Westport, Conn. : Oxford : Praeger ; Harcourt Education [distributor], 2004.
Asche, Oscar, 1871-1936.
Musicals England History and criticism
Orientalism in music England. 20th century
General note: Includes chapter on popularizing Shakespeare and appendices on Oscar Asche's production career and career in context. Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Summary, etc: Oscar Asche enjoyed a successful career as an actor producer of Shakespeare, before turning to musical theatre becoming one of the most successful actor/managers of his generation. An important innovator, Asche was the first person to use stage lighting as a language of the stage.