Found 6 collections related to Theatrical companies -- New York (State) -- New York

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
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
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
New York Theatre Co
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2225
.31 linear feet (2 volumes)
The New York Theatre Co. was based in New York City's Lyceum Theatre and managed by Daniel Frohman. This collection consists of two volumes of the company's minute books, dating from the time of its incorporation on August 28, 1885, to January 18,... more
Jeannette, Gertrude, 1914-
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | SCP 186198
9.29 linear feet (21 boxes)
Gertrude Hadley Jeannette (1914-2018) was a Black actor, playwright, director, and theatre producer. She began writing plays in 1950 and founded the Harlem-based HADLEY Players company in 1979. The collection dates from 1928 to 2018, and depicts... more
Witcover, Walt
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-178
34.21 linear feet (84 boxes)
Walt Witcover (1924-2013) was a director and acting teacher who worked primarily in New York City. He founded the Masterworks Laboratory Theatre (MLT) company in 1969 after staging a modern revival of La Traviata (Act I)... more