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Chicago comedy

Margaret Hicks

Chicago comedy

a fairly serious history

by Margaret Hicks

  • 322 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by The History Press in Charleston, SC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theater,
  • Music-halls (Variety-theaters, cabarets, etc.),
  • History and criticism,
  • Comedians,
  • Stand-up comedy,
  • Television comedies,
  • Improvisation (Acting),
  • Radio comedies,
  • History,
  • Biography,
  • HIstory

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMargaret Hicks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1969.C65 H53 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25045925M
    ISBN 109781609492113
    LC Control Number2011009606

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