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Maude Adams was the beloved American stage actress who brought J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan to life on stage for the first time. She was also a Mormon, probably a lesbian, and the pre-Greta Garbo wanting to be alone.
Sources (Used/Consulted/Read Along the Way)
Maude Adams: Idol of American Theater, 1872 – 1953 by Armond Fields
Strange Duets: Impresarios and Actresses in the American Theatre, 1865-1914 by Kim Marra
Maude Adams: An Intimate Portrait by Phyllis Robbins