Theatre director Stuart Vaughan has lost his battle with prostate cancer at the age of 88.
Vaughan passed away on Tuesday (17Jun14) in High Bridge, New Jersey.
The founder of the New York Shakespeare Festival, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Repertory Theatre New Orleans and The New Globe Theatre, he is best known for his productions of plays like Two Gentlemen Of Verona with Elizabeth MCGovern, Romeo and Juliet and Julius Caesar with Al Pacino and Martin Sheen.
Vaughan was also the artistic director of New York's Phoenix Theatre.
He was the recipient of an Obie Award in 1958 and a Drama Desk Award.
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