Theresa Helburn (January 12, 1887 – August 18, 1959) was an important figure in 20th century American theater and a Bryn Mawr College alumna, best known for her work with New York's Theatre Guild.
Theresa Helburn at the laying of the corner-stone of the Guild Theatre in 1924.Involved with The Theatre Guild from its foundation in 1919, Helburn served first as a literary ... more »
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I have praised many loved ones in my song,
And yet I stand
Before her shrine, to whom all things belong,
With empty hand.
Perhaps the ripening future holds a time
For things unsaid;
Not now; men do not celebrate in rhyme
Their daily bread.