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Theater -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Edmond Pauker papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 118
Overview: The Edmond Pauker Papers consist of manuscripts, chiefly by Pauker's client, Ferenc Molnár; business files including correspondence, contracts, financial papers, and reviews and publicity materials for plays and other works by Pauker's clients; and a small amount of personal papers. The Molnár manuscripts, mainly typescripts, include dialogues and sketches, novels, plays, stories, and other works. The business files contain contracts for works by Pauker's clients that date mainly from...
Dates: 1898-1960

Phoenix Theatre records

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 421
Overview: The Phoenix Theatre Records consist of production files, administrative and financial records, correspondence, photographs, music, audiovisual material, production programs and posters, and other materials that document the organization, administration, financial activities, and productions of the Phoenix Theatre from its creation in 1953 to the closing of the company in 1982.
Dates: circa 1932-1984, bulk 1953-1982

Lloyd Richards papers

 Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 176
Overview: The Lloyd Richards Papers document the life and work of the director, educator, and actor Lloyd Richards. The papers consist of production files, professional papers, photographs, correspondence, programs, audiovisual and printed material spanning the years 1944 to 2004.The papers primarily document the professional life of Lloyd Richards through his production files, professional papers, and Eugene O'Neill Memorial Theater Center administrative files. Production files contain materials...
Dates: 1944-2004

Philip Rose papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 438
Overview: The Philip Rose Papers consist of correspondence, notes, contracts, photographs, drawings, printed material, and audiovisual recordings documenting the work of theatre producer Philip Rose. Rose's production files comprise the bulk of the collection, documenting the shows he produced in varying degrees of detail; the productions Purlie Victorious, Purlie, A Raisin in the Sun, Shenandoah, and Split Second are particularly well documented. Files for most productions include legal and financial...
Dates: 1944-2007

Sarah Ruhl papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1139
Overview: The papers include writings, teaching files, and other materials documenting Ruhl’s career as a playwright and essayist and teacher of poetry, playwriting, and modern drama.
Dates: 1990-2017

Souvenir performance program collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 260
Overview: The collection consists of souvenir performance programs, the majority of which document anniversary or other special performances of individual actors, theatrical productions, theatres, and theatrical production companies in the United States and Great Britain.
Dates: 1840-1950

James Stevenson papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1693
Overview: The James Stevenson Papers contains personal and literary correspondence, original artwork, writings, notes, personal papers, clippings, photographs, and audiovisual material documenting the life and career of American cartoonist and children’s book author James Stevenson. The bulk of the collection consists of drafts of writings and illustrations for children’s books, illustrated memoirs, and young adult novels, as well as cartoons, writings, and illustrations submitted to ...
Dates: 1902-2017, bulk 1945-2016

Theater manuscripts collection

 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.
Dates: 1784-1941

Theatre Guild archive

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 436
Overview: The Theatre Guild Archive consists of a variety of materials that document the history of the Theatre Guild from its earliest productions in 1919 through theatre and film projects in the 1980s and 1990s. Material includes correspondence and subject files relating to individuals, organizations, productions, and projects with which the company was involved; administrative and financial records; scripts and records of stage, radio, television, and film projects; scrapbooks, press books and...
Dates: 1896-1996, bulk 1930-1965

Western Theater Souvenir Program Collection

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-3071
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of souvenir theater programs for plays set in the trans-Mississippi West, dating from 1921 to 1994. Productions represented include dramas, comedies, and musicals such as Annie Get Your Gun (1946), Bus Stop (1955), Flower Drum Song (1958), Show Boat (1948), and Zoot Suit (1979). The majority of the programs are from Broadway productions,...
Dates: 1922-1994

John C. Wilson Papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1898-1978

Mary Hunter Wolf papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 716
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, writings, financial records, audiovisual material, photographs, printed material, personal papers, scripts, scrapbooks and other material that document Mary Hunter Wolf's career as an actor, director, and theater educator. Correspondence, printed material, project files, and other material document Wolf's work with the Center for Theatre Techniques in Education (CTTE) and other educational theater projects. Also documented are her activities with the American...
Dates: 1867-1999