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This exhibition reveals the story of where American entertainment all began. Discover classic vaudeville performances that included comic sketches, magic, acrobatics, animal tricks, celebrity appearances and more. See documents, photographs, artifacts and manuscripts related to some of Vaudeville’s best-known performers - Harry Houdini, Mae West, W. C. Fields, Bert Williams, George M. Cohan, Burns & Allen, Tony Pastor, the Nicholas Brothers, Barbette, and others.

The exhibit will be on display through July 15. 

This exhibition reveals the story of where American entertainment all began. Discover classic vaudeville performances that included comic sketches, magic, acrobatics, animal tricks, celebrity appearances and more. See documents, photographs, artifacts and manuscripts related to some of Vaudeville’s best-known performers - Harry Houdini, Mae West, W. C. Fields, Bert Williams, George M. Cohan, Burns & Allen, Tony Pastor, the Nicholas Brothers, Barbette, and others.

The exhibit will be on display through July 15.

This exhibition reveals the story of where American entertainment all began. Discover classic vaudeville performances that included comic sketches, magic, acrobatics, animal tricks, celebrity appearances and more. See documents, photographs, artifacts and manuscripts related to some of Vaudeville’s best-known performers - Harry Houdini, Mae West, W. C. Fields, Bert Williams, George M. Cohan, Burns & Allen, Tony Pastor, the Nicholas Brothers, Barbette, and others.

The exhibit will be on display through July 15.

WHEN

WHERE

Harry Ransom Center
300 W. 21st St.
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712
http://www.hrc.utexas.edu/exhibitions/2018/vaudeville/

TICKET INFO

Admission is free.
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