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Martin, David Stone.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1998-013
4 posters
Illustrator; New York, N.Y. Born 1913. The David Stone Martin posters consist of four original art posters designed for the National Shakespeare Company's productions of Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Antigone, and King Lear.
Sznajderman, Marius, 1926-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2011-204
5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Marius Sznadjerman was born in Paris in 1926. He escaped to Spain with his parents in 1942, moving to Venezuela where he attended the School of Fine Arts in Caracas. After moving to the United States in 1949, Sznajderman studied at Columbia... 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
Fields, Fanny
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-033
3.7 linear feet (11 boxes, 1 volume)
Happy Fanny Fields (born Fanny Furman, circa 1881-1961) was an American actress, dancer, and comedian who found great success in British pantomime theater in the first decade of the twentieth century. The collection documents Fields's professional... more
Pauker, Edmond, ca. 1880-1962
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1960-001
4.9 linear feet (10 boxes, 1 volume)
Edmond Pauker (circa 1880-1962) was a literary agent for playwrights. The additions to the Edmond Pauker papers document Pauker's career through correspondence, photographs, programs, handbills, and publicity materials.
Beckhard, Richard, 1918-1999
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-011
1.2 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Richard Beckhard (1918-2000) was a theatrical stage manager and actor who worked on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and in regional theaters. The collection, dating 1937 to 1990, consists mostly of material documenting Richard Beckhard's work as a stage... more
Chesley, Robert, 1943-1990
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-112
4.1 linear feet (11 boxes)
Robert Chesley (1943-1990) was a pioneering gay playwright who created homoerotic plays. The Robert Chesley papers date from 1978 to 2005 (bulk dates 1980s-1990s) and contain scripts, correspondence, clippings, publications, photographs, posters,... more
Griggs, John
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-035
1.3 linear feet (4 boxes)
John Griggs (circa 1941-1991) was a film researcher and an assistant to the film critic Judith Crist. The John Griggs research materials (1945-1984) document Griggs's research for his book The Films of Gregory Peck... more
Ray, Happy
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-005
2.2 linear feet (5 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Happy Ray was a burlesque and vaudeville comedian active from the 1920s to the 1950s. The Happy Ray scripts (1920s-1950s) contain over 150 stage plays, musicals, and skits produced by his companies.
Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-029
3.5 linear feet (10 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre (PRTT) was founded in 1967 by Miriam Colón (born 1933) as a bilingual theatrical organization that emphasized the dramatic history of Puerto Rico and Latin America. The collection, dated 1960s to 1994 (bulk dates... more
Bradigan, Kevin, 1951-1993
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-052
7.7 linear feet (19 boxes, 4 oversized folders)
Kevin Bradigan was a photographer, actor, theater technician, and a member of John Vacarro's Play-House of the Ridiculous. The Kevin Bradigan papers primarily document Bradigan's personal life and involvement in the Play-House of the Ridiculous... more
Morris, Mary
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1970-006
5.9 linear feet (15 boxes)
Mary Morris (1895-1970) was an American stage actress. The collection, dated 1915 to 1969, holds clippings, correspondence, notes, playbills, posters, and writings.
Lipson, Paul
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-013
4.38 linear feet (11 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Paul Lipson (1913-1996) was an American actor best known for portraying Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof. The Paul Lipson papers (1932-1996) consist of production files, scripts, and a scrapbook that document Lipson's career acting in summer stock,... more
Angelo, John
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-008
1.6 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 volume)
John Angelo (1922 - ) is a former dancer, choreographer, actor, and set and costume designer who appeared in many Hollywood musicals. David Bond (born Alfred Allegro, 1914-1989) was an actor and theatrical producer. The John Angelo and David Bond... more
Minot, Anna
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-064
6.69 linear feet (17 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Anna Minot Warren (1918-2007) was a stage, screen, and television actress who performed under her maiden name, Anna Minot. Joseph Warren (1916-1993) was a stage, screen, and television actor. Both were self-described "journeyman actors." The... more
Polshek, Ellyn
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2016-012
1.09 linear feet (3 boxes)
Yip Harburg (1896-1981, née Isidore Hochberg) was an American lyricist best known for the Oscar winning song Over the Rainbow. The Ellyn Polshek collection of materials about Yip Harburg, dated 1977 to 2005, holds a... more
Yellow Springs Institute for Contemporary Studies and the Arts
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2004-007
21 linear feet (49 boxes)
The records consist primarily of administrative and financial papers, as well as photographs documenting the history and activities of Yellow Springs Institute, an international residency institute for artists and scholars, that was located in... more
Wasserman, Dale
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-027
15.96 linear feet (38 boxes)
Dale Wasserman (1914-2008) was an American playwright, television writer and screenwriter, working from the 1950s-the 1990s. He is best known for his play, One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest (1963) and his book for the musical Man of La Mancha... more
McHugh, Frank, 1899-1981
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-036
1.38 linear feet (4 boxes)
Frank McHugh (1898-1981) was an American stage and film actor, most noted for playing supporting roles at Warner Brothers in the 1930s and 1940s, often supporting stars James Cagney and Pat O'Brian. The Frank McHugh papers document McHugh's film... 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
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
Anglin, Margaret, 1876-1958
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-003
18.63 linear feet (32 boxes)
Margaret Anglin was a Canadian-born actress, director, and producer who was considered one of the finest actresses of her day. This collection extensively covers the professional career of Anglin, who performed primarily from 1889 to 1936.... 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
United States. Army
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1975-004
In 1962, she helped found and then for two decades directed the Army Music and Theater Program, which The Washington Post in 1976 called "the largest producing organization of music and theater in the world." At that... more
Cranefield, Paul F. (Paul Frederic), 1925-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2006-006
19.5 linear feet (25 boxes)
The Paul Cranefield Papers, 1824-2002 [bulk years 1951-2002], document medical doctor and theater enthusiast Paul Cranefield’s interest and contribution to New York City’s theatrical world, and in particular the Off-Off Broadway movement. The... more
Playwrights' Company
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-014
17.84 linear feet (54 boxes)
The Playwrights' Company was a New York City based theater production company that operated from 1938 until 1960. This collection contains material created by the company's publicity department, such as company history files, play files,... 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.
American Place Theatre (Organization)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-025
124.55 linear feet (305 boxes)
The American Place Theatre is a not-for-profit theater founded in 1963 in New York City to aid in the advancement of learning in all aspects of the dramatic arts, including the development and advancement in writing, direction, and production of... more
Worman, Martin
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2009-002
15 linear feet (29 boxes)
Martin Worman was an actor, playwright, lyricist, director, female impersonator, activist and academic, working in the United Stated, primarily in San Francisco and New York from the late 1960s through the early 1990s. The bulk of this collection,... more
Ostrow, Stuart, 1932-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-001
24.33 linear feet (62 boxes, 1 volume); 21.29 megabytes (2272 computer files)
Stuart Ostrow-theatre producer, director, author and teacher-was a driving force behind many successful Broadway productions from the 1960s through the 1990s. The Stuart Ostrow papers contain material that chiefly documents Ostrow's professional... more
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