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29th Street Repertory Theater (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ 30511
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The 29th Street Repertory Theater was founded in 1988 by Tim Corcoran, David Mogentale, and a core group of actors and directors including Leo Farley and Paula Ewin. The company's best known productions include Tracy Letts' KILLER JOE and Bill... more
AIDS Theatre Project
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-042
15.92 linear feet (39 boxes)
The AIDS Theatre Project (ATP) was formed in New York City in 1987 and sought to provide a creative outlet for people with AIDS while educating the public on HIV/AIDS by performing original theatrical productions. This collection documents over... more
ANTA (Organization)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-185
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The American National Theatre and Academy (ANTA) is a nonprofit theater company and school. The organization was established in 1935 to promote public interest in theater and improve theater education. The ANTA administrative records include press... more
Aarons Family
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-021
.9 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Aarons Family papers (circa 1870-1979) mainly document the career of the producer Alfred E. Aarons, as well as his family life with the vocalist Leila Hughes and their children. A small amount of papers pertains to Alfred's children: Ruth... more
Abarbanell, Lina, 1880-1963
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1963-001
.8 linear feet
The Lina Abarbanell Papers consist of production files, correspondence, manuscripts and outlines of plays and other writings of her husband, Edward Goldbeck and her daughter, Eva. The papers span the years 1886 to 1963. However, the materials are... more
Abdoh, Reza
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-010
Reza Abdoh, avant-garde director, playwright, company leader and poet. The collection consists of biographical materials, ephemera, clippings, scripts and photographs relating to the theater and film projects of Reza Abdoh.
Abel, Walter, 1898-1987
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-050
The papers of Walter Abel consist primarily of correspondence, contracts, speeches, and clippings documenting his work as an actor. The professional correspondence is not extensive: the bulk is single letters received from a wide variety of... more
Actor’s Workshop (San Francisco)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ 26,440
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Promotional materials, programs, business records, reviews, and other ephemera from the Actor's Workshop, San Francisco.
Adams, Maude, 1872-1953
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1956-001
The Maude Adams collection reflects many of the actress' varied interests: acting, directing, lighting, writing, sketching and teaching. The collection spans the years 1879-1956 and includes correspondence, writings by Maude Adams and others;... more
Adler, Luther, 1903-1984
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1986-003
2 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Luther Adler collection contains clippings, contracts, correspondence, photographs, programs, scripts and other material that document Mr. Adler's career on stage, screen and television. It includes information about Mr. Adler's problems with... more
Albee, Edward, 1928-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2016-028
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Edward Albee (1928-2016) was an American, Pulitzer Prize winning playwright known for such works as The Sandbox (1959), and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1962). This collection contains an... more
Albee, Edward, 1928-2016
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1964-003
Collection consists entirely of scripts of original plays and adaptations from the early career of playwright Edward Albee. It includes typescripts and proofs, many with handwritten revisions, and in various versions. Plays included in the... more
Aldredge, Theoni V.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2016-006
.46 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume)
Theoni V. Aldredge, a Greek-American (1922-2011), was a stage and screen costume designer noted for her work on the Broadway production of Dreamgirls. The Theoni Aldredge Dreamgirls designs and script, dated 1981 to... more
Aldrich, Larry
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-051
(1 box), 28 cm; (1 box), 28 cm
Larry Aldrich invested in a number of theatrical productions in the 1950s and 1960s. Consists of legal papers, financial statements, business correspondence, and other papers related to several stage productions in which Larry Aldrich held a... more
Alexander, C. K., 1923-1980
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1989-011
2.6 linear feet (7 boxes)
C.K. Alexander (1923-1980) was an Egyptian actor, director, and composer. The C.K. Alexander papers date from 1943 to 1980 and document Alexander's acting career in the United States, and to some extent, his work as a director. The collection... more
Alexander, John, 1897-1982
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-050
.42 linear feet (1 box)
John Alexander (1897-1982) was an American actor who was active in theater from 1913 to 1962. Beginning in 1916, he toured with the Robert B. Mantell and Genevieve Hamper theater company. Alexander and Hamper married in 1931. The John Alexander... more
Allbritton, Louise, 1920-1979
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1985-003
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 volume)
Louise Allbritton (1920-1979) was an actress who appeared on stage, screen, and television. Her husband, Charles Collingwood (1917-1985), was an American broadcast journalist. The Louise Allbritton and Charles Collingwood papers (circa 1917-1960)... more
American Educational Theatre Association
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-003
30.66 linear feet (73 boxes)
The American Theatre Association (1936-1986) was a theatre advocacy group that promoted community theatre and theatre education. The American Theatre Association records hold administrative records, office files, and presidential files from 1947... more
American Place Theatre (Organization)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-025
124.55 linear feet (305 boxes)
The American Place Theatre is a not-for-profit theater founded in 1963 in New York City to aid in the advancement of learning in all aspects of the dramatic arts, including the development and advancement in writing, direction, and production of... 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
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
American Theatre Association
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1987-003
5.3 linear feet (13 boxes)
The American Educational Theatre Association (AETA), which later became the American Theatre Association, acted as an advocacy group, promoting theatre and theatre education. The American Educational Theatre Association records, dating from 1950... more
Anderson, Arthur
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-044
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Arthur Anderson collection of scripts contains scripts for the radio show Mark Trail, broadcast by the Mutual Broadcasting System, and for the radio and television shows Tom Corbett: Space Cadet, both broadcast by ABC. Mark Trail scripts date... more
Anderson, Doug, 1919.-....
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-014
1 portfolio
Doug Anderson is an illustrator and author who specializes in subject matter pertaining to the theater. Born in Sutton, New Hampshire in 1919, Anderson worked for several years for the League of New Hampshire Arts and Crafts in Concord, N.H. After... more
Andrews, Ann, 1890-1986
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-038
Ann Andrews was a stage actress. The papers consist of correspondence from her stage and screen friends.
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.
Angelo, John
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-008
1.6 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 volume)
John Angelo (1922 - ) is a former dancer, choreographer, actor, and set and costume designer who appeared in many Hollywood musicals. David Bond (born Alfred Allegro, 1914-1989) was an actor and theatrical producer. The John Angelo and David Bond... more
Anglin, Florence
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-004
The Florence Anglin Papers document her career on stage, television, film and radio, primarily as a character actor.
Anglin, Margaret, 1876-1958
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-003
18.63 linear feet (32 boxes)
Margaret Anglin was a Canadian-born actress, director, and producer who was considered one of the finest actresses of her day. This collection extensively covers the professional career of Anglin, who performed primarily from 1889 to 1936.... more
Antoon, A. J. (Alfred Joseph), 1944-1992
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-040
The papers of A. J. Antoon contain scripts, photographs, correspondence, writings, contracts and financial papers. Annotated scripts and items from productions Antoon directed make up the bulk of the collection. The collection also contains... more
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