Charles H. Yale

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Portrait of Chas. H. Yale

Charles H. Yale (1856-1920) was an American theatre producer and performer.[1] Early in his career he worked for the Boylston Museum in Boston, Massachusetts.[2] In 1897 he formed a partnership in New York with David Henderson and W.J. Gilmore to produce "spectacular, operatic and musical plays."[3] Among Yale's theatrical productions: "The Sea King," "The Devil's Auction," and "Twelve Temptations."[4] He went bankrupt in 1910.[5] He belonged to the National Theatrical Producing Managers Association.[6] He died in Rochester, New York, in 1920.[7]


  1. ^ Dramatic Index for 1920. Boston: Faxon, 1921
  2. ^ Michael Bennett Leavitt (1912), Fifty years in the theatrical management, New York: Broadway Pub. Co. 
  3. ^ New York Times, September 19, 1897
  4. ^ Robert Grau (1909), Forty years observation of music and the drama, New York: Broadway Pub. Co. 
  5. ^ "Charles H. Yale bankrupt; manager of 'Twelve Temptations' has $61,545 liabilities, $18,278 assets." New York Times, February 1, 1910
  6. ^ "Syndicate Quits Producers Body." New York Times, May 15, 1910
  7. ^ New York Times, March 24, 1920

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