Nathans, Heather S. "Forging a Powerful Engine: Building Theaters and Elites in Post-Revolutionary Boston and Philadelphia.." Pennsylvania History 66(Supplement) (1999): 113-143.

Looks at the fierce ideological disagreements between the supporters and opponents of "theatrical entertainments" in the early republic, and how attitudes towards show business reflected differing visions of the New Nation.

Citation Type: Journal Article

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Pennsylvania Show Business

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