Found 57 collections related to Theater programs

James, Lawrence, 1935-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 579
.6 linear feet (2 archival boxes)
The Lawrence James Papers consist of personal and professional correspondence concerning his acting career, 1959-1995, contracts 1966-1994, production and rehearsal schedules, theater programs, flyers and news clippings pertaining to performances... 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
Gordone, Charles
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 691
3 linear feet (2 record cartons, 1 archival box)
The bulk of the Charles Gordone Collection pertains to the author's Pulitzer-prize winning play "No Place to Be Somebody," which includes several versions of the play script, programs, letters, playbills, flyers, posters, production and showcase... 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
Monson, Lex, 1926-2004
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
.8 linear feet
Lex Monson (Elexendre Remus Monson) was an actor, singer, chorus director and producer. He studied at the Detroit Institute of Music and Drama, and the Robert Nolan School of Music and was a member of the School's famed choir. Monson changed his... 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
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.
Urban Arts Corps (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 210
1.5 linear feet
The Urban Arts Corps records consists of the production records for plays produced by UAC from 1967-1983 (bulk dates 1972-1979), and a separate body of material relating to Vinnette Carroll. The material has been divided into two series:... 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
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 533
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
This scrapbook was possibly kept by Charles Turner of St. Louis in 1896 and 1897; consists of clippings from different newspapers about issues and events, both serious and not-so-serious, affecting Black people. Subjects in clippings include:... 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
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
Negro Ensemble Company
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 345
89.38 linear feet (217 boxes)
The records of the Negro Ensemble Company (NEC), 1967-1993 document the work of the most successful African-American theatrical company in the United States to date. In addition to information about the productions, the records also document the... 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
Cunningham, Merce
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 196
43 linear feet (84 boxes)
Merce Cunningham (1919-2009) was a choreographer. He started his career as a dancer with Martha Graham's company, and then left to start his own company. The company, which was created over 60 years ago, is now closed. The collection brings... more
Brown, Helen
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 520
1.33 linear feet (1 volume)
The Helen Brown scrapbook contains programs and reviews of plays and concerts that took place in New York City between 1926 and 1941. Included are articles and reviews of musicians, singers, actors, writers Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston... 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
Terborgh, Bert
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S)*MGZMD 314
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Bert Terborgh (1945-1996) was a Dutch ballet and modern dancer who performed throughout Europe and Australia and with the Martha Graham Dance Company. The Bert Terborgh papers consist primarily of photographs, performance programs, and promotional... more
Summer Theatre at Mount Holyoke
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2006-012
9 linear feet (33 boxes)
The Summer Theatre at Mount Holyoke was founded in 1970 by James T. Cavanaugh, a professor emeritus of Theater Arts at Mount Holyoke College. The Summer Theatre offered college students the opportunity to develop their acting and technical skills.... more
Benet, Carol, 1939-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-003
6.34 linear feet (16 boxes); 1.1 mb (50 computer files)
Carol Benet (b. 1939) is an American writer, educator, and critic of the arts. The Carol Benet collection of Sam Shepard research materials dates from 1970 to 1995 and holds scholarly articles, reviews, scripts, programs, recorded interviews,... 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
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
New York School of Ballet
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S)* MGZMD 325
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The New York School of Ballet (incorporated name: American Dance Foundation) and its touring troupe U.S. Terpsichore were founded by married dancers and teachers Richard S. Thomas and Barbara Fallis. The New York School of Ballet/U.S. Terpsichore... more
Kornberg, Richard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-018
20.49 linear feet (50 boxes); 2 gb (780 computer files)
Richard Kornberg and Associates is a New York City-based performing arts press and public relations firm with an emphasis on promoting theatre productions, non-profit organizations, actors, and performers. The Richard Kornberg & Associates records... more
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
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
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
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
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
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