Keith-Albee Circuit


Keith-Albee Circuit
   The Keith-Albee Circuit, which sprang from the Keith Circuit and controlled vaudeville east of the Mississippi River from the early 1900s, was influenced by and somewhat modeled on the Theatrical Syndicate.

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  • Keith-Albee-Orpheum — Die Keith Albee Orpheum Corporation war die Eigentümerin einer Kette von Vaudevilletheatern und Kinos in den Vereinigten Staaten. Das Unternehmen, das 1928 aus einem Zusammenschluss zweier großer Theaterketten entstand, ging bereits 1929 in dem… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Keith-Albee-Orpheum — The Keith Albee Orpheum Corporation was the owner of a chain of vaudeville and motion picture theatres. It was formed by the merger of the holdings of Benjamin Franklin Keith and Edward Franklin Albee II and Martin Beck s Orpheum Circuit,… …   Wikipedia

  • Albee, E. F. — (1857 1930)    Born in Machias, Maine, son of a shipwright whose family dated back to the founding of the Massachusetts Bay colony, Edward Franklin Albee grew up in Boston. He attended public schools until he was 12 years old, then worked odd… …   The Historical Dictionary of the American Theater

  • Albee, Edward Franklin — ▪ American theatrical manager born Oct. 8, 1857, Machias, Maine, U.S. died March 11, 1930, Palm Beach, Fla.       theatrical manager who, as the general manager of the Keith Albee theatre circuit, was the most influential person in vaudeville in… …   Universalium

  • Keith, Benjamin Franklin — ▪ American impresario born Jan. 26, 1846, Hillsboro, N.H., U.S. died March 26, 1914, Palm Beach, Fla.       American impresario who founded the most powerful circuit of theatres in vaudeville history.       Keith was a circus concessionaire… …   Universalium

  • Orpheum Circuit — Orpheum Circuit, Inc., was a company started by Martin Beck who owned a series of vaudeville theaters and motion picture theaters. Contents 1 The company 2 Earlier Orpheum Circuit 3 Theatres still operating …   Wikipedia

  • Edward Franklin Albee II — (October 8, 1857 ndash; March 11, 1930) was a vaudeville impresario, and the adoptive grandfather of Edward Franklin Albee III, the playwright.He was born in Machias, Maine to Edward Franklin Albee I. He toured with P.T. Barnum as a ticket… …   Wikipedia

  • Benjamin Franklin Keith — (January 26, 1846 ndash; March 26, 1914) was an American vaudeville theatre owner, generally credited for the evolution of variety theater into vaudeville. [Harvnb|Strausbaugh|2006|p=127] [cite news |first= |last= |authorlink= |coauthors=… …   Wikipedia

  • Orpheum Circuit, Inc. — Orpheum Circuit, Inc. was a company started by Martin Beck who owned a series of vaudeville theatres and motion picture theatres. Orpheum Circuit, Inc. was incorporated on December 22, 1919, under the laws of the State of Delaware with a… …   Wikipedia

  • Reed A. Albee — (April 1886 ndash; August 2, 1961) was a theatre owner.He was the son of Edward Franklin Albee II (1857–1930), who was a vaudeville impresario. He had a sister: Ethel Albee (1890 ?). Reed married Louise Williams, an actress, whom he divorced on… …   Wikipedia