Davidge's Snake Shop

Definition

Theater

  • A nickname for the Philadelphia Museum Theatre, where actor-managerWilliam Davidge kept a display of stuffed reptiles in the foyer. The US actorOtis Skinner (see the Skinners) made his debut at thisrather shoddy venue, playing a Black character in Woodleigh (1887).
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