Clare Tree Major

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Major circa 1915

Clare Tree Major (1880 - October 10, 1954) was an English American actress, author, and stage director. She started the Children's Theatre of New York in 1924.[1][2]

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She was born in 1880 in England. She migrated to the United States in 1914.[3] In 1924 she started the Children's Theatre of New York. In 1925 she produced the play The Little Poor Man.

She died on October 10, 1954.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Clare Tree Major, Play Producer, 74. Actress Founded Children's Theatre in 1924. Staged Dramas Throughout U.S." New York Times. October 10, 1954. Retrieved 2014-08-08.
  2. "Clare Tree Major (1880-1954) papers". New York Public Library. Retrieved 2014-08-08. Clare Tree Major (1880-1954) was an English-born actress, stage director and producer. She was founder and director of the Children's Theatre of New York.
  3. "Clare Tree Major Devotes Life To Children's Theater". Milwaukee Journal. December 15, 1938. Retrieved 2014-08-09. A young English actress came to America in 1914. Her name was Clare Tree Major. ...