Found 75 collections related to Theatrical producers and directors

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
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
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
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
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
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
Knorr, Arthur, 1898-1966
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-001
60 linear feet (125 boxes)
The majority of the Knorr papers is comprised of set designs and production materials. The collection illustrates Knorr’s multiple talents and his unifying role as a producer. The designs and plans include Knorr’s early work for the Capitol and... 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
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
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
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
Urban Arts Corps (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 210
1.5 linear feet
The Urban Arts Corps records consists of the production records for plays produced by UAC from 1967-1983 (bulk dates 1972-1979), and a separate body of material relating to Vinnette Carroll. The material has been divided into two series:... more
Barnowsky, Victor, 1876-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 214
2.8 linear feet (5 boxes)
Collection consists of correspondence and scripts of Barnowsky's plays including The Hand that Rocked the Cradle and Women at the Helm; outlines or synopses for adaptations of Ibsen's Ghosts, Schiller's Don Carlos and others; drafts of book... more
Donehue, Vincent J., -1966
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-007
The Vincent J. Donehue correspondence and ephemera includes letters, written primarily by Vincent Donehue to Helen Fay and Eleanor Foote, bookstore owners and friends from Albany, New York, whom he met while attending school at SUNY Albany. The... more
Harris, William, 1884-1946
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1331
Collection consists of approximately 13,000 vouchers, 1914-1934 concerning Harris' investments and theatrical expenses during his most active years in the theatre. Many of the vouchers have bills, accounts, or statements attached to them. There is... 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
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
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
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
Effrat, John, approximately 1908-1965
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-124
2.94 linear feet (7 boxes)
John Effrat (1908-1965) was a stage and production manager for Broadway, Off-Broadway and special events. The scripts, dated 1950s to 1960s, are from his theatrical and other stage productions. The remaining material relates to the Broadway Show... 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.
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