Comedian of the Frontier

Comedian of the Frontier

by Margaret McCutcheon Lauterbach, Charles E. Lauterbach

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781476664095
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 10/04/2016
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Margaret McCutcheon Lauterbach has worked for or edited newspapers in Hollywood, Denver and East Lansing. She writes a weekly gardening column for The Idaho Statesman. She lives in Boise, Idaho. The director of nearly 100 plays, musicals and operas, Charles E. Lauterbach is a retired Boise State University professor of theatre arts and a founding member of the Colorado Shakespeare Festival and the Michigan State Performing Arts Company. He lives in Boise, Idaho.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Preface 1

Introduction 5

1 New Land, New Life 9

2 Moving West: The Old Northwest Territory 19

3 A New Theatre Home 22

4 Riding High 31

5 Profits Shrink 46

6 Rootless 53

7 Colorado 61

8 Gold Circuit 75

9 Into Unknown Perils 91

10 Return to Montana 109

11 Chicago 115

12 The Black Crook Venture 124

13 Battered but Not Beaten 131

14 Deadwood 137

15 High in the Rockies 153

16 Mining, Managing and Acting 164

17 On the Last Tour 174

18 End of the Last Tour 182

19 Another Gold Rush 189

20 A New Career and Reflections 196

21 Shattered Peace 202

22 The Last Act 209

Epilogue 219

Chapter Notes 225

Bibliography 249

Index 255

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