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Bigger, Brighter, Louder

150 Years of Chicago Theater as Seen by Chicago Tribune Critics
Jones, Chris (Book - 2013 )
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The first known Chicago Tribune theater review appeared on March 25, 1853. An anonymous notice, it shared the page with two other announcements—one about a pair of thousand-pound hogs set to be slaughtered and another trumpeting the largest load of lumber ever to leave Chicago. “And thus Chicago’s priorities were starkly laid out right there on that page,” begins Chris Jones in the introduction to this new collection.
Authors: Jones, Chris, 1963-
Title: Bigger, brighter, louder
150 years of Chicago theater as seen by Chicago Tribune critics
Publisher: Chicago ;, London :, The University of Chicago Press,, 2013.
Characteristics: 357 pages :,illustrations, portraits ;,24 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: The first known Chicago Tribune theater review appeared on March 25, 1853. An anonymous notice, it shared the page with two other announcements—one about a pair of thousand-pound hogs set to be slaughtered and another trumpeting the largest load of lumber ever to leave Chicago. “And thus Chicago’s priorities were starkly laid out right there on that page,” begins Chris Jones in the introduction to this new collection.
ISBN: 022605926X
9780226059266
Statement of Responsibility: Chris Jones
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (page 341) and index.
Subject Headings: Dramatic criticism Illinois Chicago History. Dramatic criticism Illinois Chicago. Theater Illinois Chicago Reviews.
Topical Term: Dramatic criticism
Dramatic criticism
Theater
LCCN: 2013015593
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The first known Chicago Tribune theater review appeared on March 25, 1853. An anonymous notice, it shared the page with two other announcements—one about a pair of thousand-pound hogs set to be slaughtered and another trumpeting the largest load of lumber ever to leave Chicago.


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