Romeo & Juliet

Title

Romeo & Juliet
Romeo and Juliet

Description

Actress Katharine Cornell was regarded as the "First Lady of the Theatre." Her hometown of Buffalo was the first stop on Cornell’s 1933-34 national tour, and also marked the American stage debut of 18 year-old Orson Welles.

This was the first time Cornell and her husband, theater director Guthrie McClintic, participated in a Shakespearean production. The country-wide tour rotated three plays, "Romeo and Juliet," "The Barretts of Wimpole Street," and "Candida".

Date

1933-11-29

Source

Buffalo Theater and Music Program Collection

Publisher

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library (Publisher of digital)

Rights

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