WILLIAM SHUST - TYPED NOTE SIGNED 02/05/1974 - HFSID 318481
Sale Price $126.00
Actor enthusiastically writes to John Willis, editor of Theatre World, sending him notice of a new play he's in
Typed letter signed: "William Shust" in black ink, 1 page 8½x11. New York City, New York, February 1974. In full: "Dear Mr. Willis: Here I am to pester you again. As you can see on the enclosed announcement [item not included]I will be appearing in an off-Broadway production of Ibsen's husband 'George Tesman'. All my best wishes. Sincerely". William Shust is an actor of the stage, screen and television, whose career entertainment career was on and off for over 30 years. Shust appeared first on television in the series Lamp Unto My Feet (1948) and further worked on shows such as Dark Shadows (1967), Appointment with Destiny (1971), and The Adams Chronicles (1976). His movie credits include Rivals (1972), The Seven-Ups (1973), and The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979). He made his Broadway debut in the drama Arturo Ui (1963) and also performed in The Country Girl (1972). John A. Willis (1916-2010), active in Theatre World from the beginning, became its chief editor in 1965, holding that position until 2008. Willis is regarded as one of the foremost theatre and film historians of the 20th century. While producing (and presenting) the annual Theatre World Awards, Willis also served on the nominating committee for the Tony Awards. Theatre World, which received its own Tonyfor Excellence in Theatre in 2001, continues under chief editor Ben Hodges. Normal mailing folds. Lightly creased. Fine condition.
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