The Boys from Syracuse: The Shuberts' Theatrical Empire

The Boys from Syracuse: The Shuberts' Theatrical Empire

by Foster Hirsch

Hardcover(1st Edition)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780809321568
Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press
Publication date: 11/28/1998
Edition description: 1st Edition
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.25(d)
Lexile: 1390L (what's this?)

About the Author

Foster Hirsch, a professor of film at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, is the author of Dark Side of the Screen, A Method to Their Madness, and Detours and Lost Highways, among many other books.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsix
Prologue: The Last Shubert1
1.The Boys in Syracuse9
2.Sam Shubert Goes to Town33
3.Lee and J. J., Front and Center53
4.Power Plays95
5.The Long-Distance Runners123
6.All in the Family163
7.The Man in the Blue Serge Suit213
8.The Fall of the House of Shubert245
9.The Lawyers265

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