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Joseph Papp (1921–1991)

Theatrical producer and director; founder in 1954 of the New York Shakespeare Festival and in 1967 of the Public Theatre. Through his efforts and foresight, "Hair" (1967) and "A Chorus Line" (1975), among other productions, came to the Broadway stage. (The latter became the longest-running musical in Broadway history.) See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

(1983)
Hamlet Director
(1964)
Such Good Friends His Shakespeare Theatre
(1971)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (16 credits)
 1985 Plenty (producer)
 1983 Swan Lake, Minnesota (TV Movie) (producer)
 1983 The Pirates of Penzance (producer)
 1982 Alice at the Palace (TV Movie) (producer)
 1981 Kiss Me, Petruchio (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1981 All's Well That Ends Well (TV Movie) (producer)
 1980 The Pirates of Penzance (TV Movie) (producer)
 1980 Happy Days (TV Movie) (producer)
 1979 Coriolanus (Video) (producer)
 1979 Julius Caesar (Video) (producer)
 1974 Wedding Band (TV Movie) (producer)
 1974 Great Performances (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- King Lear (1974) ... (producer: New York Shakespeare Festival)
 1973 Sticks and Bones (TV Movie) (producer)
 1973 Much Ado About Nothing (TV Movie) (producer)
 1972 The Mind Snatchers (TV Movie) (producer)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (6 credits)
Show Show Director (3 credits)
Show Show Actor (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (4 credits)
Show Show Self (24 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(September 11 to 22, 1973) He produced William Shakespeare's play, "Two Gentlemen of Verona," in a New York Shakespeare Festival production at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Larry Marshall, Jill O'Hara, Marion Ramsey, Larry Kert, John McCurry, Wendy Ellen, David Thomas, Charlie J. Rodriguez, Alvin Ing, Frank O'Brien,... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Papp József | Joseph Papirofsky | Joe Papp
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Trivia:

His new version of The Pirates of Penzeance was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 2001 (2000 season) for Outstanding Musical Production. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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