Found 5 collections related to World War, 1939-1945 -- Theater and the war

Barnowsky, Victor, 1876-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 214
2.8 linear feet (5 boxes)
Collection consists of correspondence and scripts of Barnowsky's plays including The Hand that Rocked the Cradle and Women at the Helm; outlines or synopses for adaptations of Ibsen's Ghosts, Schiller's Don Carlos and others; drafts of book... more
Golden, John, 1874-1955
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1958-007
97.39 linear feet (114 boxes, 11 volumes)
John Golden (1874-1955) was a songwriter and theatrical impresario who wrote, directed, managed, or produced over 100 shows in a career spanning more than 40 years, including Lightnin', Claudia, and Susan and God. The collection predominantly... more
Bertram, Bert, 1893-1991
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-022
Actor, writer, director, vaudevillian, and broadcaster, Bert Bertram began acting as a teenager in his native Australia. He emigrated to the United States in 1923 with his first wife, the actress and dancer, Rubee Raymond, and enjoyed a long... more
New Theatre League
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1944-003
The New Theatre League, a national non-profit federation of little theaters and amateur theatrical groups, was organized in 1935 to stimulate the writing and production of progressive social drama. The collection contains administrative files of... more
Lovett, Paul, 1909-1959
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-046
Paul Lovett was a publisher of souvenir programs. During World War II worked in the Special Services Branch entertaining the troops. His papers consist of materials dealing with his work during World War II.