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Abstract Maher Ahmad (B.A. 71, M.F.A. 74) is a highly successful production designer who has worked in theater, television, and film from Chicago to New York City to Hollywood. The Maher Ahmad Papers consist of material relating to his early life and general education, but primarily focuses on his work as a designer for the theater. The bulk of the collection is production design materials including set, lighting, and costume designs. Ahmad's teaching notes for the numerous theatre-related classes he...
Dates: 1962-1992; Other: Date acquired: 01/10/2010
Abstract Scripts and other materials produced by Paul Barosse (1958- ), an actor, and writer for television and motion pictures.
Dates: 1973-1997; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2011
Abstract Crowley joined the faculty of Northwestern University as an Instructor in Dramatic Production in September 1949. In 1951, he began teaching Contemporary Theatre, and initiated the concept of organizing theatre parties for groups of students who received tickets at a reduced group rate. The Edward Joseph Crowley Papers are arranged in one and one-half boxes. They span the period 1933-1966. The Papers are organized into seven subseries: biographical materials, correspondence, radio scripts,...
Abstract The Frank Galati Papers fill 38 boxes and span the years 1948-2006; the bulk of the papers date between 1965 and 2005. The papers consist mostly of scripts and other notes from the plays he wrote, directed or in which he acted. Biographical files include personal information about Galati and his family. They also include resumes (Box 1, Folder 1), drafts of speeches he made (Box 1, Folder 6) and materials from awards he received and workshops he attended (Box 1, Folder 7).
Dates: 1948 - 2014; Other: Majority of material found within 1965 - 2005
Abstract The papers of costume designer Virgil Johnon, Northwestern University alumnus and faculty member in the School of Communication (1969-2007), include biographical and teaching files as well as costume and stage sketches and production material.
Dates: 1957-2013; Other: Date acquired: 12/08/2008
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 Marshall W. Mason (born February 24, 1940; B.A., Northwestern University School of Communication, 1961) is an American theater director, educator, and writer. He founded the Circle Repertory Company in New York City and was artistic director of the company for 18 years (1969-1987). He has received many awards over a long career in the theater, among them an Obie Award for Sustained Achievement in 1983 and, in 2016, the Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theater. His papers fill 190...
Dates: 1907-2019; Majority of material found within 1940-2019
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 Claudia Webster Robinson was an Instructor in Dramatic Production at Northwestern University from 1944 to 1952. During her years at Northwestern, Robinson directed many productions. She was known for her unusual and obscure choices for theatrical productions, and of their excellence. The Claudia Webster Robinson papers are housed in three boxes and date from 1939 to 1987. The papers are comprised of class notes, syllabi, exams, and student papers. Scripts, notes, and sheet music from...
- Northwestern University Archives 8
- Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections 1
- Theater--Production and direction 7
- Theater--Study and teaching 3
- College theater 2
- Evanston (Ill.) 2
- Theater--Production and direction--Study and teaching 2
- Acting--Study and teaching 1
- Costume 1
- Costume designers 1
- Improvisation (Acting)--Study and teaching 1
- Motion picture art directors 1
- Television scripts 1
- Television--Production and direction 1
- Theatrical companies 1
- Theatrical producers and directors 1 ∧ less
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Faculty 3
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of Theatre 2
- Ahmad, Maher 1
- Asolo Theater (Sarasota, Fla.) 1
- Barrosse, Paul, 1958- 1
- Circle Repertory Company 1
- Circle Theatre Company (New York, N.Y.) 1
- Crowley, Edward J. (Edward Joseph), 1906-1984 1
- Galati, Frank 1
- Goodman Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) 1
- Johnson, Virgil C. 1
- Levin, Ira, 1929-2007 1
- Levin, Ira, 1929-2007. General Seeger 1
- Mason, Marshall W. 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). School of Speech 1
- Piven Theatre Workshop 1
- Robinson, Claudia Webster 1
- Scott, George C., 1927-1999 1
- Second City (Theater company) 1
- Steppenwolf Theatre Company 1 ∧ less