Found 46 collections related to Musicals

Lehac, Ned, 1899-1999
Music Division | JPB 14-07
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Ned Lehac (née Ned Levin, 1900-1999) was a composer who contributed to several Broadway revues between 1930 and 1942. The Ned Lehac papers, dating from 1920 to 1997, document Lehac’s music career through scores, correspondence, performance... more
New Amsterdam Theatre Company
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *LTC 1242-1251
10 sound cassettes, analog 1 7/8 ips Dolby B processed; 10 sound cassettes, analog 1 7/8 ips Dolby B processed
Recordings of five musical theatre revivals at the Town Hall concert hall in New York (N.Y.) in 1985 and 1986. Included are recordings of: Jerome Kern's Music in the air, Sweet Adeline, and Leave it to Jane; Richard Rodgers' I married an angel;... more
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2005-011
1 oversized box, 22.5 x 28.5 in.; 1 oversized box, 22.5 x 28.5 in.
Jo Mielziner, theatrical designer. Consists of 26 original set design drawings by Jo Mielziner. Seventeen are for a 1965 revival of DANTON'S DEATH translated and directed by Herbert Blau and performed by the Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center at... more
Wasserman, Dale
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 99-19
1 sound disc, analog 45 rpm, 10 in.; 1 sound disc, analog 45 rpm, 10 in.; 3 sound cassettes, analog; 3 sound cassettes, analog
Dale Wasserman playwright, screenwriter and television writer worked in show business since the age of nineteen. His early forays into theater include work as a lighting designer, director and producer. Around 1955 he began his writing career and... more
Carmines, Al
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 93-41
39 sound tape reels, analog, 1/4 in. tape; 39 sound tape reels, analog, 1/4 in. tape; 1, analog, 5 in. 1/4 in. tape; 1, analog, 5 in. 1/4 in. tape; 19, analog, 7 in. 1/4 in. tape; 19, analog, 7 in. 1/4 in. tape; 18, analog, 8 in. 1/4 in. tape; 18, analog,
Al Carmines served as minister at the Judson Memorial Church on Washington Square beginning in 1961 and was director of the Judson Poets' Theater. He began composing in 1962 and won several awards for his off-Broadway productions. Sound recordings... more
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-19
362 sound recordings, analog; 362 sound recordings, analog
The collection contains commercial discs and noncommercial recordings; the latter containing interviews with Rodgers and his family and friends, performances of his music by contemporary performers, as well as radio and television programs that... more
Kingsley, Herbert
Music Division | JPB 85-57
5 boxes of ms. music, 39 x 30 x 8 cm; 5 boxes of ms. music, 39 x 30 x 8 cm
Johnson, Helen A.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 599
15.7 linear feet (46 hollinger boxes)
The Helen Armstead-Johnson Miscellaneous Theater Collections (HAJMTC) are formed by over two hundred file-folder level collections (1 to 3 file folders per personality/event). The collections contain information dating from the mid-19th century to... 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.
Grey, Joel, 1932-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-018
10.95 linear feet (29 boxes)
Joel Grey (1932-) is an American actor, singer, dancer and director, working in theatre and film from the 1950s through the present. The Joel Grey Papers contain publicity and general production files, scripts, photographs and memorabilia on stage... more
Miller, Flournoy E., 1886-1971
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
.8 linear feet (2 archival boxes)
Flournoy Miller (1889-1971) was an actor, comedian, playwright, lyricist and producer. Collection contains personal papers that include biographical information and correspondence; professional papers, including contracts, memberships, writings... 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
Padula, Edward, 1916-2001
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-050
7.77 linear feet (19 boxes)
Edward Padula (1916-2001) was an American producer, director and writer of stage plays and musicals from the 1940s to the 1990s. The Edward Padula papers contain production materials and personal ephemera.
Kleban, Edward
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 99-26
9 sound cassettes, analog; 9 sound cassettes, analog
Edward Kleban, lyricist for the musical A CHORUS LINE, was born in New York City. He studied at the High Schoool of Music and Art and Columbia University, and worked as a record producer at Columbia Records before turning to writing lyrics full... more
Besoyan, Rick
Music Division | JPB 03-18
2.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Rick Besoyan was a California-born librettist, composer, director and lyricist. He is best known for his musicals Little Mary Sunshine, (1959), The Student Gypsy or “The Prince of Liederkranz”,... 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
Burnside, R. H. (Robert Hubberthorne), 1873-1952
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1952-002
34.4 linear feet (76 boxes)
Showman R.H. Burnside (1870-1952) was born in Glasgow to a theatrical family. His career began at London's Savoy Theatre in the 1880's where he worked backstage for the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company on its original productions of Gilbert and Sullivan... more
Furth, George, 1932-2008
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-005
23.17 linear feet (58 boxes); 384 Kilobytes (3 computer files)
George Furth (1932-2008) was an American playwright, librettist and actor, most famous for writing the books for two Stephen Sondheim musicals, Company and Merrily We Roll Along. The George Furth papers contain professional and personal papers,... more
Luce, Claire
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-015
17.01 linear feet (46 boxes)
Claire Luce (1903 -1989) was an American stage and screen actress and dancer. The Claire Luce papers hold correspondence, theater and film files, scripts, photographs, writings, art, scrapbooks and memorabilia documenting the actress's career in... more
Yellen, Sherman
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2016-007
6.68 linear feet (17 boxes)
The Sherman Yellen papers (1957-2015) document Yellen's career as a librettist, playwright, and screenwriter. The collection is primarily composed of scripts (both drafts and final scripts); a small amount of clippings, programs, and sound and... 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
Morrison, Hobe
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-017
9 linear feet (20 boxes)
Hobe Morrison (1904-2000) was a drama and film critic at Variety Magazine from 1941 to the 1970s. He was very active in The Players Club, of which he was made an honorary member, after he retired. The Hobe Morrison papers contain correspondence,... more
Luhrman, Henry
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-021
15.79 linear feet (38 boxes)
Henry Luhrman (circa 1942-1989) was an American press agent working in theatre and cabaret. The Henry Luhrman publicity files are from productions, cabaret performances, venues, and for individuals that Luhrman publicized.
Croswell, Anne
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2008-002
5.71 linear feet (14 boxes)
Anne Croswell was a lyricist and playwright. The Anne Croswell papers chiefly date from 1951 to 2004, and contain Croswell's writing for the stage and television, as well as her books, poetry, and popular songs. The collection holds Croswell's... more
Chapin, Theodore S.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-001
5.3 linear feet (13 boxes); 80.32 Megabytes (1 computer file)
Ted Chapin (1950-) is an American arts administrator, director and musical director, who has been at the Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization since 1981, serving as president and executive director since 1983. In 1971 he was a production assistant... 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
Aldredge, Theoni V.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2016-006
.46 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume)
Theoni V. Aldredge, a Greek-American (1922-2011), was a stage and screen costume designer noted for her work on the Broadway production of Dreamgirls. The Theoni Aldredge Dreamgirls designs and script, dated 1981 to... more