The Circle in the Square Theatre was founded in 1951 in New York City by Paul Libin,
Theodore Mann, and Jose Quintero. The collection contains fifty-four photographs depicting the 1952 Circle
in the Square production of Tennessee Williams'
Summer and Smoke, directed by Jose Quintero.
The Circle in the Square Theatre was founded in 1951 in New York City by Paul Libin, Theodore Mann, and Jose
Quintero. It opened on February 2, 1951 with a revival of Richardson and Berney's Dark of the
Moon. Productions included revivals of Tennessee Williams' Summer and Smoke in 1952,
Truman Capote's The Grass Harp in 1953, and Arthur Hayes's The Girl on the Via
Flaminia in 1954.
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