Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope 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 27 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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)
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
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...
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 124
Overview: The Eugene O'Neill Collection consists of material by or pertaining to O'Neill, including correspondence, writings of O'Neill, writings of others, photographs, legal documents, clippings, and programs. Correspondents include O'Neill's lawyers, Harry Weinberger and Winfield E. Aronberg; a collector of his works, Keith H. Baker; his agent, Kenneth Macgowan; his and Carlotta's friends Dale Edward Fern, Armina Marshall, Dudley Nichols, Robert Sisk, Fania Marinoff Van Vechten, and Marion Welch; and...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 123
Overview: The Eugene O'Neill Papers document the life of dramatist Eugene O'Neill, especially his life with Carlotta Monterey O'Neill after 1928. Correspondents include O'Neill's lawyers, Harry Weinberger and Winfield E. Aronberg; his agent, the Richard J. Madden Play Company, Inc.; friends and colleagues; and family members, including his daughter, Oona, his sons, Shane and Eugene, Jr., his third wife, Carlotta, and her daughter, Cynthia Chapman Stram.The collection also contains Carlotta's...
Dates: 1872-1970, bulk 1930-1959
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
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...
Call Number: GEN MSS 547
Overview: Correspondence, writings, printed ephemera, and photographs related to Annie Schletter and her family. Correspondence consists of letters to Annie Schletter, Pauline Schletter, Percy Schletter, and others, including Adrian Boult and Rosetta Phillips. Letters to Annie Schletter, many brief notes, largely relate to theater in London. Her correspondents include Margot Asquith, Adrian Boult, Ernest Coquelin, F. Paolo Tosti, Oscar Wilde, and Charles Wyndham. Correspondence also includes two letters...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1446
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.
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