Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Programs or posters announcing a theatrical performance.
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Crawford Theater collection
Call Number: MS 1387
Overview: The collection consists of playbills and programs, photographs in a variety of formats, engravings, posters, clippings, and other printed material which document the performing arts in the United States and throughout the world from the seventeenth through the twentieth centuries. Material relating to dramatic performance forms the nucleus of the collection, but dance, opera, motion picture, circus, radio, and television performances are also represented.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Crawford Theater collection
Jonathan Dodd collection of Edward Albee, Stephen Sondheim, and Tennessee Williams
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1411
Overview: The collection contains drafts and print editions of scripts, scores, and other writings by American playwrights Edward Albee and Tennessee Williams, and musical theater writer and composer Stephen Sondheim. Also included is correspondence, contracts, and other materials related to the publication of Sondheim’s and Williams’s works; photographs; printed materials, such as playbills, souvenir programs, periodicals, and clippings; and notes and inventories related to the collection.
Dates: 1928-2015, (bulk 1954-2015)
Lee Wilson Dodd papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 695
Overview: The collection consists of material created by and relating to Lee Wilson Dodd, documenting his career as a playwright and author of fiction. The bulk of the collection consists of drafts and circulating versions of playscripts and other writings by Dodd (including a draft of a single novel, Mouse). Also included are two folders of correspondence, one folder of playbills, and one folder of photographic negatives.
Joseph Norton Ireland papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 621
Overview: The collection contains material relating to Ireland's research and writings on American theater and personal papers. Forty-nine volumes in the collection contain clippings, printed ephemera, such as playbills, autograph manuscript material, letters, and other material, as well as lists of theatrical performances and lists and profiles of stage performers. The collection features drafts, proofs, and an extra-illustrated version of Ireland's major publication, Records of the New York Stage from...
Leland Starnes, director of the Yale Dramatic Association, records
Call Number: RU 958
Overview: The records consist primarily of the production files maintained by Leland Starnes as director of the Yale Dramatic Association (Yale Dramat). Included are prompt scripts, notes, photographs, cast lists, rehearsal schedules, sheet music, budgets, ground plans, stage designs (sketches), programs, posters, sound recordings, and newsclippings. Also included are a complete set of meeting minutes of the Yale Dramatic Association from 1960 to 1968 and a small amount of correspondence.
Elizabeth Hacker Valentine Louden papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 706
Overview: The Elizabeth Hacker Valentine Louden Papers consist of diaries, photographs, a scrapbook, correspondence, clippings, playbills, a portrait painting of Louden, and other printed material, regarding the personal and professional life of American actress Elizabeth Hacker Valentine Louden.
Dates: 1836-1967, bulk 1887-1967
Marketing Office, Yale School of Drama, records
Call Number: RU 933
Overview: The records consist of marketing and publicity files, including press releases, clippings, photographs, posters, programs and newsletters documenting productions of the Yale School of Drama and the Yale Repertory Theatre.
New Productions, Yale University, records
Call Number: RU 77
Overview: The records consist of news releases, playbills, and a scrapbook documenting New Productions at Yale.
William A. Speck collection of Goetheana : theater ephemera
Call Number: YCGL MSS 24
Overview: The William A. Speck Collection of Goetheana: Theater Ephemera consists of eighteenth- through twentieth-century theater playbills, programs, broadsides, posters, and other ephemera documenting performances of plays, operas, magic and puppet shows, burlesques and lectures based on works by Goethe (primarily Faust) and other German and European writers and composers.
Dates: circa 1725-1984, bulk 1829-1940
Florine and Ettie Stettheimer papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 20
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, diaries, writings, materials related to the production of Four Saints in Three Acts and the paintings of Florine Stettheimer, and miscellaneous papers.
Dates: 1898-1974 (inclusive), bulk 1906-1953
Theater manuscripts collection
Call Number: MS 667
Overview: Correspondence, autographs, playbills, notebooks, and writings relating to the American theater and the history of theater in New Haven, Connecticut, as collected by Jack Crawford, Mary Hamlin and others.
Thornton Wilder papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 108
Overview: The collection consists chiefly of correspondence with family, friends, and literary colleagues; and writings, accompanied by related material. There are smaller amounts of personal papers, printed material, photographs, memorabilia, and audio recordings. The material documents Wilder's life and work, in particular his career as a successful novelist and playwright.Series I, Correspondence, consists of four subseries: Family Correspondence; General Correspondence; First Name Only and...
Dates: 1892-1991, bulk 1935-1975
John C. Wilson Papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1127
Overview: The John C. Wilson papers consist of scrapbooks, photographs, and other material documenting the life and work of American producer and director John C. Wilson.
John C. Wilson Theater Collection on Noel Coward
Call Number: GEN MSS 608
Overview: Collection, including playscripts, production files, and printed materials, documenting the professional collaboration between American theater producer and director John C. Wilson and British playwright Noel Coward.
Yale Dramatic Association records
Call Number: RU 300
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, financial records, set designs, scrapbooks, show files, programs, scripts, posters, and photographs documenting the administration and production of theatrical works by the Yale Dramatic Association.
Dates: circa 1900-2004