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Joseph Papp

1921-1991

 
 
Joseph Papp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 24, 2019
1. Joseph Papp Marker
Inscription.  The dynamic founder and impresario of the New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater began offering free performances of Shakespeare in Central Park in 1954. In 1967 he created The Public Theater, the most important not-for-profit theater in the country. Papp launched over 700 diverse productions, and live here from 1973 to 1991
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40 West 9th Street
 
Location. 40° 43.899′ N, 73° 59.594′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on East 9th Street, on the left when traveling west. Between Broadway and University Place. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 40 East 9th Street, New York NY 10011, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eleanor Roosevelt (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Hotel Albert (about 600 feet away); The Cast Iron Building (about 600 feet away); Grace Church (about 600 feet away); Dawn Powell (about 700 feet away); Edward Hopper (about 700 feet away); Astor Place Riot!
40 West 9th Street image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 25, 2019
2. 40 West 9th Street
The marker is to the right of the stairway.
(about 800 feet away); Frank O'Hara (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. The Astor Library, home of the Joseph Papp Public Theater
 
Also see . . .  Joseph Papp Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on October 20, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
 
Categories. Entertainment
 
Joseph Papp image. Click for full size.
from Wikipedia
3. Joseph Papp
The Joseph Papp Public Theater image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 6, 2019
4. The Joseph Papp Public Theater
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 20, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 37 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 20, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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