Found 213 collections related to Theater -- New York (State) -- New York

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
Brisson, Frederick, 1912-1984
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1984-006
Papers of the producer Frederick Brisson, known for such productions as Coco . Also includes some papers of his wife, Rosalind Russell.
Loeb, Philip, 1894-1955
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1797
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Philip Loeb (1894-1955) was an American stage and television actor. He worked at a number of theaters in New York as an actor, stage manager and casting director. He also taught at the Americ.an Academy of Dramatic Arts. In the 1930s he joined the... more
Stern, Philip Van Doren, 1900-1984
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-049
(1 portfolio)
Philip Van Doren Stern (1900-1984) was a historian, social critic, editor and author, best known for the short story which became the source for the 1946 film IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE. Elmer Harris (1878-1966) was a playwright and screenwriter, best... more
Atkinson, Brooks, 1894-1984
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1968-001
The Brooks Atkinson papers contain correspondence, awards, personal papers, photographs, ephemera, scrapbooks, datebooks, clippings and subject files and document his life and career as a drama critic for the New York Times. The papers span the... more
Henkle, Carl
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-047
1 portfolio
Carl Henkle was the author of two plays produced on Broadway, DECISION (1929) and PAGE PYGMALION (1932). Henkle's play DECISION opened at the 49th Street Theatre on May 27, 1929, and ran for 64 performances. PAGE PYGMALION opened at the Bijou... more
Olympic Theatre, (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2294
.42 linear feet (2 volumes)
This collection contains two volumes of records for New York's Olympic Theatre. Volume one consists of the accounts of sales from September 5, 1864, to July 8, 1865, and volume two documents box office returns from August 31, 1868, to May 1, 1869.... more
Manhattan Theatre Club
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2004-002
155 linear feet (305 boxes)
The Manhattan Theatre Club was founded in 1970 by Albert E. Jeffcoat, Margaret Kennedy, Philip Barber and A. Joseph Tandet. In 1972, Lynne Meadow was hired as Artistic Director. In 1975, Barry Grove was hired as Managing Director. Due to their... more
Astrova, Maria
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1988-009
1 portfolio
Maria Astrova, also known as Marie or Masha Solomonik, was an actress who studied with Stanislavki, toured Europe, then came to New York in 1940, where she and her husband Alexandre Solomonik were central figures in the Theatre of Russian Drama, a... more
Strange, Michael, 1890-1950
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-009
The Michael Strange papers consist primarily of 218 autographed letters, many more then 2 pages in length, from her second husband John Barrymore. These span the years 1917-1925 and coincide with the end of her marriage to Leonard Thomas, as well... more
Mok, Michel, 1889?-1961
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2029
1.3 linear feet (2 boxes)
Michel Mok (1889?-1961) was a theatrical press agent and journalist. Born in the Netherlands, he immigrated to Canada and later to the U.S. where he worked as a reporter for the New York Post. In the mid-1940s he associated himself with Richard... more
Mielziner family
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-006
3.38 linear feet. (5 boxes + 1 portfolio)
Artist Leo Mielziner (1869-1935) and his wife Ella McKenna Friend Mielziner (1873-1968), raised two sons, each of whom became prominent in the arts: Leo J. (1899-1962), a stage and screen actor and director who worked under the name Kenneth... more
Berne, Mildred
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2002-021
1 linear foot. (1 box)
Pencil and ink sketches of stars of film and screen created by Mildred Berne for various New York City newspapers.
Provincetown Players
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1969-005
1 volume
A theatrical organization founded by a group of writers and artists whose common aim was the production of new and experimental plays, the Provincetown Players began performing in 1915 in members' homes in Provincetown, Mass. In 1916 the Players... more
Clift, Montgomery
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1967-006
The papers of Montgomery Clift consist of a small amount of correspondence, scripts, photographs, notes and scrapbooks. The strength of the collection is in the large number of annotated scripts which range from early drafts to final scripts. The... more
Evans, Maurice, 1901-1989
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1979-001
31.5 linear feet.; 97 boxes
The Maurice Evans papers contain correspondence, production materials, photographs, programs and scripts that document his role as an actor, director and production.
Kurtz, Maurice, 1913-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-024
Maurice Kurtz, playwright and adapter, and one of the founders of International Theatre Institute (ITI). Papers include correspondence with notables of the international theater community.
More Fire! Productions
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2008-003
1 linear foot (2 boxes)
Scripts, photos and publicity document the eight plays produced by the women's theater collective, More Fire! productions, in New York City's East Village from 1980-1987.
Nada (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | MWEZ 30513
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Nada, founded as Theater Club Funambules and later known as Todo con Nada, was a Manhattan theater company that staged experimental work for twelve years until it closed in 2000. Aaron Beall, Tim Carryer and Babs Bailey began Theater Club... more
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
Buchwald, Nathaniel, b. 1890
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1957-002
1 portfolio (4 folders)
Nathaniel Buchwald (1890-1956), drama critic, teacher, and authority on Yiddish theater, was also a co-founder of the Artef Players Collective, a Yiddish dramatic group, active in New York from the late 1920's to 1940. Born in the Ukraine,... more
Palmer, Prudence Taylor
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-051
Correspondence, programs, photographs, reminiscences and published material belonged to Prudence Taylor Palmer, a student at the King-Coit School in the 1930s and 1940s.
Kester, Paul, 1870-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1641
43 linear feet (42 boxes)
Paul Kester (1870-1933) was an American dramatist and author. He wrote popular novels and also plays which were produced on Broadway with well-known American and British actors. His older brother, Vaughan Kester (1869-1911) was a journalist and... 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
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