Clurman, Harold, 1901-
Billy Rose Theatre Division
- .2 lin. ft. (1 portfolio).
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Harold Clurman's reviews contain handwritten drafts of hisreview column "Theatre", as well as book reviews.
Harold Clurman, director, author, teacher, critic, and occasional actor, was born Harold Edgar Clurman on September 18, 1901, in New York City, son of Samuel M. andBertha (Saphir) Clurman. Mr. Clurman was co-founder of the Group Theatre (1931) and was made executive consultantof the Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center. He became theater critic for "The Nation" in 1953 and also wrote forthe "London Observer", "New Republic" and "Tomorrow Magazine". He married Stella Adler in 1943, he later married actress Juleen Compton. Mr. Clurman died in New York City on September 9, 1980.
Controlled Access Terms
- Clurman, Harold, 1901-1980.
- Theater -- United States.
- Dramatic criticism.
- Theater critics, -- New York (State) -- New York.