Found 10 collections related to Burlesque (Theater)

Burnand, F. C. (Francis Cowley), 1836-1917
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-115
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Sir Francis Cowley Burnand (1836-1917) was a playwright, humorist, and editor of Punch from 1880 to 1906. The F.C. Burnand letters and memoranda (1873-1907) were written to Punch staff and other colleagues and associates. Subjects include the... more
Faye, Joey
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-049
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Actor and comedy writer, Joey Faye was born Joseph Anthony Palladino in New York City in 1910. He made his debut in vaudeville and performed in burlesque, 1931-1938. He went on to appear in plays, movies, radio, television and night clubs, had his... more
Arden, Anita, 1916-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-041
1 linear foot (1 box)
Anita Arden, burlesque actress, (born Feb. 1916), married British film star Guy Middleton on May 7, 1949. She appeared in musical revues and clubs mainly in New York City, but also toured Europe in the late 1930s, with the U.S.O. during World War... more
Ray, Happy
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-005
2.2 linear feet (5 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Happy Ray was a burlesque and vaudeville comedian active from the 1920s to the 1950s. The Happy Ray scripts (1920s-1950s) contain over 150 stage plays, musicals, and skits produced by his companies.
Uno, Charlie
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-142
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
Charlie Uno (born Charles M. Feldheim, 1876-1959) was an entertainment reporter, columnist, and editor in New York City from 1892 until his death. From the mid-1930s to 1959, he worked for Billboard magazine, writing the... more
Mallen, Dave
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2006-020
1.6 linear feet (3 boxes, 3 volumes)
Dave Mallen was a musical and comedic performer active in the first half of the 20th century. The Dave Mallen papers, dating from 1928 to 1945, document his career through scrapbooks, scripts, and sheet music.
Laurie, Joe, 1893-1954
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1954-001
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Joe Laurie, Jr. (1893-1954) was a comedian, actor, and writer who began his career as a vaudeville performer in the 1910s, touring with Aleen Bronson as Laurie and Aleen. He later worked as a staff columnist for Variety... more
Lee, Gypsy Rose, 1914-1970
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-014
Papers documenting the life and career of Gypsy Rose Lee.
Locke, Robinson, 1856-1920
Billy Rose Theatre Division | NAFR+
107.94 linear feet (518 volumes, 574 other items)
The Robinson Locke collection consists of scrapbooks and portfolios containing clippings, programs, photographs, prints, letters and other ephemera documenting American theater history.
Vawn, Bambi
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-019
The Bambi Vawn papers consist of business correspondence, autobiographical materials, clippings, photographs and editions of the periodical CAVALCADE OF BURLESQUE.