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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
Nuyorican Poets Cafe
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ + n.c. 30,503
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Nuyorican Poets Cafe was founded by Miguel Algarín in 1974. The original "cafe" was located in Algarín's own apartment, but by the late 1970s he had found a space on East 6th Street between Avenues B and C for poetry readings, music, live... more
Benchley, Robert, 1889-1945
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ 21,227-21,233
1 linear foot (5 boxes)
Robert Benchley, humorist, critic, actor, writer and director was born in 1889 in Worcester, Massachusetts. His writing career began as early as his college days as president of the LAMPOON, in which he wrote many articles. His reputation as a... 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
DaCosta, Morton, 1914-1989
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1989-005
6 linear feet (16 boxes)
Morton DaCosta (born Tecosky), stage and film director and actor, was born 7 March 1914 in Philadelphia. A graduate of Temple University, Mr. DaCosta began his career as an actor and director in regional theatre in 1937. He made his acting debut... 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.
Wooster Group
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ 30512
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Wooster Group was formed in the mid-1970s by members of the Performance Group, a New York-based theatrical troupe devoted to experimental work. The Performance Group was founded by Richard Schechner in 1967 and counted among its members... more
Charlton, Richard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-002
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Sombrero Playhouse, founded in Phoenix, Arizona, in 1949, was for many years a popular venue for touring productions featuring prominent performers, including a number of Hollywood luminaries. Founded by artistic director Richard Charlton, 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
Karras, Athan
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-049
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Director, choreographer, dancer and actor Athan Karras was born in Greece, toured there in classical drama, then came to the United States where he was most active in theater during the 1950s and 1960s. Karras was perhaps best known in America for... more
Nugent, Elliott, 1899-1980
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8MWEZ/26107-117.
3.7 linear feet (11 boxes)
Elliott John Nugent, actor, playwright, producer, and director, was born on September 20, 1896, in Dover, Ohio, the son of John Charles Nugent and Grace Mary Fertig. Nugent's most notable work is the Broadway play, THE MALE ANIMAL (1941)... more
Wotherspoon, G. (George)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-024
(1 box + 2 portfolios)
George Wotherspoon was a theatrical and motion picture publicist, theatrical manager, stage critic, and journalist. George Wotherspoon began his theatrical career in 1889, when he managed the Australian and European tour of LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY.... more
Bernstein, Karl, 1894-1983
Billy Rose Theatre Division | MWEZ 22,037-070; 22,074-085
13 linear feet (46 scrapbooks)
Karl Bernstein was a theatrical publicist for New York theater productions from 1925 to 1970. Bernstein began his career as a vaudeville critic but soon became a theatrical publicist in the 1920s representing theatres in his native Brooklyn.... more
Barrett, Leslie
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-044
.1 linear feet. (1 portfolio)
Leslie Barrett (1919- ), stage, television, and film actor, was born in New York City on Oct. 30, 1919. He has appeared in many television series, including an episode of the original HONEYMOONERS with Jackie Gleason and Art Carney. During 1954-5... more
Hanson, Dorothy
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-003
(1 portfolio)
Dorothy Hanson was a fan of the actress Lillian Gish, who corresponded with her for many years and kept scrapbooks devoted to Miss Gish's career. Consists of letters and cards written by Lillian Gish to her friend Dorothy Hanson between 1956 and... 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
Rowley family
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-039
.3 linear feet (1 box)
The collection consists of scrapbook pages of clippings, photographs, and programs documenting the careers of the Rowley theatrical family, especially that of actor Edward M. Rowley.
Owens, Rochelle
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-052
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Rochelle Owens papers contain photocopied scripts of several of her plays, with related materials, as well as recordings of her poetry.
Fields, Dorothy, 1905-1974
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8MWEZ 27913-914
.75 linear feet,(2 boxes)
Dorothy Fields, lyricist and librettist, was born in Allenhurst, New Jersey, July 15, 1905. She was the daughter of Lew Fields, comedian and producer, and Rose (Harris) Shoenfeld. Her first well known song was "I Can't Give You Anything But Love,"... more
Oppenheimer, George
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8MWEZ/25001-011
3 linear feet (4 boxes, 7 scrapbooks)
The George Oppenheimer papers consist of correspondence, clippings, writings, research notes and annotated playbills from his professional career as a writer and drama critic. The papers span the years 1943-1977, though there is not much from his... more
Hildegarde, 1906-2005
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8MWEZ26127-131
1.7 linear feet (4 boxes); 41 scrapbooks
Hildegarde Loretta Sell was born in Wisconson on February 1, 1906. Known professionally as "Hildegarde," Miss Sell became a successful caberet and cafe singer. She was also a pianist and an actress. Hildegarde made her first recording on October... more
Kalich, Bertha, 1874-1939
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-005
8 linear feet (23 boxes)
This collection comprises the papers of the Polish singer and actress Bertha Kalich who immigrated to the United States in 1895. Once in the United States, she became a celebrated star of the Yiddish theater, with active roles in theater as well... more
Schindler, Ewald, 1891-1948
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8MWEZ 28410
.5 linear feet, (1 box)
The Schindler papers consist of correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, pencil drawings, programmes, production schedules, and other material related to the career of Ewald Schindler. The collection includes extensive correspondence... more
Furth, George, 1932-2008
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-005
23.17 linear feet (58 boxes); 384 Kilobytes (3 computer files)
George Furth (1932-2008) was an American playwright, librettist and actor, most famous for writing the books for two Stephen Sondheim musicals, Company and Merrily We Roll Along. The George Furth papers contain professional and personal papers,... more
Famadas, José
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-046
2.3 linear feet (6 boxes)
José Famadas (1908 – circa 1991), also known as Professor Colmar, was a professional magician and a historian of magic and magicians. The José Famadas papers, dating from 1926 to 1991, document Famadas's work as a magician and historian through... more
Morrison, Hobe
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-017
9 linear feet (20 boxes)
Hobe Morrison (1904-2000) was a drama and film critic at Variety Magazine from 1941 to the 1970s. He was very active in The Players Club, of which he was made an honorary member, after he retired. The Hobe Morrison papers contain correspondence,... more
Roache, Viola, 1885-1961
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-014
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Philippa Bevans (1913-1968) and her mother Viola Roache (1885-1961) were British character actors in the theatre whose work is documented through photographs and reviews.
Lortz, Richard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-012
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Richard Lortz was an author, playwright and screenwriter whose work is reflected in letters, playbills, reviews and scripts.
Cantor, Arthur, 1920-2001
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-028
1.47 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Arthur Cantor papers (1955-1965) document the theater producer's work as a television and theatrical press agent in the 1950s and 1960s. The collection includes press releases and clippings, correspondence and memos regarding publicity... more