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FTP Productions of The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus, Macbeth, and Power

This presentation provides images of artifacts related to FTP productions of three plays: The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe (6 productions), Macbeth by William Shakespeare (11 productions), and Power by Arthur Arent (7 productions). The artifacts include photographs, costume designs, set designs, playbills, incidental music (scores and parts), and posters.

The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus (Christopher Marlowe)

New York, January 1937, directed by Orson Welles
New Orleans, June 8, 1937, directed by William Armitage
Boston, November 22, 1937, directed by Eliot Duvey
Detroit, July 1-11, 1937, directed by Verner Haldene
Detroit, January 7 and 19, 1938, directed by Verner Haldene
Atlanta, July 27, 1937, directed by William Armitage

Macbeth (William Shakespeare)

New York, April 14-June 20, 1936, directed by Orson Welles
Los Angeles, July 14, 1937 , directed by Max Pollock
Los Angeles, directed by Max Pollock
Hartford, March 22-25, directed by Daniel Reed
Bridgeport, July 21-25, 1936
Boston, January 31-March 1, 1939, directed by Eliot Duvey
New York, March 1, 1939 (closing date), directed by Harry Thomashefsky
Dallas, August 6, 1936
Cinncinnati, October 17, 1938, directed by Franklin Raymond
Artifacts for unspecified productions of Macbeth

Power (Arthur Arent)

New York, February 23-August, 1937, directed by Brett Warren
De Witt Clinton High School, March 19, 1937
New York, February 10, 1938, directed by Edward Vail
Seattle, July 6-10, 1937, directed by Florence Bean James
Chicago, August 15, 1938, directed by Edward Vail
San Francisco, August 12, 1937, directed by Peter Heiman
Portland, Oregon, March 25, 1938, directed by Bess Whitcomb
Artifacts for Unspecified Productions of Power

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