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  • Subject is exactly "Theater programs -- New York (State) -- Buffalo."

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Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne, married Broadway stars, acted in more than 20 productions together. "Reunion in Vienna" at the Erlanger Theatre was one of many times they appeared in Buffalo.

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Maude Adams was one of the most popular and successful actresses of early 20th century theater. She starred in plays by J.M. Barrie, including Peter Pan and The Little Minister.

Buffalo's Star Theatre (W. Genesee and Pearl Streets) was a vibrant…

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Buffalo philanthropist Maria Love and her sister Elizabeth ("Libbie") occasionally starred in amateur theatre productions. Mrs. R. R. Cornell is May Fielding, a Buffalo actress who went on to have a successful Broadway career.

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Helena Modjeska was an acclaimed Polish-born actress known for her Shakespearean roles.

Buffalo's Star Theatre (W. Genesee and Pearl Streets) was a vibrant theatre venue from 1888 to 1919.

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Buffalo drama critic Marian de Forest wrote the first stage play of the novel Little Women. She and Jessie Bonstelle, an actress and theatre manager, received permission from Louisa May Alcott's family to write and stage the story. This production…

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Rosalind Russell performed as a member of Buffalo's "Teck Players" theater ensemble prior to her movie career.

The Teck Theatre, also known as the Schubert-Teck, was located at 760 Main Street from 1900 to 1934.

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Edwin Booth was one of the biggest stars of 19th-century American stage.  During his career, he was known for his Shakespearian roles, especially his portrayal of Hamlet.  Born into a famous acting family, the Booth name today is more likely…

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Actress Rosalind Russell performed as a member of Buffalo's "Teck Players" theater ensemble prior to her movie career. The Teck Theatre, also known as the Schubert-Teck, was located at 760 Main Street from 1900 to 1934.

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This is the earliest dated program in our collection. The location of the performance is unknown, but was likely an early Buffalo playhouse. Amelia Holman Gilfert (Mrs. Gilfert) was considered the first star of the American theater.

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Buffalo actress Katharine Cornell was regarded as the "First Lady of the Theatre." Her husband, Guthrie McClintic, directed this production.

The Teck Theatre, also known as the Schubert-Teck, was located at 760 Main Street from 1900 to 1934.
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