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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
Billy Rose Theatre Division | MFLB+ (Inspiration Pictures: Albums)
42 linear feet (96 boxes)
Actor Richard Barthelmess formed Inspiration Pictures to make Tol'able David (1921). He founded the Inspiration Company along with Charles H. Duell and Henry King. Inspiration Pictures was located in Los Angeles, California. Collection consists of... 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.
Strathmore, Violet
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-030
.21 linear feet. (1 box)
Violet Strathmore (whose name was sometimes spelled "Violette"), was a stage actress active in musical comedy, especially from the era of the First World War into the 1920s. The collection consists of clippings and photographs devoted to the... more
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
Stead, Hiram
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1933-001
<600 portfolios>
The Stead Collection gives a comprehensive depiction of the English theater. $bThe collection consists primarily of playbills, programs, clippings and prints, but also contains manuscript material consisting of letters, photographs, legal and... 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
Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-251
9 v, 28 cm; 9 v, 28 cm
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
Actor-Managers, Inc
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-022
.21 linear feet. (1 box)
Actor-Managers, Inc., was a New York theatrical production organization which in February 1928 staged Simon Gantillon's French play MAYA (1924), in an English translation by Ernest Boyd, with Aline MacMahon in the lead role of a prostitute. City... 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
Wong, Jadin
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-036
1 linear foot. (1 box)
Jadin Wong (1913- ), Chinese-American performer who grew up in Califoria, began her career as a dancer, later becoming an actress, stand-up comic, and talent manager specializing in Asian artists. Born in Stockton, Calif., Jadin (sometimes spelled... 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
Winchester, Jack
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-015
(1 portfolio, 2 letters)
Consists of two letters to Jack Winchester, both written in 1899. The first, dated Jan. 12, is a note of general information from Mr. Winchester's friend Violet Fanshawe, who writes from Utica, New York. The second, dated Feb. 2, is from actress... more
Young, James, 1878-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-035
.21 linear feet. (1 box)
James Young (1872?-1948) was active on stage and in motion pictures as an actor, director, and writer. Born on New Year's Day 1872 (some sources say 1878), in Baltimore, Md., James Young was appearing onstage by the 1890s. Eventually, his... 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
Albertson, Mabel
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-047
1.5 linear feet (1 large box)
Mabel Albertson (1901-1982), actress and writer, worked steadily on stage, in films, and on radio and television, for over forty years. Born in Lynn, Massachusetts, on July 24th, 1901, Mabel Albertson was the sister of actor Jack Albertson. After... 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.
Rotov, Alex
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-133
.3 linear feet (1 box)
The Alex Rotov scrapbook consists of pages of clippings documenting the career of comic dancer Alex Rotov (a.k.a. Alexis Rotov).
Walker, Charlotte, 1876-1958
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-191
.2 linear feet (1 box)
The Charlotte Walker papers contain photographs, a script, two clippings and two letters documenting the career of actress Charlotte Walker.