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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
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
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
Atlee, Howard, 1926-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-019
10.33 linear feet (26 boxes)
Howard Atlee (b. 1926) was a theatrical press agent active from the 1950s to the 1990s. The Howard Atlee papers (1950s-2004) chiefly concern Broadway and Off-Broadway productions between 1958 and 1984. The collection holds photographs, press... more
Barrie, Barbara
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2008-017
1.09 linear feet (3 boxes)
These papers of American actress and author Barbara Barrie include awards, correspondence, notes, photographs, programs, and a scrapbook. The collection documents her professional career, including her award-winning roles in One Potato, Two Potato... more
Beim, Norman
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2009-003
3.78 linear feet (9 boxes)
Norman Beim is a prize-winning playwright, actor, and director. Beim has produced and published dozens of plays, and acted on stage, television, and film. Focusing on his work as a playwright from 1952 to 2007, the Norman Beim papers contain play... more
Bohen, Thomas
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2008-008
.25 linear feet (1 box)
A small collection of correspondence of Thomas Bohen with Motley members, Percy Harris and Elizabeth Montgomery, Motley designs (mainly copies), and printed material about Motley offers a glimpse of the work of the theatrical design firm.
Brown, Lewis
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1969-004
2.96 linear feet (12 boxes)
Lewis Brown (1928-2011) was an American theatrical costume designer. The Lewis Brown costume designs document his work with various regional theaters and television productions throughout the country.
Bumbalo, Victor
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-192
2.94 linear feet (7 boxes)
The Victor Bumbalo papers date from 1969 to 2013 and document Bumbalo's career as a playwright and television writer. The collection includes scripts, clippings, photographs, and publicity material.
Busch, Charles
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-031
9.07 linear feet (22 boxes)
Charles Busch (1954- ) is a playwright, screenwriter, novelist, actor, and drag performer best known for his Tony-nominated Broadway production, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife. The Charles Busch papers date from 1967... more
Chapin, Theodore S.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-001
5.3 linear feet (13 boxes); 80.32 Megabytes (1 computer file)
Ted Chapin (1950-) is an American arts administrator, director and musical director, who has been at the Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization since 1981, serving as president and executive director since 1983. In 1971 he was a production assistant... more
Chesley, Robert, 1943-1990
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-112
4.1 linear feet (11 boxes)
Robert Chesley (1943-1990) was a pioneering gay playwright who created homoerotic plays. The Robert Chesley papers date from 1978 to 2005 (bulk dates 1980s-1990s) and contain scripts, correspondence, clippings, publications, photographs, posters,... more
Chong, Ping
Billy Rose Theatre Division | LPA Mss 2009-001
24.85 linear feet (64 boxes); 958 mb (822 computer files)
Ping Chong (1946- ) is an interdisciplinary theatre director, writer, choreographer, videographer and installation artist. The Ping Chong Archive, dating from 1971 to 2008, documents his creative and production process. It holds scripts;... more
Cohen, Alexander H., 1920-2000
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1969-001
189.75 linear feet (396 boxes)
The papers primarily document the career of theater and television producer Alexander H. Cohen and include some personal papers, as well as a number of materials by and about Cohen's wife and professional partner, Hildy Parks.
Comden, Betty
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-107
8.64 linear feet (23 boxes)
Betty Comden was an American lyricist, playwright, screenwriter and actress working on stage and screen productions from the late 1930s through the 1990s. This collection is the personal and professional papers of Betty Comden. It consists mainly... more
Comden, Betty
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1986-004
12 linear feet (29 boxes)
Betty Comden and Adolph Green were lyricists, librettists, screenwriters and performers. This collection consists of scripts, production files, office files, financial records, awards, photographs and programs from 1933 to 2003.
Connell, Gordon
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-020
12.15 linear feet (27 boxes, 1 oversized folder, 1 tube); 1 gb (344 computer files)
The Jane and Gordon Connell papers date from 1923-2015, and are comprised of correspondence, music scores, photographs, reviews, scripts, theatre programs, audio recordings, and videos showcasing the careers of the couple. The collection's focus... more
Cooper, Marilyn
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2008-013
7.3 linear feet (19 boxes)
Marilyn Cooper (1934-2009) was a Tony Award winning American actress working primarily in theatre and television from the mid-1950s to the late 1990s. The Marilyn Cooper papers document Cooper's professional life with scripts, photographs,... more
Cranefield, Paul F. (Paul Frederic), 1925-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2006-006
19.5 linear feet (25 boxes)
The Paul Cranefield Papers, 1824-2002 [bulk years 1951-2002], document medical doctor and theater enthusiast Paul Cranefield’s interest and contribution to New York City’s theatrical world, and in particular the Off-Off Broadway movement. The... more
Croswell, Anne
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2008-002
5.71 linear feet (14 boxes)
Anne Croswell was a lyricist and playwright. The Anne Croswell papers chiefly date from 1951 to 2004, and contain Croswell's writing for the stage and television, as well as her books, poetry, and popular songs. The collection holds Croswell's... more
Dodger Costumes Limited
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2005-008
43.51 linear feet (104 boxes)
Dodger Costumes Ltd. was a theatrical costume company in New York from 1998 to 2005. The Dodger Costume Bibles consist of costume bibles created by costume designers and assistants working on plays and musicals produced by Dodger Theatricals and... more
Don, Carl
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-026
1.3 linear feet (2 boxes, 2 volumes)
Carl Don (1910-2001) was a stage and screen actor whose work is represented by clippings, photographs, photograph albums, playbills, reviews, and writings.
Dukes, David, 1945-2000
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2004-012
16 linear feet (33 boxes)
Scripts, photos, programs, publicity and clippings document the career of stage, sceen and television actor, David Dukes.
Dycke, Marjorie
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2004-001
4.2 linear feet (10 boxes)
The Marjorie Dycke files date from 1940 to 2004 and document her career as founding chair of the drama department for the High School of Performing Arts in New York City through administrative material, correspondence, photographs, articles, and... more
Ellis, Mary, 1900-2003
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-017
13.625 linear feet (19 boxes
During her long life, Mary Ellis (1897-2003) was a successful singer and actress in opera, theatre, film, radio, and television. Working first in her native United States, then from the 1930s in her adopted home of England, she played dozens of... more
Epperson, John, 1955-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2004-018
.42 linear feet (1 box)
John Epperson (1955-) is a gender illusionist who created Lypsinka in 1984 and continues to entertain as her as of 2012. Lypsinka performs in shows that are elaborately created sound-plays with moods, themes and narrative threads culled from movie... more
Fisher, Jules
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2013-307
3.6 linear feet (5 boxes, 36 oversized folders)
The Jules Fisher collection of Jo Mielziner designs includes original drawings and renderings for theater, opera, and ballet productions from the 1920s through the 1960s, primarily in New York City.
Fisher, Jules
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1979-002
46.57 linear feet (97 boxes, 20 tubes); 5.28 gb (1013 computer files)
Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer are American lighting designers, working primarily on the Broadway stage. The Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer papers and designs date from 1960 to 2005 and contain the work of Fisher and Eisenhauer both... more
Foy, Kenneth
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2015-019
19.47 linear feet (50 boxes, 8 oversized folders, 10 tubes); 229.5 gb (9,789 computer files)
The Kenneth Foy papers date from 1947 to 2014 (bulk dates 1990-2008) and consist of design files, drawings and sketches, paintings, photographs, and research files spanning the career of scenic designer, Kenneth Foy. The materials pertain... more
Frankel, Gene, approximately 1920-2005
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2005-013
15.66 linear feet (39 boxes)
Gene Frankel (approximately 1920-2005) was an Obie Award-winning theater director, actor, and teacher. He is best known for his significant contributions to Off-Broadway theater. The Gene Frankel papers (1941-2004) document Frankel's career as an... more
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