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Clarke, John S. (John Sleeper) 1833-1899

Overview
Works: 53 works in 56 publications in 1 language and 81 library holdings
Genres: Farces  Manuscripts  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Actor, Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John S Clarke
Laura Keene, plaintiff and appellant, against John S. Clarke & William Stuart defendants and respondents : Case containing exceptions by Laura Keene( )

1 edition published in 1866 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comedy of errors : a comedy in three acts by William Shakespeare( Book )

1 edition published in 1856 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our American cousin polka : composed by the late Charles Jarvis by Charles Wesley Jarvis( )

1 edition published in 1858 and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sketch of the Life of John S. Clarke, comedian by John S Clarke( Book )

1 edition published in 1872 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theater playbill for Mr. J. S. Clarke in "Red Tape," "Among the Breakers" and "Toodles!" at Ford's Opera House [Baltimore], [December, 1874]( Book )

1 edition published in 1874 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ford's Opera House! John T. Ford, proprietor, B. Clay Ford, manager. X-mas holidays. Mr. J. S. Clarke in three of his finest comedy characters! ... The serio-comic drama, by Byron, "Red Tape! ... to be followed by a sea-side comedy, in two acts, written for Mr. Clarke, "Among the Breakers" to conclude with his famous personation, "Toodles!" With Mr. Clarke comes the full company from Booth's Theater! ... Thursday night, Christmas Eve, "The Widow Hunt" Major Wellington de Boots: Mr. J.S. Clarke. Clarke Matinee X-mas! Clarke Matinee Saturday. Monday next, "Seven Sins!"
A widow hunt. A comedy in three acts by J. Stirling Coyne( )

1 edition published in 1867 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[John Sleeper Clark : Theatre Museum Biographical File] by John S Clarke( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Theater playbill for Mr. William Wheatley and John S. Clarke in "Our American Cousin" and "A Conjugal Lesson" at the Washington Theatre, September 12, 1859( Book )

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

Washington Theatre. Manager: S.W. Glenn. No increase of prices! First night of the engagement of the popular comedians Mr. Wm. Wheatley and Mr. John S. Clarke who will appear as Asa Trenchard and Lord Dundreary, in Tom Taylor's great comedy "Our American Cousin" as performed in Philadelphia and New York for a period of five months, with a success unparalleled in the annals of the drama. Re-appearance of Miss Charlotte Thompson who will enact Florence Trenchard, in the comedy above named. Monday evening, Sep. 12, 1859 will be performed Tom Taylor's celebrated comedy in three acts, entitled "Our American Cousin" placed upon the stage with all its fun, comic situations, laughable tableaux, and superior cast ... After which, the Star-Spangled Banner written by Francis S. Key, will be sung by the entire company, in honor of the 12th September ... The whole to conclude with the amusing farce entitled "A Conjugal Lesson"
Theater playbill for J.S. Clarke in "Everybody's Friend" and "Toodles" at the Washington Theatre, April 9, 1860( Book )

1 edition published in 1860 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Washington Theatre. Lessee: John T. Ford, stage manager: S.W. Glenn, leader of Orchestra: Wm. Withers. Doors open at 7 o'clock. Overture commences quarter to 8. Curtain will rise at 8 o'clock precisely. First night of the great comedian, Mr. J.S. Clarke who will appear as Major de Boots in the new and brilliant comedy of Everybody's Friend! Mr. Clarke in his great character of Toodles. Monday evening, April 9, 1860 will be performed the new comedy, called "Everybody's Friend" ... To conclude with "Toodles!"
Theater playbill for Mr. J. S. Clarke in "Our American Cousin" and "Everybody's Friend" at the Washington Theatre, April 12, [1866]( Book )

1 edition published in 1866 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Washington Theatre. Lessee John T. Ford, Stage Manager, S.W. Glenn, Leader of Orchestra: Wm. Withers ... Greatest combination ever offered. Our American Cousin and Everybody's Friend! On the same night for the benefit and last appearance but two of Mr. J.S. Clarke ... Thursday Ev'g, April 12 will be performed Tom Taylor's contemporaneous comedy, called "Our American Cousin" ... Previous to which, the splendid comedy of "Everybody's Friend" ... To-Morrow, Benefit of C. Barton Hill. When will be performed the sparkling comedy, in 3 acts, called "Leap Year"
Laura Keene, plaintiff and appellant, against John S. Clarke & William Stuart, defendants and respondents : case containing exceptions by Laura Keene( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers of Edwin Booth by Edwin Booth( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Includes tickets, signatures, a note of a breakfast menu, a mortgage of the Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia, by John S. Clarke and Booth to Richard A. Robertson, April 5, 1869, a lease from John A. Haddon to Booth of a stable at 123 West 28 St., New York City, August 16, 1869, a typescript of Booth's Some words about my father, and the manuscript signature of Frederick Warde
 
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Alternative Names
Clarke, J. S. (John Sleeper), 1833-1899

John Sleeper Clarke American comedian and actor

John Sleeper Clarke Amerikaans acteur (1833-1899)

Languages
English (33)