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Abstract The Piven Theatre Workshop, a theatre educational center and professional theatre company in Evanston, Illinois, was founded by Joyce and Byrne Piven. The Records include the Piven Theatre Company’s production and events files, photographs, teaching materials, public relations material, Joyce Piven’s subject files, audiovisual recordings, project grant files, and posters.
Abstract Laughtrack Comedy Group was an Evanston-based troupe, comprised of Northwestern alumni, that performed from 1979 to 1981. Their records include resumes, photographs, scripts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, press releases, contracts, and financial records.
Dates: 1979-1981; Other: Date acquired: 04/10/2014
Abstract Light Opera Works is a non-for-profit, professional musical theatre company founded in 1980. In addition to producing three to four shows per year, Light Opera Works puts on annual benefits and concerts. The records of Light Opera Works include contact sheets, marketing, correspondence, press clippings, press releases, stage, set and costume designs, photographic slides, financial ledgers, and audiocassette tapes that relate to the creative and business history of the company.
Abstract The Practical Theatre Company (PTC) was a Chicago-based theatre company founded by Northwestern University students and active throughout the 1980s. Its productions included new plays, satiric agitprop, rock and roll events, and a series of successful improvisational comedy revues. The PTC, whose motto was “Art is Good”, is notable for the fact that the entire cast of its 1982 improvisational comedy revue, “The Golden 50th Anniversary Jubilee” (Brad Hall, Seinfeld star Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Gary...
Dates: 1979 - 2011; Other: Majority of material found within 1979 - 1989; Other: Date acquired: 04/09/2012
- Subject: Theatrical companies X
- Theater 3
- Actors 1
- College theater 1
- Comedians 1
- Improvisation (Acting) 1
- Improvisation (Acting)--Study and teaching 1
- Musical theater 1
- Opera 1
- Opera companies 1
- Theater--Production and direction 1
- Theater--Study and teaching 1 ∧ less
- Laughtrack (Comedy group) 1
- Light Opera Works (Theater company) 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). University Theatre 1
- Piven Theatre Workshop 1
- Practical Theatre Company 1
- Second City (Theater company) 1 ∧ less