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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
American Place Theatre (Organization)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-025
124.55 linear feet (305 boxes)
The American Place Theatre is a not-for-profit theater founded in 1963 in New York City to aid in the advancement of learning in all aspects of the dramatic arts, including the development and advancement in writing, direction, and production of... 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
Lehr, Wilson
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-107
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
Wilson Lehr (d. 1982) was Director of Theater in Brooklyn College's Department of Speech and Theater. His prompt books are for Brooklyn College productions that he directed between 1959 and 1975. Each prompt book contains a script or score with... 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.
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
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
Lenox Hill Players
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-106
1.05 linear feet (2 boxes, 4 volumes)
The Lenox Hill Players was a theater company that was active in New York City in the 1920s. The company's board of directors included Jerome Seplow, who went on to sit on the board of the Ensemble Theatre in 1934. The Lenox Hill Players records... more
Hunt, Diana, 1942-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-044
.29 linear feet (2 boxes)
Diana Hunt worked in the theater from the 1920s through the 1990s, first as a performer, and later as a production assistant to the Shubert family, as a talent agent, and sometimes as a director. Her papers date from 1926 to 1995, and include... more
Rosenthal, Jean, 1912-1969
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-005
2.2 linear feet (5 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Jean Rosenthal (1912-1969) was a stage lighting designer whose work included productions of the Martha Graham Dance Company, the Metropolitan Opera, the Dallas Civic Opera, the American Ballet Theatre, and Broadway shows such as more
Meyer, Richard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-001
.72 linear feet (1 box, 3 oversized folders)
Richard Meyer was technical director for the Mabou Mines production of Through the Leaves. The show was produced at the Women's Interart Center (1984) and the Public Theater (1985 and 1990), and was also presented at the... more
Theatre Guild, 1919-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss-2004-024
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Theatre Guild, established in 1919 by Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner, Philip Moeller, and Helen Westley, is an American theatrical association. Since its inception, the Theatre Guild has produced over 200 original theatrical productions,... 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
Long, Sumner Arthur, 1921-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-032
10.01 linear feet (25 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Sumner Arthur Long (1921-1993) was a writer for television, theater, and film. His papers document his career from 1950 to 1989. The bulk of the collection consists of theater and television scripts from plays such as Never Too... more
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
Mangano, John
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-021
1.67 linear feet (3 boxes)
John Mangano was a stage director, actor, writer, stage manager and theater administrator. The John Mangano papers, dating from around the 1940s to 1988, document Mangano's life and career through scripts, photographs, correspondence, art,... more
Acting Company (Theatrical group)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2018-011
49.87 linear feet (63 boxes, 144 volumes)
The Acting Company is a New York City-based repertory theater company founded by John Houseman and Margot Harley in 1972. The Acting Company records, dating from 1968 to 2017, offer extensive documentation of the Company's history. They contain... 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
Feder, Abe H.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2017-047
30.93 linear feet (80 containers)
Abe Feder (1909-1997) was an American lighting designer for theater, interior spaces, urban environments, and architecture. The Springer Opera House collection of Abe Feder lighting designs date from 1932 to 2004 and focus on the theatrical... more
Belasco, David, 1853-1931
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1931-001
Actor, manager, playwright, director, producer and theater owner, David Belasco was one of the outstanding personalities of the American theater at the turn of the century. He is most notable for his exotic stage productions, famous for their... more
Antoon, A. J. (Alfred Joseph), 1944-1992
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-040
The papers of A. J. Antoon contain scripts, photographs, correspondence, writings, contracts and financial papers. Annotated scripts and items from productions Antoon directed make up the bulk of the collection. The collection also contains... more
Chute, Susan
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-022
Collection consists of production material from nine plays reflecting the work of Susan Chute, as well as her work as design associate/assistant. Includes scripts, lighting plots, notes, schedules, scenic breakdowns, contact sheets, equipment... 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
Schnitzer, Robert C.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-028
19.25 linear feet (43 boxes)
The papers document the careers of Robert C. Schnitzer and Marcella Cisney, actors, producers, administrators, and educators. The American National Theatre and Academy (ANTA), The University of Michigan, The Theatre Guild American Repertory... more
Shubert Theatre (Organization : New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-029
1.47 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Shubert Theatre Organization is America's oldest professional theatre company and the largest theatre owner on the Great White Way. Since 1900, the company has operated hundreds of theatres and produced hundreds of plays and musicals both in... more
Clurman, Harold, 1901-1980
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1978-005
The Harold Clurman papers contain notebooks and journals, director's annotated scripts, manuscript drafts and annotated typescripts of Clurman's books, and photograph scrapbooks documenting his career as a director, critic and writer. The... more
HB Playwrights Foundation and Theatre
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-106
42.91 linear feet (108 boxes)
This collection contains the records of HB Playwrights Foundation and the personal and professional papers of its founders, actors Herbert Berghof and Uta Hagen. The Foundation was formed in New York City in 1964 to allow a space for playwrights,... more
HB Studio
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-105
8.27 linear feet (22 boxes, 2 other items)
This collection contains the records of HB Studio, an acting school founded by actor Herbert Berghof in New York City in 1945, and the personal and professional papers of Berghof and his wife, actress Uta Hagen. Material includes correspondence,... more
Appelbaum, Gertrude H., 1918-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-004
.1 linear feet (1 portfolio)
Gertrude Appelbaum (also known as Apple) worked in the theater as a casting and production assistant for various producers including Howard Lindsay, Russel Crouse and Guthrie McClintic. She was also a business manager for the Theatre Guild... 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.
Indicates that portions of this collection have been
digitized and are available online.