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    • Comedy of Errors

    • Hofstra Playhouse; Hofstra Shakespeare Festival; College theater; Theater--production and direction; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Comedy of Errors.
    • Scene from “The Comedy of Errors.”
    • Comedy of Errors

    • John Cranford Adams Playhouse; Hofstra Shakespeare Festival; College theater; Theater--production and direction; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Comedy of Errors.
    • Scene from “The Comedy of Errors.” Left to right: Sean Lavin, Timothy MacCallum, Rachel Resinski, Lisa LaFrennie, David Szepatowski, Johnathan Brownlee, Valerie Monti.
    • Comedy of Errors

    • John Cranford Adams Playhouse; Hofstra Shakespeare Festival; College theater; Theater--production and direction; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Comedy of Errors.
    • Scene from “The Comedy of Errors.”
    • Boys From Syracuse

    • Hart, Lorenz, 1895-1943; Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979; Hofstra Playhouse; Hofstra Shakespeare Festival; College theater; Theater--production and direction; Boys From Syracuse.
    • Scene from “The Boys From Syracuse,” a Rodgers and Hart musical based on Shakespeare's "The Comedy of Errors." Performed as a companion piece to "The Comedy of Errors."
    • [Charles Mack]

    • Actors; Vaudeville; Mack, Charles; Two Black Crows
    • Black and white photograph of Charles Mack of the blackface comedy act a.k.a. Two Black Crows. They appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, on radio, on comedy records and in film features and shorts.
    • Moran and Mack

    • Actors; Vaudeville; Mack, Charles; Moran; George; Two Black Crows
    • Black and white photograph of Charles Mack and George Moran of the blackface comedy act a.k.a. Two Black Crows. They appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, on radio, on comedy records and in film features and shorts.
    • Bronx Opera House

    • Opera houses--New York (N.Y.); Theater programs; Playbills; Advertisements; Actors; Musicians
    • A musical farce comedy called "Oh Johnny!" presented in three acts by Louis Isquith and Joseph S. Klein with Helen Shipman and Lorin Raker performing. Additional actors were Marga Waldron, Joseph McCallion, Frances Halliday, James Marshall, John...
    • B. F. Keith's Palace Theatre

    • Vaudeville; Theater programs; Playbills; Advertisements; Actors; Musicians
    • Program for a Vaudeville music and comedy acts including Joe Laurie, Jr., Charles Morey, Charles Senna and Lew Lee, Herman and Shirley, Mille. Diane, Jan Rubini, "Bee" Palmer, Joe Browning, Kitty Doner, Moss and Frye, Lunette Sisters, and Irving...
    • Imperial Theatre

    • Imperial Theatre--New York (N.Y.); Musicals; Playbills; Advertisements; Hart, Moss, 1904-1961; Porter, Cole, 1891-1964;
    • Playbill for a musical, comedy in two acts entitled “Jubilee”. The cast included: Mary Boland, Melville Cooper, May Boley, Margaret Adams, Richie Ling, Olive Reeves-Smith, Jackie Kelk, Charles Brokaw, Ralph Sumpter, June Knight, Derek Williams,...
    • Princess Theatre

    • Theater companies; Theater programs; Playbills; Advertisements; Actors; Musicians
    • Theater program for a musical farce comedy in two acts called "Oh Johnny." The book and music were by James Stanley Royce and lyrics by J. Keirn Brennan. The play is from the story "Johnny Walker" and the adaptation rights were secured by Freeport...
    • Senora

    • Sheet music; Sheet music covers; Piano music; Ireland (nation); Love songs
    • Sheet music for J. J. and Lee Shubert musical comedy entitled "Red Pepper" with James McIntyre and Thomas K. Heath. Music was written in the key of E flat. An advertisement for additional sheet music published by Jerome H. Remick & Co. was printed...
    • [Herb Williams' house]

    • Hurricanes--New York (State)--Long Island--History--20th century; Houses; Williams, Herb; Williams and Wolfus;
    • Color photograph of the house located at 421 South Long Beach Avenue during Hurricane Irene. It was once the home of the actor and vaudevillian, Herb Williams who was part of the Williams and Wolfus comedy team.
    • Left All Alone Again Blues

    • Sheet music; Piano music; Popular music--United States--1911-1920; Popular--Show music;
    • Sheet music entitled "Left All Alone Again Blue" was composed by Jerome Kern with lyrics written by Anne Caldwell. The music written in the key of A flat was from a Charles B. Dillingham's musical comedy entitled "The Night Boat" that was staged...
    • Don't You Want To Take Me?

    • Sheet music; Popular music; Popular music--United States--1911-1920; Popular--Show music; Musicals
    • Sheet music entitled "Don't you want to take me" was composed by Jerome Kern with lyrics written by Anne Caldwell. The music written in the key of G was from a Charles B. Dillingham's musical comedy entitled "The Night Boat" that was staged by...
    • I'm Always Chasing Rainbows

    • Sheet music; Piano music; Musical revues & comedies;
    • Sheet music for a William Elliott, F. Ray Comstock & Morris Gest musical comedy called 'Oh Look' with the Dolly Sisters and Harry Fox. Music is written in the key of G. A sketch by Andre C. De Takacs of a lady in period dress, coat and hat holding...
    • We Were Made To Love

    • Sheet music; Musicals; Popular music--United States--1911-1920;
    • Sheet music for a musical comedy entitled "Maid to Love" presented by Gleerich Productions, Inc. with music composed by Percy Wenrich, a LIGHTS club member and lyrics by Raymond Peck. Music was written in the key of E flat. The show was also...
    • Love Is Like A Blushing Rose

    • Sheet music; Piano music; Ballads; Advertisements; Von Tilzer, Albert;
    • Sheet music for piano and voice entitled "Love is like a Blushing Rose" is composed by Albert Von Tilzer with lyrics by Neville Fleeson. Music is written in the key of F flat. Song is part of the L. Lawrence Weber musical comedy from the book...
    • Boys From Syracuse

    • Hart, Lorenz, 1895-1943; Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979; Hofstra Playhouse; Hofstra Shakespeare Festival; College theater; Theater--production and direction; Boys From Syracuse.
    • Scene from “Boys From Syracuse.” Companion piece to Comedy of Errors.
    • 4 Ellsworths

    • Vaudeville; Actors; 4 Ellsworths; Ellsworth, Harry; Ellsworth, Una; Ellsworth, Grace; Ellsworth, Marion
    • Black and white page from a program highlighting a special engagement of the 4 Ellsworths, singers, dancers and comedy sketch artists. They are the parents, Harry and Una, and children, Grace and Marion. They lived at 112 Nassau Avenue, Freeport.
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    • Blue Point 1936-1939
    • The Advance, Patchogue, NY: September 17, 1937: Blue Point F.D. And School Dist. Get North Funds, March 3, 1937: Blue Point Firemen and Ladies Present a Merry Farce Comedy
    • [James J. Corbett]

    • Actors; Vaudeville
    • Sepia photograph of the famous boxer, Gentleman Jim Corbett. It is autographed; "To My friend Nat Smith With best regards from Jas J Corbett July 29/27. (Nat Smith was the manager of the Grove Theatre.) He also starred on Broadway and in...
    • Heloise Amoros and Obey

    • Actors; Vaudeville; Acrobats; Amoros Sisters; Amoros, Heloise; Obey, George
    • Colored letterhead from Heloise Amoros and Obey, Parisian eccentrics in their latest Novelty "Oh! Frenchy" It lists comedy, singing, acrobatic, dancing, man-woman, special scenery, ten minutes, full stage.
    • Sympathy

    • Courtship; Operas & operettas; Comedies; Popular music--United States--1911-1920;
    • Sheet music entitled "Sympathy" is written for two parts from the comedy opera "The Firefly". Music is written in the key of A by Rudolf Friml and lyrics by Otto Hauerbach. The two parts were for Thurston and Geraldine.
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    • Black and white image of radio, revue, stage, screen, and comedy performer Eddie Cantor. Born Isador Iskowitz, Eddie Cantor and his wife Ida built a large Tudor home and outbuildings in 1929, on twenty acres of land that had previously been part of...
    • Harry L. Puck

    • Actors; Vaudeville; Puck, Harry; World War, 1914-1918--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Black and white photograph of Harry L. Puck in a World War I soldier's uniform. It is dated Aug. 25, 1919 and says "To: The Ellsworth Family From: Harry L. Puck 'I've done my bit." On the back it says "One of my own. A cat has nine lives, I'm...

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