William Green Biography (1926-)
Addresses: Home: 50-10 199th Street, Fresh Meadows, NY, 11365; Office:Department of English, Queens College, Flushing, NY, 11367.
- theatre historian, educator
- Birth Details
- July 10, 1926
- New York
- Non-Theatrical Career
- Lecturer, Upsala College, Department of English, 1953-56; tutor, 1957-59/instructor, 1959-63/assistant professor, 1963-67/associate professor, 1967-72/professor, 1972-present, Queens College, Department of English.
- Lighting director, Woodstock Playhouse, Woodstock, NY; tech staff, Lady in the Dark, ELT, New York, 1952; play reader, theatre service department, ANTA, New York, 1952-53; finance department staff, Play Series: DesireUnder the Elms, Mrs. McThing, Golden Boy, Four Saints in Three Acts, SundayBreakfast, ANTA, New York, 1952; production assistant, Evening with Will Shakespeare, American Shakespeare Festival Theatre and Academy, 1953;business manager, Salt Creek Summer Theatre, Hinsdale, IL, 1953; stage manager, special entertainment unit, General Electric Company, Henderson Harbor, NY, 1956; host, CBS--Camera Three, A Peek at Burlesque, 1978.
- Books, Published
- Shakespeare's Merry Wives of Windsor, 1962; editor, The Merry Wives of Windsor, 1965; co-editor with John Gassner, Elizabethan Drama, 1967; editor (with others), A Style Manual for College Students, 1973.
- Articles, Published
- "Eastward Ho! Theatrical Renaissance on New York's Lower East Side."The Manchester Review, Spring, 1957; "Fifty Years of Development in Musical Theater," in "Reestablishing the Speech Profession: The First Fifty Years," Speech Association of America, 1959; "Hendez Ballester's 'The Miracle' in New York," Island Times (Puerto Rico), December 1960; "Broadway Book Musicals: 1900-1969," The American Theatre: A Sum of Its Parts, Samuel French, 1971; "Humorous Characters and Attributive Names in Shakespeare's Plays," Names, September 1972; "The Audiences of the American Burlesque Show of the Minsky Era (ca. 1920-1940) in New York," DasTheatre und sein Publikum, Vienna, 1977; "Oscar Wilde and the Bunburys."Modern Drama, March 1978; others.