Found 214 collections related to Theater -- New York (State) -- New York

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
Condell, H. A. (Heinz A.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1952-001
2.5 linear feet(5 boxes)
H. A. Condell was a stage and costume designer in Germany and in the United States. He received his early training under the notable Max Reinhardt and his early work was under the auspices of the Berlin Civic Opera and the non-Aryan theater (also... more
Rabb, Ellis, 1930-1998
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-020
32 linear feet (65 boxes)
The Ellis Rabb Papers document the life and career of actor, director, producer, and author Ellis Rabb and the repertory company he founded in 1960, the Association of Producing Artists (APA).
Janis, Elsie, 1889-1956
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-036
1.5 linear feet. (5 diaries)
Elsie Janis (1889-1956) was a performer in musical comedy, vaudeville, and motion pictures, and also a composer and screenwriter. Born Elsie Bierbower in Columbus, Ohio, March 16, 1889, Elsie Janis made her stage debut at the age of eight in THE... more
Empire Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-009
.41 linear feet. (1 box of material)
The Empire Theatre stood at 1430 Broadway at 40th Street in New York City from 1892 until its demolition in 1953. Artistic home to theatrical producer Charles Frohman (1860-1915), the theatre opened on Jan. 25, 1893, with the production THE GIRL I... more
Stoddard, Eunice
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-002
Eunice Stoddard was a stage actress and a member of the Group Theatre. The papers consist of correspondence, opening night messages, photographs, programs, scripts, sides, and clippings from productions in which she participated.
Buchman, Herman
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-046
Herman Buchman was a makeup artist for stage and screen, as well as an educator. His papers document his career in these two fields as well as his two books on makeup.
Atteridge, Harold Richard, 1886-1938
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 148
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Harold Richard Atteridge (1886-1938) was a playwright who wrote musical shows for the theatre in New York City. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts and other papers, 1909-1939, relating to Atteridge's career and business dealings.... more
Richards, Helen
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-033
6.51 linear feet (16 boxes)
Helen Stern Richards was a Broadway publicity agent and company manager. Documenting her professional life, the Helen Richards papers contain scripts of musicals and plays, and management files about shows, theaters and actors.
Henriques family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1382
2.25 linear feet (5 boxes, 2 v.)
The Henriques family, a mercantile family originally from Portugal, lived in England, Scotland, Nova Scotia, and the U.S. Collection consists of correspondence, legal papers, cash and account books, receipts, newsclippings, tracts, writings, and... more
Gelb, James, 1906-1985
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-007
The collection consists primarily of correspondence to James Gelb. Most of the correspondence is from Harold Clurman.
Gossage, James D
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1996-039
The collection documents the early years of Off-Off Broadway productions in New York City. It consists of black and white photographs by James D. Gossage of many of the productions staged at La Mama, Caffe Cino, Circle Repertory, Playwrights'... more
Hyde, James H. (James Hazen), 1876-1959
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1471
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection consists of correspondence and other papers of Hyde. Includes correspondence with French actors and dramatists, and correspondence while Hyde was in Paris acting as foreign agent for the New Theatre in New York City. Topics include the... more
Light, James
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-050
(1 portfolio), 28 cm; (1 portfolio), 28 cm
Director James Light (1894-1964) veteran of the Provincetown Players and its offshoot, the Experimental Theatre Company, was best known for his work with Eugene O'Neill, staging the original productions of THE EMPEROR JONES, THE GREAT GOD BROWN,... more
Cowl, Jane, 1884-1950
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 682
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Jane Cowl (1884-1950) was an actress, playwright and theatrical producer. She appeared in her most famous acting roles in the 1920s and 1930s and co-authored several plays during this period with Jane Murfin. During World War II she was... more
Malvern, Gladys
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-029
(1 portfolio)
Gladys Malvern was an author who wrote articles and several books about the theater, including biographies of performers Joseph Jefferson, Katharine Cornell, and Harry Lauder, as well as dancer Anna Pavlova. The majority of the Gladys Malvern... 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.
Gomme, Laurence J. (Laurence James), 1882-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-004
Laurence Gomme was a bookseller, appraiser, publisher and collector. His collection consists of letters, programs, clippings and photographs.
Lawrence, Jerome, 1915-2004
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T Mss 1967-003
Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, writers of stage, screen, television and radio were both born in Ohio. They met in New York where they were pursuing careers in broadcasting. Among the founding fathers of Armed Forces Radio, they created and... more
Hayward, Leland, 1902-1971
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1971-002
179 linear feet (332 boxes)
The Leland Hayward Papers reflect the activities of Hayward’s business office during his active years as a theatrical, motion picture and television producer. The majority of the collection relates to the various works Hayward produced in those... more
Badia, Leopold
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-044
(1 portfolio)
The Leopold Badia papers consist of a variety of materials reflecting a long acting career, including contracts, salary stubs, portions of scripts, sheet music, some correspondence, and a complete radio script from 1945. Contracts for stock... more
Solomon, Lep
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-036
(1 portfolio)
Lep Solomon served as treasurer of the Sam H. Harris Theatre, the Music Box Theatre, and of the Lambs Club in a career lasting from the 1910s into the 1950s. Solomon also served as president of the Treasurers Club of America, and was manager of... more
Johnson-Liff Associates
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-011
30 linear feet (71 boxes)
Johnson-Liff Associates was a casting agency, founded by Geoffrey Johnson and Vincent Liff in 1975, and dissolved in 2002. This collection contains office records, such as audition notes, casting ideas, headshots, resumes and submissions relating... 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
Living Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1988-005
The Living Theatre was founded by Judith Malina and Julian Beck in 1947. The records consist of scripts and related performance papers. Also included are business papers, financial records, clippings, diaries, photographs and correspondence. There... more
Golden, John, 1874-1955
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1958-007
97.39 linear feet (114 boxes, 11 volumes)
John Golden (1874-1955) was a songwriter and theatrical impresario who wrote, directed, managed, or produced over 100 shows in a career spanning more than 40 years, including Lightnin', Claudia, and Susan and God. The collection predominantly... more
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