Found 50 collections related to Theatrical producers and directors

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Sinclair, Robert B., 1905-1970
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-127
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
Robert B. Sinclair (1905-1970) was a director who was primarily active in the theater in the 1930s and 1940s. His productions on Broadway included For Services Rendered (1933), The Women... more
Kippen, Manart, 1892-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1653
1 box
Manart Kippen was an American actor. Collection consists of papers of Manart Kippen and, in part, letters and papers of author Minna C. Smith, including two letters from Edward Everett Hale. Kippen papers include correspondence, 1915-1947,... more
Stebbins, Rowland, 1882-1948
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2867
4.2 linear feet (13 boxes)
Rowland Stebbins (1882-1948) was a New York theatrical producer who worked under the name Laurence Rivers, Inc. He began his professional life as a stockbroker, started producing plays during the 1920s, and in 1929 became a full-time theatrical... more
De Mille, William C. (William Churchill), 1878-1955
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 748
1.15 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 v.)
William Churchill De Mille (1878-1955) was an American playwright, producer and director. He wrote a number of stage plays and produced them with David Belasco from 1902 to 1914 before becoming one of the pioneers of the motion picture industry.... more
Harrigan, Edward, 1845-1911
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1327
Collection consists of manuscripts, script materials and other items pertaining to Harrigan's plays. Manuscripts include holograph and typescript versions (some with manuscript revisions), carbons and fragments of plays. Also, programs, costume... 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
Klein, Robert, 1892-1958
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1958-001
3.13 linear feet. (8 boxes)
The Robert Klein papers consist of both personal and professional correspondence, papers from organizational affiliations in the United States and Europe, materials regarding projects, articles written by Klein and ephemera documenting his... more
Effrat, John, approximately 1908-1965
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-124
2.94 linear feet (7 boxes)
John Effrat (1908-1965) was a stage and production manager for Broadway, Off-Broadway and special events. The scripts, dated 1950s to 1960s, are from his theatrical and other stage productions. The remaining material relates to the Broadway Show... more
Major, Clare Tree
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1849
2.6 linear feet (2 boxes, 4 v.)
Clare Tree Major (1880-1954) was an English-born actress, stage director and producer. She was founder and director of the Children's Theatre of New York. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts, photographs, and personal miscellany.... more
Barnowsky, Victor, 1876-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 214
2.8 linear feet (5 boxes)
Collection consists of correspondence and scripts of Barnowsky's plays including The Hand that Rocked the Cradle and Women at the Helm; outlines or synopses for adaptations of Ibsen's Ghosts, Schiller's Don Carlos and others; drafts of book... 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
Morgan, Leo
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-048
5 linear feet (12 boxes)
Leo Morgan was an American theater and television producer. The Leo Morgan Paramount Publix and Strand Theatre materials date from 1926 to 1947 and contain photographs, programs, and public relations files for East Coast theaters owned by the... more
Bloomgarden, Kermit
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-118
2.1 linear feet (6 boxes)
Kermit Bloomgarden (1904-1976) was an American theatrical producer. The Kermit Bloomgarden professional files document his work as a general manager under Herman Shumlin and his involvement with the Committee of Theatrical Producers.
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
Greet, Ben, Sir, 1857-1936
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1241
1.3 linear feet (3 boxes)
Philip Ben Greet (1857-1936) was an English actor and theater manager. Collection consists of papers reflecting Greet's career in the theater. Includes correspondence, 1881-1936, concerning his American productions of Shakespeare's plays; notes on... 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
Harris, William, 1884-1946
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1331
Collection consists of approximately 13,000 vouchers, 1914-1934 concerning Harris' investments and theatrical expenses during his most active years in the theatre. Many of the vouchers have bills, accounts, or statements attached to them. There is... more
Forbes, Henry B., -1958
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-007
1 linear foot (2 boxes, 1 volume, 2 oversized folders)
Henry B. Forbes (d. 1958) was a theatrical producer active on Broadway in the 1920s and 1930s. He also worked as an actor in the 1910s and early 1920s, performing with the East-West Players. The Henry B. Forbes papers (1917-1952) contain programs,... more
Fredricks, Rita
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2011-260
1.4 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Rita Fredricks is an actor and producer. The Rita Fredricks papers date from 1945 to 1975 and primarily contain promotional material and administrative records for Viveca Lindfors' one-woman show, I Am a Woman.
Astruc, Gabriel, 1864-1938
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 1
Correspondence including telegrams, copies of outgoing letters, and some typed transcripts of telegrams and letters, inventories, financial papers, notes and plans, clippings, programs, announcements, and drafts of contracts and reports relating... more
Hopkins, Arthur, 1878-1950
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-017
5.25 linear feet (10 boxes)
Contains promptbooks, scripts and programs for plays produced and/or directed by Arthur Hopkins, scripts and articles he wrote, a small amount of correspondence and legal papers, drafts and notes for a biography about him, photographs, and... more
Burrows, Abe, 1910-1985
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-006
50 linear feet (97 boxes, 29 volumes and 3 oversized folders)
This collection of personal papers, correspondence, production files, radio scripts, autobiographical writings, interviews, speeches, articles, songs, clippings, photographs and visual materials provides a wealth of documentation on the personal... more
Knorr, Arthur, 1898-1966
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-001
60 linear feet (125 boxes)
The majority of the Knorr papers is comprised of set designs and production materials. The collection illustrates Knorr’s multiple talents and his unifying role as a producer. The designs and plans include Knorr’s early work for the Capitol and... 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
Langner, Lawrence, 1890-1962
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-009
The Lawrence Langner Papers include scripts by Langner and others, and speeches, articles and miscellaneous writings by Langner. The collection contains over 30 scripts by Langner, and several adaptations by him. Many of the scripts are annotated,... more
Malina, Judith, 1926-2015
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-001
The diaries of Judith Malina include personal reflections, a history of many aspects of The Living Theatre, and a view of the avant-garde cultural life of New York in the 1940's and 1950's. Malina documents her own struggles as a young woman and... more
Lortel, Lucille
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-006
The papers of Lucille Lortel relate the details of her life and career from teen years to her death in 1999, and include correspondence, production files, scripts, programs, production photographs, personal and family photographs, organization... more
Barstow, Richard
Music Division | JPB 04-37
5.5 linear feet (14 boxes)
This collection contains manuscripts, manuscript copies, printed scores, and parts belonging to choreographer, director, dancer, and composer Richard Barstow, whose varied career included directing for Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus,... more
Schneider, Alan, 1917-1984
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1985-002
This collection of correspondence, production files, scripts, and ephemera documents the career of director and theater educator, Alan Schneider, famed for his productions of the works of Samuel Beckett, Edward Albee and Harold Pinter.
Denham, Sergei, 1896-1970
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 179
7.5 linear feet (15 boxes)
Sergei Denham is most prominently known as the director of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. The Sergei Denham Papers consist of correspondence, legal, financial, and personal papers that document his life outside of his work with the Ballet Russe,... more
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