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Stratford Festival (Ont.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1996-051
1 portfolio (28 designs), 32 cm; 1 portfolio (28 designs), 32 cm
Canadian theater festival specializing in productions of Shakespeare. Consists of 28 costume designs, all color prints, from a variety of productions, Shakespearean and non. The drawings are identified with the name and date of production, the... more
Morley, Ruth
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-024
38 linear feet (70 boxes)
The Ruth Morley Papers document the career of Ruth Morley, costume designer for theater, opera, motion pictures and television. The materials date from 1940-1990 (bulk years 1925-2005) and include production materials such as costume plots and... more
Sobotka, Ruth
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2012-005
2 boxes (ca. 71 drawings)
Designer, dancer and actress, Ruth A. Sobotka, was born in Vienna in 1925. She emigrated to the United States with her family when she was 14. Sobotka attended the University of Pennsylvania and Carnegie Institute of Technology. She also studied... more
Crabtree, Howard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-007
33.47 linear feet (26 boxes)
The Howard Crabtree Papers and Designs document Crabtree's life from his high school days to a career in Off-Broadway that featured his unique costume designs.
Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-026
29 linear feet (42 boxes)
The Helen Hayes papers span the years 1817–1963 and consist of correspondence, the majority from friends and colleagues; speeches and writings, including drafts and handwritten index cards of speeches; clippings from her earliest days in theater... more
Stearns, James Hart
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1998-041
3 linear feet (3 boxes, 104 items)
Costume sketches and 1 box with a maquette by James Hart Stearns.
Greenwood, Jane
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 1999-028
16 drawings (in 1 box), color, 9.5 x 14 in.; 16 drawings (in 1 box), color, 9.5 x 14 in.
Jane Greenwood, costume designer. Consists of sixteen costume designs in pencil and watercolor for the play WEDDING BAND by Alice Childress. Signed with initials JG, the drawings include fabric swatches and pencilled notes.
Lee, Franne, 1941-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-021
15.5 linear feet (31 boxes)
Franne Lee (1941- ) is a costume and production designer for theater and film, as well as a producer and visual artist. This collection contains designs, correspondence, and other materials related her production designs from the 1970s to the... more
Powell, Gabriel M., 1902-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8MWEZ+++29440
7 paintings
Gabriel M. Powell, artist and designer was born in 1902. His early career, in the 1930's, was in dance where he worked as a dancer and designer for the Gluck-Sandor Ballet Theatre. Among the company were such noted dancers as Klarna Pinska, Jose... more
Rabb, Ellis, 1930-1998
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-020
32 linear feet (65 boxes)
The Ellis Rabb Papers document the life and career of actor, director, producer, and author Ellis Rabb and the repertory company he founded in 1960, the Association of Producing Artists (APA).
Oenslager, Donald, 1902-1975
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-015
71 linear feet (103 boxes)
Donald Oenslager was a set and lighting designer, teacher, lecturer, writer and collector. The collection consists of set and costume designs, technical drawings, elevations, manuscripts and correspondence with other prominent theater designers.
Jeakins, Dorothy
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-053
2 boxes (66 drawings, 1 photograph)
Stage, screen and television costume designer, Dorothy Jeakins (1914-1995) was born in San Diego, California. She won a scholarship to the Otis Art Institute, worked for the WPA and Walt Disney Studios. She designed costumes for dozens of films,... more
Ayers, Lemuel, 1915-1955
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1991-022
2 boxes (18 paintings), col, 60 x 88 cm; 2 boxes (18 paintings), col, 60 x 88 cm
Award winning designer of sets and costumes and a theatrical producer, Lemuel Ayers had a brief but brilliant career with extensive Broadway credits including HIGH BUTTON SHOES and OKLAHOMA! He was born in New York City and received a degree in... more
Sznajderman, Marius, 1926-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2011-204
5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Marius Sznadjerman was born in Paris in 1926. He escaped to Spain with his parents in 1942, moving to Venezuela where he attended the School of Fine Arts in Caracas. After moving to the United States in 1949, Sznajderman studied at Columbia... more
Living Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2011-253
4 boxes (ca. 346 drawings)
The Living Theatre, founded by Judith Malina and Julian Beck in 1947, produced avant-garde plays performed in New York theaters until 1963, when they were shut down by the IRS for failing to pay taxes. After a worldwide tour, the Living Theatre... more
Burlingame, Lloyd
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2001-021
6 drawings (in 1 box), color, 55 x 72 cm; 6 drawings (in 1 box), color, 55 x 72 cm
Lloyd Burlingame, designer for the theater. Consists of six designs in watercolor and ink for the following productions of the Association of Producing Artists: three signed costume designs for TWELFTH NIGHT and one unsigned set design for each of... more
Boyt, John
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-024
2 lnear feet (4 boxes)
Designer, producer and writer, John Boyt (1921-1983) was born in Newark, New Jersey. From the 1940s to the early 1980s, Boyt designed costumes, sets, and occasionally lighting, for theater, dance, opera, television, and film. His credits include... more
Hepburn, Katharine, 1907-2003
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2007-009
30 linear feet (65 boxes)
The Katharine Hepburn papers consist of correspondence, scripts, photographs, scrapbooks, programs, contracts, financial papers, production materials, notebooks, and clippings documenting the theatrical career of the legendary actress. A few items... more
Hurry, Leslie, 1909-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 1998-054
4 drawings, col, 30 x 46 cm. and smaller; 4 drawings, col, 30 x 46 cm. and smaller
Leslie Hurry (1909-1978), costume designer. Consists of four original designs in ink with color highlights, signed by Hurry. Three drawings, including one sheet with two different designs, were made for the 1966 production of THE LAST TSAR in... more
Cashin, Bonnie
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1966-003
13 boxes (ca. 211 drawings); 20 photographs
Bonnie Cashin was born on Sept. 28, 1908 (published dates vary) in Fresno, California. While still a teenager, she received her first professional assignment for the producers of the Fanchon and Marco dance troupe. Moving with the troupe to New... more
Ludlam, Charles
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-003
11.7 linear feet (28 boxes)
Charles Ludlam, actor, director, and playwright, was born April 12, 1943. He began his career in 1966 with the PlayHouse of the Ridiculous, both as a performer and playwright. Artistic differences caused Ludlam to leave and form his own company,... more
Jacobs, Sally, 1932-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2005-010
10 drawings (1 box), color, 38 x 45 cm; 10 drawings (1 box), color, 38 x 45 cm
Sally Jacobs, costume designer. Ten original designs in ink and watercolor with paper cutouts and fabric swatches attached, mounted and signed by Sally Jacobs for a production of ANTIGONE directed by Joseph Chaikin at the Public Theater's... more
Beaton, Cecil, 1904-1980
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2004-006
2 drawings in 1 box, color, ca. 14" x 19"; 2 drawings in 1 box, color, ca. 14" x 19"
Cecil Beaton, theatrical designer, won the 1960 Tony Award for costume design for his work on SARATOGA. He was also nominated for best scenic designer for the same production. Consists of two drawings in water color, signed, of three costumes for... more
Kim, Willa
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2003-025
11 drawings in 1 box
Willa Kim, costume designer, was nominated for a Tony Award in 1989 for her work on this production. Consists of color copies of eleven sheets of costume designs for the musical LEGS DIAMOND that opened at Broadway's Mark Hellinger Theatre on... more
Ter-Arutunian, Rouben, 1920-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2001-073C
3 drawings mounted together, color; 3 drawings mounted together, color
Rouben Ter-Arutunian, set and costume designer. His entire career was in the United States. Three original costume designs, in ink and watercolor, with character names given, signed with the initial R. Two of the individual images are 3.5 x 8 in.... more
Bernstein, Aline, 1881-1955
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-026
6 linear feet (8 boxes)
Aline Bernstein (1882-1955), New York City designer for theater, opera and dance performances from 1920s to 1950s, began her career designing for productions at the Neighborhood Playhouse, and later on for Broadway, operas and dance productions.... more
Colt, Alvin
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2002-020
3.75 linear feet (14 boxes)
Alvin Colt is an award-winning costume and scenic designer that has worked in film, television and theater. The collection consists mainly of costume designs for television productions from the 1970s and 1980s, but also includes scenic designs for... more
Cohen, Alexander H., 1920-2000
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1969-001
189.75 linear feet (396 boxes)
The papers primarily document the career of theater and television producer Alexander H. Cohen and include some personal papers, as well as a number of materials by and about Cohen's wife and professional partner, Hildy Parks.
Campbell, Patton
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2003-037
20.75 linear feet (31 oversized boxes)
Patton Campbell studied design at Yale University under Donald Oenslager, then designed costumes for opera and the Broadway stage. His Yale projects and several opera productions are represented here.
Morrison, Paul, 1906-1980
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 1981-010
5.2 linear feet (11 boxes)
Paul Morrison (1906-1980), whose prolific theatrical career began in New York with the Theatre Guild and Group Theatre, designed sets, lighting and costumes for more than 60 Broadway productions, often working in multiple capacities. This... more
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