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

TACT, The Actors Company Theatre
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-MSS 2017-048
24.17 linear feet (48 boxes); 44.45 gigabytes (17,019 computer files)
The Actors Company Theatre (TACT) was an Off-Broadway theatre company. Founded by a group of stage veterans, TACT focused on the production of lesser-known and underperformed plays of literary merit. The collection consists of production and... more
Hughes, Richard J., 1924-1996
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-032
7.05 linear feet (18 boxes)
Richard John Hughes, Jr. (1924-1996) was a stage manager, director, set designer, and actor in regional theatre, touring companies, and off-Broadway productions. The Richard Hughes collection dates from 1942 to 1993 and documents his training at... more
Hyams, Barry, 1911-1989
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss-2012-019
6.37 linear feet (18 boxes)
Barry Hyams (1911-1989) was an American theater producer and press representative who publicized over 40 Broadway productions throughout the course of his career. His production work was limited to Off-Broadway pieces associated with Rooftop... more
Hughes, Del, 1909-1985
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1987-013
2.94 linear feet (7 boxes)
Del Hughes (1909-1985) was an American theater performer, stage manager, and television director. The Del Hughes prompt books date from 1943 to 1968 and represent twenty-four Broadway productions shown at various New York City theaters. The... more
Debuskey, Merle
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-026
34.63 linear feet (80 boxes)
Merle Debuskey (b. 1923) is an American theater press representative. From 1948 until his retirement in 1996, he publicized over 500 theatrical productions. He was the first and longest-lasting press agent for Joseph Papp and the Public Theater,... more
Schelble, William, 1930-2012
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2005-017
1.9 linear feet (6 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
William "Bill" Schelble (1930-2012) was a New York-based theater press agent. The William Schelble publicity files date from 1958 to 2003 and document many of the theatrical productions, individuals, and companies he publicized.
Kyle, Howard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-136
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Howard Kyle (1861-1950) was an American stage and radio actor who was active from the 1880s to the 1930s. He served as secretary of the Actors' Equity Association from 1913 until 1919, when he resigned from the organization and joined the Actors'... more
Stahl, Irwin
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-017
10.71 linear feet (16 boxes, 6 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
Irwin Stahl was a theatrical director, playwright, actor, and educator. The Irwin Stahl theater files date from 1893 to 1988 and contain scripts, sheet music, programs, clippings, sketches, notes, photographs, and scrapbooks.
Mathews, Carmen
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-026
1.96 linear feet (5 boxes, 2 oversized folders)
Carmen Mathews (1911-1995) was an American actress in theater, film, and television. The collection (1921-1995) documents her stage career through scripts, scores, correspondence, photographs, programs, articles, and posters.
Pesner, Ben
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2006-011
1.05 linear feet (3 boxes)
Ben Pesner is a writer and digital content producer for the Broadway League, a national trade association for the Broadway industry. Until 2007, the Broadway League was known as the League of American Theatres. The Ben Pesner collection on the... more
Snow, Leida
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2006-022
1.68 linear feet (4 boxes)
Leida Snow is a New York City-based journalist and critic. From 1979 to 1992, she was Theater Critic for WINS radio in New York, and she is a past president of the Drama Desk. Her reviews and articles have appeared in more
Bolton, Guy, 1884-1979
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-108
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Guy Bolton (1884-1979) was a British-American playwright, librettist, and novelist. He wrote more than 50 plays and musicals, many of which were collaborations with P.G. Wodehouse and George and Ira Gershwin, including Oh,... more
Stoddard, George D. (George Dinsmore), 1897-1981
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-016
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
George D. Stoddard (1897-1981) was a chancellor of New York University and Long Island University. From its incorporation to the mid-1970s, Stoddard served on the board of directors of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. The George... more
Stephens, Leona
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2004-009
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Leona Stephens (born circa 1885) and her husband Len D. Hollister (1884-1936) were writers and actors who worked on the Broadway stage and in vaudeville in the early 20th century. Following Hollister's death, Stephens continued performing and... more
Segal, Vivienne
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-007
1.27 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Vivienne Segal (1897-1992) was an American actress and singer known for her roles in Broadway musicals. The Vivienne Segal photographs date from the 1870s to 1972 (bulk dates: 1915-1938) and include professional photographs of Segal from theatre... more
Holland, Joseph, 1910-1994
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2006-021
.46 linear feet (2 boxes)
Joseph Holland (1910-1994) was an American actor who appeared on the Broadway stage during the mid 20th century. The Joseph Holland papers date from 1937 to 1989 (bulk dates: 1950-1957) and contain correspondence and a scrapbook with clippings,... more
Viele, Sheldon K.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2004-016
.97 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 volume)
Sheldon Knickerbocker Viele (1892-1934) was a scenic and costume designer who worked on Broadway throughout the 1920s. The Sheldon Viele papers date from 1909 to 1999 (bulk dates: 1920-1927) and include programs and clippings from productions... more
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-023
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Scrapbook containing clippings of reviews and programs from the 1958 revue La Plume de Ma Tante at the Royale Theatre in New York City, and the 1963 musical Sophie at the Fisher Theatre in... more
Samrock, Victor
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-008
8.9 linear feet (16 boxes, 13 volumes)
Victor Samrock (1907-1995) was an American theatrical business manager, active in New York theatre from the mid-1930s to the mid-1980s. From 1938 to 1960 he was the general manager of the Playwrights' Company. The Victor Samrock professional files... more
Jeffrey Richards Associates
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-011
11.76 linear feet (28 boxes)
Jeffrey Richards Associates is a New York City-based theatrical press agency and production office founded in 1977 by press agent and producer Jeffrey Richards. The records contain press materials for the Broadway and Off-Broadway shows that the... more
Egri, Lajos
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1985-007
4.28 linear feet (11 boxes)
Lajos Egri (1889-1967) was a Hungarian-American playwright and author of The Art of Dramatic Writing. The Lajos Egri papers date from 1895 to 1983 and document his work as a writer and teacher of writing with... more
Busch, Charles
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-031
9.07 linear feet (22 boxes)
Charles Busch (1954- ) is a playwright, screenwriter, novelist, actor, and drag performer best known for his Tony-nominated Broadway production, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife. The Charles Busch papers date from 1967... 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
Naked Angels (Theater company)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2017-030
7.01 linear feet (18 boxes, 1 oversize folder); 17.8 gigabytes (3,928 computer files)
Naked Angels is a New York City based company of actors, producers, playwrights, and designers who create and perform works primarily for theater. The collection provides a record of the company's performance activities from 1987 to 2012 through... more
Joseph, Melanie
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2019-015
29.29 linear feet (69 boxes, 2 tubes)
The Foundry Theatre, an Off-off-Broadway theater, was established in 1994 by Melanie Joseph and ceased operation in 2019. The collection, dating from the years 1984 to 2019, documents all major Foundry productions and events and provides a... more
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.
Hughes, Barnard, 1915-2006
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-008
11.30 linear feet (28 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Barnard Hughes (1915-2006) and Helen Stenborg (1925-2011) were prolific stage and screen actors. Hughes was best known for his award-winning turn as the titular character in Da, and Stenborg performed extensively with... 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.
Hopkins, Arthur, 1878-1950
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-017
5.25 linear feet (10 boxes)
Contains promptbooks, scripts and programs for plays produced and/or directed by Arthur Hopkins, scripts and articles he wrote, a small amount of correspondence and legal papers, drafts and notes for a biography about him, photographs, and... more
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