Found 60 collections related to Set design drawings

Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-303
16 boxes (ca. 454 drawings), some col, 54 x 37 cm or smaller; 16 boxes (ca. 454 drawings), some col, 54 x 37 cm or smaller
The Gates and Morange Studio was founded by Frank E. Gates and Edward A. Morange and was located in New York City. Gates was born in Chicago and Morange was born in Bronxville, New York. Both men studied at the School of Fine Arts in St. Louis,... more
Carl Kent
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-215
4 boxes (ca. 46 drawings), some col, 56 x 81 cm. or smaller; 4 boxes (ca. 46 drawings), some col, 56 x 81 cm. or smaller
Designer, technical advisor, jazz pianist, and lyricist, Carl Kent (1918-1959), was born in New York City. A graduate of the National Academy of Design, he also studied at the Art Students League. Kent served as technical advisor and supervisor on... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-154
8 boxes (ca. 440 drawings), some col, 51 x 76 cm or smaller; 8 boxes (ca. 440 drawings), some col, 51 x 76 cm or smaller; Approximately 238 architectural drawings, blueprints, 45 x 62 cm or smaller; Approximately 238 architectural drawings, blueprints, 45
The USO (United Service Organizations, Inc.) was formed in 1941 by Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt, as the outgrowth of several organizations wishing to support the military troops as the U.S. entered World War II. During its initial years of... more
Soudeikine, Sergei
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-210
1 box (22 drawings), some col, 46 x 62 cm. or smaller; 1 box (22 drawings), some col, 46 x 62 cm. or smaller
Stage designer Sergei Soudeikine (1882-1946) was born in Russia and studied art in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Paris. He began designing sets in 1905 with Meyerhold's Moscow production of The death of Tintagiles by Maurice Maeterlinck, the first of... more
Lawson, Mark
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-207
1 box (20 drawings), col, 56 x 71 cm or smaller; 1 box (20 drawings), col, 56 x 71 cm or smaller
Set designer Mark Lawson (ca. 1866 -1928) was born in Stockholm, Sweden. He came to Chicago as a baby, later living in Minnesota, studying under scenic artist Paul Clausen. After working at Stetson's Globe Theatre in Boston, Lawson came to New... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2014-006
2 boxes (51 drawings), some col, 41 x 50 cm; 2 boxes (51 drawings), some col, 41 x 50 cm
Ward and Harvey Studios was begun by designers Herbert Ward and Walter M. Harvey and was located on West 38th Street in New York City. The firm is credited with scenic design for Broadway productions between 1921 and 1932. Original set designs and... more
Armstrong, Will Steven
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-214
3 boxes (28 drawings), some col, 77 x 55 cm. or smaller; 3 boxes (28 drawings), some col, 77 x 55 cm. or smaller
Stage designer Will Steven Armstrong (1930-1969) was born in New Orleans. He was a graduate of Louisiana State University and served in the U.S. Air Force in Korea. Armstrong received a Master's Degree from Yale University in 1957. After working... more
Du Bois, Raoul Pène, 1914-1985
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-223
4 boxes (ca. 290 drawings), col. 52 x 38 cm or smaller; 4 boxes (ca. 290 drawings), col. 52 x 38 cm or smaller
Set and costume designer Raoul Pène Du Bois (1914-1985) was born on Staten Island, New York. His career began in his teens and spanned some six decades, during which he designed for theater, film, dance, and other live productions. Du Bois... more
Weightman-Smith, Michael
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-212
2 boxes (39 drawings), some col, 76 x 51 cm. or smaller; 2 boxes (39 drawings), some col, 76 x 51 cm. or smaller
Michael Weightman-Smith designed sets and costumes for summer theaters, including the Mohawk Drama Festival in Schenectady, New York, and the Casino Theatre, Newport, Rhode Island. He also designed for the San Francisco Chamber Opera Co. and spent... more
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.
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
Michel, Carl
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZGV 14-6721
20 boxes (28 linear feet )
Costume and set designer Carl Michna Michel was born April 3, 1928. A former resident of Canyon, Texas, he was a graduate of Yale University School of Drama and also studied in Europe. Michel designed and executed costumes for theatre productions,... 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.
Ludlam, Charles
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-003
11.7 linear feet (28 boxes)
Charles Ludlam, actor, director, and playwright, was born April 12, 1943. He began his career in 1966 with the PlayHouse of the Ridiculous, both as a performer and playwright. Artistic differences caused Ludlam to leave and form his own company,... more
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
Rychtarik, Richard, 1894-1982
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2003-026
24 drawings in 1 portfolio
Richard Rychtarik, costume and set designer. Consists of 24 watercolor drawings, mostly costume designs, for a 1922 production of ANNE PEDERSDOTTER at The Play House in Cleveland, Ohio. Some of the drawings have notes in pencil on character, actor... 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
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
Senie, Richard Harrison
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2011-068
3 boxes (ca. 240 drawings)
Scenic designer Richard Harrison Senie, born in 1916 in New Hampshire, designed sets for several television shows, many of which were produced by NBC Studio, such as I remember Mama, the Armstrong circle theatre, and The Gabby Hayes show. In 1951,... more
Sznajderman, Marius, 1926-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2011-204
5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Marius Sznadjerman was born in Paris in 1926. He escaped to Spain with his parents in 1942, moving to Venezuela where he attended the School of Fine Arts in Caracas. After moving to the United States in 1949, Sznajderman studied at Columbia... more
Living Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2011-253
4 boxes (ca. 346 drawings)
The Living Theatre, founded by Judith Malina and Julian Beck in 1947, produced avant-garde plays performed in New York theaters until 1963, when they were shut down by the IRS for failing to pay taxes. After a worldwide tour, the Living Theatre... more
Jones, Robert Edmond, 1887-1954
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-030
2 boxes (ca. 66 drawings)
Robert Edmond Jones was born in Milton, New Hampshire and attended Harvard University. Jones became an innovative force in modern set design for the American theatre. He also designed for opera and dance and was named Radio City Music Hall's first... more
Cracraft, Tom Adrian, d.1963
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-055
3 boxes (60 drawings); 37 sketches; 17 blueprints; 2 ceramic tiles
Set designer Tom Adrian Cracraft designed settings for several Broadway plays in the 1930s and 1940s, and later for Hollywood, where he also served as head of the scenic art department at Columbia Pictures. Tom Adrian Cracraft died in Los Angeles... more
Polakov, Lester
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1992-025
7.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Lester Polakov, set and costume designer, was born in 1916. He began his career designing sets in summer stock from 1936-1940. From 1938-1941 he worked on Broadway shows as an assistant to designers such as Harry Horner, Boris Aronson, and Albert... more
Powell, Gabriel M., 1902-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8MWEZ+++29440
7 paintings
Gabriel M. Powell, artist and designer was born in 1902. His early career, in the 1930's, was in dance where he worked as a dancer and designer for the Gluck-Sandor Ballet Theatre. Among the company were such noted dancers as Klarna Pinska, Jose... 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
Bragdon, Claude Fayette, 1866-1946
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-047
2 boxes (92 drawings)
Architect, stage designer, and writer Claude Fayette Bragdon (1866-1946) worked as an architect in Rochester, New York City, and Buffalo, before moving to New York City in 1923, where he worked primarily as stage designer. Bragdon designed for... more
Bittner, Herbert
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2011-067
3 boxes (104 drawings)
Publisher and editor of art books, Herbert Bittner was born in Breslau, Germany. He moved to the United States in 1934. Bittner owned a publishing house specializing in fine art, and authored and edited several books on art and leading artists. He... more