Thursday, July 26, 2007
PLAYS MENTIONED IN "THE STAGE STRUCK YANKEE"
The manager-and-star couple, Douglas Double and Fanny Magnet, speak to each other in allusive theatre jargon, often using play titles that reflect their situation.
The playbills here include the titles the Doubles quote. Notice the format of a typical evening at the theatre: a long play and a farce, generally, often studded with musical interludes.