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Author Hall, Amelia Wells.

Title Life before Stratford : the memoirs of Amelia Hall / edited by Diane Mew
Published Toronto ; Oxford : Dundurn Press, 1989
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Description 1 online resource (264 pages) : illustrations
Contents PREFACE; PROLOGUE: WHAT DO YOU DO IN THE DAY-TIME?; PART ONE: CLARA BAKER'S PUPIL 1916-1939; PART TWO: A DOUBLE LIFE 1939-1949; PART THREE: THE CANADIAN REPERTORY THEATRE 1949-1953; ILLUSTRATIONS; INDEX
Summary By the time Amelia Hall died suddenly in December 1984 she had become one of Canada's most respected and well-loved actresses. In this book she has left an incomparable record of her early years in the professional theatre in Canada. In particular, these memoirs chronicle the history of the Canadian Repertory Theatre of Ottawa, one of the first professional repertory theatres in Canada. Under Amelia Hall's direction in the late forties and early fifties, the CRT gave a start to the careers of such notable Canadian actors as Christopher Plummer, Eric House, William Hutt, Ted Follows and Willi
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Subject Hall, Amelia Wells.
Canadian Repertory Theatre Society.
Actors -- Canada -- Biography.
Theater -- Canada -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Biography.
History.
Autobiographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Mew, Diane.
ISBN 1459714458 (electronic bk.)
1554882133 (electronic bk.)
9781459714458 (electronic bk.)
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