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Abstract This collection on Chicago area theatres consists primarily of three scrapbooks filled with clippings, programs, reviews, and publicity generated for the theatre seasons between 1908 and 1915.
Abstract The Dublin Gate Theatre was founded by Hilton Edwards (1903-1982) and Micheál MacLiammóir (1899-1978), two Englishmen who had met touring in Ireland with Anew McMaster's acting company.
Abstract Edwin Drexel Godfrey and his wife, Fanny, resided in New York and attended the theatre productions compiled here between 1906 and 1928. The E. Drexel Godfrey Theater Scrapbooks contain personal comments, playbills, photo clippings from theatrical magazines, and approximately 1900 black & white photographs documenting performances from 1906 to 1928. Photos are attributed to professional photographers and studios, and include individual and group shots of each show's cast on stage in...
Dates: 1906-1928; Other: Date acquired: 01/08/2010
Abstract Playwright Ira Levin was born in New York in 1929. He was twenty-two when he wrote his first novel, the thriller A Kiss Before Dying, and twenty-five when he wrote his first play, the popular adaptation of Mac Hyman's No Time for Sergeants. Other plays include the comedy hit Critic's Choice, the musical Drat! The Cat!, the thriller Veronica's Room, and Deathtrap. His novels include Rosemary's Baby , The Stepford Wives, and The Boys from Brazil.
Abstract Paul Sills and Viola Spolin Oral History Collection is a project to collect oral histories documenting improvisational theatre, particularly in the Chicago region.
Dates: 2020 - 2021
Abstract The David Shepherd (1924-2018) Papers consists of 33 boxes that contain materials related to his work in improvisational theater.
Dates: 1934 - 2014
- Theater 4
- Chicago (Ill.) 2
- Improvisation (Acting) 2
- Acting games 1
- Actors 1
- Dublin (Ireland) 1
- Musical theater 1
- Operetta--United States--20th century 1
- Theater--Production and direction 1
- Theatrical producers and directors 1 ∧ less
- Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections 1
- Compass Players (Chicago, Ill.) 1
- Dublin Gate Theatre 1
- Edwards, Hilton, 1903-1982 1
- Godfrey, E. Drexel (Edwin Drexel), 1921-1981 1