Found 92 collections related to Theater -- Production and direction

Fisher, Jules
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1979-002
46.57 linear feet (97 boxes, 20 tubes); 5.28 gb (1013 computer files)
Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer are American lighting designers, working primarily on the Broadway stage. The Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer papers and designs date from 1960 to 2005 and contain the work of Fisher and Eisenhauer both... 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
New York Shakespeare Festival Productions;Papp, Joseph
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-028
851.5 linear feet (1803 boxes)
The New York Shakespeare Festival records (1954-1992) measure approximately 850 linear feet and consist of scripts, correspondence, inter-office memoranda, production materials, reports, financial records, photographs, and memorabilia. The records... 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
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
Lincoln Center Theater (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-024
20.38 linear feet (39 boxes, 19 other items)
The Lincoln Center Theater was formed as a non-profit in 1985 to present and develop theatrical works and make the performing arts accessible to a wide audience through the use of low cost and free tickets for culturally under-served populations.... 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
Negro Ensemble Company
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 345
89.38 linear feet (217 boxes)
The records of the Negro Ensemble Company (NEC), 1967-1993 document the work of the most successful African-American theatrical company in the United States to date. In addition to information about the productions, the records also document the... more
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
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
Jeannette, Gertrude, 1914-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 965
5.96 linear feet (17 boxes)
Gertrude Hadley Jeannette was an actor, playwright, director, and producer. Additionally, she is believed to be the first woman to get a taxi license and drive a cab in New York City. Her papers consist of personal material, correspondence,... 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
Miller, Craig J., 1950-1994
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 476
30.12 linear feet (58 boxes, 10 tubes, 4 oversize folders); 831 kilobytes (32 computer files)
Craig Miller (1950-1994) was an American lighting designer who worked in dance, opera, theater, and musical performances. The Craig Miller designs and papers date from 1969 to 1994 and document Miller's short but prolific career through designs... 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
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
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