Found 50 collections related to Theater programs

Brent, Tommy
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-005
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Charles O. Carey (1908-1981) was a stage manager, actor, and producer in New England, Pennsylvania, and New York summer stock theatre during the mid-20th century. The Tommy Brent collection of Charles O. Carey material contains biographical... more
Cotter, Cornelius P.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-007
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Cornelius P. Cotter was a professor of political science at Stanford University. While earning his Ph.D. in Public Administration from Harvard University, and during his first years as a professor, he worked as a general manager, business manager,... more
Fox, Kenneth, 1935-....
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-052
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Kenneth Fox (born Kenneth Duvall Tooill, 1896-1979) was an actor who performed on Broadway and in stock theatre companies during the 1920s. The Kenneth Fox papers document Fox's career and his longtime interest in theatre with contracts, programs,... more
Brent, Tommy
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-119
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Tommy Brent was the theatrical press agent for The Immoralist, the first production staged at the Bouwerie Lane Theatre, an Off-Broadway playhouse located at 330 Bowery in New York City. The Tommy Brent press files on... more
Greyson, Ann
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-027
.3 linear feet (1 box)
The Ann Greyson scrapbook contains programs, photographs, clippings, fliers, and financial receipts documenting some theater productions of producer and stage manager Ann Greyson.
Gordone, Charles
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 691
3 linear feet (2 record cartons, 1 archival box)
The bulk of the Charles Gordone Collection pertains to the author's Pulitzer-prize winning play "No Place to Be Somebody," which includes several versions of the play script, programs, letters, playbills, flyers, posters, production and showcase... more
Marriott, John, 1893-1977
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 149
3 linear feet
The John Marriott Papers reflect Marriott's acting career in theater, movies and television commercials. The Personal Papers series, 1940-1977, consists of biographical information, news clippings, obituaries, personal correspondence from friends,... more
Monson, Lex, 1926-2004
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
.8 linear feet
Lex Monson (Elexendre Remus Monson) was an actor, singer, chorus director and producer. He studied at the Detroit Institute of Music and Drama, and the Robert Nolan School of Music and was a member of the School's famed choir. Monson changed his... more
Glover, George Washington, 1888-1993
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 488
12 linear feet
Printed material relating to the National Association of Negro Musicians (NANM) including programs and playbills from NANM and other small groups; and annual breakfast, convention and conference materials, and other records of the New York and... more
Grattan, John, 1916-1999
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-006
.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
John "Jack" Grattan (born John O'Grattan, 1916-1999) was a young actor on Broadway, in summer stock theatre, on radio, and in motion pictures in the early 20th century. He debuted on Broadway in 1921 in Tarzan of the Apes and remained active on... more
O'Neal, Frederick, 1905-1992
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 427
22.2 linear feet (8 cartons, 30 archival boxes, 4 1/2 archival boxes, 3 print boxes)
The Frederick O'Neal Papers document the theatrical, labor and civic activities of this actor and labor leader, with emphasis on the 1940s through the 1990s. The collection consists primarily of personal papers, correspondence files, his speeches... more
Saunders, Nicholas
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-035
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Nicholas Saunders and Gedda Petry papers contain contracts, programs, correspondence, scripts, and one photograph documenting the careers of performers Nicholas Saunders and his wife, Gedda Petry.
Hoey, Randahl
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-005
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Randahl Hoey (born Errol Randahl Hoey) is an American theatre, opera, and television director. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, he worked in Los Angeles, where he also taught acting workshops at the Actors Center of Los Angeles. The Randahl Hoey... more
Urban Arts Corps (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 210
1.5 linear feet
The Urban Arts Corps records consists of the production records for plays produced by UAC from 1967-1983 (bulk dates 1972-1979), and a separate body of material relating to Vinnette Carroll. The material has been divided into two series:... more
Fields, Fanny
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-033
3.7 linear feet (11 boxes, 1 volume)
Happy Fanny Fields (born Fanny Furman, circa 1881-1961) was an American actress, dancer, and comedian who found great success in British pantomime theater in the first decade of the twentieth century. The collection documents Fields's professional... more
Hammond, Percy, 1873-1936
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-014
19.71 linear feet (46 boxes, 6 volumes, 3 oversized folders)
Percy Hammond was the theater critic for the Chicago Tribune from 1909 to 1921 and for the New York Herald Tribune from 1921 until his death in 1936. The Percy Hammond papers date from 1879 to 1943 and document Hammond's career, professional... more
Weiner, Robert, 1902-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-173
7.56 linear feet (18 boxes)
Robert Weiner (circa 1935-1989) was a theatrical, film, and television producer, as well as a theatrical funder. The Robert Weiner papers, dating from 1951 to 1975, consist of his files for theatrical, film, and television projects. They contain... more
Summer Theatre at Mount Holyoke
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2006-012
9 linear feet (33 boxes)
The Summer Theatre at Mount Holyoke was founded in 1970 by James T. Cavanaugh, a professor emeritus of Theater Arts at Mount Holyoke College. The Summer Theatre offered college students the opportunity to develop their acting and technical skills.... more
Beckhard, Richard, 1918-1999
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-011
1.2 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Richard Beckhard (1918-2000) was a theatrical stage manager and actor who worked on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and in regional theaters. The collection, dating 1937 to 1990, consists mostly of material documenting Richard Beckhard's work as a stage... more
Andrews, Herbert
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1986-016
1.2 linear feet (4 boxes)
Herbert G. Andrews (1909-circa 1990) was a costume and scenic designer. The collection dates from 1933 to 1954 and holds set designs, photographs, and programs for theater, dance, and television productions.
Langley, Stephen
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-045
2.98 linear feet (8 boxes)
Dr. Stephen Langley (1938-1997) was an American theater manager, author, and educator. For over twenty years he was the manager of the Falmouth Playhouse, a prominent summer stock theater on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The collection dates from 1950... more
Maen, Norman, 1932-2008
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
2.28 linear feet (4 boxes, 6 oversized folders)
Norman Maen (1932-2008) was a choreographer, director, and dancer from Ballymena, Northern Ireland. The Norman Maen papers date from 1961 to 1996 and include choreographic notes, correspondence, photographs, programs, and reviews of Maen's work in... more
New York School of Ballet
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S)* MGZMD 325
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The New York School of Ballet (incorporated name: American Dance Foundation) and its touring troupe U.S. Terpsichore were founded by married dancers and teachers Richard S. Thomas and Barbara Fallis. The New York School of Ballet/U.S. Terpsichore... more
Skinner, Neil McFee
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1959-003
3.61 linear feet (9 boxes)
The Neil McFee Skinner papers date from 1921 to 1957 and document his career as an actor and managing director of the Wharf Theatre and the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse. The collection holds correspondence, programs, reviews, photographs and... more
Woodman, William, 1932-1995
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-044
2.2 linear feet (5 boxes, 3 oversized folders)
William Woodman was a director and stage manager for regional theater productions. The William Woodman papers (1914, 1955-1992) contain annotated scripts and scores and other production materials from shows that Woodman directed. The collection... more
Shumlin, Herman, 1898-1979
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-049
1.2 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Herman Shumlin papers contain correspondence, photographs, contact sheets, negatives, programs, financial papers, contracts, sheet music, and some personal papers documenting the career and life of producer and director Herman Shumlin.
Young, Phillip J.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-104
4.3 linear feet (17 boxes)
Phillip J. Young (born 1919) was a lifelong fan of Tallulah Bankhead (1902-1968), the film and stage actor. The collection, dated 1921 to 1968, consists of scrapbooks created by Young dedicated to the career of Bankhead. Two of the scrapbooks... more
Negro Ensemble Company
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 345
180 linear feet (215 archival boxes, 4 flat boxes)
The records of the Negro Ensemble Company (NEC), 1967-1993 document the work of the most successful African-American theatrical company in the United States to date. In addition to information about the productions, the records also document the... more
Cranefield, Paul F. (Paul Frederic), 1925-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2006-006
19.5 linear feet (25 boxes)
The Paul Cranefield Papers, 1824-2002 [bulk years 1951-2002], document medical doctor and theater enthusiast Paul Cranefield’s interest and contribution to New York City’s theatrical world, and in particular the Off-Off Broadway movement. The... more
Heyward, Sammy, 1904-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 160
Collection reflects Heyward's professional life and activities, particularly his career as a performer; a significant portion of the collection consists of music manuscripts arranged and/or composed by him. Heyward's personal papers contain... more