first published in 1923)  written by the American playwright Elmer Rice (1892-1967) and produced at the Boston Repertry Theatre around 1925, which was drawn by Yonel Yolgresco?