Found 48 collections related to Theaters -- Stage-setting and scenery

Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1996-040
1 item
Jo Mielziner, theatrical designer. Consists of one set design, pen and ink with watercolor on board, with artist's signature and date, for an unidentified production.
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1996-055
1 item
Jo Mielziner, theatrical designer. Consists of one original set design, ink and brown wash on board, for the play Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Simonson, Lee, 1888-1967
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2758
.17 linear feet (1 volume)
"The Stage is Set" by Lee Simonson. First draft, signed, with corrections. A few pages are typewritten. Corresponds to Part I (Scenery in the Theatre of Ideas) of The Stage is Set (New York: Harcourt-Brace & Co., 1932)
Jensen, Don, 1943-1973
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1993-056
3 drawings in 1 portfolio
Don Jensen, set and lighting designer. Consists of three color renderings of sets for the 1962 Off-Broadway revival of ANYTHING GOES at the Orpheum Theatre.
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
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1998-014
1 drawing, &w, 39 x 57 cm; 1 drawing, &w, 39 x 57 cm
Jo Mielziner, theatrical designer. Consists of one original set design, pencil and wash on board, for the play Ethan Frome, adapted by Owen and Donald Davis from the novel by Edith Wharton.
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2005-004
1 oversized folder, 40 x 30 in.; 1 oversized folder, 40 x 30 in.
Jo Mielziner, theatrical designer. Consists of thirteen blueprints by Jo Mielziner for the original Broadway production of DEATH OF A SALESMAN. Also includes one photograph of the final scene.
Bilinsky, Boris Konstantinovitch, 1900-1948
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2000-045
.1 linear feet (10 slides in 1 portfolio)
Consists of ten slides with accompanying documentation: a detailed listing in English and an article about the fate of Bilinsky's designs by René Clémenti Bilinsky in French from CinemAction (no. 97, 2000). Slides consist of a set design for the... more
Lytton, L. Rogers, 1867-1924
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1823
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Legare Rogers Lytton (1867-1924) was an actor, director and architect of New York City. His real name was Oscar Legare Rogers. Collection consists of Lytton's diaries and notebooks containing architectural notes and drawings. Other topics include... more
Burlingame, Lloyd
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2001-021
6 drawings (in 1 box), color, 55 x 72 cm; 6 drawings (in 1 box), color, 55 x 72 cm
Lloyd Burlingame, designer for the theater. Consists of six designs in watercolor and ink for the following productions of the Association of Producing Artists: three signed costume designs for TWELFTH NIGHT and one unsigned set design for each of... more
Fehl, Fred
Music Division | JPB 93-6
1667 slides, col; 1667 slides, col; 3314 photographic prints, silver gelatin b&w, 5 x 7 in.; 3314 photographic prints, silver gelatin b&w, 5 x 7 in.; ca. 3000 film negatives, safety, 4 x 6 in. or smaller; ca. 3000 film negatives, safety, 4 x 6 in. or smal
Since his arrival in New York City in 1939, Viennese-born Fred Fehl has devoted his life to photographing the performing arts. A pioneer in taking candid photographs during performances with available stage lighting, Fehl has documented... more
Ayers, Lemuel, 1915-1955
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1991-022
2 boxes (18 paintings), col, 60 x 88 cm; 2 boxes (18 paintings), col, 60 x 88 cm
Award winning designer of sets and costumes and a theatrical producer, Lemuel Ayers had a brief but brilliant career with extensive Broadway credits including HIGH BUTTON SHOES and OKLAHOMA! He was born in New York City and received a degree in... more
Ayers, Lemuel
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-040
1 box (21 drawings); 33 blueprints; 15 technical drawings
Award winning designer of sets and costumes and a theatrical producer, Lemuel Ayers (1915-1955) had a brief but brilliant career with extensive Broadway credits including High button shoes and Oklahoma! He was born in New York City and received a... more
Partington, J. A. (John Allan), 1890-1944
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-006
2 linear feet
J. A. Partington was a producer, inventor and stage manager. Born on the Isle of Man in 1890, he and his family migrated to California when he was five. Partington produced stage shows which were performed before featured films at the Granada and... more
Weiss, Marc B.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2006-014
7.88 linear feet (14 boxes, 8 oversized folders, 4 tubes)
Marc B. Weiss was a theater lighting designer. The Marc B. Weiss design files date from 1968 to 1994 and contain lighting plots, hanging plans, cue sheets, focus charts, and scripts.
Andrews, Herbert
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1986-016
1.2 linear feet (4 boxes)
Herbert G. Andrews (1909-circa 1990) was a costume and scenic designer. The collection dates from 1933 to 1954 and holds set designs, photographs, and programs for theater, dance, and television productions.
Foy, Kenneth
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2015-019
19.47 linear feet (50 boxes, 8 oversized folders, 10 tubes); 229.5 gb (9,789 computer files)
The Kenneth Foy papers date from 1947 to 2014 (bulk dates 1990-2008) and consist of design files, drawings and sketches, paintings, photographs, and research files spanning the career of scenic designer, Kenneth Foy. The materials pertain... 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
Leve, Sam
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2012-097
6 linear feet (11 boxes, 13 oversized folders, 5 tubes)
Samuel Leve (1910-1999) was a New York-based scenic designer. The Samuel Leve design files date from the 1930s to 1994 and contain designs, photographs and slides, scenic and rigging plots, course materials, correspondence, clippings, programs,... more
Long Wharf Theatre (New Haven, Conn.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1994-005
17.5 linear feet (5 boxes, 54 tubes)
Long Wharf Theatre is a regional theatre company located in New Haven, Connecticut. The Long Wharf Theatre set designs date from 1978 to 1990 and include designs for main stage and workshop productions.
Rychtarik, Richard, 1894-1982
Music Division | JPB 90-27
ca. 1.5 cubic ft.
Richard Waslav Rychtarik was an American set and costume designer of major productions at the Metropolitan Opera and other companies. Photographs, marked scores and librettos, letters, sketches, and clippings pertaining to productions, and some... more
Montresor, Beni
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2004-011
2.52 linear feet (6 boxes)
Beni Montresor (1926-2001) was an Italian-born artist, designer, writer, and director who worked in opera, dance, theatre, and film. The Beni Montresor papers date from 1953 to 1999 (bulk dates: 1970-1989) and contain correspondence, photographs,... more
Kook, Edward
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-013
4.9 linear feet (11 boxes, 2 volumes, 3 oversized folders, 4 tubes)
Edward Kook (circa 1903-1990) was an American theatrical lighting specialist and co-founder of Century Lighting Company. The collection dates from 1918 to 1987 and contains designs, photographs, artwork, posters, and professional files.
Harvey, Peter, 1933-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2007-002
1.21 linear feet (5 boxes)
Peter Harvey (born 1933) is an American theatrical stage and costume designer. His work has appeared in Broadway, Off-Broadway, regional, and international theatre productions. The Peter Harvey design files date from 1956 to 1970 and contain... more
Juilliard School of Music
Music Division | JPB 89-66
7 boxes + 2 map case drawers
The collection includes photographs, original drawings for set and costume designs, and blueprints; as well as miscellaneous exhibition materials such as catalogs, labels, display case notes, programs, and periodicals containing material about the... more
Fox, Frederick, 1910-1991
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1990-027
1.6 linear feet (6 boxes)
Frederick Fox (1910-1991) was a scenic designer for theater, opera, and television. The Frederick Fox design files date from 1880 to 1959 and consist of designs, scale drawings, paint elevations, blueprints, photographs, and slides that document... more
Straiges, Tony
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1996-019
2.03 linear feet (1 box, 3 oversized folders, 5 tubes)
Tony Straiges (born 1942) is a New York City-based set designer, working in theatre and ballet. He is known for his designs for the original Broadway productions of Sunday in the Park with George (1984) and 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
Oenslager, Donald, 1902-1975
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1976-007
4.5 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Donald Oenslager Collection of Edward Gordon Craig is an artificial collection containing correspondence and artwork created by the noted theatrical designer and graphic artist, Edward Gordon Craig. Although born and raised in England, Craig... more
Jenkins, George, 1908-2007
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1976-002
76.5 linear feet (79 boxes)
George Jenkins was a set designer, lighting designer and architect. He designed for both theater and film. His most famous theatrical designs are Sly Fox (1976), Wait Until Dark (1966), more
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