Excess baggage


Excess baggage
   1) Fans of a certain combination or a particular star performer sometimes followed a show from town to town, traveling on the same trains and yet having no connection to the company, who referred to such people as "excess baggage."
   2) "Excess baggage"
   John McGowan's 1927 comedy of backstage life on a small-time vaudeville circuit opened 27 December 1927 at the Ritz and ran for 216 performances. The wife in the two-act feels that her part is no more than "excess baggage." A separation shows that she and her husband need each other. The play was noteworthy as the only popular success of the 11 shows that opened on that same night on Broadway.

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