Found 93 collections related to Theater -- Production and direction

Roche, Emeline Clark, 1902-1995
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-016
The Emeline Roche Collection (1815-1988) consists of the Emeline Roche Papers (1815-1988) and the Jane Cowl Papers (1884-1949). The collection came in two installments: first after 1950 from Emeline Roche, the rest after her death from her... 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
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
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
Gordone, Charles
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 691
3 linear feet (2 record cartons, 1 archival box)
The bulk of the Charles Gordone Collection pertains to the author's Pulitzer-prize winning play "No Place to Be Somebody," which includes several versions of the play script, programs, letters, playbills, flyers, posters, production and showcase... 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.
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
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
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
Emery, Edwin T., d. 1951
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-054
.1 linear feet (1 portfolio)
Actor, director and producer, Edwin T. Emery was the director of the WPA's Federal Theatre Project's Gilbert and Sullivan unit. He began his stage career in 1893 appearing with leading stock companies and working with Maude Adams and E. H. Sothern... more
Burnside, R. H. (Robert Hubberthorne), 1873-1952
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1952-002
34.4 linear feet (76 boxes)
Showman R.H. Burnside (1870-1952) was born in Glasgow to a theatrical family. His career began at London's Savoy Theatre in the 1880's where he worked backstage for the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company on its original productions of Gilbert and Sullivan... more
Burnside, R.H., 1870-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 436
52 linear feet (120 boxes)
Collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, financial papers, production records, photographs, and printed matter. Correspondence consists of requests for work or placement in a particular show, either at the New York Hippodrome or another of... 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
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
Harris, A. Lincoln
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 599 Harris
1 vol
An actor and producer, A. Lincoln Harris reportedly was the first black playwright to feature black people in dramatic works. He produced several plays among them "The Advanced Negro," " Waena," "High Life in Haiti" and "A Trusted Friend" that... more
American Theatre Association
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 93
48 linear feet (106 boxes)
The American Educational Theatre Association, was formed in 1936 by a group of drama teachers to encourage high standards of teaching, production and scholarship; to disseminate information concerning developments in the theatre; and to initiate... more
American Play Company
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1966-002
49.14 linear feet (117 boxes)
The American Play Company was a New York theatrical agency which represented authors and rights-holders and assisted in the negotiation of theatrical and film licensing. The American Play Company records contain administrative files, contracts,... more
Shanks, Ann Zane, 1927-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2005-015
1.5 linear feet (3.5 boxes)
Producer's files for two shows: Lillian and S. J. Perelman in Person.
Ostrow, Stuart, 1932-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-001
24.33 linear feet (62 boxes, 1 volume); 21.29 megabytes (2272 computer files)
Stuart Ostrow-theatre producer, director, author and teacher-was a driving force behind many successful Broadway productions from the 1960s through the 1990s. The Stuart Ostrow papers contain material that chiefly documents Ostrow's professional... 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
Donehue, Vincent J., -1966
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1967-002
Vincent J. Donehue was a director of stage, film and television. The collection contains set designs for plays and television programs.
Donehue, Vincent J., -1966
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-MSS 1967-002
Donehue was a director working primarily for the New York stage and television in the 1950s and 1960s. He also directed two films in Hollywood. The collection includes personal correspondence; production files containing notes, letters, partial... more
Fried, Walter, 1906-1975
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-003
2.5 linear feet. (6 boxes)
Walter Fried was a producer and general manager of Broadway plays. His productions included DEATH OF A SALESMAN, COME BLOW YOUR HORN, MAN OF LA MANCHA, FESTIVAL, LIFE WITH FATHER, MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT and RAISIN IN THE SUN, to name a few. The... more
De Mille, William C. (William Churchill), 1878-1955
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 748
1.15 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 v.)
William Churchill De Mille (1878-1955) was an American playwright, producer and director. He wrote a number of stage plays and produced them with David Belasco from 1902 to 1914 before becoming one of the pioneers of the motion picture industry.... more
Moore, Tom, 1943-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-035
The papers of Tom Moore, stage, television and film director, document his career through scripts, notes, programs, clippings, correspondence, opening night messages, school papers, designs and floor plans.
Skelton, Thomas R.
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 115
The Thomas Skelton papers represent his professional career as lighting designer from the early 1950s to his death in 1994. The bulk of the collection consists of light plots, cue sheets, ground plans, draftings and other papers related to his... more
Blackwell, Billy Wilder
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 310
1.4 linear feet (1 carton, 1 box)
Theatrical director. The papers consist of scrapbooks of clippings from the gay, underground and mainstream press and production scripts of one- and two-act plays. Included are scripts of "Prisoner of Love" by Richard Hall; "Bill and William" by... more
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