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Crescent Comedy Company



A stock theater company with headquarters in Chicago, Illinois. Listed in The Billboard as early as 1905, some times as the Crescent Stock Company. Road tours went to Flint, Lansing, Saginaw and other cities in Michigan. In 1913 it had a tent and toured the South, playing one night stands in North and SOuth Carolina.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Crescent Comedy Company Collection of American Melodrama Scripts

Identifier: M385

Contains 38 scripts of melodramas assembled by B.A. Bergman, manager of the Crescent Comedy Company (also known as the Crescent Stock Company), based in Chicago. The working scripts (containing dialogue, stage directions and music cues) were used for performances in Chicago, Illinois and on road tours, chiefly in Michigan.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1905-1913