Section: Entertainment
 

Directory: New York City History

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Sub Section: Theatre  (Also Separate section for Theaters that have been Closed/Demolished  in the Five Boroughs Area )
Article Name: New York Theatres, Old and New 
Article Name: New York City's Places of Amusement
Article Name: New York City's Historical Tid-Bits-Theatres
Article Name: Brief Sketches of Theatrical People, Playwrights, etc.
Web Link: Radio City Music Hall
Web Link: Demolished Broadway Theatres-M-O
Web Link: The Ambassador Theatre
Web Link: The Booth Theater
Web Link: Movie Palaces of Washington Heights and Inwood
Web Link: Directory of Current Theatre Listings in Manhattan
Web Link: New Amsterdam Theater -42nd Street
Web Link: Palace Theater
Web Link: Loew's 175th Theater
Web Link: The Majestic Theater
Web Link: The Winter Garden Theater
Web Link: Pictorial Diagrams of New York Theatres-1883
Web Link: Biltmore Theater
Web Link: Looking at the Business of Theatre 1896-1919
Web Link: Ethel Barrymore Theater
Web Link: Eugene O'Neill Theater
Web Link: Helen Hayes Theater
Web Link: Theater in New York City...the History of Theatre
Web Link: The History of Harlem's Apollo Theatre
Web Link: Lyceum Theater
Web Link: Old Theatres On Broadway
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Web Link: Neill Simon Theater
Web Link: Music Box Theater
Web Link: The Roxy Theater (photo)
Web Link: Photo Gallery-Loew's Collection
Web Link: Forgotten NY/Bronx Theaters
Web Link: The Vail-Leavitt Music Hall-Riverhead, N.Y.
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Web Link: The Secret History of the Sunshine Theater
Web Link: Joseph Papp Public Theater (orig. Astor Library)
Web Link: Bouwerie Lane Theater
Web Link: St James Theater
Web Link: Times Square Theater
Web Link: Virginia Theater
Web Link: Lunt-Fontaine Theater
Web Link: Winter Garden Theater
Web Link: Metro Theater
Web Link: Program From The Palace Theater: January 24, 1921
Web Link: Program From The Riverside Theater September 24, 1921
Web Link: Daly's Theatre, New York Account Book December 24, 1872
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Web Link: American Picture Palaces                       All links working properly a/o 10/16/2011

Sub Section: Opera
Article Name: Brief Sketches of Opera Singers
Web Link: First Opera House
Web Link: Dicapo Opera Theatre
Web Link: Regina Opera Company in Brooklyn
Web Link: Brooklyn Academy of Music
Web Link: The History of the Opera Glove
Web Link: Opera and The Task Of Prima Donna
Web Link: Opera-Wagner's Personality
Web Link: Origin and Development of Opera
Web Link: New York City Opera
Web Link: Information on Opera
Web Link: A Brief History of Singing
Web Link: Collingswood Opera House (Bardavon)-Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
Web Link: Performance History of Beethhoven's "Fidelio"
Web Link: Performance History of Bizet's "Carmen"
Web Link: Performance History of Puccini's "La Boheme"
Web Link: Performance History of Puccini's "Tosca"
Web Link: Performance History of Verdi's "Aida"                                      All links working properly A/O 10/16/2011

Sub Section:  Vaudeville
Web Link: Vaudeville slang
Web Link: American Variety Stage  Library of Congress
Web Link: Vaudeville early
Web Link: The Golden Days of Burlesque Historical Society
Web Link: Toe Dancing In Vaudeville
Web Link: Vaudeville Timeline
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Sub Section: Vaudevillians and Performers
Web Link: Eddie Cantor
Web Link: Milton Berle: A Tribute
Web Link: W. C. Fields
Web Link: Buster Keaton Part I
Web Link: Buster Keaton Part II
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Web Link: George Burns & Gracie Allen
Web Link: Molly Picon
Web Link: Al Jolson
Web Link: Sophie Tucker
Web Link: Jack Benny
Web Link: Harry Fox, The Inventor of Fox Trot
Web Link: The Marx Brothers
Web Link: Ed Wynn, Great Character Actor
Web Link: About Judy Garland
Web Link: Will Rogers
Web Link: Bob Hope & American Variety-Vaudeville
Web Link: Nora Talmadge, Before They Were Stars
Web Link: Frank Sinatra Biography
Web Link: Chita Rivera Biography
Web Link: Biography of a work in progress: Barbara Streisand
Web Link: Nat King Cole's lyrics
Web Link: The Story of Nat King Cole
Web Link: Ethel Merman, A Biography
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Web Link: Ethel Waters
Web Link: Harry Blackstone Sr., Master Magician
Web Link: George M. Cohan
Web Link: Fred and Adele Astaire
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Web Link: "Then You're A Star": Lillian Gish's Road to Fame

Sub Section: Baroque /Classical Music/Composers and Performances
Web Link: Welcome to the Wonderful World of Baroque Music
Web Link: Bach's Cantatas: A Brief Orientation, Baroque Music Club
Web Link: Classic Music Venues in New York City
Web Link: New York Philharmonic Orchestra
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Web Link: Carnegie Hall
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Web Link: The New Choral Society : About Us
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Web Link: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
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Web Link: Gramaphone Features: The World's Best Classical Music Magazine
Web Link: Music Forms
Web Link: Ludwig van Beethoven
Web Link: Frederic Chopin
Web Link: George Frederic Handel 1685-1759
Web Link: Johannes Brahms 1833-1897
Web Link: Robert Schumann 1810-1856
Web Link: Franz Joseph Haydn
Web Link: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  1756-1791
Web Link: Georg Philipp Telemann 1681-1767
Web Link: Anton Dvorak (1841-1904)
Web Link: Johann Sebastian Bach
Web Link: Carl Philipp Emanuel  Bach 1714-1788
Web Link: Henry Purcell 1659-1695
Web Link: Alessandro Scarlatti 1659-1725
Web Link: Franz Listz 1811-1886
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Web Link: Peoples' Symphony Concerts-History
Web Link: Choir of St. Bartholomew's Church, New York City

Sub Section: Ballet
Article Name: Ballet-1872
Web Link: The History of Ballet
Web Link: The History of Ballet Shoes
Web Link: Historical Ballet Notes
Web Link: Ballet Alert
Web Link: Ballet Dancers
Web Link: New York City Ballet
Web Link: A Glance At The Ballet's Technique
Web Link: George Balentine, Ballet Choreographer
Web Link: School of American Ballet
Web Link: The Joffrey Ballet School American Ballet Center-History
Web Link: Esprit de Corps - recollections of ballet dancer Barbara Walczak - 50th anniversary of New York City Ballet Company - Cover Story - Interview
Web Link: Footnote to Balanchine - memories of Ballet Society and choreographer George Balanchine - 50th anniversary of New York City Ballet Company
Web Link: Prodigal son of City Ballet - New York City Ballet dancer Ethan Stiefel
Web Link: Heather Watts: Final Bow at New York City Ballet - Ballet Dancer - Interview

Sub Section: Dance
Article Name: New York City Tid-Bits: Dancers 
Article Name: Social Amusements In The Olden Time In New York: Early 1800s
Web Link: Free To Dance, Dance Timelineb Link:
Web Link: All About Tap Dance
Web Link: Dance Instruction Manuals (Library of Congress)
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Web Link: History of the Lindy Hop
Web Link: Lindy Dance Music
Web Link: History of Swing Dancing
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Web Link: History of Salsa Dance
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Web Link: Salsa Dance Music
Web Link: Merengue Dance
Web Link: Tango Craze
Web Link: Martha Graham, Dancer and Choreographer
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Web Link: The Boogie Woogie
Web Link: Mambo Dance History
Web Link: Broadway's First Great Dance Directors-Pioneer Choreographers
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Web Link: Tinseltown's Tap Timeline (See how and when seven stars danced their way into the cinemas during the 20th century)
Web Link: History of Swing Dance & Music
Web Link: Dance History Archives
Web Link: The Polka Dance
Web Link: The History of Dance
Web Link: Dance in Stage Musicals
Web Link: Early Recordings of African Americans/Early Ragtime
Web Link: The Ragtime Story
Web Link: Spanish Dancing
Web Link: Foxtrot Dance
Web Link: Technique: steps, styles & stars - dance history - 70th Anniversary Issue
Web Link: Dances of Colonial America
Web Link: Scott Joplin and Ragtime
Web Link: How to Dance a Cotillion
Web Link: The Quadrille
Web Link: The Waltz
Web Link: The Polka
Web Link: Dance Information
Web Link: History of Modern Ballroom Dancing

Sub Section: Jazz Music
Web Link: Jazz Dance
Web Link: People Of Jazz Index
Web Link: The History of Jazz
Web Link: The Golden Age of Jazz
Web Link: Blues World
Web Link: Jazz At Lincoln Center
Web Link: Big Apple Jazz Tours
Web Link: Billie Holiday's Small Band Recordings of 1935-1939
Web Link: Black Musicians and Early Radio
Web Link: The Origins of Jazz
Web Link: Really The Blues
Web Link: Recollections of Jelly Roll Morton
Web Link: Encounters With Fats Waller
Web Link: The Birth of The Cool 1927

Sub Section: Broadway
Article Name: Brief Sketches of Actors and Actresses of Broadway and Theater. 
Web Link: The Amusements of New York City
Web Link: Talking Broadway  (excellent site)
Web Link: Broadway's First Great Dance Directors-Pioneer Choreographers
Web Link: Internet Broadway Database (find credits of your favorite stars)
Web Link: The Internet Theatre Database-Type in a name or title, and get info on the actor, author or  stage play of your choice.
Web Link: Ed Wynn Credits on Broadway
Web Link: Broadway
Web Link: Old Theatres On Broadway
Web Link: Broadway Postcards From The Bruce Levy Collection
Web Link: Broadway Pictures
Web Link: Broadway-Country Lane to White Way
Web Link: Broadway Chronometer
Web Link: The Broadway Beat
Web Link: The Broadway Bridge
Web Link: 1800-1849: Stage Musical Chronology
Web Link: American Popular Song, Bound For Broadway
Web Link: Broadway Walk (Forgotten New York)
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Web Link: Broadway-a Tour
Web Link: Broadway's Gypsy Robe
Web Link: History of 100 Broadway

Sub Section: Silent Movies
Web Link: The Silent Superstars. Silent Ladies and Gents
Web Link: Silent Screens: The Decline and Transformation of the American Theater
Web Link: Rudolph Valentino Chronology
Web Link: Ben Model: Silent Film Accompanist/Composer
Web Link: The Preservation and Restoration of Silent Films
Web Link: Lost Films of the Silent Era
Web Link: The Silent Film Bookshelf
Web Link: Silent Films: Are They Worth The Watching?
Web Link: Hal Roach: A Man and His Studio
Web Link: Five Star Books On The Silent Era
Web Link: Remembering Those Silent Stars Who Died Before Their Time
Web Link: The Three Crusty Characters: The Silent Screen Wouldn't Have Been The Same
Without 'Em"
Web Link: Stunt Men: Those Who Risked Their Lives and Some Who Gave Their Lives
Web Link: The Film Comedy of Mabel Normand 1911-1916 Part I
Web Link: The Film Comedy of Mabel Normand 1911-1916 Part II
Web Link: The Greats of Silent Films Still Restlessly Roam
Web Link: The Leading Ladies In Chaplin's Silent Features
Web Link: "Baby Peggy": An Interview with Diana Serra Cary
Web Link: More Than Just A Pretty Face: Actresses Behind the Camera
Web Link: Of Silent Stars and Castles: Colleen Moore
Web Link: Silent Movie Director-Michael Curtiz
Web Link: Silent Movie Director-Cecil B. De Mille
Web Link: Ithaca's Silent Movie History
Web Link: Some Notable Personalities of the Silent Era
Web Link: America's Only Authentic 1890's Magic-Lantern Shows: The Victorian Big-Screen
Extravaganza That Led To The Movies

Sub Section: Memorable Moments With Great Stars From Great Movies
Web Link: The Jazz Singer (1927) Al Jolson
Web Link: Swing Time (1933) with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers
Web Link: Meet Me in St. Louis with Judy Garland  (1944)
Web Link: Top Hat (1935) with Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire
Web Link: The Sound of Music (1965) with Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer
Web Link: The Midnight Palace: Revisit Old Movies, Both Classic & Obscure

Sub Section: Attractions and Special Events
Web Link: Brooklyn Botanical Garden
Web Link: Brooklyn Historic Railway Association
Web Link: Coney Island History Articles
Web Link: Coney Island Timeline
Web Link: Coney Island Historical Maps
Web Link: Coney Island Roller Coaster History
Web Link: Todoroff's Original Coney island History
Web Link: Coney Island & Carnival Photography & Photos
Web Link: Amusement Park History
Web Link: The Ups and Downs of America's First Amusement Park-Coney Island
Web Link: West Indian Day Carnival
Web Link: Circuses
Web Link: Phineas T. Barnum
Web Link: The Greatest Horse Show On Earth
Web Link: The American Circus in Southeast-Brewster, New York
Web Link: Ethical Considerations For The Conservation of Circus Posters
Web Link: International Circus Hall of Fame
Web Link: Ringling Bros. & Barnum and Bailey
Web Link: Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island
Web Link: Exploring Brooklyn
Web Link: Macy's Thanksgiving Parade
Web Link: The Puerto Rican Day Parade-Spanish Harlem
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Web Link: Times Square: New Year
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Web Link: Central Park Attractions
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Web Link: Empire State Building
Web Link: The Construction of the Empire State Building 1930-1931  Photography Collection
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Web Link: The Savoy Ballroom
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