Thursday, 16 February 2017

Götz von Berlichingen (1773) written by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and produced at the Municipal Theatre of Düsseldorf around 1910

A scene from Götz von Berlichingen  (1773) written by the German author Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832) and produced at the Municipal Theatre of Düsseldorf around 1910





Faust (1806, 1831) written by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and produced in Germany with Aleksandër Moisiu acting Faust around 1910

Faust (1806, 1831) written by the German authour Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and produced in Germany with Aleksandër Moisiu (1879 - 1935) acting Faust around 1910





Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Faust (1806, 1831) written by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and produced in Austria with Lotte Mederski? as Gretchen around 1910

A scene from Faust (1806, 1831) written by the German author Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832) and produced in Austria with Lotte Mederski? as Gretchen around 1910




Sunday, 12 February 2017

Faust (1806, 1831) written by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and produced in Germany under the direction of Otto Devrient in 1878

A scene from Faust (1806, 1831) written by the German authour Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832) and produced in Germany under the direction of Otto Devrient (1838 - 1894) in 1878




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Saturday, 11 February 2017

Street Scene (1929) written by Elmer Rice and produced at the Playhouse, New York, under the direction of William Brady, from January 1929 to June 1930

Some scenes from Street Scene (1929) written by the American playwright Elmer Rice (1892 - 1967) and produced at the Playhouse (founded in 1911 in New York), under the direction of William A. Brady (1863 - 1950), having run for 601 performances from January 10, 929 to June, 1930













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The Silver Cord written by Sidney Howard and produced at the St. Martin Theatre, London, in 1927

A scene from The Silver Cord (premiered in New York in March 1927) written by the American playwright Sidney Howard (1891 - 1939) and produced by Daniel Mayer and Alec Rea at the St. Martin Theatre, London, on September 13, 1927, with the cast of Mrs Phelps (Lilian Brathwaite), Christina (Clare Eames), David (Brian Aherne), Robert (Denys Blakelock), Hester (Marjorie Mars), Maid (Jane Millican)


















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Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Juno and the Paycock (1924) written by Sean O’Casey and produced in New York City, in 1926 or 1927

A scene from Juno and the Paycock (first performed at the Abbey Theatre in 1924) written by the Irish playwright Sean O’Casey (1880 - 1964) and produced at the Mayfair Theatre, New York, in 1926 or Gallo Opera House, New York, in 1927










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Journey’s End (1928) written by Robert Cedric Sheriff and produced at the Henry Miller's Theatre, New York City, in 1929

A scene from Journey’s End  (1928) written by the  British playwright Robert Cedric Sheriff (1896 - 1975) and produced at the Henry Miller's Theatre, New York City, with scenic design by James Whale,  having run for 485 performances from March 22, 1929 to May 17, 1930




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Monday, 6 February 2017

Wings over Europe written by Robert Nichols and Maurice Browne, and produced by the Theatre Guild, New York City, under the direction of Rouben Mamoulian, in 1928

A scene from Wings over Europe written by the English playwrights Robert Nichols (1893 - 1944) and Maurice Browne (1881 - 1955) , and produced by the Theatre Guild, New York City, under the direction of Rouben Mamoulian. It opened on December 10, 1928 at the Martin Beck Theatre and then moved to the Alvin Theatre sometime in 1929 running for 90 total performances.





Mr. Pim Passes By (1919) written by Alan Alexander Milne and produced at the Theatre Guild, New York City, in 1921

A scene from Mr. Pim Passes By (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 Feb. 28, 1921 to June 1921








With (left to right) Erskine Sanford (Carraway Pim), Dudley Digges (George Marden, J. P.) and Laura Hope Crews (Olivia)
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Sunday, 5 February 2017

John Ferguson (1915) written by Saint John Ervine and produced at the Cort Theatre, New York City, in 1919

A scene from John Ferguson (1915) written by the British playwright Saint John Ervine (1883 - 1971) and produced at the Garrick Theatre and Fulton  Theatre, New York City, having run for 354 performances from May 13, 1919, to the date unknown






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Abraham Lincoln (1918) written by John Drinkwater and produced with the title role played by Frank McGlynn in New York in 1919

A scene from Abraham Lincoln (1918) written by the British playwright John Drinkwater (1882 - 1937) and produced at the Cort Theatre, New York, with the title role played by Frank McGlynn (1866 - 1951), having run for 193 performances from Dec. 15, 1919 to May, 1920

 



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The Great Adventure (1913) written by Arnold Bennett and produced at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City around 1920

A scene from The Great Adventure (published in 1913) written by the British playwright Arnold Bennett (1867 - 1931) and produced at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City around 1920

 



Friday, 3 February 2017

The Faithful (1915) written by John Masefield and produced at the Theatre Guild, New York, under the direction of Irving Pichel and with the stage designed by Lee Simonson, in 1919

Two scenes from The Faithful (1915)  written by the British playwright John Masefield (1878 - 1967) and produced by the Theatre Guild (founded in 1918), New York City, under the direction of Irving Pichel (1891 - 1954) and with the stage designed by Lee Simonson, having run for 49 performances from Oct. 13, 1919 to January 1920

 



















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The Show (1925) written by John Galsworthy and produced at St. Martin's Theatre, London, around 1925

A scene from The Show (1925) written by the British playwright John Galsworthy (1867 - 1933) and produced at St. Martin's Theatre, London, around 1925



Escape (1926) written by John Galsworthy and produced at the Ambassadors Theatre, London, in 1926

A scene from Escape (1926) written by the British playwright John Galsworthy (1867 - 1933) and produced at the Ambassadors Theatre, London, running from August 12, 1926 to October 1926, starring Nicholas Hannen, with Leon M. Lion, Ursula Jeans, Frank Freeman, Molly Kerr, Phyllis Konstam, Ann Codrington, Margaret Halstan, Ethel Manning, Paul Gill, Stafford Hilliard, Betty Astell and Austin Trevor in the cast






Justice (1910) written by John Galsworthy and produced at the Renaissance- Bühne, Wien, around 1925

A scene from Justice (Justiz 1910) written by the British playwright John Galsworthy (1867 - 1933) and produced at the Renaissance- Bühne, Wien, around 1925





Wednesday, 1 February 2017

The Apple Cart (1929) written by George Bernard Shaw and produced at the Deutsches Theatre, Berlin, in 1930

A scene from The Apple Cart (Der Kaiser von Amerika 1929) written by the British playwright George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950) and produced at the Deutsches Theatre, Berlin, probably under the direction of Max Reinhardt on January 11, 1930






Back to Methuselah (1918-20) written by George Bernard Shaw and produced at the Düsseldorf's theatre (Schauspielhaus), Germany, around 1925

A scene from Back to Methuselah (Zurück zu Methusalem, 1918-20) written by the British playwright George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)  and produced at the Düsseldorf's theatre (Schauspielhaus), Germany, around 1925



Saint Joan (1923) written by George Bernard Shaw and produced at the Deutsches Theatre, Berlin, under the direction of Max Reinhardt in October 1924

A scene from Saint Joan (1923) written by the Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950) and produced at the Deutsches Theatre, Berlin, under the direction of Max Reinhardt in October 1924