A Biography and Performance History
||Bloom, Arthur W.|
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $55.00|
| Book Description: |
The great nineteenth-century stage actor Edwin Booth began his long career in 1849 as a young teenager, following in his father's footsteps. This full biography traces his life and career as a tragic actor, including his childhood; his early acting tours of California, Australia and Hawaii; his rise to fame as a touring star; his two marriages; his relationship with his brother John Wilkes Booth; his disastrous management of Booth's Theatre in New York City; and his death in 1891.