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Theater

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Boston Academy of Music Theater Broadsides

 Collection — Box Small Collections Box 117
Identifier: SC 01718
Content Description

Four theater broadsides advertising the Boston Academy of Music's productions for November and December of 1860, Charlotte Cushman is given top billing on each. Cushman (1816-1876) was one of the greatest actors of her era and an open lesbian.

Dates: November 1860 - December 1860

Ann Buckles Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.035
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal papers of Ann Buckles, College of William and Mary class of 1951, and includes materials from her time at William and Mary, her subsequent career on Broadway and in television and film, and her tenure at Harper's Bazaar. There are photographs, video recordings, clippings, correspondence, and materials regarding Benjamin Bray, Glenn Close, and members of the Department of Theatre and Speech. There is also some material from Buckles' later activities...
Dates: 1950-2008

David W. Ferriday Collection of Theater Programs

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.94
Scope and Contents William & Mary Theater Department programs for The Stronger Woman (1953), Hamlet (1954), Twelfth Night (1955), Antigone (1955), Home is Tomorrow (1956), and three undated programs: William & Mary's Backdrop Club's Be My Guest, Colonial Williamsburg and William & Mary's She Stoops to Conquer, and the National Theatre's The Confidential Clerk. Includes three programs from the 1956 William & Mary graduation ceremony and a newspaper clipping about Lou Biggs, William...
Dates: 1953-1956

Jon Gilbert Fox collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00383
Content Description

The Jon Gilbert Fox collection contains photographs, newspaper clippings, theater posters, essays, and ephemera relating to LGBTQ+ history, events and political activism.

Dates: 1968-2007

Charlotte Kaufman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00339
Scope and Contents Acc. 2007.92: Original and copies of individual parts for musical instruments and scripts for voices for five ballad operas: Robin Hood, Devil to Play, Mock Doctor, Thomas and Sally and the Beggar's Opera. Photographs, copies of miscellaneous theater airs and songs, research material, programs, posters, and working papers. These operas were performed by Friends of Dr. Burney who later changed their name to Boston Musical Theater and were directed by Charlotte Kaufman....
Dates: 1980-1990

Louis E. Catron papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00393
Content Description

One, single poster titled "Lincoln at Springfield: January, 1859. A Three Act Play by Louis E. Catron of Springfield." Presented by Lincolnland Drama Festival, and held at the Thorne Deuel Auditorium Illinois State Museum.

Dates: Undated.

Mary Ann Wright Theater posters

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.360
Content Description

The Mary Ann Wright Theater posters contains Sinifonicron, mainstage and backdrop theater posters collected by Mary Ann Locke Wright.

Dates: 1979-1984

Mint Theater Company records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 7.108
Content Description

Mint Theater Company was formed at William & Mary by Anya Ruzicka, William & Mary (W&M) class 2025, in 2022. Ruzicka was inspired to create the group following discussions with Paul Hardin (W&M class 2020) and others involved in Hardin's April 2022 production "Spectacular!" This collection includes a program from "Spectacular!", as well as a program and poster from Mint Theater's first production, "Something Real" in April 2023, and digital materials.

Dates: 2022-2023

Parke Shepherd Rouse, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 71 R75
Scope and Contents Professional and personal papers of Parke Shepherd Rouse, Jr. who was a newspaper writer and columnist and an author of books on Virginia. His personal correspondence covers his college years at Washington and Lee University; his years in the Navy during World War II; his early career while working in Richmond, Virginia and Newport News, Virginia; and his business affairs. His college and Navy letters include not only the letters he wrote home, but the letters he received from...
Dates: 1930-1998

Howard Scammon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1992.38 and additions
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, clippings, photographs, programs, playbooks and other material collected by William and Mary Theatre professor Howard Scammon. The bulk of the material is correspondence between Scammon and his former students, but the papers also include documentation related to the William and Mary Theatre, The Common Glory, the Jamestown Festival of 1957, other Williamsburg theatre groups and famous William and Mary alumni such as Glenn Close and Linda Lavin. ...
Dates: 1917-1994; Majority of material found in 1940-1970

Trippin' on Brix records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 7.095
Content Description

The Trippin' on Brix records contains programs and posters including 2 show posters from Trippin on Brix Comedy Trope: "The Nightmare Before Brixmas" and "She Trip my Brick till I Improvise."

Dates: 2020-2023

Virginia Shakespeare Festival records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 59.1
Scope and Contents

Contains posters, slides and other materials related to the Virginia Shakespeare Festival.

Dates: Circa 1970s-2017

Williamsburg Area Performing Arts Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.105
Scope and Contents

Minutes, reports, correspondence and papers of the Williamsburg Area Performing Arts Center, formerly the Williamsburg Area Civic and Cultural Center, Inc. of Williamsburg, Virginia. This group attempted to create a performing arts center in the Williamsburg area, but was not successful.

Dates: 1999-2007

Williamsburg (Va.) Area Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 1.09
Scope and Contents This collection covers the Greater Williamsburg Area, including Williamsburg, Yorktown, Jamestown, James City County, York County and other nearby communities. It includes gifts and purchases whose contents are ephemeral in nature and not well-suited as stand-alone collections.  The items are usually transient documents of everyday life and can include menus, flyers, advertisements, and programs but can also be postcards, games, ticket stubs, and the like. The majority of...
Dates: 1858-2015