Found 162 collections related to Theater -- New York (State) -- New York

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Daykarhanova, Tamara, 1889-1980
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2013-112
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Tamara Daykarhanova (1889-1980) was a Russian-born actress and acting teacher. She debuted with the Moscow Art Theatre (Moskovskiĭ khudozhestvennyĭ akademicheskiĭ teatr) at age 18 and, following the Russian Revolution, went on to tour with the... more
En Garde Arts, Inc. (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ 30500
.5 linear feet (1 box)
En Garde Arts, Inc., was a New York-based theater company that specialized in "site specific" productions, staging both classics and new works in specially designated, nontraditional architectural or outdoor spaces. Founded in 1985 by former... more
Stephens, Leona
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2004-009
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Leona Stephens (born circa 1885) and her husband Len D. Hollister (1884-1936) were writers and actors who worked on the Broadway stage and in vaudeville in the early 20th century. Following Hollister's death, Stephens continued performing and... 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
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-023
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Scrapbook containing clippings of reviews and programs from the 1958 revue La Plume de Ma Tante at the Royale Theatre in New York City, and the 1963 musical Sophie at the Fisher Theatre in... more
Abdoh, Reza
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 02-18
17 sound recordings; 5, digital stereo, 4 3/4 in.; 5, digital stereo, 4 3/4 in.; 1, analog, 7 in.; 1, analog, 7 in.; 8, analog, 10 in.; 8, analog, 10 in.; 3, analog; 3, analog
Reza Abdoh was an Iranian born theatrical director, known for his emotionally charged and controversial subject matter. He died in May, 1995 of AIDS. Collection consists primarily of original sound tapes for two Dar a Luz theatrical productions... more
Foreman, Richard, 1937-....
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-012
.21 linear feet. (1 box of material)
Richard Foreman (1937- ), American director, designer and playwright, founded the Ontological-Hysteric Theatre company in New York in 1968 in order to present his avant-garde plays. Beginning in 1979, he co-produced his work with the New York... more
Playwrights Horizons (Theater : New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1994-031
1 box
A "writer's theater dedicated to the creation and production of new American plays and musicals," Playwrights Horizons was founded in 1971 and is a non-profit, Off-Broadway theater located on 42nd Street's Theatre Row. Consists of design ideas,... more
Nada (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | MWEZ 30513
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Nada, founded as Theater Club Funambules and later known as Todo con Nada, was a Manhattan theater company that staged experimental work for twelve years until it closed in 2000. Aaron Beall, Tim Carryer and Babs Bailey began Theater Club... more
New York Enthusiasts
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-046
(1 portfolio)
The New York Enthusiasts was an organization active during the Post-World War Two period, made up of persons who, in the words of the club's newsletter, "like New York, want to learn more about New York, and want to do this in the company of... more
Wings Theatre Company (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | MWEZ 30516
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Wings Theatre Company ephemera consists of clippings, fliers, programs, and other documents related to the activities of the group.
Fried, Walter, 1906-1975
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-003
2.5 linear feet. (6 boxes)
Walter Fried was a producer and general manager of Broadway plays. His productions included DEATH OF A SALESMAN, COME BLOW YOUR HORN, MAN OF LA MANCHA, FESTIVAL, LIFE WITH FATHER, MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT and RAISIN IN THE SUN, to name a few. The... more
Soho Repertory Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | MWEZ 30510
.5 linear feet (1 box)
The Soho Repertory Theatre, commonly known as Soho Rep, was founded in the fall of 1975 by Marlene Swartz and Jerry Engelbach at 19 Mercer Street, in the storefront of a loft building. Opening with a revival of Maxwell Anderson's KEY LARGO, Soho... more
29th Street Repertory Theater (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ 30511
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The 29th Street Repertory Theater was founded in 1988 by Tim Corcoran, David Mogentale, and a core group of actors and directors including Leo Farley and Paula Ewin. The company's best known productions include Tracy Letts' KILLER JOE and Bill... more
Lawler, Anderson, 1902-1959
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-034
.1 linear feet. (1 portfolio)
Anderson Lawler was a stage and screen actor, later a producer. Born in Russellville, Alabama, in 1902 (some sources say 1904), Anderson Lawler acted in several stage plays in the 1920s, went to Hollywood in 1929, and acted in a number of films... more
Nichols, Anne, 1891-1966
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-012
1.42 linear feet. (1 box + 1 oversized portfolio)
Anne Nichols was a playwright best known for the highly successful comedy ABIE'S IRISH ROSE, which opened on Broadway in 1922, ran for five years, and inspired two movies and a radio series. Born in Dales Mill, Georgia, in 1891, Anne Nichols... more
Wharton, Betty
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2007-011
2.5 linear feet, (6 boxes and 1 oversized scrapbook)
The Betty Wharton Papers contain photographs, programs, scrapbooks and correspondence documenting the careers of Ms. Wharton and her husband. Ms. Wharton's papers include photographs, scrapbooks and programs from 1917-1947. The papers of her... more
Sweet, Chandos, 1882-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-031
1 portfolio
Chandos Sweet (1882-1960) worked as a company manager, business manager, and general manager for numerous plays, touring companies and theaters in a show business career which lasted over four decades. At various times in his career Chandos Sweet... more
Malvern, Gladys
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-029
(1 portfolio)
Gladys Malvern was an author who wrote articles and several books about the theater, including biographies of performers Joseph Jefferson, Katharine Cornell, and Harry Lauder, as well as dancer Anna Pavlova. The majority of the Gladys Malvern... more
Mayer, Jérôme
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-028
(1 portfolio)
Jerome "Jerry" Mayer (1910?-1965) was a director, producer, playwright and stage manager, who, though born in Kansas City and based primarly in New York, also served as Managing Director of the Honolulu Community Theatre of Honolulu, Hawaii, from... more
Pacino, Al, 1940-....
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-028
.10 linear feet. (1 portfolio of typescript)
Al Pacino, stage and film actor, was born in New York, N.Y., April 25, 1940. Since the release of the first GODFATHER film in 1972, which made him famous, Al Pacino has played lead roles in films (DOG DAY AFTERNOON, SERPICO, SCARFACE) and on stage... more
Patrick, Robert, 1937-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-025
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Playwright and novelist Robert Patrick, whose plays include KENNEDY'S CHILDREN, THE HAUNTED HOST, and MIRAGE, and whose novels include TEMPLE SLAVE, was for many years a close friend and correspondent of Quentin Crisp (1908-1999), British wit,... more
Solomon, Lep
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-036
(1 portfolio)
Lep Solomon served as treasurer of the Sam H. Harris Theatre, the Music Box Theatre, and of the Lambs Club in a career lasting from the 1910s into the 1950s. Solomon also served as president of the Treasurers Club of America, and was manager of... more
Badia, Leopold
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-044
(1 portfolio)
The Leopold Badia papers consist of a variety of materials reflecting a long acting career, including contracts, salary stubs, portions of scripts, sheet music, some correspondence, and a complete radio script from 1945. Contracts for stock... more
Reis, Claire R. (Claire Raphael)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-022
1 portfolio
Claire Raphael Reis (1888-1978) was a music promoter, teacher, and author of works on American composers. Born in Brownsville, Texas, on August 4, 1888, Claire Raphael was educated in New York, France, and Germany. She married Arthur Reis in 1915.... more
Tunis, Fay
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1950-001
(1 portfolio)
Fay Tunis (1887-1967) was a dancer who appeared in two Broadway shows in the 1910s, and later danced in various burlesque houses in New York and elsewhere. In addition to her stage appearances, Fay Tunis appeared in at least one silent film, a... more
Astrova, Maria
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1988-009
1 portfolio
Maria Astrova, also known as Marie or Masha Solomonik, was an actress who studied with Stanislavki, toured Europe, then came to New York in 1940, where she and her husband Alexandre Solomonik were central figures in the Theatre of Russian Drama, a... 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
Dixon, Cecile, 1903-1984
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-009
.1 linear feet (1 box)
Cecile Dixon was a British stage actress who first appeared in the famous 1924 production of THE WAY OF THE WORLD with Edith Evans, Elliott Playfair and Elsa Lanchester. She then emigrated to the United States where she appeared in OLD ENGLISH... more
Kyle, Howard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-136
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Howard Kyle (1861-1950) was an American stage and radio actor who was active from the 1880s to the 1930s. He served as secretary of the Actors' Equity Association from 1913 until 1919, when he resigned from the organization and joined the Actors'... more