Found 34 collections related to Theater programs

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Stritch, Elaine
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-172
4.61 linear feet (10 boxes)
Elaine Stritch was an actress and singer in film, television, and the theatre whose show business career spanned nearly seventy years. The Elaine Stritch papers date from 1925 to 2012 (bulk dates 1943-2011), and contain correspondence,... more
Hagen, Uta, 1919-2004
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T- Mss 2007-001
The Uta Hagen/Herbert Berghof papers document the lives and careers of actress, master teacher, and author Uta Hagen and her husband--actor, director, and master teacher Herbert Berghof. The papers consist of correspondence, personal and family... more
Friedman, Phil, 1921-1988
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss-2004-019
.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
Philburn (Phil) Friedman (1921-1988) was an American stage manager. Friedman managed numerous Broadway and West Coast theater productions, many of them musicals, including Kismet (1953), How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1961),... more
Langley, Stephen
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-045
2.98 linear feet (8 boxes)
Dr. Stephen Langley (1938-1997) was an American theater manager, author, and educator. For over twenty years he was the manager of the Falmouth Playhouse, a prominent summer stock theater on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The collection dates from 1950... more
Beckhard, Richard, 1918-1999
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-011
1.2 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Richard Beckhard (1918-2000) was a theatrical stage manager and actor who worked on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and in regional theaters. The collection, dating 1937 to 1990, consists mostly of material documenting Richard Beckhard's work as a stage... more
New Heritage Theatre Group (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 912
1.67 linear feet (4 boxes)
The New Heritage Theatre Group records consists of playbills, broadsides, flyers, playscripts, correspondence and printed matter relating to the organization's productions and events from 1965-2015. Of particular note are original playscripts and... more
Hammond, Percy, 1873-1936
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-014
19.71 linear feet (46 boxes, 6 volumes, 3 oversized folders)
Percy Hammond was the theater critic for the Chicago Tribune from 1909 to 1921 and for the New York Herald Tribune from 1921 until his death in 1936. The Percy Hammond papers date from 1879 to 1943 and document Hammond's career, professional... more
Arovo, Sonia
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 507
0.84 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
The Sonia Arova collection, dating from 1946 to 2013, documents her career as a ballerina and artistic director of the San Diego Ballet and the Alabama Ballet. The collection holds printed matter, photographs, correspondence, audio and video media... more
Heyward, Sammy, 1904-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 160
Collection reflects Heyward's professional life and activities, particularly his career as a performer; a significant portion of the collection consists of music manuscripts arranged and/or composed by him. Heyward's personal papers contain... more
Glover, George Washington, 1888-1993
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 488
12 linear feet
Printed material relating to the National Association of Negro Musicians (NANM) including programs and playbills from NANM and other small groups; and annual breakfast, convention and conference materials, and other records of the New York and... more
O'Neal, Frederick, 1905-1992
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 427
22.2 linear feet (45 archival boxes)
The Frederick O'Neal Papers document the theatrical, labor, and civic activities of this actor and labor leader, mostly from the 1940s through the 1990s. The collection consists primarily of personal papers, correspondence, speeches and addresses,... more
Fields, Fanny
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-033
3.7 linear feet (11 boxes, 1 volume)
Happy Fanny Fields (born Fanny Furman, circa 1881-1961) was an American actress, dancer, and comedian who found great success in British pantomime theater in the first decade of the twentieth century. The collection documents Fields's professional... 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
Riemer, Walter
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 454
.17 linear feet (1/2 archival box)
The Porgy and Bess collection documents the 1954-1956 touring company of the opera Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin, produced by Robert Breen and Blevins Davis, and directed by Breen.
Hirschfeld, Louise Kerz, 1936-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2017-036
0.98 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Louise Kerz Hirschfeld is the founder and former president of the Al Hirschfeld Foundation, and has worked as a historian, research consultant, production assistant, and curator in the film and theatre industries. Her collection contains artwork,... more
Cambridge, Edmund, 1920-2001
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 701
8.33 linear feet (20 boxes)
The Edmund Cambridge Papers reflect the professional activities of this actor, director, and stage manager, primarily from the 1970s through 2000, in Los Angeles.
Collymore, Errold, 1892-1972
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 888
4.8 linear feet (13 archival boxes)
Born in Barbados, Errold Collymore immigrated to the United States in 1912 and graduated from Howard University's dental school eleven years later. His subsequent struggle to rent an office in White Plains, New York, compelled him into a life of... more
Richards, Jess
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-027
11.21 linear feet (28 boxes)
Jess Richards was a stage actor who performed primarily in musical theater. The Jess Richards papers (1943-1994) document Richards' acting career through scripts, scores, photographs, and promotional materials.
Skinner, Neil McFee
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1959-003
3.61 linear feet (9 boxes)
The Neil McFee Skinner papers date from 1921 to 1957 and document his career as an actor and managing director of the Wharf Theatre and the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse. The collection holds correspondence, programs, reviews, photographs and... more
Brent, Tommy
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-005
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Charles O. Carey (1908-1981) was a stage manager, actor, and producer in New England, Pennsylvania, and New York summer stock theatre during the mid-20th century. The Tommy Brent collection of Charles O. Carey material contains biographical... more
Cotter, Cornelius P.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-007
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Cornelius P. Cotter was a professor of political science at Stanford University. While earning his Ph.D. in Public Administration from Harvard University, and during his first years as a professor, he worked as a general manager, business manager,... more
Grattan, John, 1916-1999
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-006
.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
John "Jack" Grattan (born John O'Grattan, 1916-1999) was a young actor on Broadway, in summer stock theatre, on radio, and in motion pictures in the early 20th century. He debuted on Broadway in 1921 in Tarzan of the Apes and remained active on... more
Fox, Kenneth, 1935-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-052
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Kenneth Fox (born Kenneth Duvall Tooill, 1896-1979) was an actor who performed on Broadway and in stock theatre companies during the 1920s. The Kenneth Fox papers document Fox's career and his longtime interest in theatre with contracts, programs,... more
Vaughan, Gladys
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-143
2 linear feet (5 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Gladys Vaughan (1924-1988) was an American theater director and the first woman to direct a play for the New York Shakespeare Festival. The collection dates from 1931 to 1988 and contains production files, professional files, programs, clippings,... more
Saunders, Nicholas
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-035
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Nicholas Saunders and Gedda Petry papers contain contracts, programs, correspondence, scripts, and one photograph documenting the careers of performers Nicholas Saunders and his wife, Gedda Petry.
Shumlin, Herman, 1898-1979
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-049
1.2 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Herman Shumlin papers contain correspondence, photographs, contact sheets, negatives, programs, financial papers, contracts, sheet music, and some personal papers documenting the career and life of producer and director Herman Shumlin.
Smith, Queenie, 1902-1978
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-047
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Queenie Smith papers contain photographs, correspondence, programs, and scripts documenting the career of actress Queenie Smith.
Neill, Jeffery K.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-016
8.2 linear feet (19 boxes, 2 oversized folders)
Jeffery K. Neill, born John Neal Phillips, is an American director and choreographer for Off-Broadway, regional, summer stock, and community theater. The Jeffery K. Neill papers date from 1938 to 1995 and contain production files and personal... more
Young, Phillip J.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-104
4.3 linear feet (17 boxes)
Phillip J. Young (born 1919) was a lifelong fan of Tallulah Bankhead (1902-1968), the film and stage actor. The collection, dated 1921 to 1968, consists of scrapbooks created by Young dedicated to the career of Bankhead. Two of the scrapbooks... more
Woodman, William, 1932-1995
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-044
2.2 linear feet (5 boxes, 3 oversized folders)
William Woodman was a director and stage manager for regional theater productions. The William Woodman papers (1914, 1955-1992) contain annotated scripts and scores and other production materials from shows that Woodman directed. The collection... more
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