[New York]: The New York Shakespeare Festival. Near Fine. . Stapled wraps. NOISBN . [beautiful clean copy, with just a bit of wear along the stapled edge]. (B&W photographs) 24-page (including covers) promotional booklet for the Festival, issued just prior to the 1965 season. Largely photographic, with quotes about the Festival and its productions from various sources. Includes a full-page statement from founding director Joseph Papp, and a smaller statement from then-NYC Mayer Robert F. Wagner, under whose administration (1953-1965) the Festival was established and flourished -- with the annual budget for the program having by then (according to Papp's statement) reached the stratospheric sum of $825,000. Among the more prominent actors featured in the photos of a dozen or so recent productions are James Earl Jones (shown in both "Othello" and "King Henry V"), Julie Harris ("Hamlet"), George C. Scott ("The Merchant of Venice") and Colleen Dewhurst ("Antony and Cleopatra"). . (Inventory #: 15882)
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