Browne, E. Martin (Elliott Martin), 1900-1980

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English actor and producer, closely connected with the revival of poetic and religious drama in England, Browne was responsible for the first production (1935) of T.S. Eliot's Murder in the Cathedral and produced all of Eliot's subsequent plays. He was director of the Pilgrim Players, the Mercury Theatre (1945- ) and the British Drama League (1945-1957); visiting professor at the Program in Religious Drama at Union Theological Seminary, N.Y. (1957-1962); and Honorary Drama Adviser to the New Coventry Cathedral in England (1962- ).

From the description of E. Martin (Elliott Martin) Browne papers, 1925-1975. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612379462

E. Martin Browne (1900-1980) directed and taught modern and medieval religious drama, in England and America. He was the first director of T. S. Eliot's Murder in the Cathedral.

From the description of Stage plans and related material for T. S. Eliot's Murder in the Cathedral, 1935-1970. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 80405004

From the guide to the E. Martin Browne stage plans and related material for T. S. Eliot's, Murder in the Cathedral, 1935-1970., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

English actor and producer connected with the revival of poetic and religious drama in England, Browne was responsible for the first production (1935) of T.S. Eliot's Murder in the Cathedral and produced all of Eliot's subsequent plays. He was director of the Pilgrim Players, the Mercury Theatre (1945-?) and the British Drama League (1945-1957), visiting professor at the Program in Religious Drama at Union Theological Seminary, N.Y. (1957-1962), and Honorary Drama Adviser to the New Coventry Cathedral in England (1962- ).

From the guide to the E. Martin (Elliott Martin) Browne papers, 1925-1975., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

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creatorOf E. Martin (Elliott Martin) Browne papers, 1925-1975. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965. T. S. Eliot papers, 1878-1958. Houghton Library
creatorOf Browne, E. Martin (Elliott Martin), 1900-. Stage plans and related material for T. S. Eliot's Murder in the Cathedral, 1935-1970. Houghton Library
referencedIn Richard Matthews Collection of E. Martin Browne Materials, 1920s - 1970s V & A Department of Theatre and Performance
referencedIn T. S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot additional papers, 1903-1963. Houghton Library
referencedIn T. S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot miscellaneous papers, 1910-1979. Houghton Library
referencedIn Eliot, Henry Ware, 1879-1947, collector. T. S. Eliot collection, 1881-1994. Houghton Library
referencedIn E. Martin (Elliott Martin) Browne papers, 1925-1975. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn T. S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot correspondence with E. Martin (Elliott Martin) Browne and dramatic compositions, 1888-1965. Houghton Library
creatorOf Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965. Correspondence with E. Martin (Eliott Martin) Browne and dramatic compositions, 1948-1959. Houghton Library
referencedIn Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns) correspondence, 1910-1970. Houghton Library
referencedIn E. Martin (Elliott Martin) Browne papers, 1925-1975. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Theodora Eliot Smith papers, 1864-1969. Houghton Library
referencedIn E. Martin Browne stage plans and related material for T. S. Eliot's, Murder in the Cathedral, 1935-1970. Houghton Library
creatorOf Browne, E. Martin (Elliott Martin), 1900-. E. Martin (Elliott Martin) Browne papers, 1925-1975. Houghton Library
creatorOf E. Martin Browne stage plans and related material for T. S. Eliot's, Murder in the Cathedral, 1935-1970. Houghton Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, A-D Houghton Library
referencedIn T. S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot correspondence with E. Martin (Elliott Martin) Browne and dramatic compositions, 1888-1965. Houghton Library
creatorOf Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965. Papers of T.S. Eliot, 1892-1986. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn E. Martin (Elliott Martin) Browne papers, 1925-1975. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Miscellaneous screen, stage, and radio scripts, ca. 1859-2007. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
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England
Subject
Theater--Production and direction
Religious drama, English
Verse drama, English
Theaters--Stage-setting and scenery
Occupation
Theatrical producers
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Birth 1900-01-29

Death 1980-04-27

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