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7:00 pm

The History of American Vaudeville

August 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

From the opening for Tony Pastor’s Fourteenth Street Theatre in 1881 until the Palace Theatre in New York was wired for “Talking Pictures” in 1930, vaudeville was the most popular and influential form of entertainment in the United States. Taking its lead from fledgling corporate America, the titans of vaudeville management sought to use marketing, […]

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