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The information herein was accumulated of fifty some odd years. The collection process started when TV first came out and continued until today. The books are in alphabetical order and cover shows from the 1940s to 2010. The author has added a brief explanation of each show and then listed all the characters, who played the roles and for the most part, the year or years the actor or actress played that role. Also included are most of the people who created the shows, the producers, directors, and the writers of the shows. These books are a great source of trivia information and for most of the older folk will bring back some very fond memories. I know a lot of times we think back and say, "Who was the guy that played such and such a role?" Enjoy!
This book is the first comprehensive study of the theatre of contemporary Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta to appear in thirty years. It raises the curtain on western theatre and the accomplishments of the many facets of theatre: educators, writers, performers, and more. West-words gives the reader a bird's-eye view of the contemporary theatre scene across the prairies. Eighteen essays written by scholars, educators, dramaturges, publishers, designers, directors, and playwrights--all actively involved in the Canadian prairie theatre--explore the professional, cultural, and aesthetic complexities of creating, producing, performing, and publishing dramatic "words" in the Canadian "west." While acknowledging the role of older, established theatres--like Prairie Theatre Exchange in...