Gazzolo, Frank A. P.


Gazzolo, Frank A. P.
(1873-1959)
   The Chicago-born manager, producer, and agent started as a program boy at J. H. Haverly's Eden Musee Theatre on Chicago's west side. He became an advance agent for Jacob Litt, traveling in advance of an In Old Kentucky company. In partnership with George Klimt, he produced the successful melodrama The James Boys in Missouri, followed by many other melodramas sent out on the Stair and Havelin circuit. Leasing Chicago's Imperial Theatre in 1910, Gaz-zolo and Klimt operated a stock company, the first of several in his career. He was also a partner in the Central States Amusement Company.

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