A special double issue of Sipario, devoted to “Shakespeare in Italia” is published. The issue contains articles by Agostino Lombardo, Gabriele Baldini, Salvatore Quasimodo, Mario Praz, Gerardo Guerrieri, and many other critics, translators, film critics, along with reports from London, Paris, Broadway, Moscow, etc.; and is complemented by a list of Shakespeare productions in Italy from 1948 to 1964.

Otello directed by Maner Lualdi at Teatro S. Erasmo. The interpreters were Renzo Ricci, Gianni Santuccio, Laura Tavanti, Renzo Montagnani, Lia Angeleri.