The Brothers Beggarstaff, and Sister

It’s the typical Victorian story: boy meets girl, both struggling artists; boy marries girl in the face of stiff family opposition; girl’s artist brother comes to visit and ends up

The Sultan of Lovers

In the late 19th century, Jamila Hanem, daughter of Ismail Pasha, the Ottoman “Khedive” [Viceroy] in Egypt, built herself a grand mausoleum in Cairo. But she was never buried in

Irma Kraft’s International Playhouse

“Our object is to bring to America the dramas of every country in the world and to produce those dramas exactly as they are produced in the countries of their origin… It is not too much to say that it will be a strong factor in permanent international peace.”