Download PDF by Jeremy Agnew: Entertainment in the Old West: Theater, Music, Circuses,

By Jeremy Agnew

Miners, loggers, railroad males, and others flooded into the yank West after the invention of gold in 1848, and entertainers looking to fill the call for for distraction from the staff’ day-by-day toil quickly undefined. Actors, actresses and touring troupes crisscrossed the yank frontier, appearing in tents, saloons, fancy theaters, and the outdoors. This exploration of the heyday of well known theater within the previous West chronicles its emergence and progress from 1850 to the early 20th century. this is the tale of the boys and ladies who supplied myriad kinds of leisure within the outdated West, and taken pleasure, laughter and tears to generations of pioneers.

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