Found 24 collections related to Chicago

Merlin Group, Ltd.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-056
1.89 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Merlin Group, Ltd. was a theatrical marketing and publicity company based in New York City. The Merlin Group records, dating from 1967 to 1979, document the publicity work performed by the company for six productions: Chicago, King of Hearts,... more

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Baum, Joseph H. (Joseph Harold), 1920-1998
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6181
62 linear feet (158 boxes)
Joe Baum (1920-1998) was the celebrated restaurateur responsible for some of New York City's most well-known restaurants during the period of the 1950s-1990s. The collection spans Baum's career from his years with Restaurant Associates, through... more
Fisher, Jules
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1979-002
46.57 linear feet (97 boxes, 20 tubes); 5.28 gb (1013 computer files)
Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer are American lighting designers, working primarily on the Broadway stage. The Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer papers and designs date from 1960 to 2005 and contain the work of Fisher and Eisenhauer both... more
Benet, Carol, 1939-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-003
6.34 linear feet (16 boxes); 1.1 mb (50 computer files)
Carol Benet (b. 1939) is an American writer, educator, and critic of the arts. The Carol Benet collection of Sam Shepard research materials dates from 1970 to 1995 and holds scholarly articles, reviews, scripts, programs, recorded interviews,... 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
American Music Center (New York, N.Y.)
Music Division | JPB 15-64
791 linear feet (2623 boxes)
The American Music Center was a non-profit organization which aimed to promote the creating, performing, and enjoying of new American music. The American Music Center was founded in 1939 by composers Aaron Copland, Otto Luening, Marion Bauer,... more
Brown, Thomas P
Music Division | JPB 04-41
26.37 linear feet (38 boxes)
Thomas Philip Brown was a saxophonist with his own orchestra in the late 1930s and early 1940s. He became a music copyist for Broadway musicals, copied music on order for the Samuel French Company, and produced a series of translated opera records... more
Dello Joio, Norman, 1913-
Music Division | JPB 00-5
33.55 linear feet (66 boxes)
Norman Dello Joio is a pianist, organist, educator and a Pulitzer Prize winning composer. The collection contains materials related to his work; including business related correspondence (from individuals and institutes), personal papers... more
Reisman, Joe
Music Division | JPB 04-17
84.4 linear feet (121 boxes)
Joe Reisman was a producer and arranger at RCA Victor and Roulette Records from the 1950s to the 1970s; he worked independently into the mid-1980s. His scores and papers document his work on behalf of such artists as Henry Mancini, Patti Page,... 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
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
Eaves-Brooks Costume Company (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2005-007
2.6 linear feet (3 oversized boxes)
These black and white illustrations are representations of original Broadway costume designs, as well as drawings of similar stock pieces, that were sent to clients (universities, community theatres, etc.) to indicate what a given play or musical... more
Zipprodt, Patricia
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1999-001
85 linear feet (126 boxes)
Patricia Zipprodt won three Tony Awards throughout her long career as a costume designer (and was nominated for eleven). She is best remembered for her most famous productions: Fiddler on the Roof (1964), more
Chayefsky, Paddy, 1923-1981
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-040 [Text]
129.4 linear feet (287 boxes); 32 reels microfilm
Primarily documenting the career of playwright and screenwriter Paddy Chayefsky, this collection consists of correspondence, material relating to production of his works, draft and development material for unproduced works and other writings,... more
Mann, Theodore
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2005-005
457.73 linear feet (754 boxes)
Documenting the history of the Off-Broadway theater company Circle in the Square and two of its founders, Paul Libin and Theodore Mann, this collection consists of material relating to Circle in the Square's produced works, development material... more
Goodman, Benny
Music Division | *ZB-3524
The Benny Goodman Collection contains a selection of musical arrangements (by various arrangers) used by Benny Goodman and ensembles with which he performed.

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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
Gossage, James D
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1996-039
The collection documents the early years of Off-Off Broadway productions in New York City. It consists of black and white photographs by James D. Gossage of many of the productions staged at La Mama, Caffe Cino, Circle Repertory, Playwrights'... more
Greener, Dorothy, 1917-1971
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-049
Papers of actress, singer, comedienne Dorothy Greener consisting of letters, opening night telegrams, revue sketches and other humor pieces, school compositions, scrapbooks, and ephemera.
American Place Theatre
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
Equity Library Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-008
33.77 linear feet (89 boxes)
The Equity Library Theatre (ELT) was a theatre company in New York City from 1943 to 1989, founded by actor Sam Jaffe, a representative of the Actor's Equity Association, and George Freedley, curator of the Theatre Collection of the New York... more
Ebb, Fred
Music Division | LPA Mss 2005-001
86 linear feet (109 boxes)
Fred Ebb was a lyricist and librettist for Broadway musicals and motion picture and television projects. With composer John Kander, Ebb wrote scores for many acclaimed successful musicals. This collection contains scripts, scores and production... more
Davis, Ossie
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 305
73.67 linear feet (179 boxes)
Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee were African American actors, directors, writers, and activists whose careers spanned the mediums of theatre, television, radio, film, and print. Their papers date from 1932 to 2015, and chronicle the couple's artistic... more
Jacobs, Craig
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2019-007
1.46 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Chicago stage manager records documents the original touring production of Chicago. Written by Bob Fosse and Fred Ebb, with music by John Kander, Chicago debuted... more