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CULTURAL ICON MAVOR MOORE SIGNED (PROVENANCE)

American Blues. Five Short Plays by Tennessee Williams (Acting Edition)

WILLIAMS, Tennessee [1911-1983]

USD $

100

First Edition, first printing. (4),3-77(1 ad) 5 x 7-1/2 inches. Blue front soft cover cracked on top left side and torn and slight splitting on inside front cover. "Tennesse" spelt incorrectly on cover One of 2,040 copies printed with this error. Good + condition.
5 short plays by Tennessee Williams :
- Moony's Kids Don't Cry (1940);
- The Dark Room (1948);
- The Case of the Crushed Petunias (1948);
- The Unsatisfactory Supper (1946);
- Ten Blocks on the Camino Real (1948).
Provenance: Cultural icon Mavor Moore (1919-2006), the noted actor, writer, director, producer, critic and teacher who founded a host of Canadian artistic institutions.
Inscribed by “Mavor Moore New York, 1949" on front cover and another previous owner in red on tile page (dated 1946)

James Mavor Moore was an actor, writer, critic, educator and public servant. He produced, directed or appeared in over fifty stage plays in Canada as well as in radio and television dramas and was the winner of three Peabody Awards for radio documentaries that he directed for the United Nations. Moore created over one hundred works for stage, radio and television including the musicals 'Sunshine Town' (1954), 'The Ottawa Man' (1958), 'Louis Riel' (an opera with Harry Somers as composer, 1967), and 'Fauntleroy' (1980). He was drama critic for the Toronto Telegram from 1958 to 1960 and was arts critic for Maclean's magazine from 1968 to 1969. Moore is the author of numerous published works including the autobiography 'Reinventing Myself' and 13 dramatic and musical works. In 1970 he was appointed a professor in the Faculty of Fine Arts, York University and served as chair of the Theatre Department from 1975 to 1976. Moore served on the Canada Council (1974-1983), including a term as its chair (1979-1983). He also served as the founding chair of the British Columbia Arts Council (1996-1998). He sat on the first Board of Governors of the Stratford Festival, was the founding chair of the Canadian Theatre Centre, the Guild of Canadian Playwrights, and was a founding director of the Charlottetown Festival. Moore was recognized for his work with seven honorary degrees, awarded the Centennial Medal in 1967, and made an officer of the Order of Canada in 1973 and a companion of the Order of Canada in 1988. In 1999, he received a Governor-General's Award for Lifetime Achievement and was elected to the Order of British Columbia.

[New York]

Dramatists Play Service

[1948]

Signed?:

No

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