Entry from US Dictionary
Definition of Papp, Joseph
- (1921–91), US producer and director; born Joseph Papirofsky. He managed Hollywood’s Actors Laboratory 1948–1950 and then founded the Shakespearean Theatre Workshop in 1954 that became the New York Shakespeare Festival. in 1960. He also founded the off-Broadway Public Theater in 1967 and directed the theaters at Lincoln Center from 1973 until 1978.