Found 22 collections related to Playwriting

Grabowski, Anthony
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-016
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Anthony Grabowski (born 1932), a New York City-based playwright, was active in the mid-20th century. The Anthony Grabowski papers date from 1962 to 1969 and document his work on two plays, With Ah! Bright Wings and more
Ellis, Michael, 1917-2008
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-125
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Michael Ellis (1917-2008) was a theatre producer, stage manager, and actor. Ellis was the managing director and owner of the Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, Pennsylvania from 1954 to 1964, where he became known for his support of up-and-coming... more
MacColl, James A., 1912-1956
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ + n.c. 28,327
5 lin. in. (1 box)
The James A. MacColl collection contains correspondence, photographs, programs, scripts and other material documenting Mr. MacColl's career as a performer and a writer.
Carstarphen, Frank E. (Frank Ellice), 1871-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 482
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Frank Ellice Carstarphen (1871-1952), a lawyer who specialized in criminal law, held public office in Colorado and New York and actively campaigned for the Democratic Party. He also wrote stage adaptations of novels. Collection consists of... more
New York Shakespeare Festival Productions
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-028
170.97 linear feet (416 boxes, 4 other items)
Since its inception in 1954, the New York Shakespeare Festival/the Public Theater has been a highly acclaimed theater company, dedicated to achieving artistic excellence while developing an American theater that is accessible and relevant to all... more
Balderston, John L. (John Lloyd), 1889-1954
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-MSS 1954-002
Collection contains correspondence, scripts, scenarios and notes documenting Balderston's work on plays and screenplays. Includes letters from co-authors George Moore and Jack Squire, correspondence concerning BERKELEY SQAURE and DRACULA, various... more
Goldstone, Jean Stock, 1906?-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-022
The Jean Stock Goldstone Papers consist mainly of scripts, letters telegrams and postcards between himself and agents, producers and playwrights. His correspondents include Frieda Fishbein, John C. Flinn, George Freedley, Irving Hoffman, Walter F.... more
De Mille, William C. (William Churchill), 1878-1955
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 748
1.15 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 v.)
William Churchill De Mille (1878-1955) was an American playwright, producer and director. He wrote a number of stage plays and produced them with David Belasco from 1902 to 1914 before becoming one of the pioneers of the motion picture industry.... more
Yellen, Sherman
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2016-007
6.68 linear feet (17 boxes)
The Sherman Yellen papers (1957-2015) document Yellen's career as a librettist, playwright, and screenwriter. The collection is primarily composed of scripts (both drafts and final scripts); a small amount of clippings, programs, and sound and... more
Van Druten, John, 1901-1957
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3134
Collection of correspondence, book reviews, typescripts of plays and books written by Van Druten, and clippings. Correspondence, 1938-1957, consist of letters concerning his writings and personal letters between Van Druten and his friend,... more
Beim, Norman
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2009-003
3.78 linear feet (9 boxes)
Norman Beim is a prize-winning playwright, actor, and director. Beim has produced and published dozens of plays, and acted on stage, television, and film. Focusing on his work as a playwright from 1952 to 2007, the Norman Beim papers contain play... more
Egri, Lajos
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1985-007
4.28 linear feet (11 boxes)
Lajos Egri (1889-1967) was a Hungarian-American playwright and author of The Art of Dramatic Writing. The Lajos Egri papers date from 1895 to 1983 and document his work as a writer and teacher of writing with... more
Rohman, Richard, 1900-1984
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ + n.c. 28,328
5 lin. in. (1 box)
The Richard Rohman collection contains clippings, correspondence, programs, scripts and other material that document Mr. Rohman's career as a writer.
Leonard, Claire, 1903-1992
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-008
22.6 linear feet (56 boxes)
Claire Leonard (1903-1992) was a New York City literary agent who specialized in representing emerging playwrights. The collection (1936-1975, 1992) holds correspondence, writings, scripts, and promotional material relating to Leonard's... more
Hammerman, Dan
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1984-011
2.52 linear feet (6 boxes)
Dan Hammerman was an American travel writer and playwright. The collection (1936-1980) contains scripts, articles, essays, short stories, correspondence, and other materials.
Long, Sumner Arthur, 1921-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-032
10.01 linear feet (25 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Sumner Arthur Long (1921-1993) was a writer for television, theater, and film. His papers document his career from 1950 to 1989. The bulk of the collection consists of theater and television scripts from plays such as Never Too... more
Luce, William
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-002
13.9 linear feet (34 boxes)
William Luce is an American playwright and television writer best known for his theatrical studies of historical figures. His papers, dating from 1946 to 2013, primarily document his career as a writer from 1976 to the early 2000s. The collection... more
Goldemberg, Rose Leiman
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2016-003
8.82 linear feet (21 boxes); 103.59 mb (35 computer files)
Rose Leiman Goldemberg is an American playwright and screenwriter of dramatic and musical works based on biographies and true stories. Her papers (1968-2014) document her writing career and creative process. The collection contains early drafts... more
Batty, A. (Archibald), 1887-1961
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-116
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Archibald Batty (1887-1961) was a British actor and writer. He began acting in 1924, and was a member of the Aldwych Farces from 1928 to 1932. The Archibald Batty papers (1936-1959) contain his writings and correspondence. The bulk of the... more
Busch, Charles
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-031
9.07 linear feet (22 boxes)
Charles Busch (1954- ) is a playwright, screenwriter, novelist, actor, and drag performer best known for his Tony-nominated Broadway production, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife. The Charles Busch papers date from 1967... more
Arlen, Harold, 1905-1986
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1986-001
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Harold Arlen, composer was born in Buffalo, New York in 1905. He composed the music for such well-known songs as: "Over the Rainbow", "Stormy Weather", "That Old Black Magic", and "Blues in the Night". Among his collaborators were: E. Y. Harburg,... more
Odets, Clifford, 1906-1963
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1981-008
Clifford Odets, playwright of the 1930s, was born in Philadelphia on July 18, 1906. He began his acting career on radio and in stock companies. In 1928, he acted with the Theatre Guild, which later introduced the Group Theatre. His first... more