Found 29 collections related to Off-Broadway theater

Brent, Tommy
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-119
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Tommy Brent was the theatrical press agent for The Immoralist, the first production staged at the Bouwerie Lane Theatre, an Off-Broadway playhouse located at 330 Bowery in New York City. The Tommy Brent press files on... more
Berkowitz, Gerald M.
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 00-10
29 sound cassettes, analog stereo; 29 sound cassettes, analog stereo
Consists of taped interviews, conducted by Gerald Berkowitz, for his book 'New Broadways: theatre across America: approaching a new millennium.' Interviewees include Andre Bishop, Gigi Bolt, Gregory Boyd, Bill Bushnell, Ben Cameron, Alexander H.... 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
Nelson, Richard, 1938-1996
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2000-014
26.6 linear feet (121 boxes)
The work represented in this collection includes designs for Broadway, Off-Broadway, regional productions, international tours, and Nelson's plans for the Ronald Reagan Library. The materials are light plots, lighting sections, channel hookups,... more
Ben-Ami, Jacob
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1984-004
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
Jacob Ben-Ami (1890-1977) was an actor and director, and prominent figure in American Yiddish theater. The collection contains thirty-four theatrical scripts dating from 1927 to 1967.
Berkowitz, Gerald M.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-010
Transcripts of interviews conducted by Gerald M. Berkowitz, author and retired theater professor, for his book New Broadways . The collection documents, through these interviews, regional theater in the United States in... more
Wellman, Mac
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-027
33 linear feet (68 boxes)
Mac Wellman is an American-born playwright and poet. He is best known for his plays Terminal Hip, Bad Penny, Crowbar and Sincerity Forever,... 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.
Theatre Guild
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1975-006
1.88 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Theatre Guild United States Steel Hour Records are comprised of correspondence, financial records, casting, rehearsal, and recording notes, as well as some scripts for productions that were telecast as part of more
Atkinson, Brooks, 1894-1984
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1968-001
The Brooks Atkinson papers contain correspondence, awards, personal papers, photographs, ephemera, scrapbooks, datebooks, clippings and subject files and document his life and career as a drama critic for the New York Times. The papers span the... 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.
Lamb's Theatre Company (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-046
1.05 linear feet (3 boxes)
Lamb's Theatre Company was an Off-Broadway production company and resident theatre in New York City between 1978 and 2006. The Lamb's Theatre Company records date from 1985 to 1996 and contain scripts, contracts, photographs, correspondence,... more
Price, Julia S.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-044
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Julia Seaman Price papers (1951-1973) contain correspondence, notes, newspaper articles, and theater programs that Price compiled in preparation of her book, The Off-Broadway Theater (1962). Correspondence consists of Price's letters... more
Swados, Elizabeth, 1951-2016
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2016-020
39.39 linear feet (101 boxes, 2 oversized folders); 408.3 mb (491 computer files)
Elizabeth Swados was a composer, musician, theatre director, writer, poet, and illustrator. Her papers date from 1972 to 2016 and consist of files related to Swados' professional life, chronicling all facets of her career and creative work. The... 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
Kim, Willa
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-061
2.94 linear feet (7 boxes)
Willa Kim is an American costume designer. She began working in film and theater in the 1940s. Early in her career, she worked as an assistant to set and costume designer Raoul Pène Du Bois. The Willa Kim collection of scripts dates from 1946 to... more
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
Rotter, Clara
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-011
1.75 linear feet (2 boxes)
This collection consists of correspondence from Brooks Atkinson and Oriana Atkinson to Clara Rotter, and two scrapbooks of Atkinson’s Critic at Large columns.
Manhattan Theatre Club
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2004-002
155 linear feet (305 boxes)
The Manhattan Theatre Club was founded in 1970 by Albert E. Jeffcoat, Margaret Kennedy, Philip Barber and A. Joseph Tandet. In 1972, Lynne Meadow was hired as Artistic Director. In 1975, Barry Grove was hired as Managing Director. Due to their... more
Hughes, Richard J., 1924-1996
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-032
7.05 linear feet (18 boxes)
Richard John Hughes, Jr. (1924-1996) was a stage manager, director, set designer, and actor in regional theatre, touring companies, and off-Broadway productions. The Richard Hughes collection dates from 1942 to 1993 and documents his training at... more
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
Sunde, Karen
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-014
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Karen Sunde (born 1942) is an American playwright and actress. Sunde began writing for the stage in the late 1970s, and her plays have been produced Off-Broadway, in regional theaters, and internationally. In addition to plays, screenplays, and... more
Busch, Charles
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-031
9.07 linear feet (22 boxes)
Charles Busch (1954- ) is a playwright, screenwriter, novelist, actor, and drag performer best known for his Tony-nominated Broadway production, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife. The Charles Busch papers date from 1967... more
Syna, Seymour
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-049
8.86 linear feet (22 boxes)
Seymour Syna (1929-2000) was an American theater critic and educator. He wrote reviews for Backstage, New York Tribune, New York Theatre Review, East Village Other, and Wisdom's Child, and... 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.
Frankel, Gene, approximately 1920-2005
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2005-013
15.66 linear feet (39 boxes)
Gene Frankel (approximately 1920-2005) was an Obie Award-winning theater director, actor, and teacher. He is best known for his significant contributions to Off-Broadway theater. The Gene Frankel papers (1941-2004) document Frankel's career as an... more
Lortel, Lucille
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-006
The papers of Lucille Lortel relate the details of her life and career from teen years to her death in 1999, and include correspondence, production files, scripts, programs, production photographs, personal and family photographs, organization... 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
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