Found 21 collections related to Theatrical producers and directors -- United States

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
Crandall, Victoria
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-043
(1 portfolio)
Victoria Crandall (d. 1990) was a theatrical producer who packaged numerous touring stage shows for the summer theater trade. In addition to organizing productions that toured the Northeastern United States, she also served as co-producer and... more
Urban Arts Corps (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Photo Urban Arts Corps (New York, N.Y.) Collection
2.5 linear feet (4 boxes/517 items); 12 photographic prints, silver gelatin b&w, 35 x 26 cm. and smaller; 12 photographic prints, silver gelatin b&w, 35 x 26 cm. and smaller; 8 photographic prints, silver gelatin b&w, 26 x 35 cm. and smaller; 8 photograph
The Urban Arts Corps (UAC) Photograph Collection depicts the Corps' activities as well as documents aspects of the professional career of its founder/director, Vinnette Carroll. The collection consists of individual and group portraits of Carroll,... more
Berkowitz, Gerald M.
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 00-10
29 sound cassettes, analog stereo; 29 sound cassettes, analog stereo
Consists of taped interviews, conducted by Gerald Berkowitz, for his book 'New Broadways: theatre across America: approaching a new millennium.' Interviewees include Andre Bishop, Gigi Bolt, Gregory Boyd, Bill Bushnell, Ben Cameron, Alexander H.... more
Field, R. M. (Richard Montgomery), 1834-1902
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-022
.21 linear feet. (1 box)
Richard Montgomery Field (1834-1902) was manager of the Boston Museum from 1864 to 1898. The Boston Museum began staging musical performances in 1841, then added dramatic performances in 1843 and continued presenting shows for sixty years. Located... more
Harris, A. Lincoln
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 599 Harris
1 vol
An actor and producer, A. Lincoln Harris reportedly was the first black playwright to feature black people in dramatic works. He produced several plays among them "The Advanced Negro," " Waena," "High Life in Haiti" and "A Trusted Friend" that... 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
Wiman, Dwight Deere, 1895-1951
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *ZC-310
37 reels of microfilm (35mm)
Theatrical producer, Dwight Deere Wiman produced 56 plays and musicals in 26 years on Broadway making his most distinctive imprint in the musical comedy and revue fields. He was born on August 8, 1895 in Moline, IL, a direct descendant of John... more
Mann, Theodore
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2005-005
457.73 linear feet (754 boxes)
Documenting the history of the Off-Broadway theater company Circle in the Square and two of its founders, Paul Libin and Theodore Mann, this collection consists of material relating to Circle in the Square's produced works, development material... more
Cornell, Katharine, 1893-1974
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1965-002
202 linear feet (257 boxes)
: Katharine Cornell was an American actress and producer. Guthrie McClintic was an American director and producer. They both worked the New York theater from 1915-1960. This collection includes correspondence, personal files, scripts, production... more
Clurman, Harold, 1901-1980
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1978-005
The Harold Clurman papers contain notebooks and journals, director's annotated scripts, manuscript drafts and annotated typescripts of Clurman's books, and photograph scrapbooks documenting his career as a director, critic and writer. The... more
Hayward, Leland, 1902-1971
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1971-002
179 linear feet (332 boxes)
The Leland Hayward Papers reflect the activities of Hayward’s business office during his active years as a theatrical, motion picture and television producer. The majority of the collection relates to the various works Hayward produced in those... more
Brent, Romney, 1902-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-011
The Romney Brent papers document his career and contain correspondence, photographs and two scrapbooks. The collection is incomplete in that it contains only correspondence from his later years and photographs and scrapbooks from his early career.... more
Moore, Tom, 1943-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-035
The papers of Tom Moore, stage, television and film director, document his career through scripts, notes, programs, clippings, correspondence, opening night messages, school papers, designs and floor plans.
Frankel, Gene, approximately 1920-2005
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2005-013
15.66 linear feet (39 boxes)
Gene Frankel (approximately 1920-2005) was an Obie Award-winning theater director, actor, and teacher. He is best known for his significant contributions to Off-Broadway theater. The Gene Frankel papers (1941-2004) document Frankel's career as an... more
Brown, Chamberlain
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1961-002
351 linear feet (850 boxes)
The Chamberlain and Lyman Brown Papers are 351 linear feet and contain business and personal correspondence, scrapbooks, autographs, legal and financial papers, scripts, photographs, clipping files, and production materials documenting their work... more
Freeman, Kenn, 1917-1991
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 262
2.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Kenn Freeman Papers, 1930-1988 document Freeman's life as an actor, singer/dancer, writer/director, and costume and set designer. The collection consists of three series; Personal Papers, Professional Papers, and Family Papers, and include... more
Buloff, Joseph
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-006
2.75 linear feet (6 boxes)
Joseph Buloff was a stage actor. His collection consists of works by Yiddish and Russian writers, his adaptations into English, correspondence, photographs, reviews, publicity and notes.
Schindler, Ewald, 1891-1948
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-014
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Ewald Schindler (1891-1948) was a German-born actor, director, and producer of theatre and opera. After fleeing to Czechoslovakia and Italy during the rise of the Nazis, he immigrated to the United States in 1941, where he became director of the... more
Golden, John, 1874-1955
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1958-007
97.39 linear feet (114 boxes, 11 volumes)
John Golden (1874-1955) was a songwriter and theatrical impresario who wrote, directed, managed, or produced over 100 shows in a career spanning more than 40 years, including Lightnin', Claudia, and Susan and God. The collection predominantly... more
Chong, Ping
Billy Rose Theatre Division | LPA Mss 2009-001
24.85 linear feet (64 boxes); 958 mb (822 computer files)
Ping Chong (1946- ) is an interdisciplinary theatre director, writer, choreographer, videographer and installation artist. The Ping Chong Archive, dating from 1971 to 2008, documents his creative and production process. It holds scripts;... more
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