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Theater -- Production and direction -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Philip Barry papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 414
Overview: The Philip Barry Papers document Barry's development and career as a playwright, from his earliest production at Yale in 1919 to his final work in 1949. The Papers are composed chiefly of Barry's notes, sketches, and drafts of his plays, materials relating to the production and publication of his plays, and correspondence with friends, family, fans, and colleagues in the worlds of theater and literature. Additional materials are also present, including scripts of plays by other authors, college...
Dates: 1917-1950

Lee Breuer papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1392
Content Description: This collection contains correspondence, writings, photographs, posters, puppets, printed material, personal papers, realia, and other materials created by or relating to the life and work of Lee Breuer.
Dates: 1920-2020

Michael Kahn papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 789
Overview: The Michael Kahn papers contains correspondence, business and production files, scripts, notes, photographs, printed material, and audiovisual media documenting Michael Kahn's career as a theater and opera director, theater administrator, and teacher of theatrical arts. Kahn's administrative and directorial work at the American Shakespeare Theatre, the McCarter Theatre, the Shakespeare Theatre, and the Juilliard School are particularly well documented.
Dates: 1927-2019, bulk 1960-2019

Benjamin Mordecai papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 790
Overview: The majority of the collection consists of production programs, photographs, window cards, posters, and other publicity material relating to theatrical productions produced by Benjamin Mordecai at Yale Repertory Theatre and on Broadway. Award certificates, plaques and trophies he received as producer of Angels in America, The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, and other productions are included in the papers. In addition, there are legal and financial documents, correspondence, and other material...
Dates: 1975-2005

Robert J. Hare Powel papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 494
Overview: The papers contain writings and other materials documenting the early career of playwright Robert J. Hare Powel. Writings include scenarios, outlines, and drafts for scripts of stage plays, most of which appear to date from the late-1920s to mid-1930s. Other materials include correspondence, photographs, and a scrapbook documenting Powel's work and theater generally. Correspondence consists of letters to Powel and comments regarding productions of his plays. Photographs consist of stage shots...
Dates: 1869-1959

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

Albert Selden papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 866
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of material documenting Albert Selden's career as a composer and producer of musical and dramatic theater productions including typescript and manuscript playscripts and music scores by Selden and others; scrapbooks containing photographs, clippings and memorabilia relating to Selden's family and his theatrical career including Man of La Mancha and the Goodspeed Opera House; production window cards and programs; and published songbooks and...
Dates: 1922-1983

Thornton Wilder papers

 Collection
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 Theater Collection on Noel Coward

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1931-1955

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