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Yale Cabaret Scripts and Ephemera Collection

Call Number: DRA 34

Scope and Contents

This collection contains scripts produced by and ephemera pertaining to the Yale Cabaret.


  • 1974-2009


Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has not been transferred to Yale University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Yale Cabaret Scripts and Ephemera Collection was housed in the former Drama Library until its transfer to the Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library in 2008.


Organized into two series: I. Scripts. II. Ephemera.


4.59 Linear Feet (11 boxes)

Language of Materials


Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL


This collection contains scripts and ephemera from the Yale Cabaret.

Biographical / Historical

The Yale Cabaret is a theater managed and produced by Yale School of Drama students. The Cabaret stages about 20 productions per year. It provides a unique performance setting which includes under 100 reconfigurable seats. The theater produces two performances per evening, serving food and beverage. These productions include adaptations of published plays, student-written plays, and collaboratively devised pieces.

Guide to the Yale Cabaret Scripts and Ephemera Collection
Compiled by Monica Achen
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library Special Collections Repository

Arts Library Special Collections
180 York Street
New Haven CT 06511

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