- (1842-1932)Born in Philadelphia, Anna Elizabeth Dickinson began as a platform lecturer, then intertwined careers as an actress and playwright. In 1876, she played Anne Boleyn in her own play A Crown of Thorns; or, Anne Boleyn in Boston. The savage reviews of both her acting and her writing did not deter her from reviving it in New York a year later and again in 1882. The New York Times reviewer of Dickinson's performance as Hamlet at the Fifth Avenue Theatre in 1882 acknowledged that she was "an intelligent and a gifted woman in her manner," yet she made "a conspicuous example of pretentious and presumptuous incompetence" (21 March 1882). She was fortunate enough to get Fanny Davenport to play the title role in her play An American Girl (1880) at the Fifth Avenue Theatre, and still it was found dull.
The Historical Dictionary of the American Theater. James Fisher.
Look at other dictionaries:
Dickinson, Anna Elizabeth — ▪ American lecturer born October 28, 1842, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. died October 22, 1932, Goshen, New York American lecturer on abolitionism, women s rights, and other reform topics, remembered for the articulate but emotionally… … Universalium
Anna Elizabeth Dickinson — (28 octobre 1842 – 22 octobre 1932) est une militante abolitionniste et féministe américaine. Oratrice de talent, elle participe activement à la campagne du parti républicain précédant les élections de 1864 et devient l’ann … Wikipédia en Français
Anna Elizabeth Dickinson — (October 28, 1842 – October 22, 1932) was an American orator and lecturer. An advocate for the abolition of slavery and women s suffrage, as well as a gifted teacher, Dickinson was the first woman to speak before the United States Congress. A… … Wikipedia
Dickinson's Real Deal — Real Deal Titles Format Antiques Collectables Presented by David Dickinson Narrated by Claire Harman … Wikipedia
Anna Magnani — Born 7 March 1908(1908 03 07) Rome, Italy Died 26 September 1973(1973 09 26) … Wikipedia
Anna Neagle — Anna Neagle, c. 1932 Born Florence Marjorie Robertson 20 October 1904(1904 10 20) Forest Gate, Essex, England, UK … Wikipedia
Anna Christie (película de 1923) — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para otros usos de este término, véase Anna Christie. Anna Christie es una película muda estadounidense de 1923 basada en obra teatral homónima de Eugene O Neill. Fue dirigida por John Griffith Wray y protagonizada… … Wikipedia Español
Dickinson — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Dickinson peut faire référence à : Personnes Anna Elizabeth Dickinson (1842 1932), abolitionniste et féministe américaine Angie Dickinson, actrice… … Wikipédia en Français
Susanna Dickinson — Susanna Wilkerson Dickinson (also spelled Susana and Susannah) (1814 ndash; October 7, 1883) was among the two Anglo survivors of the 1836 Battle of the Alamo during the Texas Revolution, where her husband, Captain Almaron Dickinson, and 182… … Wikipedia
Almaron Dickinson — (1808 – March 6, 1836) was a Texan soldier and defender during the legendary Battle of the Alamo, fought during the Texas Revolution. Dickinson is best known as having been the artillery officer of the small garrison, and for being the husband of … Wikipedia