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  • The Maud Adams You Don’t Know

    The Maud Adams You Don’t Know


    Maude Adams (not Maud Adams the Bond Girl, she doesn’t have the “e”) was an astonishingly successful stage actor who burst onto the New York stage in 1896 with J. M. Barrie’s The Little Minister and in 1905 played the title role in Barrie’s Peter Pan. Alphonse Mucha painted her. She toured with her own…

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Past Article

Ray Hahn
It is hard to imagine how many iterations of Anything Goes have been performed since the 1934 premiere of Cole Porter’s musical of the same name. The original lyrics mention some high-society personalities and their silly antics and ridiculous scandals. The Depression Era gossip that followed shocked his listeners. This postcard illustrated rendition features the composer’s original version.

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