Dillingham, Charles B., 1868-1934.

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Charles Bancroft Dillingham (1868-1934) was a leading theatrical producer in New York City during the first three decades of the 20th century. With his own company, the Dillingham Theatre Corporation, and in partnership with A.L. Erlanger and Florenz Ziegfeld, he produced many comedies, musical comedies, operettas, and vaudeville shows for the Broadway stage. He built and owned the Globe Theatre and for many years managed the Hippodrome, a large theatrical house in New York.

From the description of Charles B. Dillingham Papers, 1903-1931, bulk (1910-1927). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122364006

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referencedIn Otto Harbach Papers, 1870-1990, 1895-1963 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn R.H. Burnside Papers, 1893-1949 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Dillingham, Charles B., 1868-1934. Charles B. Dillingham Papers, 1903-1931, bulk (1910-1927). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Burnside, R.H., 1870-1952. R.H. Burnside papers, ca. 1890-1950. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
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associatedWith Ade, George, 1866-1944. person
associatedWith Belasco, David, 1853-1931. person
associatedWith Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989. person
associatedWith Burnside, R.H., 1870-1952. person
associatedWith Butt, Alfred, Sir, 1878- person
associatedWith Chambers, C. Haddon (Charles Haddon), 1868-1921. person
associatedWith Cohan, George M. (George Michael), 1878-1942. person
associatedWith Crowninshield, Frank, 1872-1947. person
associatedWith Dillingham Theatre Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Edwards, Bruce. person
associatedWith Erlanger, Abraham Lincoln, 1860-1930. person
associatedWith Fields, W. C. (William Claude), 1880-1946. person
associatedWith Frohman, Charles, 1860-1915. person
associatedWith Frohman, Daniel, 1851-1940. person
associatedWith Globe Theatre (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Harbach, Otto, 1873-1963 person
associatedWith Hippodrome Theatre (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Houghton, Arthur. person
associatedWith Janis, Elsie Bierbower, 1889- person
associatedWith Latham, Fred G., 1853-1943. person
associatedWith Lonsdale, Frederick, 1881-1954. person
associatedWith Maude, Cyril, 1862-1951. person
associatedWith Nethersole, Louis. person
associatedWith Ziegfeld, Flo, 1869-1932. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--New York
Musical theater
Theater management
Theater--Production and direction
Theatrical producers and directors
Theatrical managers


Birth 1868

Death 1934

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