Found 17 collections related to Prompt books

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
Martin, Vivian, 1893-1987
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ 27582 + Cage
.3 linear feet, (1 box)
Vivian Martin, actress, was born in Michigan, 22 July 1893. She made her stage debut in 1901 in CYRANO DE BERGERAC and was then seen in PETER PAN and LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY. As an adult she acted in numerous Broadway shows and then turned to the... more
Miller, Buzz
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 125
7 v, 29 cm; 7 v, 29 cm
Smyth, Clifford, 1866-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2798
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Clifford Smyth was a literary critic and editor of the New York Times Book Review. The nature of Smyth's relationship to American actress, dramatist, and poet Anna Cora Ogden Mowatt Ritchie is unknown. Smyth's papers consist of letters from... more
Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2820
10 linear feet (12 boxes, 9 v.)
Edward Hugh Sothern (1859-1933) was an American actor and author who appeared on the New York and London stages; Julia Marlowe (1865-1950) was a successful actress in New York. They became co-stars in 1904, were married in 1911, and toured, mainly... more
Boniface family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 332
Papers of the Boniface and Jones families. The collection, ca. 1828-1902, consists primarily of manuscripts of plays, most of which were written by Joseph Stevens Jones. Also includes prompt books, account books, diaries, and other family writings.
Jean Cocteau Repertory Theatre
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-026
31.09 linear feet (61 boxes)
The Jean Cocteau Repertory Theatre company formed in 1971 in New York City by Eve Adamson that staged productions of both classic and contemporary plays, with a core of permanent, resident actors. The Jean Cocteau Repertory Theatre Records contain... 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
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
Dewey, Ken
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-010
32 linear feet (69 boxes, 2 tubes)
Ken Dewey (1934-1972) was a performance artist, playwright, director, and arts administrator who was active in the Happenings movement of the 1960s. The Ken Dewey Collection contains project files, photographs and slides, and writings that... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2016-029
13.44 linear feet (26 boxes, 2 volumes, 2 oversized folders)
Roger Stuart Berlind (born 1930) is a New York City theatrical producer. He began his career in 1976 and has produced or co-produced a number of musicals and plays for Broadway, Off-Broadway, and regional theatre. His productions have won Tony... more
Liff, Biff
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2018-007
6.05 linear feet (11 containers, 4 tubes, 1 folder)
Samuel "Biff" Liff (1919-2015) was a stage manager and agent. The Biff Liff papers mainly documents his career as a stage manager for productions in New York City and notably the international production of My Fair Lady.... more
Circle Repertory Company
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-021
207.5 linear feet (415 boxes)
Circle Repertory Company, originally named Circle Theater Company, was founded in July 1969, in a second floor loft at Broadway and 83rd Street by director Marshall W. Mason, playwright Lanford Wilson, director Rob Thirkield, and actress Tanya... more
New Federal Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 930
5.47 linear feet (13 boxes, 1 volume); 624.1 mb (81 computer files)
The New Federal Theatre records document several decades of the New Federal Theatre founded by Woodie King Jr., mostly through production scripts.
New Federal Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2016-016
2.26 linear feet (7 boxes)
The New Federal Theatre photographs document several decades of theatrical productions, mostly through photographs and to a lesser extent through playbills, posters, prompt books, and reviews.
New York Shakespeare Festival Productions;Papp, Joseph
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-028
851.5 linear feet (1803 boxes)
The New York Shakespeare Festival records (1954-1992) measure approximately 850 linear feet and consist of scripts, correspondence, inter-office memoranda, production materials, reports, financial records, photographs, and memorabilia. The records... more
Harbach, Otto, 1873-1963
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-038
The Otto Harbach Papers include correspondence, business papers, scripts, scores, lyrics, personal papers, photographs, and printed matter documenting his personal life and career, and also a particular period in the American musical theater, from... more
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