Bowdoin Square Theatre

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Portrait of manager Charles F. Atkinson
Bowdoin Sq. Theatre, ca.1896

The Bowdoin Square Theatre (est.1892) in Boston, Massachusetts, was a playhouse and cinema. It was located on Bowdoin Square in the West End,[1] in a building designed by architect C.H. Blackall.[2] Personnel included Charles F. Atkinson[3] and William Harris.[4] Audience members included future magician Julius Linsky[5] and future actor Joseph Sicari[6]

Performances/Screenings[edit]

1890s[edit]

1900s[edit]

1910s[edit]

1920s[edit]

1930s-1950s[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Boston Almanac, 1893-1894. Boston Register and Business Directory, 1918
  2. ^ "Shaping the Temple: progress and particulars of the work being done at the new Bowdoin Square house of amusement." Boston Daily Globe, November 12, 1891
  3. ^ Atherton Brownell. Boston Theatres of To-Day. The Bostonian, v.2, no.6, 1896
  4. ^ Boston Daily Globe, March 13, 1892
  5. ^ Boston Globe, 07 Oct 1982
  6. ^ Blowen, Michael. West End taught him `You Gotta Have Heart.' Boston Globe, 05 Feb 1996
  7. ^ Boston Daily Globe, March 13, 1892
  8. ^ Boston Playhouses. New York Times, November 13, 1892.
  9. ^ Boston Playhouses. New York Times, November 13, 1892.
  10. ^ Boston Evening Transcript - Oct 28, 1893
  11. ^ Boston Evening Transcript - Oct 28, 1893
  12. ^ Boston Evening Transcript - Oct 22, 1894
  13. ^ Boston Daily Globe, May 5, 1895
  14. ^ Boston Daily Globe, May 08, 1899
  15. ^ Boston Daily Globe, Feb. 5, 1902
  16. ^ Boston Daily Globe, September 19, 1902
  17. ^ Boston Daily Globe, October 28, 1902
  18. ^ Boston Daily Globe, January 09, 1903
  19. ^ Boston Daily Globe, January 17, 1903
  20. ^ Boston Daily Globe, Nov.23, 1903
  21. ^ Boston Daily Globe, April 12, 1904
  22. ^ Boston Daily Globe, November 19, 1904
  23. ^ Boston Daily Globe, Feb. 21, 1917
  24. ^ Boston Daily Globe, Feb. 21, 1917
  25. ^ Boston Daily Globe, Feb. 21, 1917
  26. ^ Boston Daily Globe, December 03, 1921
  27. ^ Boston Daily Globe, December 03, 1921
  28. ^ Boston Daily Globe, June 09, 1922
  29. ^ Boston Daily Globe, June 09, 1922
  30. ^ Boston Daily Globe, June 09, 1922

Further reading[edit]

  • "Olga Nethersole Brings Suit; Seeks to Enjoin a Boston Theatre from Presenting "Sapho." New York Times, May 17, 1900,
  • "Boston Actress Shot; Unknown Person Wounds Miss Edith Talbot -- Her Engagement Was Announced Last Monday." New York Times, February 16, 1901.

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