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Found 11 collections related to Dramatists, American

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Ellis, Michael, 1917-2008
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-125
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Michael Ellis (1917-2008) was a theatre producer, stage manager, and actor. Ellis was the managing director and owner of the Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, Pennsylvania from 1954 to 1964, where he became known for his support of up-and-coming... more
American Play Company
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-055
1 linear foot (2 boxes)
The American Play Company was a business organization that handled the licensing of plays. Prior to 1914 it was involved in production and purchase, but after that time it dealt exclusively in representing dramatists. The collection is almost... more
Playwrights' Producing Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2437
Press Department files (1930s-1960) of the Playwrights' Producing Company (also known as the Playwrights' Company), a theatrical producing company founded in 1938 by playwrights Maxwell Anderson, S.N. Behrman, Elmer Rice, Robert Sherwood, and... more
New Theatre League
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2133
Papers consist of correspondence, scripts, and administrative materials related to the New Theatre League, a group of theatre professionals working in New York City during the late 1930's and early 1940's.
Bolton, Guy, 1884-1979
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-108
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Guy Bolton (1884-1979) was a British-American playwright, librettist, and novelist. He wrote more than 50 plays and musicals, many of which were collaborations with P.G. Wodehouse and George and Ira Gershwin, including Oh,... more
American Play Company
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1966-002
49.14 linear feet (117 boxes)
The American Play Company was a New York theatrical agency which represented authors and rights-holders and assisted in the negotiation of theatrical and film licensing. The American Play Company records contain administrative files, contracts,... more
Ryskind, Morrie, 1895-1985
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-024
Morrie Ryskind, poet, playwright, and columnist. Awarded the 1932 Pultizer Prize for drama for Of Thee I Sing co-written with George Kaufman, Ira Gershwin, and George Gershwin. Testified before the House Un-American... more
Playwrights' Company
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-014
17.84 linear feet (54 boxes)
The Playwrights' Company was a New York City based theater production company that operated from 1938 until 1960. This collection contains material created by the company's publicity department, such as company history files, play files,... more
Behrman, S. N. (Samuel Nathaniel), 1893-1973
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 248
The S. N. Behrman Papers document the literary career and personal life of the playwright and essayist. The date span of the papers is 1912-1987. They include personal and professional correspondence; diaries; notebooks, manuscripts, typescripts,... more
Feist, Gene
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-010
28.29 linear feet (72 boxes)
Gene Feist (1923-) is an American artistic director, playwright, producer, director and teacher. In 1965 he co-founded the Roundabout Theatre Company, of which he served as Artistic Director until 1988. The Gene Feist Papers document the personal... more
Myers, Henry, 1893-1975
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-MSS 2012-016
9.56 linear feet (26 boxes)
Henry Myers (1893-1975) was an American writer and lyricist who wrote in many genres of fiction including plays, musicals, motion pictures, revues, and novels. Before becoming a writer, Myers was a composer and classical pianist. The Henry Myers... more