Found 76 collections related to Theater -- Production and direction

Filtering on: x1951 - 2000
Nelson, Mervyn, -1991
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-045
.1 linear feet (1 portfolio)
Mervyn Nelson acted, wrote, produced, and directed for stage and film. He began in vaudeville at the age of five and worked on Broadway (1940-1960), appearing in TIS OF THEE (1940) and THE SNARK WAS A BOOJUM (1943), and directing BABES IN ARMS... 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
Appelbaum, Gertrude H., 1918-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-004
.1 linear feet (1 portfolio)
Gertrude Appelbaum (also known as Apple) worked in the theater as a casting and production assistant for various producers including Howard Lindsay, Russel Crouse and Guthrie McClintic. She was also a business manager for the Theatre Guild... more
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
Samrock, Victor
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-008
8.9 linear feet (16 boxes, 13 volumes)
Victor Samrock (1907-1995) was an American theatrical business manager, active in New York theatre from the mid-1930s to the mid-1980s. From 1938 to 1960 he was the general manager of the Playwrights' Company. The Victor Samrock professional files... more
National Repertory Theatre Foundation
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-021
23.87 linear feet (48 boxes, 18 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
The National Repertory Theatre was an American theatre company founded by Michael Dewell and Frances Ann Hersey, which produced touring productions of classic and modern plays. This collection consists of the records of the National Repertory... more
Jeffrey Richards Associates
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-011
11.76 linear feet (28 boxes)
Jeffrey Richards Associates is a New York City-based theatrical press agency and production office founded in 1977 by press agent and producer Jeffrey Richards. The records contain press materials for the Broadway and Off-Broadway shows that the... more
Theatre Guild, 1919-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss-2004-024
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Theatre Guild, established in 1919 by Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner, Philip Moeller, and Helen Westley, is an American theatrical association. Since its inception, the Theatre Guild has produced over 200 original theatrical productions,... more
American Theatre Association
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 93
48 linear feet (106 boxes)
The American Educational Theatre Association, was formed in 1936 by a group of drama teachers to encourage high standards of teaching, production and scholarship; to disseminate information concerning developments in the theatre; and to initiate... more
Rosenthal, Jean, 1912-1969
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-005
2.2 linear feet (5 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Jean Rosenthal (1912-1969) was a stage lighting designer whose work included productions of the Martha Graham Dance Company, the Metropolitan Opera, the Dallas Civic Opera, the American Ballet Theatre, and Broadway shows such as more
Hunt, Diana, 1942-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-044
.29 linear feet (2 boxes)
Diana Hunt worked in the theater from the 1920s through the 1990s, first as a performer, and later as a production assistant to the Shubert family, as a talent agent, and sometimes as a director. Her papers date from 1926 to 1995, and include... more
Meyer, Richard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-001
.72 linear feet (1 box, 3 oversized folders)
Richard Meyer was technical director for the Mabou Mines production of Through the Leaves. The show was produced at the Women's Interart Center (1984) and the Public Theater (1985 and 1990), and was also presented at the... 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
Bolton, Guy, 1884-1979
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-108
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Guy Bolton (1884-1979) was a British-American playwright, librettist, and novelist. He wrote more than 50 plays and musicals, many of which were collaborations with P.G. Wodehouse and George and Ira Gershwin, including Oh,... more
Schifter, Peter Mark, 1949-1993
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-048
9.9 linear feet (23 boxes, 2 oversized folders, 3 tubes)
Peter Mark Schifter (1949-1993) was an American theater, opera, and television director and writer. The Peter Mark Schifter papers hold production files, correspondence, photographs, and other material documenting his career as a director,... more
Frank, Mary K.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-010
12.85 linear feet (31 boxes)
Mary Frank (circa 1911-1988) was an American theatrical producer, investor, and the president of the New Dramatists Committee. The Mary Frank papers contain production files from plays produced or invested in by Frank; submitted scripts; reports... more
Ryerson, Florence, 1892-1965
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-102
5.4 linear feet (2 boxes, 6 volumes)
Florence Ryerson (1892-1965) and Colin Clements (1894-1948) were a married American writing team who created plays, novels, and short stories. The Florence Ryerson and Colin Clements papers date from 1909 to 1965 and contain scrapbooks,... more
Sherman, Stuart, 1945-2001
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-012
13.8 linear feet (30 boxes, 7 oversized folders); 147.456 kb (5 computer files)
Stuart A. Sherman (1945-2001) was a New York-based visual, film, and performance artist. The Stuart A. Sherman artist files date from 1959 to 2000 and contain articles and essays, production files, and publications that document his work across... 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
Shelp, Woodrow Lee, 1927-2004
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2005-009
4.72 linear feet (11 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Woodrow "Woody" Lee Shelp (1927-2004) was a milliner for theater, film, and television. The Woody Shelp millinery files date from 1973 to 2002 and contain designs and accompanying materials such as notes, fabric swatches, patterns, and photographs.
Counterpoint Theatre Company
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-122
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Counterpoint Theatre Company records document the Off Off-Broadway theater company's establishment and its productions from 1974 to 1980. There is also one file on a 1974 production of Uncle Vanya by the Chamber... 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.
Schwartz, Stephen
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2008-015
2.7 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 volume)
The Stephen Schwartz collection of David Belasco materials contains mostly scripts, but also published plays, and libretti for works written or produced by David Belasco.
Wulp, John
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2016-013
4.19 linear feet (10 boxes, 2 oversized folders, 1 tube)
John Wulp (1928-) is an American set designer, theater producer, director, playwright, photographer, and teacher. His designs and photographs date from 1946 to 2005, and document his eclectic theater career.
Fisher, Jules
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1979-002
46.57 linear feet (97 boxes, 20 tubes); 5.28 gb (1013 computer files)
Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer are American lighting designers, working primarily on the Broadway stage. The Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer papers and designs date from 1960 to 2005 and contain the work of Fisher and Eisenhauer both... more
Lehr, Wilson
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-107
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
Wilson Lehr (d. 1982) was Director of Theater in Brooklyn College's Department of Speech and Theater. His prompt books are for Brooklyn College productions that he directed between 1959 and 1975. Each prompt book contains a script or score with... more
Goodman, Edward, 1888-1962
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1963-002
19.3 linear feet (29 boxes, 10 volumes, 2 oversized folders)
Edward Goodman (1888-1962) was a New York-based writer, director, and producer. The Edward Goodman papers date from 1899 to 1961 and contain letters, writings and notes, photographs, and scrapbooks that document his early 20th century theatrical... more
Soho Rep. (Theater company)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-016
6.8 linear feet (17 boxes)
Soho Repertory Theatre is an Off-Broadway theater company in New York City. The Soho Repertory Theatre prompt books date from 1975 to 1989, and document the development process for theatrical productions from their first fourteen seasons.
Drayton, Mary, 1905-1994
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1982-001
.1 linear feet (38 p.)
Playwright Mary Drayton, born in Hope, Arkansas, turned to writing after a car accident ended her acting career. Her plays DEBUT (1956) and PLAYROOM (1965) were produced on Broadway. She also wrote SALT OF THE EARTH, BUILD ME A BRIDGE, DUCKS IN A... more
Lockhart, Dorothy, 1905-1985
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1793
Collection consists chiefly of correspondence from prominent theater and literary figures relating to Lockhart's work at the Annie Russell Theater. Includes correspondence regarding the 1931-1932 production of Hamlet and... more