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The Life And Life-Work Of Samuel Phelps

W. May Phelps

The Life and Life-Work of Samuel Phelps is a biography written by W. May Phelps about the renowned British actor and theatre director, Samuel Phelps. The book provides a comprehensive account of Phelps' life, from his humble beginnings in Devonshire to his rise to fame in London's theatrical scene. It covers his early years as an actor, his association with the Sadler's Wells Theatre, and his eventual appointment as the manager of the Sadler's Wells Theatre and the Royal Olympic Theatre. The book also explores Phelps' contribution to the development of British theatre, his collaborations with notable playwrights and actors of his time, and his legacy in the theatrical world. The Life and Life-Work of Samuel Phelps is a must-read for anyone interested in British theatre history and the life of one of its most influential figures.With Three Portraits And Copies Of Letters From Men Of Eminence And Other Original Documents Of Interest To Play-Goers.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jun 8th, 2006
  • Pages: 456
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 1.02in - 1.46lb
  • EAN: 9781428628717
  • Categories: Diaries & JournalsMemoirsEntertainment & Performing Arts