Found 217 collections related to Theater -- New York (State) -- New York

Survivor Productions
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ 30506
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Survivor Productions was formed in 1989 by Leslie Sara Carroll and several other actors in order to stage the American premiere of the 1857 Charles Dickens/Wilkie Collins melodrama THE FROZEN DEEP. Under artistic director Carroll, the group... more
Bloecher, Ted
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 5984
15.5 linear feet (39 boxes)
Ted Bloecher (1929- ) is a retired actor and member of the New York City Gay Men's Chorus. His papers (1950-2000) consist of correspondence, personal journals, a memoir and other writing, theatre memorabilia, and his New York City Gay Men's Chorus... more
Vail, Lester
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-056
(1 portfolio)
Lester Vail was a stage and screen actor, most active during the 1920s and 1930s. Vail's stage appearances included CAUGHT (1925), George S. Kaufman & Herman J. Mankiewicz' THE GOOD FELLOWS (1926), Maxwell Anderson's GYPSY (1929), and Sophie... more
Walsh, Townsend
Billy Rose Theatre Division | MWEZ +nc 4543
1 volume; 1 microfilm reel
Townsend Walsh (1872-1941) worked as a press agent for various theatrical companies beginning in 1898. He was also a drama critic, playwright, collector, theater and circus historian, and sometime actor. Scrapbook, predominately clippings, also... more
Theater for the New City (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8-MWEZ + 30,505
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Theater for the New City is an Off-Off Broadway troupe best known for experimental theater projects and outdoor spectaculars. Founded in 1970 by Crystal Field, George Bartenieff, Theo Barnes and Lawrence Kornfeld, the Theater for the New City... more
Theatre Guild
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1978-007
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Theatre Guild Technical Drawings and Other Production Materials primarily consist of miscellaneous technical drawings and other items documenting various productions put on by the independent production company. The contents of the individual... more
Stebbins, Rowland, 1882-1948
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2867
4.2 linear feet (13 boxes)
Rowland Stebbins (1882-1948) was a New York theatrical producer who worked under the name Laurence Rivers, Inc. He began his professional life as a stockbroker, started producing plays during the 1920s, and in 1929 became a full-time theatrical... more
Abdoh, Reza
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 02-18
17 sound recordings; 5, digital stereo, 4 3/4 in.; 5, digital stereo, 4 3/4 in.; 1, analog, 7 in.; 1, analog, 7 in.; 8, analog, 10 in.; 8, analog, 10 in.; 3, analog; 3, analog
Reza Abdoh was an Iranian born theatrical director, known for his emotionally charged and controversial subject matter. He died in May, 1995 of AIDS. Collection consists primarily of original sound tapes for two Dar a Luz theatrical productions... more
Carle, Richard, 1871-1941
Billy Rose Theatre Division | -Mss 1998-010
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Correspondence, contracts and scripts document Carle's work in the theater.
Foreman, Richard, 1937-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-012
.21 linear feet. (1 box of material)
Richard Foreman (1937- ), American director, designer and playwright, founded the Ontological-Hysteric Theatre company in New York in 1968 in order to present his avant-garde plays. Beginning in 1979, he co-produced his work with the New York... more
Mansfield, Richard, 1857-1907
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1863
13.8 linear feet (32 boxes, 8 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
Collection consists of correspondence, writings, legal documents, drawings, photographs, printed matter, and other Mansfield family papers. Papers are largely personal in nature with the bulk being Beatrice Cameron's papers. Other members of the... more
Nelson, Richard, 1938-1996
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2000-014
26.6 linear feet (121 boxes)
The work represented in this collection includes designs for Broadway, Off-Broadway, regional productions, international tours, and Nelson's plans for the Ronald Reagan Library. The materials are light plots, lighting sections, channel hookups,... more
Seff, Richard, 1927-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2004-021
5.85 linear feet (3 boxes and 5 scrapbooks)
In the course of his career, Richard Seff worked as an actor, agent, and playwright. The correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, and clippings in this collection document his professional career and his friendship with many notable names of show... more
Wilson, Robert A. (Robert Alfred), 1922-2016
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1985-004
Robert A. Wilson, proprietor of the Phoenix Bookshop (New York, N.Y.). Color slides of Broadway and Off-Broadway productions.
Baral, Robert
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1983-001
Robert Baral was a free-lance writer and sometime publicist. The collection consists of photographs, clippings, programs, and correspondence relating to Ziegfeld, the Ziegfeld Follies, and the revue era. With its roots... more
Benney, Robert, 1904-2001
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1984-005
The Robert Benney drawings are black and white sketches in graphite and ink primarily of actors and actresses in costume for New York City theater productions. The drawings also include sketches of entire scenes and portraits of musicians, radio... more
Benney, Robert, 1904-2001
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1984-005
The Robert Benney research materials include photographs, clippings, posters, playbills, and ephemera relating to his career as a portraitist of stage and screen personalities. The bulk of the material spans 1926 to 1947, and consists of... more
Jones, Robert Edmond, 1887-1954
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-037
.1 linear feet. (1 portfolio of letters)
Robert Edmond Jones (1887-1954), stage scenic designer, director, author, and motion picture production designer, collaborated on several stage productions with puppet designer and puppeteer Remo Bufano (d. 1948). After collaborating on a... more
Bohnen, Roman, 1894-1949
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-028
The Roman Bohnen papers consist of family, personal and professional correspondence as well as scrapbooks of clippings, reviews, programs, and photographs. The collection documents Bohnen's career including early theatrical experiences, his life... more
Vawter, Ron
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-010
10.18 linear feet (10 boxes + 1 oversized folder)
The Ron Vawter Papers the document the life and career of the actor Ron Vawter (1948-1994), reflecting his career in motion pictures, television and the theater, especially his work with The Wooster Group. The papers include production materials,... more
Soho Repertory Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | MWEZ 30510
.5 linear feet (1 box)
The Soho Repertory Theatre, commonly known as Soho Rep, was founded in the fall of 1975 by Marlene Swartz and Jerry Engelbach at 19 Mercer Street, in the storefront of a loft building. Opening with a revival of Maxwell Anderson's KEY LARGO, Soho... more
Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2820
10 linear feet (12 boxes, 9 v.)
Edward Hugh Sothern (1859-1933) was an American actor and author who appeared on the New York and London stages; Julia Marlowe (1865-1950) was a successful actress in New York. They became co-stars in 1904, were married in 1911, and toured, mainly... more
Stage Women's War Relief
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2856
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Stage Women's War Relief was organized in New York City at the beginning of World War I to coordinate the efforts of volunteers among women in the theatre. They provided hospital supplies and clothing for soldiers in Europe, conducted Liberty Loan... more
Greenspan, Sara, 1894-1968
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1968-005
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Sara Greenspan Theatre Guild Files chiefly contain correspondence relating to activities of the Theatre Guild during some of its most significant years of operation. Sara Greenspan, who began as secretary with the Guild in 1925, served as the... more
De Me, Shirley
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-018
.1 linear feet (1 portfolio)
Shirley De Me was an actress whose appearances included the role of "Mary" in the silent film BONDWOMEN (1915). Jeanne De Me was an actress whose stage appearances included LOOSE ANKLES (1926) and DIVIDED HONORS (1929). The Shirley De Me ephemera... more
Pacino, Al, 1940-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-028
.10 linear feet. (1 portfolio of typescript)
Al Pacino, stage and film actor, was born in New York, N.Y., April 25, 1940. Since the release of the first GODFATHER film in 1972, which made him famous, Al Pacino has played lead roles in films (DOG DAY AFTERNOON, SERPICO, SCARFACE) and on stage... more
Mayer, Jérôme
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-028
(1 portfolio)
Jerome "Jerry" Mayer (1910?-1965) was a director, producer, playwright and stage manager, who, though born in Kansas City and based primarly in New York, also served as Managing Director of the Honolulu Community Theatre of Honolulu, Hawaii, from... more
McCracken, Joan
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-010
Joan McCracken was a dancer and a star of stage and screen. Her ephemera consists of scrapbooks, clippings, programs, sheet music and some personal items.
Grey, Joel, 1932-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-018
10.95 linear feet (29 boxes)
Joel Grey (1932-) is an American actor, singer, dancer and director, working in theatre and film from the 1950s through the present. The Joel Grey Papers contain publicity and general production files, scripts, photographs and memorabilia on stage... more
Bromberg, J. Edward, 1903-1951
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-017
1.18 linear feet (4 boxes)
J. Edward Bromberg, actor, director, and producer, was part of the Civic Repertory Theatre, the Group Theatre, and the Actors' Laboratory Theatre as well as a leading character actor in motion pictures. His papers contain scripts, correspondence,... more
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