Found 30 collections related to Musical theater -- New York (State) -- New York

Atteridge, Harold Richard, 1886-1938
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 148
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Harold Richard Atteridge (1886-1938) was a playwright who wrote musical shows for the theatre in New York City. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts and other papers, 1909-1939, relating to Atteridge's career and business dealings.... more
New York Shakespeare Festival Productions
Music Division | JPB 04-03
284 linear feet (415 boxes)
The collection consists primarily of music scores from The New York Shakespeare Festival and Joseph Papp’s Broadway productions. There are several boxes that contain production material.
Lewine, Richard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2006-008
35.5 linear feet (42 boxes, 1 tube)
Richard Lewine was a musical theater composer, an author of works of scholarship on musical theater and a theater and television producer, working mainly from the 1930s through the 1980s. This collection includes personal files, scores, scripts,... more
Richards, Helen
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-033
6.51 linear feet (16 boxes)
Helen Stern Richards was a Broadway publicity agent and company manager. Documenting her professional life, the Helen Richards papers contain scripts of musicals and plays, and management files about shows, theaters and actors.
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1987-006
The Richard Rodgers Papers consist of correspondence, photographs, posters, newspaper clippings, and other material related to the career of Richard Rodgers. There is a small series of production files which includes materials on THE KING AND I,... more
Strouse, Charles
Music Division | JPB 06-64
21 linear feet (24 boxes)
Charles Strouse is a composer of stage and film musicals, known for such musicals as Bye Bye Birdie (1960), Applause (1970) and Annie (1977). He occasionally writes... more
Bock, Jerry
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 03-01
113 audio-visual items; 100; 13
Collection consists of audio-visual materials representing selected productions that Jerry Bock wrote between 1960 and 2006. While there are some items containing complete audio or video productions of the shows, the majority are unpublished... more
Bock, Jerry
Music Division | JPB 02-10
22.31 linear feet (72 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Jerry Bock papers primarily document the professional activities of the prime twenty years of his composing career, as well as his later works, and do not offer much, if any, insight into his personal life. Vocal scores, lead sheets, and... more
Stone, Peter, 1930-2003
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-109
85.74 linear feet (209 boxes)
Peter Stone (1930-2003) was an American writer of musicals, plays, films and television shows in the second half of the twentieth century. Stone was the first writer to win an Emmy Award, an Academy Award and a Tony Award. The Peter Stone papers... more
Stewart, Michael, 1929-1987
Music Division | JPB 03-23
15 linear feet (13 boxes)
Michael Stewart (nee Rubin), librettist, lyricist, playwright, and novelist, was born in New York City, where he attended Queens College. He received a Master of Fine Arts in drama from Yale in 1953. Prior to his work on Broadway, Stewart wrote... more
Johnson-Liff Associates
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-011
30 linear feet (71 boxes)
Johnson-Liff Associates was a casting agency, founded by Geoffrey Johnson and Vincent Liff in 1975, and dissolved in 2002. This collection contains office records, such as audition notes, casting ideas, headshots, resumes and submissions relating... more
Ragni, Gerome
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-027
13 linear feet (14 boxes )
Gerome Ragni (1935-1991) was a stage actor and musical theater lyricist and librettist active from the 1950s through the 1980s, who achieved renown as one of the authors and original stars of the musical, Hair (1968). Born Jerome Bernard Ragni in... more
Crabtree, Howard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-007
33.47 linear feet (26 boxes)
The Howard Crabtree Papers and Designs document Crabtree's life from his high school days to a career in Off-Broadway that featured his unique costume designs.
Ebb, Fred
Music Division | LPA Mss 2005-001
86 linear feet (109 boxes)
Fred Ebb was a lyricist and librettist for Broadway musicals and motion picture and television projects. With composer John Kander, Ebb wrote scores for many acclaimed successful musicals. This collection contains scripts, scores and production... more
Layton, Joe, 1931-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-104
12.7 linear feet (31 boxes)
Joe Layton (1931-1994) was an Emmy and Tony award-winning American choreographer, director, and producer of stage productions, television specials, and live concerts. The Joe Layton papers (1931-1992) document his professional career and his... 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
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979
Music Division | JPB 13-30
3.54 linear feet (10 boxes)
Richard Rodgers (1902-1979) was an American composer and producer, well known for his collaborations with lyricists Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. The Richard Rodgers music papers contain scrapbooks, published vocal scores, and drafts of... more
Apolinar, Danny
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-027
12 linear feet (15 boxes)
The Danny Apolinar Papers document the career of Danny Apolinar, lyricist, composer, pianist, nightclub entertainer and illustrator. The materials date from 1946-2000 (bulk dates 1957-1993) and include professional correspondence, legal and... more
Johnson-Liff Associates
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2007-003
6.3 linear feet (15 boxes)
Johnson-Liff Associates was a New York-based casting agency active from 1975 to 2002. The Johnson-Liff Associates casting files (1976-2002) consist of casting records for theater productions and for a small number of television and film projects.
Connell, Gordon
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-020
12.15 linear feet (27 boxes, 1 oversized folder, 1 tube); 1 gb (344 computer files)
The Jane and Gordon Connell papers date from 1923-2015, and are comprised of correspondence, music scores, photographs, reviews, scripts, theatre programs, audio recordings, and videos showcasing the careers of the couple. The collection's focus... more
AMAS Musical Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 463
The AMAS Musical Theatre production files consist of documentation for thirty-six plays produced by AMAS, including both original plays and well known plays such as "It's so nice to be civilized," "Bojangles," "Jam," "Juba," "Blackberries," and... more
Nichtern, Claire
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-026
12.72 linear feet (33 boxes)
Claire Joseph Nichtern (1920-1994) was an American producer of Broadway and Off-Broadway plays and musicals in the second half of the twentieth century. The Claire Nichtern papers (1962-1987) document Nichtern's professional career. The bulk of... more
Prince, Harold, 1928-
Music Division | JPB 06-2
26 linear feet (35 boxes)
Harold Prince (b. 1928), is a producer and director of theater, film and opera, but is best known for his work on Broadway musicals. Prince, who is commonly known as Hal Prince, began his career in 1948 as an assistant in the office of Broadway... more
Green, Adolph
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2004-023
6 linear feet (14 boxes)
Adolph Green (1915-2002) was a lyricist and librettist of Broadway musicals, a Hollywood screenwriter and occasional performer. This collection contains his scripts and programs. The majority of the productions covered were written by Green and... more
Stein, Joseph
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-010
10.29 linear feet (25 boxes)
Joseph Stein (1912-2010) was an American playwright and librettist, best known for his book for the musical Fiddler on the Roof. The Joseph Stein papers (1955-1993) document Stein's professional life with scripts, a small amount of other... more
Stritch, Elaine
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-172
4.61 linear feet (10 boxes)
Elaine Stritch was an actress and singer in film, television, and the theatre whose show business career spanned nearly seventy years. The Elaine Stritch papers date from 1925 to 2012 (bulk dates 1943-2011), and contain correspondence,... more
Comden, Betty
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1986-004
12 linear feet (29 boxes)
Betty Comden and Adolph Green were lyricists, librettists, screenwriters and performers. This collection consists of scripts, production files, office files, financial records, awards, photographs and programs from 1933 to 2003.
Paper Bag Players
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-020
7.36 linear feet (14 boxes, 8 volumes)
The Paper Bag Players is a company of adults who create and perform original, contemporary, musical theater for children. The records document the administrative activities of the Paper Bag Players, and to a lesser degree, their performances.... more
Loudon, Dorothy
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2005-006
20 linear feet (75 boxes)
Dorothy Loudon (1925-2003) was a singer, comedienne and Tony Award-winning actress, who appeared in supper clubs, television shows, films, summer stock and on Broadway. The bulk of the materials in this collection are from 1940-2003. They... 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
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