James L. Shute

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Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA
Jimmy Shute, was born in Glouchester, Massachusetts in 1900. His early education was in the Glouchester Public School System. He attended college at the Museum of Fine Arts School in Boston in pursuit of a career in Stage Design. The technical theater department of MFAS was contacted by George Pierce Baker to build sets for the the productions of Harvard's famous "47 Workshop". While there, Jimmy met and became involved with Eugene O'Neill and Robert Edmond Jones of the Provincetown Playhouse. He became their assistant for four years. Read more...