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Chanfrau, Frank 1824-1884

Works: 30 works in 30 publications in 1 language and 30 library holdings
Roles: Actor
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Most widely held works by Frank Chanfrau
Theater playbill for Mr. and Mrs. F.S. Chanfrau and Mr. and Mrs. E.L. Davenport in "Our American Cousin" and "Rights and Wrongs of Woman" at the Howard Athenaeum, Boston, March 2, 1859( Book )

1 edition published in 1859 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Howard Athenaeum. Sole lessee and manager, Mr. E.L. Davenport ... Great comedy of the age! ... Mr. and Mrs. F.S. Chanfrau, are engaged for a few nights expressly to appear in the characters of Asa and Mary! Mr. and Mrs. E.L. Davenport, as Dundreary and Florence ... This Wednesday evening, March 2, 1859, will be performed, for the 3d time, Tom Taylor's great comedy of "Our American Cousin" ... to conclude with, 3d time in this city, the farce by John Maddison Morton, entitled "Rights and Wrongs of Woman"
Theater playbill for Mr. F.S. Chanfrau in "The Beats" and "Kit! The Arkansas Traveler" at Ford's Opera House [Baltimore], March 16, [1875]( Book )

1 edition published in 1875 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ford's Opera House! John T. Ford, proprietor, B. Clay Ford, manager. Engagement of the famous American comedian Mr. F.S. Chanfrau who is properly esteemed by the press and public the best impersonator of American character known to the stage. "The Beats" Harry Hotto as Judge, M. Lanagan, the Major. Monday, March 15, one week only, the stirring and powerful drama in 5 acts and 8 tableaux, entitled "Kit! The Arkansas Traveler!" (expressly written for Mr. Chanfrau by E. Spencer) and pronounced the best American drama extant, depicting as it does, with rare power and fidelity, life and adventures in the Southwest! It will be presented with new scenery, novel, pictorial, and mechanical illusions, and the following cast of characters ... The Tableaux ... The duel with knives! "Kit" Matinee Saturday. Monday next, Majiltons!
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Audience level: 0.79 (from 0.64 for Chanfrau, ... to 0.90 for F.S. Chanf ...)

Alternative Names
Chanfrau, Francis S., 1824-1884

Frank Chanfrau American actor and comedian

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