Found 75 collections related to Theatrical producers and directors

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
Levine, Rhoda
Music Division | JPB 11-4.
26.59 linear feet (72 boxes, 3 audio_files, 4 video_files)
The Rhoda Levine Papers document the career of the opera director, mainly through files on each of the many stage and opera productions on which she worked as dancer, choreographer or director. The papers contain annotated scores and libretti;... more
Barstow, Richard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1981-001
17 linear feet (28 boxes)
The Richard and Edith Barstow Papers document the careers of the sister and brother, both as dancers, then as choreographers and directors, for stage, screen, television, the Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus, nightclubs, and industrial... more
Barstow, Richard
Music Division | JPB 04-37
5.5 linear feet (14 boxes)
This collection contains manuscripts, manuscript copies, printed scores, and parts belonging to choreographer, director, dancer, and composer Richard Barstow, whose varied career included directing for Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus,... more
Klein, Robert, 1892-1958
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1958-001
3.13 linear feet. (8 boxes)
The Robert Klein papers consist of both personal and professional correspondence, papers from organizational affiliations in the United States and Europe, materials regarding projects, articles written by Klein and ephemera documenting his... more
Schneider, Alan, 1917-1984
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1985-002
This collection of correspondence, production files, scripts, and ephemera documents the career of director and theater educator, Alan Schneider, famed for his productions of the works of Samuel Beckett, Edward Albee and Harold Pinter.
Denham, Sergei, 1896-1970
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 179
7.5 linear feet (15 boxes)
Sergei Denham is most prominently known as the director of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. The Sergei Denham Papers consist of correspondence, legal, financial, and personal papers that document his life outside of his work with the Ballet Russe,... more
Prince, Harold, 1928-
Music Division | JPB 06-2
26 linear feet (35 boxes)
Harold Prince (b. 1928), is a producer and director of theater, film and opera, but is best known for his work on Broadway musicals. Prince, who is commonly known as Hal Prince, began his career in 1948 as an assistant in the office of Broadway... more
Astruc, Gabriel, 1864-1938
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMC-Res. 1
Correspondence including telegrams, copies of outgoing letters, and some typed transcripts of telegrams and letters, inventories, financial papers, notes and plans, clippings, programs, announcements, and drafts of contracts and reports relating... more
Feist, Gene
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-010
28.29 linear feet (72 boxes)
Gene Feist (1923-) is an American artistic director, playwright, producer, director and teacher. In 1965 he co-founded the Roundabout Theatre Company, of which he served as Artistic Director until 1988. The Gene Feist Papers document the personal... more
Harrigan, Edward, 1845-1911
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1327
Collection consists of manuscripts, script materials and other items pertaining to Harrigan's plays. Manuscripts include holograph and typescript versions (some with manuscript revisions), carbons and fragments of plays. Also, programs, costume... more
Lockhart, Dorothy, 1905-1985
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1793
Collection consists chiefly of correspondence from prominent theater and literary figures relating to Lockhart's work at the Annie Russell Theater. Includes correspondence regarding the 1931-1932 production of Hamlet and... more
Langner, Lawrence, 1890-1962
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-009
The Lawrence Langner Papers include scripts by Langner and others, and speeches, articles and miscellaneous writings by Langner. The collection contains over 30 scripts by Langner, and several adaptations by him. Many of the scripts are annotated,... 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
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
Buloff, Joseph
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-006
2.75 linear feet (6 boxes)
Joseph Buloff was a stage actor. His collection consists of works by Yiddish and Russian writers, his adaptations into English, correspondence, photographs, reviews, publicity and notes.
Malina, Judith, 1926-2015
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-001
The diaries of Judith Malina include personal reflections, a history of many aspects of The Living Theatre, and a view of the avant-garde cultural life of New York in the 1940's and 1950's. Malina documents her own struggles as a young woman and... more
Cornell, Katharine, 1893-1974
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1965-002
202 linear feet (257 boxes)
: Katharine Cornell was an American actress and producer. Guthrie McClintic was an American director and producer. They both worked the New York theater from 1915-1960. This collection includes correspondence, personal files, scripts, production... more
Harper, Ken, d. 1988
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1991-012
Ken Harper was the producer of the popular Broadway musical The Wiz . The bulk of material in this collection is professional correspondence pertaining to the stage production of The Wiz .... more
Harper, Ken, d. 1988
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 92-40
8 sound recordings; 5, analog 1 7/8 ips stereo; 5, analog 1 7/8 ips stereo; 1, analog 7 1/2 ips stereo, 5 in.; 1, analog 7 1/2 ips stereo, 5 in.; 2, analog 7 1/2 ips. stereo, 7 in.; 2, analog 7 1/2 ips. stereo, 7 in.
Ken Harper was the producer of the popular Broadway musical The Wiz. Born in New York, Harper became a radio disc jockey in the army. In the late 1960's and early 1970's he worked for radio station WPIX (New York), and later left his job to begin... more
Kippen, Manart, 1892-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1653
1 box
Manart Kippen was an American actor. Collection consists of papers of Manart Kippen and, in part, letters and papers of author Minna C. Smith, including two letters from Edward Everett Hale. Kippen papers include correspondence, 1915-1947,... more
Padula, Edward, 1916-2001
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-032
.1 linear feet (1 portfolio)
Edward Padula is a producer, director and writer for the American theater. He produced BYE BYE BIRDIE on Broadway at the Martin Beck Theatre in 1960. Collection consists of the typescript of his memoirs on producing the show and a souvenir program... more
Brown, Chamberlain
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1961-002
351 linear feet (850 boxes)
The Chamberlain and Lyman Brown Papers are 351 linear feet and contain business and personal correspondence, scrapbooks, autographs, legal and financial papers, scripts, photographs, clipping files, and production materials documenting their work... more
Dillingham, C. B. (Charles Bancroft), 1868-1934
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 813
Collection consists of correspondence, stage managers'reports, receipt books, roster and salary records, and some personal papers of Dillingham. Correspondence, 1903-1927, of Dillingham and his associates Bruce Edwards and Fred G. Latham with... more
Circle Repertory Company
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-021
207.5 linear feet (415 boxes)
Circle Repertory Company, originally named Circle Theater Company, was founded in July 1969, in a second floor loft at Broadway and 83rd Street by director Marshall W. Mason, playwright Lanford Wilson, director Rob Thirkield, and actress Tanya... more
Major, Clare Tree
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1849
2.6 linear feet (2 boxes, 4 v.)
Clare Tree Major (1880-1954) was an English-born actress, stage director and producer. She was founder and director of the Children's Theatre of New York. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts, photographs, and personal miscellany.... more
Greet, Ben, Sir, 1857-1936
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1241
1.3 linear feet (3 boxes)
Philip Ben Greet (1857-1936) was an English actor and theater manager. Collection consists of papers reflecting Greet's career in the theater. Includes correspondence, 1881-1936, concerning his American productions of Shakespeare's plays; notes on... 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
Crawford, Cheryl, 1902-1986
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1973-004
Cheryl Crawford, producer and director. Her papers include correspondence, production files, scripts, photographs, ephemera, ledgers, financial materials and scrapbooks documenting her career.
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