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Author Weitzman, David, 1936-
Title Theater / David Weitzman.
Pub Info New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c1996.
book jacket
 Woods Hole - Children's  Y 921 WEI     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript vii, 311 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Great lives
Great lives (Atheneum Books for Young Readers)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-302) and index.
Summary Presents biographies of more than twenty actors and playwrights who have left their mark on the theater, including Anton Chekhov, Edwin Booth, Sarah Bernhardt, George Bernard Shaw, and Paul Robeson.
Contents Anton Chekhov -- Henrik Ibsen -- Jean-Baptiste Poquelin (Moliere) -- William Shakespeare -- Sarah Bernhardt -- Edwin Booth -- Elenora Duse -- David Garrick -- Henry Irving and Ellen Terry -- Edmund Kean -- Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) -- P.T. Barnum -- Bertolt Brecht -- Oscar Hammerstein II -- Lorraine Hansberry -- Sean O'Casey -- Eugene O'Neill -- George Bernard Shaw -- Luis Miguel Valdez -- Tennessee Williams -- Jean-Loius Barrault -- Ethel Barrymore -- Helen Hayes -- Laurence Olivier -- Paul Robeson -- Ethel Waters.
Subject Dramatists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Actors -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Actors and actresses.
ISBN 0689805799
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