Plays and Amusements Offered for and by the American Military during the Revolutionary War

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The American Revolution saw more theatrical activity on American soil than had ever taken place there before. British military officers - who brought with them a strong theatre-going tradition - sponsored lavish performances of plays in New York, Philadelphia, and elsewhere between 1775 and 1783. This work focuses on the plays for and by the American military during the Revolutionary War.
Original languageAmerican English
JournalTheatre Research International
StatePublished - Oct 1978


  • Arts and Humanities
  • Theater and Performance Studies
  • Theater History

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