New York Shakespeare Festival Records. Series II: Play Department Files 1954-1992


New York Shakespeare Festival Records. Series II: Play Department Files, 1954-1992

New York Shakespeare Festival Records. Series II: Play Department Files 1954-1992

The play department files document the work of finding and creating plays for the Festival.

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