Found 47 collections related to Musicals

Filtering on: x1951 - 2000
Davis, Buster
Music Division | JPB 03-12
6.60 linear feet (18 boxes)
The Buster Davis Scores document his career as a composer, lyricist, vocal arranger, musical director, teacher, and writer. The collection dates from 1929 through 1987, and consists primarily of scores and lecture notes.
Higginsen, Vy
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 528
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Mama, I Want to Sing is a gospel musical in 2 acts. The book and lyrics are by Vy Higginsen and Ken Wydro. Original music is by Rudolph V. Hawkins, Wesley Naylor and Doris Troy. The play opened at the Heckscher Theatre,... more
Stewart, Michael, 1929-1987
Music Division | JPB 03-23
15 linear feet (13 boxes)
Michael Stewart (nee Rubin), librettist, lyricist, playwright, and novelist, was born in New York City, where he attended Queens College. He received a Master of Fine Arts in drama from Yale in 1953. Prior to his work on Broadway, Stewart wrote... more
Besoyan, Rick
Music Division | JPB 03-18
2.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Rick Besoyan was a California-born librettist, composer, director and lyricist. He is best known for his musicals Little Mary Sunshine, (1959), The Student Gypsy or “The Prince of Liederkranz”,... more
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2005-011
1 oversized box, 22.5 x 28.5 in.; 1 oversized box, 22.5 x 28.5 in.
Jo Mielziner, theatrical designer. Consists of 26 original set design drawings by Jo Mielziner. Seventeen are for a 1965 revival of DANTON'S DEATH translated and directed by Herbert Blau and performed by the Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center at... more
New Amsterdam Theatre Company
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *LTC 1242-1251
10 sound cassettes, analog 1 7/8 ips Dolby B processed; 10 sound cassettes, analog 1 7/8 ips Dolby B processed
Recordings of five musical theatre revivals at the Town Hall concert hall in New York (N.Y.) in 1985 and 1986. Included are recordings of: Jerome Kern's Music in the air, Sweet Adeline, and Leave it to Jane; Richard Rodgers' I married an angel;... more
Carmines, Al
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 93-41
39 sound tape reels, analog, 1/4 in. tape; 39 sound tape reels, analog, 1/4 in. tape; 1, analog, 5 in. 1/4 in. tape; 1, analog, 5 in. 1/4 in. tape; 19, analog, 7 in. 1/4 in. tape; 19, analog, 7 in. 1/4 in. tape; 18, analog, 8 in. 1/4 in. tape; 18, analog,
Al Carmines served as minister at the Judson Memorial Church on Washington Square beginning in 1961 and was director of the Judson Poets' Theater. He began composing in 1962 and won several awards for his off-Broadway productions. Sound recordings... 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
Richards, Helen
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1995-033
6.51 linear feet (16 boxes)
Helen Stern Richards was a Broadway publicity agent and company manager. Documenting her professional life, the Helen Richards papers contain scripts of musicals and plays, and management files about shows, theaters and actors.
Bock, Jerry
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 03-01
113 audio-visual items; 100; 13
Collection consists of audio-visual materials representing selected productions that Jerry Bock wrote between 1960 and 2006. While there are some items containing complete audio or video productions of the shows, the majority are unpublished... more
Layton, Joe, 1931-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-104
12.7 linear feet (31 boxes)
Joe Layton (1931-1994) was an Emmy and Tony award-winning American choreographer, director, and producer of stage productions, television specials, and live concerts. The Joe Layton papers (1931-1992) document his professional career and his... more
Grey, Joel, 1932-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-018
10.95 linear feet (29 boxes)
Joel Grey (1932-) is an American actor, singer, dancer and director, working in theatre and film from the 1950s through the present. The Joel Grey Papers contain publicity and general production files, scripts, photographs and memorabilia on stage... more
Johnson, Helen A.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 599
16.79 linear feet (46 boxes)
The Helen Armstead-Johnson miscellaneous theater collections (HAJMTC) were formed by over two hundred file-folder level collections (one-three file folders per personality or event). The collections contain information dating from the... more
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-19
362 sound recordings, analog; 362 sound recordings, analog
The collection contains commercial discs and noncommercial recordings; the latter containing interviews with Rodgers and his family and friends, performances of his music by contemporary performers, as well as radio and television programs that... more
Padula, Edward, 1916-2001
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-050
7.77 linear feet (19 boxes)
Edward Padula (1916-2001) was an American producer, director and writer of stage plays and musicals from the 1940s to the 1990s. The Edward Padula papers contain production materials and personal ephemera.
Gibson, Michael, 1944-2005
Music Division | JPB 13-14
28.27 linear feet (92 boxes); 96 mb (1289 computer files)
Michael Gibson (1944-2005) was an orchestrator and arranger for Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals, films, and concert productions by Broadway artists. His scores include orchestrations for several musicals by John Kander and Fred Ebb, as well as... more
Furth, George, 1932-2008
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-005
23.17 linear feet (58 boxes); 384 Kilobytes (3 computer files)
George Furth (1932-2008) was an American playwright, librettist and actor, most famous for writing the books for two Stephen Sondheim musicals, Company and Merrily We Roll Along. The George Furth papers contain professional and personal papers,... more
Engvick, William
Music Division | JPB 13-22
.75 linear feet (3 boxes)
The William Engvick collection of Alec Wilder scores holds sketches, lead sheets, piano reductions, or full scores for musicals and individual songs by Engvick and Wilder, as well as for music Wilder wrote with other collaborators, or by himself.
Platt, Marc, 1913-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 329
1.93 linear feet (5 boxes)
Marc Platt (b. 1913) is a dancer, musical theater performer, and actor who danced with such ballet companies as the Ballets Russes du Col. W. de Basil and Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, and later performed in Broadway musicals. The Marc Platt papers... more
Luce, Claire
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-015
17.01 linear feet (46 boxes)
Claire Luce (1903 -1989) was an American stage and screen actress and dancer. The Claire Luce papers hold correspondence, theater and film files, scripts, photographs, writings, art, scrapbooks and memorabilia documenting the actress's career in... more
Langan, Dan
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2017-046
2.5 linear feet (6 containers)
Dan Langan (1935-2018) was a press agent who represented theatrical performers and works of musical theatre. He was also an avid collector of recordings of musical theatre performances. The Dan Langan collection includes a selection of these audio... more
Lehac, Ned, 1899-1999
Music Division | JPB 14-07
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Ned Lehac (née Ned Levin, 1900-1999) was a composer who contributed to several Broadway revues between 1930 and 1942. The Ned Lehac papers, dating from 1920 to 1997, document Lehac’s music career through scores, correspondence, performance... more
Jowitt, Deborah
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 548
1.68 linear feet (4 boxes)
Deborah Jowitt (1934-) is an American dance critic and author. The Deborah Jowitt interview transcripts, dated 1974 to 2003, contain transcripts of interviews for her 2004 book, Jerome Robbins: His Life, His Theater, His... more
Gaxton, William
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-121
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
William Gaxton (1893-1963) was a writer and performer in vaudeville and musical comedy. His papers date from about 1937 to 1961, and consist primarily of scripts that he wrote or performed, including scripts for stage comedies, musicals, and radio... more
Luhrman, Henry
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-021
15.79 linear feet (38 boxes)
Henry Luhrman (circa 1942-1989) was an American press agent working in theatre and cabaret. The Henry Luhrman publicity files are from productions, cabaret performances, venues, and for individuals that Luhrman publicized.
Croswell, Anne
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2008-002
5.71 linear feet (14 boxes)
Anne Croswell was a lyricist and playwright whose works included Ernest in Love and Tovarich. The Anne Croswell papers chiefly date from 1951 to 2004, and document Croswell's writing for the... more
Chapin, Theodore S.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-001
5.3 linear feet (13 boxes); 80.32 Megabytes (1 computer file)
Ted Chapin (1950-) is an American arts administrator, director and musical director, who has been at the Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization since 1981, serving as president and executive director since 1983. In 1971 he was a production assistant... more
Yellen, Sherman
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2016-007
6.68 linear feet (17 boxes)
The Sherman Yellen papers (1957-2015) document Yellen's career as a librettist, playwright, and screenwriter. The collection is primarily composed of scripts (both drafts and final scripts); a small amount of clippings, programs, and sound and... more
Swados, Elizabeth, 1951-2016
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2016-020
39.39 linear feet (101 boxes, 2 oversized folders); 408.3 mb (491 computer files)
Elizabeth Swados was a composer, musician, theatre director, writer, poet, and illustrator. Her papers date from 1972 to 2016 and consist of files related to Swados' professional life, chronicling all facets of her career and creative work. The... more
Korie, Michael
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-171
21.65 linear feet (56 boxes, 2 oversized folders, 3 tubes); 8 gb (2678 computer files)
The Michael Korie papers (1960s-2014) document the career of Michael Korie, an American librettist and lyricist, known for operas Where's Dick?, Harvey Milk, The Grapes of... more