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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
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
Dobuzhinskiĭ, Mstislav Valerianovich, 1875-1957
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-082
14 boxes
Original set designs, working drawings and sketches, blueprints and notes by Mstislav Dobuzhinskiĭ for the following productions: Anne of England by Mary Cass Canfield and Ethel Borden adapted from Viceroy Sarah by Norman Ginsbury (1941); Boris... more
Karson, Nat
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2011-101
6 boxes (ca. 600 drawings)
Nat Karson, producer and designer of costumes, sets, and lighting in theatrical and television productions in New York, was born in Zurich, Switzerland in 1908, and moved to Chicago at an early age. He moved to New York in 1929, and worked in... more
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
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
Senie, Richard Harrison
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2011-068
3 boxes (ca. 240 drawings)
Scenic designer Richard Harrison Senie, born in 1916 in New Hampshire, designed sets for several television shows, many of which were produced by NBC Studio, such as I remember Mama, the Armstrong circle theatre, and The Gabby Hayes show. In 1951,... more
Jones, Robert Edmond, 1887-1954
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-030
2 boxes (ca. 66 drawings)
Robert Edmond Jones was born in Milton, New Hampshire and attended Harvard University. Jones became an innovative force in modern set design for the American theatre. He also designed for opera and dance and was named Radio City Music Hall's first... 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
Burnside, R. H. (Robert Hubberthorne), 1873-1952
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1952-002
34.4 linear feet (76 boxes)
Showman R.H. Burnside (1870-1952) was born in Glasgow to a theatrical family. His career began at London's Savoy Theatre in the 1880's where he worked backstage for the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company on its original productions of Gilbert and Sullivan... more
Radio City Music Hall (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2002-005
10.68 linear feet (14 boxes)
The Radio City Music Hall Collection of the Designs of James Stewart Morcom and John William Keck contain color set designs, including renderings, elevations and details, of productions primarily from the Radio City Music Hall as well as other... more
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1996-055
1 item
Jo Mielziner, theatrical designer. Consists of one original set design, ink and brown wash on board, for the play Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-056
0.5 linear feet (2 boxes, 2 boxes)
Alice Lewisohn Crowley was born in New York City in 1883, a daughter of Leonard Lewisohn. With her sister Irene Lewisohn, she established the Neighborhood Playhouse on Grand Street in 1915, a theater and teaching facility for dance and drama. By... 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
Bilinsky, Boris Konstantinovitch, 1900-1948
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2000-045
.1 linear feet (10 slides in 1 portfolio)
Consists of ten slides with accompanying documentation: a detailed listing in English and an article about the fate of Bilinsky's designs by René Clémenti Bilinsky in French from CinemAction (no. 97, 2000). Slides consist of a set design for the... 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
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
Ayers, Lemuel
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-040
1 box (21 drawings); 33 blueprints; 15 technical drawings
Award winning designer of sets and costumes and a theatrical producer, Lemuel Ayers (1915-1955) 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... 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
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1993-002
Jo Mielziner, set and lighting designer, theater architect and consultant. The collection consists of set and costume designs, technical drawings, elevations and whiteprints documenting the work of Jo Mielziner.
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
Urban, Joseph, 1872-1933
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1937-001
Designs used in the 1914 production of The Garden of Paradise based on The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Anderson.
Theatre Guild
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1978-007
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Theatre Guild Technical Drawings and Other Production Materials primarily consist of miscellaneous technical drawings and other items documenting various productions put on by the independent production company. The contents of the individual... more
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1996-040
1 item
Jo Mielziner, theatrical designer. Consists of one set design, pen and ink with watercolor on board, with artist's signature and date, for an unidentified production.
Donehue, Vincent J., -1966
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1967-002
Vincent J. Donehue was a director of stage, film and television. The collection contains set designs for plays and television programs.
Donehue, Vincent J., -1966
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-MSS 1967-002
Donehue was a director working primarily for the New York stage and television in the 1950s and 1960s. He also directed two films in Hollywood. The collection includes personal correspondence; production files containing notes, letters, partial... more
Cracraft, Tom Adrian, d.1963
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-055
3 boxes (60 drawings); 37 sketches; 17 blueprints; 2 ceramic tiles
Set designer Tom Adrian Cracraft designed settings for several Broadway plays in the 1930s and 1940s, and later for Hollywood, where he also served as head of the scenic art department at Columbia Pictures. Tom Adrian Cracraft died in Los Angeles... more
Bragdon, Claude Fayette, 1866-1946
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2010-047
2 boxes (92 drawings)
Architect, stage designer, and writer Claude Fayette Bragdon (1866-1946) worked as an architect in Rochester, New York City, and Buffalo, before moving to New York City in 1923, where he worked primarily as stage designer. Bragdon designed for... 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).
Indicates that portions of this collection have been
digitized and are available online.