Major, Clare Tree


Major, Clare Tree
(1880-1954)
   The English-born producer of children's theatre* began as an actress in London, then came to New York in 1916 to perform with the Washington Square Players. From the 1920s, she devoted herself entirely to theatre for young people, writing the plays and sending professional actors on tour in them. In 1927, she founded the Clare Tree Major Theatre Company, headquartered in Pleasantville, New York.

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