Found 16 collections related to Theater programs

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Ter-Arutunian, Rouben, 1920-1992
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S)*MGZMD 148
68.22 linear feet (186 boxes, 120 oversize folders)
Rouben Ter-Arutunian (1920-1992) was a scenic and costume designer best known for his long association with the New York City Ballet. The design portfolios are a comprehensive reflection of the artist's prolific forty-year career designing for... more
Fordin, Hugh, 1935-2019
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2019-016
9.27 linear feet (27 boxes, 2 oversize folders)
The Hugh Fordin collection, dated 1908 to 2005, documents the career of writer and record producer Hugh Fordin (1935-2019). The collection primarily chronicles his research for Getting to Know Him: A Biography of Oscar... more
Horwitz, Dawn Lille
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 557
2.5 linear feet (6 boxes); 1003.0 kilobytes (13 computer files)
The Dawn Lille collection, dated 1932 to 2002, documents Dawn Lille (1934- ), a performer, teacher, and oral historian. Her collection contains oral history interviews she conducted with African-American dancers. Lille also taped an extensive... more
Karnilova, Maria
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 516
5 linear feet (8 boxes)
Maria Karnilova (1920-2001) was an American dancer and actress whose career spanned seven decades in ballet, opera, and Broadway. The Maria Karnilova papers contain materials from 1840 to 2003 (bulk 1938-1993) that document her career, including... more
Neighborhood Playhouse (Organization : New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2019-014
7.67 linear feet (22 boxes)
This collection consists of correspondence, administrative documents, and production materials related to the early years of The Neighborhood Playhouse and its founders, sisters Alice Lewisohn Crowley and Irene Lewisohn.
WPA Theater
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2020-004
15.27 linear feet (32 boxes, 6 tubes, 3 oversize folders)
The Workshop of the Players Arts Foundation, Inc. (WPA) Theatre was an Off Off-Broadway theater that existed from 1971 to 2000. Kyle Renick served first as its Managing Director then, starting in 1982, as its Artistic Director. This collection... more
Bonshire, Forrest
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | *MGZEB 21-0013
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Forrest Bonshire (1926-2012) was an American dancer and choreographer. The Forrest Bonshire photographs, dating from the 1930s to 2012, primarily document his dancing career with photographs, programs, letters, telegrams, clippings, contracts, and... more
Gregory, Cynthia
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 523
5 linear feet (11 boxes)
Cynthia Gregory is a retired American dancer and former prima ballerina for the American Ballet Theatre. The Cynthia Gregory papers, dated 1946 to 2017, document her dancing career and retirement activities, with emphasis on her American Ballet... more
Kim, Willa
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2017-044
63.76 linear feet (165 boxes, 10 tubes)
Willa Kim was a Korean-American costume designer. She began working in film and theater in the 1940s. Early in her career, she worked as an assistant to set and costume designer Raoul Pène du Bois. This collection includes Willa Kim's sketches,... more
Swados, Elizabeth
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2016-020
37.15 linear feet (94 boxes, 8 oversize folders). 866 audio files. 120 video files
Elizabeth Swados (1951-2016) was a theater composer, musician, director, writer, poet, and illustrator. The Elizabeth Swados papers, Additions (1950-2015) document her career and works through scripts, scores, contracts, photographs, publicity... more
Stage Women's War Relief (Organization)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2023-006
4.88 linear feet (5 volumes)
The Stage Women's War Relief was founded in 1917 on the eve of the United States' entry into World War One. Rachel Crothers (1878-1958), a playwright and producer, founded the organization along with six other women active in the theatre. Crothers... more
Meriney, Ernest A., 1873-1938
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2023-008
7.83 linear feet (9 volumes)
The Ernest A. Meriney scrapbooks, dated 1885 to 1907, were created by Edward A. Meriney (1873-1938), a salesman and theatre enthusiast, who wanted to retain a record of the productions that were performed in New Orleans' theatres. As a major... more
Cumbo, Clarissa W.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 306
15.0 linear feet (41 boxes)
Marion and Clarissa Cumbo were a Black married couple based in New York City who worked as musicians and arts fundraisers. Their papers, dating from 1882 to the 1980s, contain materials related to their music careers. The collection holds... more
Lee, Mrs. Harry A.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2023-004
7.22 linear feet (6 volumes)
Mrs. Harry Lee (née Fay Elma Waterman, 1862-1916) was a theatre enthusiast. These scrapbooks contain theatre ephemera from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Lee assembled these scrapbooks while traveling with her husband Harry A. Lee (1845-1919)... more
Actors' Fund of America
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1943-004
9.8 linear feet (11 volumes)
The Actors Fund of America (renamed the Entertainment Community Fund) was founded in 1882 by Albert Marshman Palmer (1838-1905), an American theatrical manager. The scrapbooks, dated 1897 to 1933, document the early years of the Fund to support... more
Koesun, Ruth Ann
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 562
8.13 linear feet (30 boxes). 12.1 gigabytes (770 computer files)
Ruth Ann Koesun (1928-2018) was a ballerina with the Ballet Theatre, later the American Ballet Theatre (ABT), and was one of the first Asian-American dancers to reach the rank of principal dancer in the company. The collection holds files related... more
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