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Joseph Papp

Director, Producer, Theatre Owner/Operator, Stage Manager, Presenter, Other
( b. Jun 22, 1921 Brooklyn, New York, USA - d. Oct 31, 1991 New York, New York, USA ) Male
Relations: Husband of Gail Merrifield


Productions Date of Productions
Talk Radio
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Original New York Production produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
  • This production is dedicated to the memory of Joseph Papp
Mar 11, 2007 - Jun 24, 2007
A Mom's Life
[Play, Solo, Original]
  • Original production produced by Joseph Papp
Oct 19, 1998 - Nov 02, 1998
Search and Destroy
[Play, Original]
  • Dedicated to the memory of Joseph Papp
Feb 26, 1992 - Apr 05, 1992
Two Shakespearean Actors
[Play, Original]
  • Dedicated to the memory of Joseph Papp
Jan 16, 1992 - Feb 09, 1992
Miss Margarida's Way
[Play, Solo, Revival]
  • Originally produced at the Public Theatre by the The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Feb 15, 1990 - Feb 25, 1990
The Secret Rapture
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by Joseph Papp
  • Originally produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Oct 26, 1989 - Nov 04, 1989
Mandy Patinkin in Concert: "Dress Casual"
[Special, Concert, Solo, Original]
  • Originally presented at the Public Theater by the The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Jul 25, 1989 - Sep 16, 1989
Cafe Crown
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Originally produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Feb 18, 1989 - Mar 26, 1989
Serious Money
[Play, Satire, Original]
  • Produced by Joseph Papp
  • Originally produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Feb 09, 1988 - Feb 20, 1988
Macbeth
[Play, Tragedy, Revival]
  • Produced by Joseph Papp
Nov 12, 1986 - May 31, 1987
Romeo and Juliet
[Play, Tragedy, Revival]
  • Produced by Joseph Papp
Nov 12, 1986 - May 31, 1987
As You Like It
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced by Joseph Papp
Nov 12, 1986 - May 31, 1987
Cuba & His Teddy Bear
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Jul 16, 1986 - Sep 21, 1986
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by Joseph Papp
  • Originally produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Dec 02, 1985 - May 16, 1987
The Human Comedy
[Musical, Opera, Original]
  • Produced by Joseph Papp
  • Originally produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Apr 05, 1984 - Apr 15, 1984
Plenty
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by Joseph Papp
  • Originally produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Jan 06, 1983 - Mar 27, 1983
The Pirates of Penzance
[Musical, Operetta, Revival]
  • Produced by Joseph Papp
  • Originally produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Jan 08, 1981 - Nov 28, 1982
Runaways
[Musical, Original]
  • Produced by Joseph Papp
  • Originally produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
May 13, 1978 - Dec 31, 1978
The Water Engine / Mr. Happiness
The Water Engine
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by Joseph Papp
  • Originally produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Mr. Happiness
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by Joseph Papp
  • Originally produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Feb 28, 1978 - Mar 19, 1978
Miss Margarida's Way
[Play, Solo, Original]
  • Produced by Joseph Papp
  • Originally produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Sep 27, 1977 - Jan 01, 1978
The Cherry Orchard
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Jun 29, 1977 - Aug 07, 1977
Agamemnon
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Theatre Owned / Operated by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
  • Produced by Joseph Papp
  • Originally produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
May 18, 1977 - Jun 19, 1977
The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel
[Play, Revival]
  • Originally produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Apr 24, 1977 - Sep 03, 1977
The Cherry Orchard
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Feb 17, 1977 - Apr 10, 1977
for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by Joseph Papp
  • Originally produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Sep 15, 1976 - Jul 16, 1978
Threepenny Opera
[Musical, Drama, Revival]
  • Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
May 01, 1976 - Jan 23, 1977
Streamers
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by Joseph Papp
  • Originally produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Apr 21, 1976 - Jun 05, 1977
Mrs. Warren's Profession
[Play, Tragedy, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Feb 18, 1976 - Apr 04, 1976
Hamlet
[Play, Tragedy, Revival]
  • Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Dec 17, 1975 - Jan 25, 1976
The Leaf People
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Oct 20, 1975 - Oct 26, 1975
Trelawny of the "Wells"
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Oct 15, 1975 - Nov 23, 1975
A Chorus Line
[Musical, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by Joseph Papp
  • Originally produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Jul 25, 1975 - Apr 28, 1990
Little Black Sheep
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
May 07, 1975 - Jun 01, 1975
A Doll's House
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Mar 05, 1975 - Apr 20, 1975
Black Picture Show
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Jan 06, 1975 - Feb 09, 1975
Mert & Phil
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
  • Directed by Joseph Papp
Oct 30, 1974 - Dec 08, 1974
Short Eyes
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
May 23, 1974 - Aug 04, 1974
Dance of Death
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Apr 04, 1974 - May 05, 1974
What the Wine-Sellers Buy
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Feb 14, 1974 - Mar 17, 1974
The au Pair Man
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Dec 27, 1973 - Jan 27, 1974
Boom Boom Room
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Directed by Joseph Papp
  • Produced by Joseph Papp
  • Originally produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Nov 08, 1973 - Dec 09, 1973
Much Ado About Nothing
[Play, Comedy, Play with music, Revival]
  • Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Nov 11, 1972 - Feb 11, 1973
That Championship Season
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Sep 14, 1972 - Apr 21, 1974
Sticks and Bones
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Mar 01, 1972 - Oct 01, 1972
Two Gentlemen of Verona
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Dec 01, 1971 - May 20, 1973
No Place to Be Somebody
[Play, Original]
  • Originally produced by New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater (Joseph Papp: Producer; Gerald Freedman: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Associate Producer)
Dec 30, 1969 - Jan 10, 1970
Comes a Day
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Production Stage Manager: Joseph Papp
Nov 06, 1958 - Nov 29, 1958
Special Events Date of Special Events
Hair
[Special, Benefit, Concert, Revival]
  • Originally produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Sep 20, 2004 - Sep 20, 2004
A Celebration of Paul Robeson
[Special, Benefit, Original]
  • Produced by Joseph Papp
Oct 30, 1988 - Oct 30, 1988
1990 Drama Desk Award Outstanding New Play
 The Secret Rapture [nominee]
Produced by Joseph Papp
1986 Tony Award® Best Musical
winnerThe Mystery of Edwin Drood [winner]
Produced by Joseph Papp
1986 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Musical
winnerThe Mystery of Edwin Drood [winner]
Produced by Joseph Papp
1984 Drama Desk Award Special Award
nominee Joseph Papp (for the 3,389th performance of "A Chorus Line") [recipient]
1983 Tony Award® Best Play
 Plenty [nominee]
Produced by Joseph Papp
1981 Tony Award® Reproduction (Play or Musical)
winnerThe Pirates of Penzance [winner]
Produced by Joseph Papp; Originally produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
1981 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Musical
winnerThe Pirates of Penzance [winner]
Produced by Joseph Papp
1978 Tony Award® Best Musical
 Runaways [nominee]
Produced by Joseph Papp
1978 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Musical
 Runaways [nominee]
Produced by Joseph Papp
1978 Drama Desk Award Outstanding New Play
 The Water Engine / Mr. Happiness [nominee]
Produced by Joseph Papp
1978 Theatre World Special Award
nominee Joseph Papp (as Founder and Artistic Director of The Public Theatre) [recipient]
1977 Tony Award® Best Play
 for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf [nominee]
Produced by Joseph Papp
1977 Tony Award® Best Play
 Streamers [nominee]
Produced by Joseph Papp
1977 Tony Award® Most Innovative Production of a Revival
 The Cherry Orchard [nominee]
Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
1977 Tony Award® Most Innovative Production of a Revival
 Threepenny Opera [nominee]
Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
1977 Drama Desk Award Unique Theatrical Experience
 for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf [nominee]
Produced by Joseph Papp
1976 Tony Award® Best Musical
winnerA Chorus Line [winner]
Produced by Joseph Papp
1976 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Musical/Book
winnerA Chorus Line [winner]
Produced by Joseph Papp
1976 Drama Desk Award Outstanding New Play
winnerStreamers [winner]
Produced by Joseph Papp
1976 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Revival
 Trelawny of the "Wells" [nominee]
Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
1976 Drama Desk Award Unique Theatrical Experience
 Threepenny Opera [nominee]
Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
1975 Tony Award® Best Play
 Short Eyes [nominee]
Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
1974 Tony Award® Best Play
 Boom Boom Room [nominee]
Produced by Joseph Papp
1974 Tony Award® Best Play
 The au Pair Man [nominee]
Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
1973 Tony Award® Best Play
winnerThat Championship Season [winner]
Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
1972 Tony Award® Best Musical
winnerTwo Gentlemen of Verona [winner]
Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
1972 Tony Award® Best Play
winnerSticks and Bones [winner]
Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
1970 Tony Award® Special Award
nominee The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer) (for pioneering efforts on behalf of new plays) [recipient]
1958 Tony Award® Special Award
nominee The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer) [recipient]
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