Found 179 collections related to Theater -- United States

Kirkland, Jack, 1902-1969
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1981-012
3.75 linear feet (9 boxes)
Mostly manuscripts by playwright and producer Jack Kirkland. Also a small amount of production material and legal and personal papers.
Booth-Grossman family
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1967-001
The primary subject of this collection of family papers is the life of Edwin Booth, one of the most famous American actors of the 19th century. However, it has not been titled the Edwin Booth Papers because the bulk of the collection would more... more
Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-011
The Lillian Gish papers (75 lf.) span the years 1909-1992 and consist of correspondence including letters from friends, family, fans and business associates, personal papers, business, legal and financial documents, scripts, writings, photographs... more
Gilder, Rosamond
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1987-004
5.5 linear feet (14 boxes)
The Rosamond Gilder Papers consist of correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, magazines, promotional literature and other material relating to the career of Miss Gilder. The files primarily deal with Miss Gilder's involvement with... more
Harburg, E. Y. (Edgar Yipsel), 1896-1981
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-002
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg, Academy Award winning lyricist created the lyrics for the Academy Award winning film The Wizard of Oz, as well as the Broadway shows Finian's Rainbow, more
Bertram, Bert, 1893-1991
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-022
Actor, writer, director, vaudevillian, and broadcaster, Bert Bertram began acting as a teenager in his native Australia. He emigrated to the United States in 1923 with his first wife, the actress and dancer, Rubee Raymond, and enjoyed a long... 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 Federal Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2016-016
2.26 linear feet (7 boxes)
The New Federal Theatre photographs document several decades of theatrical productions, mostly through photographs and to a lesser extent through playbills, posters, prompt books, and reviews.
Friedman, Phil, 1921-1988
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss-2004-019
.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
Philburn (Phil) Friedman (1921-1988) was an American stage manager. Friedman managed numerous Broadway and West Coast theater productions, many of them musicals, including Kismet (1953), How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1961),... more
Frankel, Doris, 1909-1994
Billy Rose Theatre Division
5.67 linear feet (14 boxes)
Doris Frankel (1909-1994) was an Emmy Award-winning American dramatist who wrote for television, radio, and theater production. The Doris Frankel papers (1922-1993) document Frankel's career as a dramatist and contain scripts, synopses outlining... more
Mostel, Zero, 1915-1977
Music Division | JPB 13-37
1.75 linear feet (7 boxes)
Zero Mostel (1915-1977) was an American artist and actor of stage and screen, well known for his portrayal of Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof. The Zero Mostel scores contain Mostel's personal copies of published sheet music... 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
Mathews, Carmen
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-026
1.96 linear feet (5 boxes, 2 oversized folders)
Carmen Mathews (1911-1995) was an American actress in theater, film, and television. The collection (1921-1995) documents her stage career through scripts, scores, correspondence, photographs, programs, articles, and posters.
Fawcett, George, 1860-1939
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-055
6.27 linear feet (16 boxes, 1 volume)
The collection dates from 1857 to 1939 and contains photographs, scrapbooks, programs, articles, correspondence, writings, and other materials pertaining to American actors George Fawcett and Percy Haswell Fawcett.
Markey, Enid, 1890-1981
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1973-001
4.51 linear feet (11 boxes, 1 volume, 1 oversized folder)
Enid Markey (1890-1981) was an American actress in film, theater, and television. The Enid Markey papers date from 1895 to 1971 and contain correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, scripts, and articles.
Sunde, Karen
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-014
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Karen Sunde (born 1942) is an American playwright and actress. Sunde began writing for the stage in the late 1970s, and her plays have been produced Off-Broadway, in regional theaters, and internationally. In addition to plays, screenplays, and... more
Wellman, Emily Ann
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-144
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Emily Ann Wellman was an American stage actress in the early 20th century. In 1921, she toured with the Shubert Vaudeville, starring in a flash drama (or ten-minute play) she also wrote and directed, titled The Actor's... more
Schindler, Ewald, 1891-1948
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-014
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Ewald Schindler (1891-1948) was a German-born actor, director, and producer of theatre and opera. After fleeing to Czechoslovakia and Italy during the rise of the Nazis, he immigrated to the United States in 1941, where he became director of the... more
Bell, Gaston, 1877-1963
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-117
2.8 linear feet (1 box, 3 volumes)
Gaston Bell (1877-1963) was an American stage and film actor. The Gaston Bell papers date from 1886 to 1964 and contain scrapbooks and photographs.
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
Alexander, C. K., 1923-1980
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1989-011
2.6 linear feet (7 boxes)
C.K. Alexander (1923-1980) was an Egyptian actor, director, and composer. The C.K. Alexander papers date from 1943 to 1980 and document Alexander's acting career in the United States, and to some extent, his work as a director. The collection... more
Minot, Anna
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-064
6.69 linear feet (17 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Anna Minot Warren (1918-2007) was a stage, screen, and television actress who performed under her maiden name, Anna Minot. Joseph Warren (1916-1993) was a stage, screen, and television actor. Both were self-described "journeyman actors." The... more
Bumbalo, Victor
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-192
2.94 linear feet (7 boxes)
The Victor Bumbalo papers date from 1969 to 2013 and document Bumbalo's career as a playwright and television writer. The collection includes scripts, clippings, photographs, and publicity material.
Robertson, Lanie
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-006
9.53 linear feet (25 boxes)
Lanie Robertson (b. 1936) is an American playwright, actor, and educator. The Lanie Robertson papers, dating from 1953 to 2002, survey Robertson’s playwriting career through scripts, correspondence, writings, and biographical, production, and... more
Cambria, Frank, 1883-1966
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2014-180
1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
This collection includes original drawings and renderings for costume designs for various theatrical productions created by Vincente Minnelli for the Balaban Katz and Paramount-Publix theatre companies, under the art direction of Frank Cambria.... 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
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
Falkenhain, Patricia
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2004-004
8.87 linear feet (27 boxes, 1 oversized folder, 1 tube)
Robert Gerringer (1926-1989) and his wife Patricia Falkenhain (1927-2004) were American stage, television, and film actors. They performed together in regional, Broadway, and Off-Broadway theater. The collection (1930-1990) documents their stage... 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
Button, Jeanne
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2018-012
14 linear feet (48 boxes, 7 oversize folders)
Jeanne Button (1930-2017) designed costumes for Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, as well as for dance, opera, film, and television. Her second husband, MacDonald Eaton (1929-2013), was a set and production designer for television and stage,... more
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