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Stewart, Ellen, 1919-2011

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Personal name headingStewart, Ellen, 1919-2011
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Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1919-11-07
Death date2011-01-13
Profession or occupationAfrican American theatrical producers and directors
Found inMama's pushcart [VR] 1988: title frame (Ellen Stewart)
Notable women in the American Theatre, 1989: p. 836 (Stewart, Ellen, b. 1920?-; theatrical producer and founder of CafeĢ La Mama (now La Mama Experimental Theatre Club) in New York City)
WW in the theatre, 7th ed., 1981: v. 1, p. 640 (Stewart, Ellen; b. in Louisiana)
New York times WWW site, Jan. 14, 2011 (in obituary published Jan. 13: Ellen Stewart; b. Nov. 7, 1919, Chicago; spent her childhood years there and in Alexandria, La.; d. Thursday [Jan. 13, 2011], Manhattan, aged 91; founder, artistic director, and de facto producer of La MaMa Experimental Theater Club, a multicultural hive of avant-garde drama and performance art in New York for almost half a century; was also a fashion designer for Saks Fifth Avenue)