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By Gretchen Scanlon

ISBN-10: 1609497112

ISBN-13: 9781609497118

whilst the West was once wild, the glitziest streets in Colorado ran via Leadville, the place opera, type and burlesque lit up Magic urban theaters. Theatrical legends Buffalo invoice and Oscar Wilde graced the Tabor Opera condominium, whereas innovative Susan B. Anthony reached a coarse mining viewers from a level atop a bar. Thomas Kemp spared no cost at the risque Black criminal on the Grand imperative Theater, whole with a grand waterfall, a trapdoor and dragons. keep on with Leadville historian Gretchen Scanlon via those theatrical glory days, from the glamorous productions and stump speeches to the offstage robbery and debauchery that saved the drama going even if the curtain fell.

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