Essay Archive - Biography: William Gibson (1914- )
Biography: William Gibson (1914- )
Born in New York City on November 13, 1914, William Gibson studied at the
College of the City of New York. His work was produced only by regional
theatres until Two For the Seesaw opened on Broadway in 1958. The highly
successful play was later made into a film and a musical called simply
Early works include I Lay in Zion (1943) and A Cry of Players (1968), a
play about Shakespeare which he rewrote in 1968.
Gibson collaborated on the book of the musical Golden Boy (1964) He also
wrote a book of Shakespeare criticism called Shake....