Found 71 collections related to Theatrical producers and directors

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
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
Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4417
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
One holograph letter from Anglo-Irish author Oliver Goldsmith (1730-1774) to English actor, playwright, theatre manager and producer David Garrick (1717-1779) regarding a piece written by Goldsmith. Letter includes Garrick's reply
Padula, Edward, 1916-2001
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-032
.1 linear feet (1 portfolio)
Edward Padula is a producer, director and writer for the American theater. He produced BYE BYE BIRDIE on Broadway at the Martin Beck Theatre in 1960. Collection consists of the typescript of his memoirs on producing the show and a souvenir program... more
Harper, Ken, d. 1988
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 92-40
8 sound recordings; 5, analog 1 7/8 ips stereo; 5, analog 1 7/8 ips stereo; 1, analog 7 1/2 ips stereo, 5 in.; 1, analog 7 1/2 ips stereo, 5 in.; 2, analog 7 1/2 ips. stereo, 7 in.; 2, analog 7 1/2 ips. stereo, 7 in.
Ken Harper was the producer of the popular Broadway musical The Wiz. Born in New York, Harper became a radio disc jockey in the army. In the late 1960's and early 1970's he worked for radio station WPIX (New York), and later left his job to begin... more
Blackwell, Billy Wilder
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 310
1.4 linear feet (1 carton, 1 box)
Theatrical director. The papers consist of scrapbooks of clippings from the gay, underground and mainstream press and production scripts of one- and two-act plays. Included are scripts of "Prisoner of Love" by Richard Hall; "Bill and William" by... 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
Blum, Gustav
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-047
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Gustav Blum (d. 1963) was an American theater director, producer, actor, and teacher. In 1916, he founded the East-West Players, a group that performed one-act plays, including English translations of Yiddish plays. The East-West Players won the... 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
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.
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
Dillingham, C. B. (Charles Bancroft), 1868-1934
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 813
Collection consists of correspondence, stage managers'reports, receipt books, roster and salary records, and some personal papers of Dillingham. Correspondence, 1903-1927, of Dillingham and his associates Bruce Edwards and Fred G. Latham with... more
Donehue, Vincent J., -1966
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-007
The Vincent J. Donehue correspondence and ephemera includes letters, written primarily by Vincent Donehue to Helen Fay and Eleanor Foote, bookstore owners and friends from Albany, New York, whom he met while attending school at SUNY Albany. The... 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
Hagen, Uta, 1919-2004
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T- Mss 2007-001
99 boxes
The Uta Hagen/Herbert Berghof papers document the lives and careers of actress, master teacher, and author Uta Hagen and her husband--actor, director, and master teacher Herbert Berghof. The papers consist of correspondence, personal and family... more
Urban Arts Corps (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 210
1.5 linear feet
The Urban Arts Corps records consists of the production records for plays produced by UAC from 1967-1983 (bulk dates 1972-1979), and a separate body of material relating to Vinnette Carroll. The material has been divided into two series:... more
Feist, Gene
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-010
28.29 linear feet (72 boxes)
Gene Feist (1923-) is an American artistic director, playwright, producer, director and teacher. In 1965 he co-founded the Roundabout Theatre Company, of which he served as Artistic Director until 1988. The Gene Feist Papers document the personal... more
Harper, Ken, d. 1988
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-012
Ken Harper was the producer of the popular Broadway musical The Wiz . The bulk of material in this collection is professional correspondence pertaining to the stage production of The Wiz .... 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
Cohen, Alexander H., 1920-2000
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1969-001
189.75 linear feet (396 boxes)
The papers primarily document the career of theater and television producer Alexander H. Cohen and include some personal papers, as well as a number of materials by and about Cohen's wife and professional partner, Hildy Parks.
Crawford, Cheryl, 1902-1986
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1973-004
Cheryl Crawford, producer and director. Her papers include correspondence, production files, scripts, photographs, ephemera, ledgers, financial materials and scrapbooks documenting her career.
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
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.
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
Monk, Meredith
Music Division | LPA Mss 2006-001
130 linear feet (300 boxes)
The Meredith Monk Archive documents the art of Meredith Monk and the history of The House Foundation For The Arts, Monk’s management and production company. The Archive contains correspondence, media clippings, concert programs, publicity... more
Monk, Julius, 1912-1995
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-023
5.9 linear feet (19 boxes)
Julius Withers Monk was a producer and director of satirical revues and founder of the New York City nightclubs the Downstairs Room, Upstairs at the Downstairs, and Plaza 9-, where his revues were staged. The Julius Monk papers (1906-1991, bulk... more
Weiner, Robert, 1902-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-173
7.56 linear feet (18 boxes)
Robert Weiner (circa 1935-1989) was a theatrical, film, and television producer, as well as a theatrical funder. The Robert Weiner papers, dating from 1951 to 1975, consist of his files for theatrical, film, and television projects. They contain... 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
Tumarin, Boris, 1910-1979
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-048
8.7 linear feet (21 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Boris Tumarin (1910-1979) was a Latvian-born theater director, writer, and performer. The collection dates from 1934 to 1978 and contains scripts, prompt books, production files, photographs, programs, and drawings.
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