John Haggott papers on the Margaret Webster-Paul Robeson production of Shakespeare's Othello
Scope and Contents
- Majority of material found in 1942-1946
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
Extent2.2 linear feet (10 boxes and 2 oversized folders)
Biographical / Historical
The Broadway production ran from October 1943 to June 1944 and was produced by the Theatre Guild and designed by Robert Edmond Jones. John Haggott, Harvard Class of 1935, served as stage manager and associate producer. The production broke the record, which it still holds, for the longest-running Shakespeare play on Broadway.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Haggott, John. John Haggott papers on the Margaret Webster-Paul Robeson production of Shakespeare's Othello, 1942-1958 (MS Thr 2023): Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard University.
- January 6, 2020
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
- EAD ID
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