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Theater programs

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Printed or written lists of the acts, scenes, selections, or other features composing a theater performance, including the names of the performers.

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

A Midsummer Night's Dream : program for the Globe Theatre production , 1890 January 15

 Item — 1: Series 1 [39002106195960], Folder: 8a
Call Number: MSS 9 , Series I
Scope and Contents: An F.R. Benson production. Includes a cast listing, a list of scenes and music, and an advertisement for other plays.
Dates: 1890 January 15

Becket : program for the Royal Lyceum Theatre production, 1893 July

 Item — 1: Series 1 [39002106195960], Folder: 2a
Call Number: MSS 9 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Includes cast listing; a synopsis of scenery designed by W. Telbin, J. Harker, and Hawes Craven; and a list of other productions in July.
Dates: 1893 July

Charles I : program for the Royal Lyceum Theatre production, 1893 June 28

 Item — 1: Series 1 [39002106195960], Folder: 3a
Call Number: MSS 9 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Includes advertisements for upcoming productions, including The Lyon's Mail, The Merchant of Venice, Olivia, Much Ado About Nothing, Becket, King Henry VIII, Nance Oldfield and The Bells.
Dates: 1893 June 28

Jack Randall Crawford Modern Drama Collection

Call Number: DRA 10
Overview: Photographic prints and clippings relating to English and American Drama as collected by Jack Randall Crawford, the staff of the Drama Library, and others.
Dates: 1850-1979

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.
Dates: 1663-1992

Cymbeline : program for the Royal Lyceum Theatre production, 1896 December 9

 Item — 1: Series 1 [39002106195960], Folder: 4a
Call Number: MSS 9 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Includes cast listing, as well as advertisements for The Bells, The King and the Miller, and Richard III.
Dates: 1896 December 9

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)

Max Ewing collection

Call Number: YCAL MSS 656
Overview: The Max Ewing Papers consist of correspondence, writings, sheet music, photographic prints and negatives, photograph albums, scrapbooks, diaries, sound recordings, writings of others, notebooks, printed material, personal papers, and a sculpture. Correspondence includes letters from Ewing to his parents, general correspondence with friends and family, and third party correspondence regarding Ewing. Writings contain autograph manuscript and typescript drafts and printed versions of short...
Dates: 1887-2003, bulk 1910-1934

Faust : program for the Royal Lyceum Theatre production, 1886 January 23

 Item — 1: Series 1 [39002106195960], Folder: 5a
Call Number: MSS 9 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Includes a cast listing and a synopsis of the scenery.
Dates: 1886 January 23

Find the Woman : insert for the London Coliseum production, 1914 May

 Item — 1: Series 1 [39002106195960], Folder: 6b
Call Number: MSS 9 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Includes a synopsis of the first two acts of the play.
Dates: 1914 May

Find the Woman : program for the London Coliseum production, 1914 May 4

 Item — 1: Series 1 [39002106195960], Folder: 6a
Call Number: MSS 9 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Includes 10 acts of various types (vaudeville, ballet, short plays, etc.) culminating in Arthur Bourchier and Garrick Theatre Company's presentation of the third act of Charles Klein's Find the Woman.
Dates: 1914 May 4

Witold Gombrowicz archive

Call Number: GEN MSS 515
Overview: The archive consists of correspondence, writings, personal papers, photographs, audiovisual material and memorabilia documenting Gombrowicz's life and literary activity chiefly during the last two decades of his life (1949-69).Series I, Correspondence, contains personal and professional correspondence. There is correspondence with family, Polish and European literary and cultural figures, other Polish emigres, and Latin American friends and writers. There is considerable correspondence...
Dates: 1902-1998

John Guare papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 411
Overview: The John Guare Papers document the work and life of the playwright and educator John Guare. The papers consist of production files, professional correspondence, writings, writings of others, subject files, personal effects, personal papers, photographs, printed material, and one reel-to-reel sound recording. The bulk of the material spans the years 1962-2010.
Dates: 1914-2010

Henry IV : program for the Theatre Royal Haymarket production, 1896 July 2

 Item — 1: Series 1 [39002106195960], Folder: 7a
Call Number: MSS 9 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Program for Part I, produced by Herbert Beerbohm Tree, who also played Sir John Falstaff. Directed by Tree and Louis Calvert. Includes advertisements.
Dates: 1896 July 2

Edgar Hockley collection

Call Number: MSS 9
Overview: This collection comprises costume and set design drawings by Edgar Hockley depicting late-Victorian London stage productions. Also present are theatre programs and clippings from the same period.
Dates: 1886-1924, bulk 1886-1897

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.
Dates: 1950s-1968

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.
Dates: 1973-2008

Benjamin Mordecai papers

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

Multiple Productions : program for the Palace Theatre of London of Varieties, 1908 June 27

 Item — 1: Series 1 [39002106195960], Folder: 13b
Call Number: MSS 9 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Included in the program are performances by American vaudeville star Walter C. Kelly. The program also mentions Florence Yaymen, a "Coon Caricaturist." Advertisements also included.
Dates: 1908 June 27