Found 207 collections related to Theater -- New York (State) -- New York

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
Kaufman, S. Jay, 1886-1957
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2013-133
.21 linear feet (1 box)
S. Jay Kaufman (1886-1957) was a writer, director, and producer for the American stage in the first half of the 20th century. The S. Jay Kaufman photographs and ephemera date from 1917 to 1947 and contain autographed headshots of theatre and music... more
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
Bennett, Isadora
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-117
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Isadora Bennett (1900-1980) was a publicist specializing in the promotion of American dance, theatre, and music productions. The Isadora Bennett collection of scripts consist of seven scripts from theatre productions staged on Broadway between... 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
Jones, Robert Edmond, 1887-1954
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-037
.1 linear feet. (1 portfolio of letters)
Robert Edmond Jones (1887-1954), stage scenic designer, director, author, and motion picture production designer, collaborated on several stage productions with puppet designer and puppeteer Remo Bufano (d. 1948). After collaborating on a... more
Stern, Philip Van Doren, 1900-1984
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-049
(1 portfolio)
Philip Van Doren Stern (1900-1984) was a historian, social critic, editor and author, best known for the short story which became the source for the 1946 film IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE. Elmer Harris (1878-1966) was a playwright and screenwriter, best... more
Neighborhood Playhouse (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | MWEZ+ n.c. 10,238 [Text]
1 portfolio; 1 microfilm reel
The Neighborhood Playhouse was founded in 1915, by two sisters Alice and Irene Lewisohn, as part of the Henry Street Settlement House. This neighborhood theatre closed in 1927. In 1928, Irene Lewisohn in collaboration with Rita Wallach Morgenthau... 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
Olympic Theatre, (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2294
.42 linear feet (2 volumes)
This collection contains two volumes of records for New York's Olympic Theatre. Volume one consists of the accounts of sales from September 5, 1864, to July 8, 1865, and volume two documents box office returns from August 31, 1868, to May 1, 1869.... more
Buchwald, Nathaniel, b. 1890
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1957-002
1 portfolio (4 folders)
Nathaniel Buchwald (1890-1956), drama critic, teacher, and authority on Yiddish theater, was also a co-founder of the Artef Players Collective, a Yiddish dramatic group, active in New York from the late 1920's to 1940. Born in the Ukraine,... more
Provincetown Players
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1969-005
1 volume
A theatrical organization founded by a group of writers and artists whose common aim was the production of new and experimental plays, the Provincetown Players began performing in 1915 in members' homes in Provincetown, Mass. In 1916 the Players... 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.
Ames, Winthrop, 1870-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 94
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Private diary kept by Winthrop Ames, 1909-1911 on the activities of the New Theatre. Includes list of companies and salaries paid each member for each season; playbills of plays presented; receipts; copies of agreements with playwrights and... more
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
De Me, Shirley
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-018
.1 linear feet (1 portfolio)
Shirley De Me was an actress whose appearances included the role of "Mary" in the silent film BONDWOMEN (1915). Jeanne De Me was an actress whose stage appearances included LOOSE ANKLES (1926) and DIVIDED HONORS (1929). The Shirley De Me ephemera... more
Vail, Lester
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-056
(1 portfolio)
Lester Vail was a stage and screen actor, most active during the 1920s and 1930s. Vail's stage appearances included CAUGHT (1925), George S. Kaufman & Herman J. Mankiewicz' THE GOOD FELLOWS (1926), Maxwell Anderson's GYPSY (1929), and Sophie... more
Walsh, Townsend
Billy Rose Theatre Division | MWEZ +nc 4543
1 volume; 1 microfilm reel
Townsend Walsh (1872-1941) worked as a press agent for various theatrical companies beginning in 1898. He was also a drama critic, playwright, collector, theater and circus historian, and sometime actor. Scrapbook, predominately clippings, also... 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
Sobel, Bernard, 1936-....
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2806
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Bernard Sobel (1887-1964) was an author and theatrical press agent. His papers include drafts; fragments of drafts; notes; and other unidentified papers relating to Sobel's writing
Braun, Clayton
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2003-038
3 drawings in 1 portfolio
Clayton Braun, artist. Consists of three drawings of actresses appearing on Broadway in the 1925-1926 theater season: Greta Nissen in the Ziegfeld revue, NO FOOLIN' at the Globe Theatre, Eva Puck in THE GIRL FRIEND at the Vanderbilt Theatre and... more
Light, James
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-050
(1 portfolio), 28 cm; (1 portfolio), 28 cm
Director James Light (1894-1964) veteran of the Provincetown Players and its offshoot, the Experimental Theatre Company, was best known for his work with Eugene O'Neill, staging the original productions of THE EMPEROR JONES, THE GREAT GOD BROWN,... more
O'Neil, George, 1898-1940
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-024
(1 portfolio)
George O'Neil was a poet, playwright, and screenwriter. O'Neil's first play produced on Broadway, AMERICAN DREAM (1933), impressed critics and theater professionals though it was not a financial success. After one more Broadway production he went... more