DOUGLAS WATT - CHRISTMAS / HOLIDAY CARD SIGNED - HFSID 301123
Sale Price $136.00
The influential theatre critic signs a Season's Greetings card
Holiday Card signed: "Ethel and Doug Watt" [by him], 5x6 folded, 10x6 unfolded, illustrated card with printed "Season's Greetings" message. Douglas Watt (1914-2009) worked for the New York Daily News for half a century, beginning as a copy boy and becoming one of America's most influential theatre critics. He also wrote a classical music and opera column for The New Yorker. Watt urged a Broadway revival of Porgy and Bess after its unsuccessful first run. He promoted Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar after he had received a negative review in The New York Times. He promoted the careers of Eugene O'Neill and Tennessee Williams, attending the 1949 premiere of Death of a Salesman and also its 50th anniversary revival. Watt also wrote popular music, including songs recorded by Doris Day and Frankie Laine. He was a founder of the Drama Desk Awards, and served on the nominating committees for the Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize in Drama. Slightly creased. Otherwise, fine condition.
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