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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I: Drafts, 1971-1973

Series II: Production books, 1973-1974

Series III: Typescripts from WNET 13

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the George Greanias’s Play ‘Wilson’ papers, 1971-1974



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Greanias, George
Title George Greanias’s Play ‘Wilson’ papers
Dates: 1971-1974
Abstract: Drafts, revisions, typescripts, and actors' prompt books for George Greanias' play, "Wilson" relating to Woodrow Wilson, dating 1971-1974.
ID MS 014
Extent 1 linear ft. (2 boxes)
Language Materials are in English.
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, Houston, TX

Biographical Note

Playwright, professor and attorney George Greanias (b. 1948) taught at Rice University from 1977-1983.

His "Hello Hamlet!" (two-act play), was first produced in Houston, Tex., at Weiss College, Rice University, October, 1967. "Wilson" (two-act play), was first produced in Miami, Fla., at Players Repertory Theater, August, 1973.

Greanias also contributes articles and reviews to newspapers and communication and law journals.He is a member of the steering committee of Houston/Harris County Sports and Health Association; advisory director of Reading, Education, and Development Council; member of board of directors of Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse, Older American Services, Westbury Hospital, Young Audiences of Houston, and Midtown Art Center; member of advisory board of Girls Club of Houston, Houston Action for Soviet Jewry, Houston Symphony Orchestra, and Alley Theatre; trustee of Annunciation Church School, Lighthouse for the Blind, and Houston Museum of Fine Arts.

Source: Contemporary Authors Online. The Gale Group, 2001.

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Scope and Contents

Drafts, revisions, typescripts, and actors' prompt books for George Greanias' play, "Wilson", relating to Woodrow Wilson, dating from 1971-1974.

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Arrangement

Materials have been arrnaged in the order in which they were created.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions on access to these papers or the accompanying oral interviews.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from George Greanias’s Play ‘Wilson’ papers must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Wilson, Woodrow.
Subjects (Organizations)
Players Repertory theatre (Miami, Fla.)
Alley Theatre, Houston, Tex. - productions
Rice University, Houston, Tex. - Drama dept.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

George Greanias’s Play ‘Wilson’ papers , 1971-1974, MS 014, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Acquisition Information

Purchased from George Greanias, 1975, with one addendum 1978.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series I: Drafts, 1971-1973

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1 Drafts I - III, 1971-1973
Revisions, March, 1972
Final draft, April, 1972

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Series II: Production books, 1973-1974

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1 Production book for Players, Repertory Theatre, Miami, Fla., August, 1973
Sections of Prompt Book for Alley Theatre Production, Houston, Tex., (with Alternate Act III endings), Oct. - Nov., 1974

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Series III: Typescripts from WNET 13

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2 Davidson College, Act I revision and others

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