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Osborn, Paul, 1901-1988
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-011
4.2 linear feet (10 boxes)
Paul Osborn (1901-1988) was an American playwright and screenwriter. In 1930, Osborn achieved early success on Broadway with The Vinegar Tree. Other writings include screen adaptations of novels. In 1980, Osborn received a Tony Award for best... more
Prey, Deirdre Hurst du, 1906-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-012
1.5 linear feet; 3 boxes
Michael Chekhov was an actor, director, author, and teacher, whose theories on acting and directing continue to be influential. Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Aug. 29, 1891, Michael Chekhov was the nephew of author and playwright Anton... more
Salsbury, Nathan, 1846-1902
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1961-005
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Nathan "Nate" Salsbury (1846-1902) was producer and manager of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, a highly successful show business enterprise that toured the United States, Europe, and elsewhere from the 1880s well into the 20th century, and featured... 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.
Light, James
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-050
(1 portfolio), 28 cm; (1 portfolio), 28 cm
Director James Light (1894-1964) veteran of the Provincetown Players and its offshoot, the Experimental Theatre Company, was best known for his work with Eugene O'Neill, staging the original productions of THE EMPEROR JONES, THE GREAT GOD BROWN,... more
Malvern, Gladys
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2003-029
(1 portfolio)
Gladys Malvern was an author who wrote articles and several books about the theater, including biographies of performers Joseph Jefferson, Katharine Cornell, and Harry Lauder, as well as dancer Anna Pavlova. The majority of the Gladys Malvern... more
Wotherspoon, G. (George)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-024
(1 portfolio)
Consists of an undated 52-page typescript by George Wotherspoon, which appears to have been written in the late 1940s. Entitled "A Lady of Many Amours," Wotherspoon's manuscript is focused primarily on actress Lillie Langtry and her extramarital... more
Breen, Charles, b. 1908
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-063
.4 linear feet (1 volume + 1 portfolio)
The Breen family was one of the popular performing families of American show business, playing the stages of America, Australia, and elsewhere during the first three decades of the twentieth century. Patriarch Thomas D. Breen, born of Irish... more
Lothar, Minda
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-032
.21 linear feet. (1 box)
Minda Lothar, author of RAGE OF JOY: THE DIVINE SARAH BERNHARDT (1968), a novel based on the life of actress Sarah Bernhardt, also wrote a paper analyzing what she termed the Avante-garde Woman personality type, primarily drawing upon women... more
Ryerson, Florence, 1892-1965
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2014-102
5.4 linear feet (2 boxes, 6 volumes)
Florence Ryerson (1892-1965) and Colin Clements (1894-1948) were a married American writing team who created plays, novels, and short stories. The Florence Ryerson and Colin Clements papers date from 1909 to 1965 and contain scrapbooks,... more
Albee, Edward, 1928-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2016-028
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Edward Albee (1928-2016) was an American, Pulitzer Prize winning playwright known for such works as The Sandbox (1959), and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1962). This collection contains an... more
Carter, Randolph, 1908-1998
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-019
5.4 linear feet (9 boxes, 3 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
Randolph Carter (1908-1998) was an American writer, director, and critic. The Randolph Carter papers date from 1860s-1997 (bulk dates 1930s-1980s) and contain manuscripts, typescripts, journals, photographs, letters, sound recordings, and programs.
Hamilton, Nancy, 1908-1985
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-009
1.7 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Flagstad-Cornell project files date from 1936 to 1985 and document Nancy Hamilton's project to preserve a collaboration between opera singer Kirsten Flagstad and actress Katharine Cornell.
Aldredge, Theoni V.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2016-006
.46 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume)
Theoni V. Aldredge, a Greek-American (1922-2011), was a stage and screen costume designer noted for her work on the Broadway production of Dreamgirls. The Theoni Aldredge Dreamgirls designs and script, dated 1981 to... more