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  • Amongst the many luminaries of the theater to be hailed in this wayare:
    father of drama - Thespis
    father of tragedy - Aeschylus
    father of comedy - Aristophanes
    father of modern acting - David Garrick
    father of modern drama - Henrik Ibsen
    father of the halls - Charles Morton
    father of vaudeville - Tony Pastor
    father of 20th-century British theater - Harley Granville-Barker
    father of political theater - Erwin Piscator