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Life With Mother at Empire Theatre at night, New York, N.Y.
Life With Mother at Empire Theatre at night, New York, N.Y.
TitleLife With Mother at Empire Theatre at night, New York, N.Y.
Date of Original1948 or 1949
DescriptionA view of the sign at the Empire Theatre advertising the play Life With Mother with actors Dorothy Stickney and Howard Lindsay.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectEntertainment
City & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Signs (Notices)
Theaters
Theatrical productions
Personal NameStickney, Dorothy
Lindsay, Howard, 1889-1968
Organization NameEmpire Theatre (New York, N.Y. : Broadway)
LocationNew York (N.Y.)
Decade1940-1949
Item Number10090-01-06-14
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryDorothy Stickney was born in Dickinson, and acted in Vaudeville and summer stock before beginning on Broadway in 1926. She gained fame and awards for her role as Mother in the long-running production of "Life With Father", in which she starred with her husband Howard Lindsay. She received the Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award in 1961.
Howard Lindsay was born Herman S. Nelke in 1889. He was a theatrical producer, director, playwright, and actor. He was a frequent collaborator with Russel Crouse, with whom he shared the Pulitzer Prize for drama with 1946's The State of the Union. They also won a Tony award together for The Sound of Music. Lindsay worked with his wife Dorothy Stickney in the long-running play Life With Father, and later in Life With Mother.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionDorothy Stickney Papers Mss 10090
Collection Finding Aidhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/manuscripts/inventory/10090.html
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (10090-01-06-14)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh10090010614
OCLC number17998566
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