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Musicals

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: This heading is assigned to music for theatrical productions consisting of musical numbers (songs, ensembles, and dances) integrated into a dramatic framework. Music for theatrical productions featuring a series of songs, dances, and other entertainments without any unifying dramatic element is entered under Revues.

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Michael Bennett papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 538
Overview: The papers document the musical theater career of Michael Bennett, spanning the dates 1950 to 1989 (with the bulk of the material spanning 1973 to 1986), and consisting of production files, correspondence, business papers, scripts, printed material, personal papers, audiovisual material, objects and photographs. The papers document the process of writing, choreographing, directing, and marketing Broadway musical productions such as Dreamgirls and A Chorus Line. The papers also document...
Dates: 1950-1989, bulk 1973-1986

Jack Randall Crawford Modern Drama Collection

 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

 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

Sylvia Fine and Danny Kaye Musical Comedy Library

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 108
Overview: Scores, sheet music, lyrics, and librettos belonging to Sylvia Fine and Danny Kaye
Dates: ca. 1913-ca. 1977

The E.Y. Harburg Collection

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 83
Overview: Writings and other papers by and about the American lyricist E.Y. ("Yip") Harburg
Dates: 1929-1968 (inclusive)

The Cole Porter Collection

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 82
Overview: Musical manuscripts, correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and additional materials by and about the American composer and lyricist Cole Porter (1891-1964)
Dates: 1901-1992 (inclusive)

Nathan Salsbury papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 17
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, memorabilia, printed material, writings and photographs on the life and career of Nate Salsbury.
Dates: 1860-1965, bulk 1866-1903

The Kay Swift Papers

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 65
Overview: Music, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials by and about the American composer Kay Swift (1897-1993)
Dates: 1894-1993 (inclusive)

Register to the Papers of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 30
Overview: Music, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials by and about the German-American composer Kurt Weill (1900-1950) and the German-American actress and singer Lotte Lenya (1898-1981)
Dates: 1890-1984, inclusive