Found 15 collections related to Experimental theater

HB Playwrights Foundation and Theatre
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-106
42.91 linear feet (108 boxes)
This collection contains the records of HB Playwrights Foundation and the personal and professional papers of its founders, actors Herbert Berghof and Uta Hagen. The Foundation was formed in New York City in 1964 to allow a space for playwrights,... more
Heys, John Edward, 1948-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-045
8.34 linear feet (8 boxes)
John Edward Heys is an actor/filmmaker/director/writer who performed with numerous performance groups including the Angels of Light and Charles Ludlam's Ridiculous Theatrical Company. He worked with numerous artists including Charles Ludlam, Ethyl... more
Polakov, Lester
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1992-025
7.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Lester Polakov, set and costume designer, was born in 1916. He began his career designing sets in summer stock from 1936-1940. From 1938-1941 he worked on Broadway shows as an assistant to designers such as Harry Horner, Boris Aronson, and Albert... more
More Fire! Productions
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2008-003
1 linear foot (2 boxes)
Scripts, photos and publicity document the eight plays produced by the women's theater collective, More Fire! productions, in New York City's East Village from 1980-1987.
Kaufman, David, 1951-
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 05-09
83 sound cassettes
Consists of 83 sound cassettes, each representing one or more taped interviews of people involved with Charles Ludlam and/or the Ridiculous Theatrical Company. All interviews were conducted by David Kaufman as source material for his book... more
Heys, John Edward, 1948-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-045
6.7 linear feet (13 boxes, 2 tubes); 8.09 mb (131 computer files)
John Edward Heys is an actor, writer, and director who performed with numerous performance groups including the Angels of Light and Charles Ludlam's Ridiculous Theatrical Company. He knew and worked with numerous artists including Charles Ludlam,... more
New York Shakespeare Festival Productions
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-028
170.97 linear feet (416 boxes, 4 other items)
Since its inception in 1954, the New York Shakespeare Festival/the Public Theater has been a highly acclaimed theater company, dedicated to achieving artistic excellence while developing an American theater that is accessible and relevant to all... more
Shapiro, Leonardo
Billy Rose Theatre Division
9.48 linear feet (23 boxes)
Leonardo Shapiro (1946-1997) was a theater director, writer, production designer, and founder of the Shaliko Company, an experimental theater group based in New York City. The Leonardo Shapiro papers date from 1959 to 1996 and document Shapiro's... more
Builders Association (Theater company)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2016-032
27.18 linear feet (65 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
The Builders Association is a New York-based performance and media company that creates original productions based on stories drawn from contemporary life. The Builders Association records consist of production files from all Builders Association... more
Gnys, Charles, d. 1986
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-015
3.2 linear feet (7 boxes, 2 volumes)
Charles Gnys (d. 1986) was a director and manager of the Playwrights Unit. The Charles Gnys papers hold agreements, clippings, letters, notebooks, photographs, playbills, and scripts.
Music-Theatre Group
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2016-008
32.45 linear feet (74 boxes, 14 oversized folders, 3 tubes); 22.53 mb (2597 computer files)
The Music-Theatre Group (MTG) is a New York City-based organization that produces experimental and interdisciplinary musical theater and opera. MTG's records date from 1972 to 2011 and document the development, staging, promotion, and reception of... more
Fisher, Margaret, 1948-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 533
20.85 linear feet (43 boxes, 7 oversize folders, 9 tubes, 4 volumes); 83.03 gigabytes (2,556 computer files)
Margaret Fisher (1948- ) is an American media artist, choreographer and the creator of Cellular Movement, a gestural technique that embraces postmodern dance aesthetics in performance. Fisher has performed nationally and... more
Rosegg, Carol
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2018-004
200 linear feet (481 boxes)
Carol Rosegg is a prominent American theater photographer. The Carol Rosegg photographs, which date from 1978 to 2018, include images she shot of thousands of Broadway, Off-Broadway, and touring theatrical performances, as well as promotional... more
Marcus, Joan
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2018-003
141.83 linear feet (340 Boxes); 29.68 terabytes
Joan Marcus is a prominent American theater photographer. The Joan Marcus photographs date from 1980 to 2019 and include images she took of hundreds of Broadway, Off-Broadway, and touring theatrical performances, as well as promotional portraits... more