"Broadway Down East -- A Informal Account of the Plays, Players and Playhouses of Boston From Puritan Times to the Present" was written by Elliot Norton from lectures he delivered through the National Endowment for the Humanities at the Boston Public Libraries during the 1970s.
Mr. Norton examines the various theaters in Boston and their place in drama history through interesting stories, anecdotes, playbills, photos, and illustrations.
Contents include: The Night They Raided "Romeo and Juliet" The Players Are Well Bestowed: The British... Era of the Big Bans Tryouts and Triumphs: Broadway Down East ...and more
Also included are two appendices -- Principal Theaters from 1792 including a map showing the locations of the theaters and a second appendix entitled, "Some Long Runs In Boston Theaters".
This soft cover book is in very good condition. It has illustrated covers with only some very mild scuffing and a tiny tear at the top right edge. The pages are clean and the binding is tight. The vintage book measures 10 inches by 8 1/2 inches and will be shipped Media Mail unless otherwise requested.
A fun book for any Broadway party, Bostonite or theater lover.
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