Woodward, O. D.
- (1866-1946)Orville Delbert Woodward began his career as a manager of theatres and stock companies by forming a partnership with W. J. Burgess of Omaha. In 1897, the Woodward and Burgess Amusement Company saw an opportunity to expand to Kansas City, and Woodward took it, while Burgess looked after their Omaha interests. Among his many enterprises, the self-styled "Napoleon" of Kansas City theatre managed to keep the mammoth Auditorium Theatre running a profit with a stock company well into the 1900s. Several who played a season of stock there went on to distinguished New York careers, including Lester Lonergan, Emma Dunn, and Harry Beresford. However, Woodward overextended himself and lost ground in a battle with the Shuberts.
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