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Margaret Halston, in her role in Othello, is the subject of this real photo postcard published by Percy Guttenberg of Manchester, England. The postcard is part of the “Revival Series”… … Continue reading

08/27/2020 · Leave a comment

Shoeing for a New Play – Theatrical Footwear: 1901 | Mrs Daffodil Digresses

SHOEING FOR A NEW PLAY. Footwear a Big Item in a Stage Production—Cost from $1000 to $1600 Some Trials of a Theatrical Bootmaker. Through some oversight, the manager of a … Continue reading

07/22/2018 · 2 Comments

Amazing Vintage Photos of Actresses attending the Film Festival in Cannes during the Sixties | FROM THE BYGONE

The Cannes Film Festival was founded in 1946. The invitation-only festival is held annually (usually in May) at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès. via Amazing Vintage Photos of … Continue reading

05/01/2018 · 1 Comment

Women are being excluded from the stage. It’s time for quotas | Julia Pascal | Opinion | The Guardian

It’s a century after some British women were allowed to vote, and a statue of the suffragist Millicent Fawcett is being unveiled in Parliament Square, so why is women’s presence … Continue reading

04/29/2018 · 2 Comments

Underrated actresses | beetleypete

I know that it is correct to refer to actresses as ‘female actors’ these days, or just the plain ‘actor’, with no reference to gender. However, for the purposes of … Continue reading

09/17/2016 · 1 Comment

8 Different Ways To Sabotage Your Own Audition  – The Happy Performer

1. Take ALL your bags in with you.  I know we’re always told, take you’re entire rep, shoes and a ‘Complete Works of Shakespeare’ but do not saddle all that … Continue reading

07/14/2016 · Leave a comment


Constance Cummings The American-born actress Constance Cummings, whose acting straddled stage and screen in Britain and America, has died at the age of 95. Best remembered now, perhaps, for playing … Continue reading

04/22/2016 · 2 Comments

From the Bowery to Broadway: Women of the Yiddish Stage | MCNY Blog: New York Stories

Last week, the Museum opened “New York’s Yiddish Theater: From the Bowery to Broadway,” a fabulous new exhibition that explores the history and influence of Yiddish theater in New York … Continue reading

03/16/2016 · Leave a comment

The short, sad story of actress Clara Bloodgood | MCNY Blog: New York Stories

On the evening of December 5, 1907, respected actress and society woman Clara Bloodgood fatally shot herself in a Baltimore hotel room. She was in town to star as the … Continue reading

03/10/2016 · 2 Comments

The Heavily Judged Female Entertainers Who Crushed Stereotypes In the Old West | Atlas Obscura

Tales of domestic drudgery, rigid dress codes, and a regimented daily life create a bleak portrait of the 19th century woman: she sits tightly corseted in the drawing-room, knitting booties and antimacassars … Continue reading

01/02/2016 · 2 Comments


Originally posted on THE CABINET CARD GALLERY:
This vintage real photo postcard features stage actress Miss Nina Cadiz and her mandolin. I am actually not sure that her string instrument…

08/28/2015 · Leave a comment


Originally posted on THE CABINET CARD GALLERY:
This cabinet card portrait features an unknown actress in a provocative pose sitting on a swing. An exposed leg and lacy undergarments propel…

06/29/2015 · 2 Comments

The mystery of Mabel E. Johnston, who drew beautiful costumes | MCNY Blog: New York Stories

Originally posted on MCNY Blog: New York Stories. In 1978, the Museum received a collection of costume design renderings that featured the work of well-known theatrical designers such as Boris Aronson, … Continue reading

06/12/2015 · Leave a comment

Archive • The Glamour, The Glitz, The War • Kate O’Toole

Originally posted on Rogues & Vagabonds:
Kate O’Toole @ Colm Henry 1995 Background When I’m not working either on stage or on location somewhere, I live in grand seclusion at the…

02/22/2015 · Leave a comment

The Sun Sets on Lizabeth Scott

Originally posted on Font and Frock:
Lizabeth Scott, Famed Film Noir Actress of the ’40s and ’50s, Dies at 92 [The Hollywood Reporter] Lizabeth Scott in Yank Magazine, 1945

02/08/2015 · Leave a comment

Ellen Terry With Eileen Atkins – review | Stage | The Guardian

Ellen Terry with Eileen Atkins by Eileen Atkins Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, London Until 23 February Actors are often the sharpest judges of Shakespeare: a point proved by Ellen Terry, who … Continue reading

01/21/2014 · Leave a comment

Archive • The Glamour, The Glitz, The War • Kate O’Toole

Background When I’m not working either on stage or on location somewhere, I live in grand seclusion at the end of a remote peninsula in Connemara, in the same area where I … Continue reading

01/06/2014 · 2 Comments