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Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2012-023
1 box (ca. 77 drawings and prints), some col, 52 x 35 cm or smaller; 1 box (ca. 77 drawings and prints), some col, 52 x 35 cm or smaller
Commedia dell'arte was a popular form of theater which began in Italy in the 16th century. It includes masked character types and stock scenarios. Performed outdoors on temporary stages, its performers utilized various props instead of elaborate... more
Werntz, Carl
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-151
1 box (159 drawings), some col, 50 x 38 cm or smaller; 1 box (159 drawings), some col, 50 x 38 cm or smaller
Artist Carl N. Werntz (1874-1944) was born in Sterling, Illinois. He studied art in the Chicago area under several teachers, including Alphonse Mucha. Werntz continued his artistic studies in Paris, Rome and Japan. Early in his career he worked... more
Anderson, Doug, 1919.-....
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-014
1 portfolio
Doug Anderson is an illustrator and author who specializes in subject matter pertaining to the theater. Born in Sutton, New Hampshire in 1919, Anderson worked for several years for the League of New Hampshire Arts and Crafts in Concord, N.H. After... more
Stevenson, Robert Ten Eyck
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1998-036 (Stevenson, R.)
6 original designs, col, 57 x 36 cm; 6 original designs, col, 57 x 36 cm
Robertson Ten Eyck Stevenson was most active designing for the Broadway stage during the years 1925-1936. Pencil and water color costume designs for female performers in the revue Greenwich Village Follies. The designs are entitled: Light, Dance,... more
Barnes, Will R
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim (Barnes, Will R.; selections)
10 original designs, col, 37 x 19 cm; 10 original designs, col, 37 x 19 cm
Designs for female performers in unidentified shows, executed in pencil, watercolors, and silver and gold paint. Includes some fabric swatches. All designs are labelled and signed with Barnes' full name and address.
Le Maire, Charles
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1998-036 (Le Maire, C.)
11 original designs, col, 57 x 36 cm; 11 original designs, col, 57 x 36 cm
Charles Le Maire designed costumes, with Mark Mooring, for the 1925 Greenwich Village Follies, having designed the costumes for the revue's more famous rival, the Ziegfeld Follies, a year earlier. He began his design career for theater in the... more
Adrian, Gilbert
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1998-036 (Adrian, G.)
4 original designs, col, 51 x 38 cm; 4 original designs, col, 51 x 38 cm
Known through most of his career as "Adrian", Gilbert Adrian was born in Connecticut as Adrian Dolph Greenburg. His designs for Broadway include George White's scandals and Nifties of 1923 but much of his career was spent in Hollywood, designing... more
Rosse, Herman, 1887-1965
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1998-036 (Rosse, H.)
5 original designs
Although born in The Hague, Herman Rosse studied at the Kensington College of Art in London and Stanford University in California. He created over 200 sets for stage and film including those for the Greenwich Village follies, the Ziegfeld follies... more
O'Neill, Alice
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1998-036 (O'Neill, A.)
1 original design, col, 37 x 57 cm; 1 original design, col, 37 x 57 cm
Beginning in 1916, O'Neill (a.k.a. AVON and Av O'Neill) designed costumes for many famous Broadway revues, including the Ziegfeld Follies, the Greenwich Village Follies (1922), the Ziegfeld Midnight Frolic, and George White's Scandals. Between... more
Schindler, Ewald, 1891-1948
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8MWEZ 28410
.5 linear feet, (1 box)
The Schindler papers consist of correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, pencil drawings, programmes, production schedules, and other material related to the career of Ewald Schindler. The collection includes extensive correspondence... more
Kesslère, G. Maillard (George Maillard)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1952-001
38 linear feet (44 boxes)
The collection contains portraits in photographs, drawings and reproductions of drawings of individuals involved in the entertainment arts. The portraits were created by G. Maillard Kesslère from 1925 through 1952, with the bulk of them amassed... more
Morrow, Doretta
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-019
1.51 linear feet (4 boxes)
Doretta Morrow was an American actress and singer, best known for creating roles in the classic musicals The King and I and Kismet. The Doretta Morrow papers contain photographs, programs, telegrams, clippings, reviews, a diploma, and two... more
Millholland, Charles Bruce
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1967-004
9.9 linear feet (18 boxes, 3 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
Charles Bruce Millholland (1903-1991) was an American playwright, author, dancer, actor, model, and artist best known for his play The Napoleon of Broadway, which was the basis for Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's hit... more
Edwards, Ben, 1916-1999
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2015-022
26.52 linear feet (47 boxes, 3 volumes, 33 oversized folders, 20 tubes)
Ben Edwards (1916-1999) was an American scenic designer and art director, and occasional lighting designer, costume designer, and producer, working in theatre, industrial shows, film, and television. The Ben Edwards designs and papers (1884-1999,... more
Dobuzhinskiĭ, Mstislav Valerianovich, 1875-1957
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-082
14 boxes
Original set designs, working drawings and sketches, blueprints and notes by Mstislav Dobuzhinskiĭ for the following productions: Anne of England by Mary Cass Canfield and Ethel Borden adapted from Viceroy Sarah by Norman Ginsbury (1941); Boris... more
Baral, Robert
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1983-001
Robert Baral was a free-lance writer and sometime publicist. The collection consists of photographs, clippings, programs, and correspondence relating to Ziegfeld, the Ziegfeld Follies, and the revue era. With its roots... more
Bendiner, Alfred
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1994-018
Architect, artist and author of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Alfred Bendiner (1899-1964) drew caricatures of concerts, the theater and other subjects for the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin and other periodicals.
Adams, Maude, 1872-1953
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1956-001
The Maude Adams collection reflects many of the actress' varied interests: acting, directing, lighting, writing, sketching and teaching. The collection spans the years 1879-1956 and includes correspondence, writings by Maude Adams and others;... more
Eastman, Max, 1883-1969
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-008
The Max Eastman papers contain primarily photographs of the silent film stars Florence Deshon and Charlie Chaplin.
Van Zandt, Porter
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-021
4 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 oversize box 24" x 36" x 1" and 1 tube)
The Porter Van Zandt papers consist of typescripts, promptbooks, casting and production materials, set, costume and lighting design drawings and schematics, programs and touring information from Broadway, national, international and regional... more
Sardi's (Restaurant)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1979-005
This small collection of papers consists of letters to the Sardis on their retirement, a scrapbook of photographs of Vincent Sardi, Sr. receiving a Shubert Foundation award in 1967, a drawing of Eugenia Sardi, clippings about the restaurant, a few... 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
Hoover, Richard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2006-024
90.26 linear feet (67 boxes, 214 tubes); 117.78 mb (139 computer files)
Richard Hoover (b. 1947) is an American scenic designer, production designer, and art director for theater, television, and film. The collection represents Hoover's professional work as a scenic designer for theater and as a production designer... more
Bohnen, Roman, 1894-1949
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-028
The Roman Bohnen papers consist of family, personal and professional correspondence as well as scrapbooks of clippings, reviews, programs, and photographs. The collection documents Bohnen's career including early theatrical experiences, his life... more
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