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Joseph Kesselring
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Blum, Daniel C., A Pictorial History of the American Theatre, 1860—1980, Outlet, 1983.

As its title suggests, this book presents representative pictures of successful productions in American theater.

Bordman, Gerald, American Theatre: A Chronicle of Comedy and Drama, 1914—1930. Oxford University Press, 1995.

This volume traces the development of these two genres in American theater, providing an insightful background for an examination of the play's roots.

Coleman, Janet, The Compass: The Improvisational Theatre That Revolutionized American Comedy, University of Chicago Press, 1991.

Coleman's study focuses on how improvisational theatrical methods influenced comedy in America.

Wilmeth, Don B., and Tice L. Miller, eds., The Cambridge Guide to American Theatre, Cambridge University Press, 1996.

This comprehensive study traces the important trends in American theater.

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