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Michael B. Leavitt (1843–1935) was an American theater entrepreneur, manager, and producer. [1]

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Alexander Herrmann

Alexander Herrmann (February 10, 1844 – December 17, 1896) was a French magician, better known as Herrmann the Great.

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Blackface is a form of theatrical makeup used by performers to represent a black person.

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Burlesque is a literary, dramatic or musical work intended to cause laughter by caricaturing the manner or spirit of serious works, or by ludicrous treatment of their subjects.

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A film, also called a movie, motion picture or photoplay, is a series of still images which, when shown on a screen, creates the illusion of moving images due to the phi phenomenon.

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Harry Kellar

Harry Kellar (July 11, 1849 – March 10, 1922) was an American magician who presented large stage shows during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Lithography is a method of printing originally based on the immiscibility of oil and water.

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Lydia Thompson

Lydia Thompson, born Eliza Hodges Thompson (19 February 1838 – 17 November 1908), was an English dancer, comedian, actress and theatrical producer.

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Madame Rentz's Female Minstrels

Madame Rentz's Female Minstrels was a blackface minstrel troupe composed completely of women.

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Minstrel show

The minstrel show, or minstrelsy, was a US form of entertainment developed in the 19th century of comic skits, variety acts, dancing, and music, performed by white people in blackface or, especially after the U.S. Civil War, by black people.

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Publicity stunt

A publicity stunt is a planned event designed to attract the public's attention to the event's organizers or their cause.

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City, often shortened to Salt Lake or SLC is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Utah.

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Sensationalism is a type of editorial bias in mass media in which events and topics in news stories and pieces are over-hyped to present biased impressions on events which may cause a manipulation to a story's truth.

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Sixty Years a Queen

Sixty Years a Queen is a 1913 British silent historical film directed by Bert Haldane and starring Blanche Forsythe, Louie Henri and Fred Paul.

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the LDS Church or, informally, the Mormon Church) is a Christian restorationist church that is considered by its followers to be the restoration of the original church founded by Jesus Christ.

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The Maritimes

The Maritime provinces, also called the Maritimes or the Canadian Maritimes, is a region of Eastern Canada consisting of three provinces: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island.

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Theatre director

A theatre director or stage director is a director/instructor in the theatre field who oversees and orchestrates the mounting of a theatre production (a play, an opera, a musical, or a devised piece of work) by unifying various endeavours and aspects of production.

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Theatrical producer

A theatrical producer is a person who oversees all aspects of mounting a theatre production.

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Variety show

A variety show, also known as variety arts or variety entertainment, is entertainment made up of a variety of acts (hence the name), especially musical performances and sketch comedy, and is normally introduced by a compère (master of ceremonies) or host.

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Vaudeville is a theatrical genre of variety entertainment.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_B._Leavitt

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