Found 17 collections related to Experimental theater -- New York (State) -- New York

Nada (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | MWEZ 30513
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Nada, founded as Theater Club Funambules and later known as Todo con Nada, was a Manhattan theater company that staged experimental work for twelve years until it closed in 2000. Aaron Beall, Tim Carryer and Babs Bailey began Theater Club... more
Provincetown Players
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1969-005
1 volume
A theatrical organization founded by a group of writers and artists whose common aim was the production of new and experimental plays, the Provincetown Players began performing in 1915 in members' homes in Provincetown, Mass. In 1916 the Players... more
Berger, Adam
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2001-059
52 portraits (in 1 box), color, 48 x 64 cm; 52 portraits (in 1 box), color, 48 x 64 cm
Adam Berger, artist. Consists of 52 portraits, in various medium including crayon, pastel, ink and wash, all identified on the back, most signed. The subjects, who were connected to avant garde theater in New York City in the main, are: Anthony... more
Ludlam, Charles
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-003
11.7 linear feet (28 boxes)
Charles Ludlam, actor, director, and playwright, was born April 12, 1943. He began his career in 1966 with the PlayHouse of the Ridiculous, both as a performer and playwright. Artistic differences caused Ludlam to leave and form his own company,... 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
Gnys, Charles, d. 1986
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-015
3.2 linear feet (7 boxes, 2 volumes)
Charles Gnys (d. 1986) was a director and manager of the Playwrights Unit. The Charles Gnys papers hold agreements, clippings, letters, notebooks, photographs, playbills, and scripts.
Cubiculo Theatre
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1987-014
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Cubiculo Theatre opened in 1968 as an off-off Broadway experimental theater and home for the National Shakespeare Company. This collection consists of fliers, press releases, programs, and reviews that record the various dance, theater,... 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
Scott, Christopher, 1945-2002
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-054
3 linear feet (4 boxes)
Correspondence and writings of Christopher Scott and Charles Ludlam and publicity and other records of the Ridiculous Theatrical Company illuminate the underground theater scene in New York City, primarily from the 1960s through the 1980s.
Vawter, Ron
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-010
10.18 linear feet (10 boxes + 1 oversized folder)
The Ron Vawter Papers the document the life and career of the actor Ron Vawter (1948-1994), reflecting his career in motion pictures, television and the theater, especially his work with The Wooster Group. The papers include production materials,... 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
Heys, John Edward, 1948-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-045
8.34 linear feet (8 boxes)
John Edward Heys is an actor/filmmaker/director/writer who performed with numerous performance groups including the Angels of Light and Charles Ludlam's Ridiculous Theatrical Company. He worked with numerous artists including Charles Ludlam, Ethyl... more
Robbins, Jerome
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 182
100 linear feet (171 boxes)
Jerome Robbins was a dancer, choreographer and director. His papers include biographical materials, production materials, subject files, financial information and scores.
Theater for the New City (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ + 30,505
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Theater for the New City is an Off-Off Broadway troupe best known for experimental theater projects and outdoor spectaculars. Founded in 1970 by Crystal Field, George Bartenieff, Theo Barnes and Lawrence Kornfeld, the Theater for the New City... more
Wellman, Mac
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-027
2.8 linear feet (7 boxes)
Mac Wellman is an American playwright and poet, known for his experimental work in theatre. He is the author of more than 60 plays, including Cellophane, Terminal Hip, and Sincerity Forever. The Mac Wellman papers, Additions date from 1979 to 2008... more
Living Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1988-005
The Living Theatre was founded by Judith Malina and Julian Beck in 1947. The records consist of scripts and related performance papers. Also included are business papers, financial records, clippings, diaries, photographs and correspondence. There... more
Mangano, John
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-021
1.67 linear feet (3 boxes)
John Mangano was a stage director, actor, writer, stage manager and theater administrator. The John Mangano papers, dating from around the 1940s to 1988, document Mangano's life and career through scripts, photographs, correspondence, art,... more
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