Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Theater Programs:

An Inventory of the Collection, 1895-1996 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Rare Books, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library
Title: Theater Programs Collection,
Dates: 1895-1996 and undated
Abstract: Theater programs from 1895-1996 and undated.
Collection # R44.2
Quantity: 13 boxes (12.5 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Donated by Dartmouth College, Baker/Berry Library, 2004. Collection consists of theater programs which were distributed to audience members at individual play performances. The programs contain title of play performed, names of people in the cast including roles played, diagrams of the theater, information on scenes and settings, as well as publicity biographies, short articles, and advertisements. Theaters and festivals include: Actors Playhouse, Adelphi Theatre, Ahmanson Theatre, Aldwych Theatre, Alvin Theatre, Ambassador Theatre, American Shakespeare Festival, Anspacher Theater, ANTA Theatre, ANTAWashington Square Theatre, Apollo Theatre, Apple Corps Theatre, Arena Stage, Arie Crown Theatre, Arlington Theatre, Auditorium Theatre, Avon Theatre, Bar Harbor Playhouse, Belasco Theatre, Belmont Theatre, Billy Rose Theatre, Biltmore Theatre, Booth Theatre, Boston Museum, Boston Opera House, Boston Theatre, Brattle Theatre, Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway Theatre, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, Bucks County Playhouse, Casino Theatre, Castle Square Theatre, Center Theatre, Chelsea Theater Center of Brooklyn, Cherry Lane Theatre, Christian C. Yegen Theatre, Circle in the Square Theatre, Colonial Theatre, Colonnades Theatre Lab, Copley Theatre, Coronet Theatre, Cort Theatre, County Theatre, Crest Theatre, Criterion Theatre, Curran Theatre, Darien Dinner Theatre, Dorset Playhouse, Drama Committee Repertory Theatre, Earl Carroll Theatre, Eastside Playhouse, Eden Theatre, Edison Theatre, Elitch Theatre, Eltinge Theatre, Empire Theatre, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, Eugene O’Neill Theatre, Federal Theatre, Fifty-Fourth Street Theatre, Ford’s Theatre, Fordham University Theatre, Forrest Theatre, Forty-Eighth Street Theatre, Forty-Second Street Theatre Row, Forty-Sixth Street Theatre, Gate Theater, Geo. M. Cohan Theatre, Gershwin Theatre, Globe Theatre (London and New York), Golden Theatre, Grand Opera House, Greenwich Playhouse, Guild Theatre, Guthrie Theater, Haft Theatre, Hammerstein’s Theatre, Harmanus Bleecker Hall, Helen Hayes Theatre, Henry Miller’s Theatre, Hilltop Theatre, Hudson Theatre, Hudson Guild Theatre, Imperial Theatre, International Theatre, Ira Aldridge Theatre, Ivoryton Playhouse, Jack Lawrence Theatre, John Beach Theatre, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, John Golden Theatre, Jones Beach Marine Theatre, Joseph E. Levine Theatre, Julliard Concert Hall, Juilliard Theater, Liberty Theatre, Lincoln Center, Little Theatre, Long Wharf Theatre, Longacre Theatre, Lucille Lortel’s Theatre De Lys, Luesther Hall, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, Lyceum Theatre, Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, Lyric Theatre, Majestic Theatre, Manhattan Theatre, Mansfield Theatre, Mark Hellinger Theatre, Mark Taper Forum, Martin Beck Theatre, Maryland Theatre, Masque Theatre, Matrix Theatre, Maxine Elliott’s Theatre, McAlpin Rooftop Theatre, McCarter Theatre, Mercury Theatre, Metropolitan Opera, Minskoff Theatre, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, Monomoy Theatre, Morosco Theatre, Morris A. Mechanic Theatre, Mountain Playhouse, Music Box, National Theatre, Nederlander Theatre, Neighborhood Playhouse, Neil Simon Theatre, New Amsterdam Theatre, New Apollo Theatre, New Century Theatre, New Theatre, New York City Center of Music and Drama, New York City Opera, New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theate, New York State Theater, Newman Theater, Newport Casino Theater, Nixon Theatre, The Open Space at Apple Corps Theatre, Orpheum Theatre, Palace Theatre, Palsson’s Supper Club, Phoenix Theatre, Players Theatre, The Playhouse, Playhouse 91, The Plymouth Theatre, Promenade Theatre, The Public/The Newman Theater, Radio City Music Hall, Red Barn Theatre, Rialto Theatre, Richard Rodgers Theatre, Ridgefield Summer Theater, Ridgeway Theatre, Rite Theatre, Ritz Theatre, RKO Boston Theatre, Rockridge Theatres, Roundabout, Royal National Theatre, Royale Theatre, Sam H. Harris Theatre, Sam S. Shubert Theatre, Scarsdale Theatre, Sea Cliff Summer Theatre, Selwyn Theatre, Shubert Theatre, SPA Summer Theatre, St. James Theatre, Stardust, Stony Creek Theatre, Sullivan Street Playhouse, Summer at the State Theater, T. Schreiber Theatre at Wonderhorse, Times Square Theatre, Theatre 80 St. Marks, Theatre De Lys, Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Townsend Harris Hall, Trafalgar Theatre, Tremont Theatre, Tyrone Guthrie Theatre, Uris Theatre, Virginia Theatre, Vivian Beaumont Theater, War Department Theatre, Weber & Fields’ Music Hall, Westbury Music Fair, Westchester Playhouse, Westport Country Playhouse, Wilbur Theatre, Winter Garden Theatre, Woodstock Playhouse, Yale School of Drama, Ye Wilbur Theatre, Zellerbach Theatre.


Scope and Contents

The collection is in good condition and is part of the Rare Books Collection.


 

Organization

The collection is organized by title of publication and by theater/festival.

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research. Copyright is retained by the authors of items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by U.S. copyright law.

Copy requests in excess of 5 pages must be approved by the donor or his representative.


Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects
Actors--History
American drama--History
Theater programs--History
Theaters–-History

Related Material

For related materials located in the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, see the following collections:

  • Theater Programs Collection, 1810-2003 and undated

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Theater Programs Collection, 1895-1996 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Collection accession #(s):
2004-0097-A

Donation, 2004

Processed by

Dr. Diane Warner, Kristin Loyd, Ashley Leal, Kristin Pustejovsky, Elaine Tweit


Additional Sources

None for the record.


Collection Inventory

 

Playbill, 1930s

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1 1 30 Days Hath September, The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (2 issues), Amphitryon 38, And Now Good-Bye, 1937-1938
2 Anything Goes (7 issues), The Boys from Syracuse (6 issues), Brother Rat, 1934-1939
3 Candida (2 issues), Candida and The Wingless Victory, Dodsworth, A Doll’s House (4 issues), 1934-1938
4 An Enemy of the People, The Fabulous Invalid (3 issues), First Lady, Fresh Fields, Ghosts (2 issues), Hamlet (4 issues), 1935-1938
5 Here Come the Clowns, Hot Mikado (2 issues), Idiot’s Delight, I’d Rather Be Right (4 issues), Kill That Story (2 issues), 1934-1939
6 Let Freedom Ring, Life with Father (3 issues), Lightnin’ (2 issues), Madame Bovary, Mamba’s Daughters (2 issues), The Man from Cairo (2 issues), 1935-1939
7 The Masque of Kings (4 issues), Merrily We Roll Along, Missouri Legend (2 issues), Night of January 16 (3 issues), The Old Maid (7 issues), 1934-1938
8 The Petrified Forest (2 issues), The Philadelphia Story, The Plough and the Stars, Porgy and Bess (3 issues), Post Road (2 issues), Red, Hot and Blue (4 issues), 1934-1939
9 The School for Husbands, The Sea Gull, Set to Music, The Star-Wagon (4 issues), The Streets of Paris (3 issues), They Knew What They Wanted (2 issues), 1934-1939
10 The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, Very Warm for May (3 issues), Victoria Regina (13 issues), 1936-1939
11 Whiteoaks (3 issues), The White Steed (3 issues), Who’s Who, The Wingless Victory (2 issues), 1936-1939
12 Miscellaneous pages, [1930s?]



 

Playbill, 1940s

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1 13 Alice in Wonderland, Angel Street (4 issues), Anne of the Thousand Days (2 issues), Are You With It?, 1942-1949
14 Billion Dollar Baby (2 issues), Born Yesterday, Boys and Girls Together (5 issues), Candida, 1940-1946
15 Diamond Lil, The Doctor’s Dilemma, The Doughgirls, Dream Girl, Early To Bed (9 issues), 1940-1949
16 Edith Piaf and Her Continental Entertainers, The Fifth Column, The Firebrand of Florence, The Gentleman from Athens, George Jessel’s High Kickers (3 issues), The Glass Menagerie (3 issues), 1940-1947
17 Happy Birthday, Harvey (2 issues), I Remember Mama, Jane Cowl “Old Acquaintance,” Joan of Lorraine (2 issues), 1941-1947
18 Lady in the Dark (12 issues), 1941-1942
19 Laugh, Town, Laugh (2 issues), Lend an Ear, Life with Father (11 issues), Life with Mother, 1940-1949
20 The Man Who Came to Dinner (2 issues), Maurice Chevalier in an Evening of Songs and Impressions, Mister Roberts, The Moon is Down, My Fair Ladies, 1940-1948
21 O Mistress Mine (4 issues), On the Town, Pal Joey, Red Gloves, Small Wonder (4 issues), 1941-1949
22 Soldier’s Wife, Something for the Boys (8 issues), State of the Union (2 issues), 1943-1947
23 The Streets of Paris (2 issues), The Taming of the Shrew, There Shall Be No Night (3 issues), They Walk Alone, Three to Make Ready (5 issues), 1940-1946
24 Twelfth Night, Two on an Island (2 issues), Uncle Harry, The Winslow Boy, 1940-1949



 

Playbill, 1950s

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1 25 The Abduction from the Seraglio, Can-Can (2 issues), The Cold Wind and the Warm, Daphne Laureola, Detective Story, Inherit the Wind, 1950-1959
26 Macbeth, Much Ado About Nothing, The Music Man, Pal Joey, Picnic, Separate Tables, Silk Stockings, Susannah, 1952-1959
27 Talent ’59 (3 issues), Tickets, Please!, Time Out for Ginger, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Turandot, The Velvet Glove, The Waltz of the Toreadors, 1950-1959



 

Playbill,1960s

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2 1 110 in the Shade (3 issues), 1776, After the Rain, American Shakespeare Festival (Twelfth Night, The Tempest, Antony and Cleopatra), 1960-1969
2 Ben Franklin in Paris (2 issues), Black Comedy, Blues for Mister Charlie, Bye Bye Birdie (3 issues), 1960-1967
3 Canterbury Tales, The Caretaker, Coco, Dear World, The D’Oyly Carte Opera Company, The Deputy (2 issues), Donnybrook!, 1961-1969
4 Fiddler on the Roof (15 issues), 1965-1969
5 The Front Page, Funny Girl (14 issues), 1964-1969
6 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (3 issues), Generation, Gentlemen, Be Seated, George M!, The Glass Menagerie, 1962-1969
7 The Great White Hope (8 issues), 1968-1969
8 Hamlet (3 issues), Hello, Dolly! (3 issues), Here’s Love, High Spirits, Holly Golightly, The House of Atreus, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (2 issues), 1962-1969
9 I Had a Ball, Iolanthe, Josephine Baker and Her Company, Mame (2 issues), A Man for All Seasons (5 issues), 1961-1969
10 Man of La Mancha (8 issues), 1966-1969
11 Marcel Marceau and His Compagnie de Mime, Marie Bell and Her Company, Marlene Dietrich (2 issues), Mary, Mary, Mazowsze, More Stately Mansions (2 issues), Morning, Noon and Night, 1960-1968
12 The Nightingale, Nobody Loves an Albatross, The Obratsov Puppets, Oliver!, The Owl and the Pussycat (2 issues), Philadelphia, Here I Come! (2 issues), 1963-1966
13 Play It Again, Sam (8 issues), 1969
14 Plaza Suite (12 issues), 1968-1969
15 La Plume de Ma Tanta, The Price (3 issues), The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (2 issues), Private Lives, Promises, Promises (2 issues), 1960-1969
16 The Rehearsal, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (5 issues), The Royal Hunt of the Sun (2 issues), She Loves Me (2 issues), 1963-1968
17 Sherry! (3 issues), Something Different (2 issues), The Sound of Music, 1960-1968
18 The Star Spangled Girl (7 issues), 1966-1967
19 The Subject Was Roses (2 issues), Talent ’65 (2 issues), A Taste of Honey, There’s a Girl in My Soup (3 issues), 1961-1968
20 A Thousand Clowns (2 issues), Three Men on a Horse (2 issues), A Thurber Carnival, Tiny Alice (2 issues), 1960-1969
21 Tovarich (3 issues), The Unsinkable Molly Brown (2 issues), The Vienna Burgtheater (2 issues), 1960-1968
22 Wait a Minim! (2 issues), Walking Happy (2 issues), Weekend, 1966-1968
23 What Makes Sammy Run? (3 issues), The Wind in the Sassafras Trees, You Can’t Take It With You (2 issues), 1964-1968
24 You Know I Can’t Hear You When the Water’s Running (8 issues), 1967-1968
25 Zorba (2 issues), 1969



 

Playbill, 1970s

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3 1 6 RMS RIV VU (7 issues), 1973
2 13 Rue de L’Amour, 1776 (4 issues), 1970-1978
3 The 1940’s Radio Hour (5 issues), 1979
4 Absurd Person Singular (4 issues), 1975
5 The Act (3 issues), Agamemnon, AH, Wilderness!, 1973-1978
6 Ain’t Misbehavin’ (3 issues), All God’s Chillun Got Wings (2 issues), 1975-1978
7 All Over Town, An Almost Perfect Person (3 issues), Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Twentieth Anniversary Season, Ambassador, 1972-1978
8 American Buffalo (2 issues), Anna Christie (2 issues), Annie (4 issues), Ballroom, 1977-1979
9 Beatlemania (8 issues), 1978-1979
10 Bedroom Frame (9 issues), 1979
11 The Belle of Amherst (2 issues), The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (8 issues), 1976-1979
12 Bette Midler, Betrayal, Bubbling Brown Sugar (8 issues), 1973-1979
13 Butley (3 issues), Butterflies Are Free (4 issues), 1970-1973
14 California Suite (3 issues), Captain Brassbound’s Conversion (2 issues), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, 1972-1977
15 The Changing Room (3 issues), Chapter Two (8 issues), 1973-1978
16 Cheaters (2 issues), The Cherry Orchard, 1977-1978
17 Chicago (7 issues), 1975-1977
18 A Chorus Line (9 issues), 1975-1977
19 A Chorus Line (10 issues), 1978-1979
20 Coco, Cold Storage (2 issues), Comedians (4 issues), 1970-1978
21 Comedy With Music (3 issues), Comin’ Uptown (2 issues), The Country Girl, The Creation of the World and Other Business, 1972-1979
22 Crown Memorial, The Crucifer of Blood (2 issues), Cyrano (2 issues), 1973-1978
23 Da (8 issues), 1978-1979
24 Dancin’ (6 issues), 1978
25 Deathtrap (10 issues), 1978
26 Deathtrap (5 issues), 1979
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4 1 Devour the Snow, Dirty Linen & New-Found-Land (2 issues), Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope (2 issues), 1972-1979
2 Dracula (7 issues), 1978-1979
3 The Elephant Man (3 issues), Emperor Henry IV, 1973-1979
4 Equus (4 issues), 1975
5 Equus (9 issues), 1976
6 Equus (5 issues), 1977
7 Eubie! (9 issues), 1978-1979
8 An Evening with Josephine Baker, Evita (7 issues), 1974-1979
9 Fiddler on the Roof (9 issues), 1970-1977
10 Find Your Way Home, Finishing Touches (3 issues), First Monday in October (4 issues), 1973-1978
11 Follies, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow is Enuf (11 issues), 1972-1978
12 Gemini (5 issues), 1977
13 Gemini (11 issues), 1978-1979
14 George Benson On Broadway, Georgy, 1970-1978
15 The Gin Game (14 issues), 1977-1978
16 Godspell (7 issues), Good Evening (3 issues), 1972-1977
17 The Grand Tour, Grease (10 issues), 1972-1978
18 Hair (4 issues), Hamlet, Happy End (4 issues), 1970-1977
19 A History of the American Film (3 issues), The Ice Show, 1976-1978
20 I Love My Wife: A Musical (5 issues), 1977
21 I Love My Wife: A Musical (10 issues), 1978
22 I Remember Mama (4 issues), In Praise of Love (2 issues), Irene, 1973-1979
23 Jesus Christ Superstar (9 issues), 1971-1978
24 Kennedy’s Children (2 issues), The King and I (3 issues), The King of Hearts (2 issues), 1975-1978
25 The Kingfisher, Knock Knock, The Lady from the Sea, 1976-1978
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5 1 A Little Night Music (5 issues), 1973-1974
2 Lolita, My Love, London Assurance, Loose Ends (7 issues), 1971-1979
3 The Magic Show (9 issues), 1974-1976
4 The Magic Show (14 issues), 1977
5 The Magic Show (4 issues), 1978
6 Man and Superman including Don Juan in Hell, Man of La Mancha (6 issues), A Matter of Gravity (2 issues), 1970-1979
7 Me and Bessie (2 issues), The Merchant (3 issues), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Misanthrope, Moon-Children, 1971-1977
8 A Moon for the Misbegotten (3 issues), The Most Happy Fella, Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Musical Jubilee (2 issues), 1974-1979
9 My Fair Lady, My Fat Friend, No, No, Nanette (5 issues), Noël Coward in Two Keys, 1970-1976
10 The Norman Conquests (4 issues), 1976
11 Oh! Calcutta! (4 issues), 1971-1976
12 Oh! Calcutta! (8 issues), 1977
13 Oh! Calcutta! (10 issues), 1978-1979
14 On the Town (2 issues), On the Twentieth Century (8 issues), 1971-1979
15 Once in a Lifetime (2 issues), Otherwise Engaged (4 issues), Over Here!, Pacific Overture (3 issues), 1976-1978
16 A Party with Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Paul Robeson (2 issues), Peter Pan (6 issues), 1978-1979
17 The Phoenix Theatre (27 Wagons Full of Cotton, A Memory of Two Mondays), 1976
18 Pippin (10 issues), 1972-1973
19 Pippin (10 issues), 1974-1975
20 Pippin (11 issues), 1976-1977
21 Platinum (2 issues), Play It Again, Sam, Poor Murderer (3 issues), 1976-1978
22 Porgy and Bess (3 issues), 1976-1977
23 The Prisoner of Second Avenue (13 issues), 1971-1973
24 Promenade, All! (2 issues), Promises, Promises, Raisin (3 issues), 1971-1975
25 The Ritz (4 issues), The River Niger, Rodgers & Hart (3 issues), The Robber Bridegroom, Romantic Comedy, 1973-1979
26 Romeo & Juliet (3 issues), The Rothchilds (3 issues), The Royal Family (2 issues), Runaways (2 issues), 1971-1978
27 The Runner Stumbles, Saint Joan (2 issues), 1976-1978
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6 1 Same Time, Next Year (5 issues), 1975
2 Same Time, Next Year (8 issues), 1976
3 Same Time, Next Year (5 issues), 1977-1978
4 Sarava (3 issues), Scapino!, Seascape, 1974-1979
5 Seesaw (6 issues), 1973
6 The Shadow Box (3 issues), Sheep on the Runway, Shenandoah (7 issues), 1975-1977
7 Sherlock Holmes (8 issues), 1975
8 Shirley MacLaine (2 issues), Siamsa, Side By Side Sondheim (6 issues), Sizwe Banzi is Dead and the Island, 1975-1977
9 Sleuth (5 issues), 1971
10 Sleuth (10 issues), 1972-1973
11 Sly Fox (4 issues), Spokesong, Sticks and Bones (2 issues), Streamers (4 issues), 1972-1979
12 Sugar (11 issues), 1972
13 Sugar (5 issues), 1973
14 Sugar Babies (8 issues), 1979
15 The Sunshine Boys (9 issues), 1972-1974
16 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (17 issues), 1979
17 Tartuffe (4 issues), That Championship Season, They’re Playing Our Song (3 issues), 1972-1979
18 Thieves (3 issues), Three Penny Opera (4 issues), 1974-1976
19 Timbuktu (8 issues), 1977-1978
20 Travesties (3 issues), Treemonisha (3 issues), Tribute (2 issues), 1975-1978
21 Tricks, The Trip Back Down (2 issues), Twigs (3 issues), Two By Two, 1971-1977
22 Two Gentlemen of Verona (12 issues), 1971-1973
23 Ulysses in Nighttown, Uncle Vanya, The Utter Glory of Morrissey Hall, Very Good Eddie (4 issues), The Visit (includes Chemin de Fer and Holiday), Vivat! Vivat Regina! (2 issues), 1970-1975
24 The Water Engine, Where’s Charley?, Whoopee! (4 issues), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Whose Line Is It Anyway? (2 issues), 1976-1979
25 The Wiz (7 issues), Words and Music, Your Arms Too Short To Box With God, 1974-1977



 

Playbill, 1980s

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7 1 42nd Street (8 issues), 84 Charing Cross Road (2 issues), 1980-1983
2 Agnes of God (3 issues), Ain’t Misbehavin’ (5 issues), All’s Well That Ends Well (3 issues), 1981-1983
3 Almost An Eagle, Amadeus (9 issues), 1981-1983
4 Amen Corner (2 issues), American Buffalo, Angels Fall, Annie (2 issues), Aren’t We All? (2 issues), 1981-1985
5 Arms and the Man, Arsenic and Old Lace (2 issues), As Is, Awake and Sing! (3 issues), Aznavour, 1983-1986
6 Baby (3 issues), The Bacchae (2 issues), Barnum (4 issues), Beethoven’s Tenth, 1980-1984
7 Benefactors (3 issues), The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (6 issues), Betrayal, 1980-1985
8 Big Deal, Big River, Billy Bishop Goes to War (3 issues), Biloxi Blues, Blackstone!, Blood Knot (3 issues), 1980-1986
9 The Boys in Autumn (2 issues), Brigadoon (3 issues), Brighton Beach Memoirs (4 issues), Bring Back Birdie, 1980-1986
10 Broadway Bound (2 issues), Brothers (2 issues), 1983-1987
11 Cabaret, La Cage Aux Folles (5 issues), Can-Can (2 issues), 1981-1988
12 Cats (7 issues), Charlie and Algernon, Charlotte, 1980-1984
13 Children of a Lesser God (11 issues), 1980-1981
14 A Chorus Line, The Circle (2 issues), City of Angels, Coastal Disturbances, Comin’ Uptown, Copperfield (3 issues), 1980-1989
15 The Corn is Green (2 issues), Crimes of the Heart, The Curse of the Aching Heart (2 issues), 1981-1983
16 Dance a Little Closer (3 issues), Dance Theatre of Harlem, Dancin’ (4 issues), 1981-1983
17 A Day in Hollywood, A Night in the Ukraine (7 issues), 1980-1981
18 Death of a Salesman (4 issues), 1984
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8 1 Deathtrap (12 issues), 1980
2 Deathtrap (5 issues), 1981
3 Design for Living, A Doll’s Life (4 issues), Doonesbury (3 issues), 1982-1984
4 Dreamgirls (2 issues), The Dresser (3 issues), 1981-1983
5 Edmund Keane (3 issues), 1983
6 The Elephant Man (8 issues), 1980-1981
7 End of the World (3 issues), An Evening with Dave Allen, 1981-1984
8 Evita (8 issues), 1980
9 Evita (7 issues), 1981
10 The Father (2 issues), Fences (2 issues), Fifth of July, Filumena (5 issues), 1980-1987
11 The Five O’Clock Girl (2 issues), The Flying Karamazov Brothers, Fools (4 issues), 1981-1983
12 Foxfire (6 issues), 1982-1983
13 Gemini (8 issues), 1980-1981
14 The Glass Menagerie (3 issues), Glengarry Glen Ross (3 issues), The Golden Age, Good (4 issues), 1982-1984
15 Grind (3 issues), Grown Ups (2 issues), 1982-1985
16 Happy New Year (3 issues), Harrigan ‘n Hart (2 issues), Hay Fever (2 issues), Heartbreak House (2 issues), 1980-1985
17 The Heidi Chronicles, Hide and Seek, Home (10 issues), 1980-1989
18 Horowitz and Mrs. Washington, The House of Blue Leaves (2 issues), The Human Comedy, 1980-1986
19 I Ought To Be In Pictures (7 issues), I Won’t Dance, 1980-1981
20 Ian McKellen Acting Shakespeare (3 issues), The Iceman Cometh (2 issues), It Had To Be You, 1981-1985
21 Jerry’s Girls, Joe Egg (2 issues), John Gabriel Borkman (2 issues), 1980-1986
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9 1 K2 (3 issues), 1983
2 The Lady from Dubuque, Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music (3 issues), Lend Me a Tenor (3 issues), Les Liaisons Dangereuses, 1980-1989
3 A Life (3 issues), The Life & Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (5 issues), Lillian (2 issues), 1980-1986
4 A Little Family Business, The Little Foxes (3 issues), Long Day’s Journey Into Night (2 issues), Lolita, 1980-1986
5 Loot (3 issues), Lunch Hour (7 issues), 1981-1986
6 M. Butterfly (2 issues), Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (3 issues), Mail, Major Barbara (4 issues), 1980-1989
7 Makarova and Company, Man and Superman, The Man Who Came to Dinner (2 issues), The Man Who Had Three Arms, 1980-1988
8 Marcel Marceau On Broadway, Marilyn, The Marriage of Figaro (2 issues), 1983-1985
9 Mass Appeal (2 issues), Master Class (2 issues), ‘Master Harold’…and the Boys (3 issues), Medea (2 issues), 1982-1986
10 Meet Me in St. Louis (2 issues), The Merchant of Venice, Merlin, Merrily We Roll Along (2 issues), The Misanthrope (3 issues), Les Miserables, 1981-1989
11 Mister Lincoln, Mixed Couples (2 issues), Monday After the Miracle, A Moon for the Misbegotten, The Moony Shapiro Songbook, Moose Murders (2 issues), 1980-1984
12 Morning’s at Seven (10 issues), 1980
13 Morning’s at Seven (5 issues), 1981
14 Mrs. Warren’s Profession (2 issues), My One and Only (6 issues), The Mystery of Edwin Drood (2 issues), 1983-1986
15 Night and Day (5 issues), ‘Night, Mother (5 issues), 1980-1983
16 Nine, Noises Off (3 issues), Nuts (3 issues), 1980-1983
17 Oh! Calcutta! (12 issues), 1980-1981
18 Oklahoma! (2 issues), Oliver!, On Your Toes (7 issues), 1980-1984
19 Open Admissions, Othello (2 issues), 1982-1984
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10 1 Pack of Lies, Passion (4 issues), Past Tense, Patti La Belle, Peg, 1980-1985
2 Perfectly Frank (4 issues), 1980
3 Peter Pan (9 issues), 1980
4 The Petition (2 issues), Piaf (5 issues), 1981-1986
5 The Pirates of Penzance (6 issues), Play Me a Country Song, Play Memory, 1981-1984
6 Plenty (5 issues), Porgy and Bess, Precious Sons (2 issues), Present Laughter (3 issues), 1982-1986
7 Private Lives, Pygmalion, 1983-1987
8 The Queen and the Rebels (3 issues), 1982
9 The Real Thing (7 issues), The Rink (3 issues), 1984-1985
10 The Roast, Romance in Hard Times (2 issues), Romantic Comedy (3 issues), Room Service, Rose (3 issues), 1980-1989
11 Royal Shakespeare Company (2 issues), Scenes and Revelations, The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe (4 issues), Shirley MacLaine On Broadway, 1981-1986
12 Show Boat (4 issues), Singin’ in the Rain (2 issues), Smile (2 issues), Social Security (2 issues), 1983-1986
13 Sophisticated Ladies (8 issues), 1981-1982
14 Starlight Express, Steaming (3 issues), Strider (2 issues), Strange Interlude (2 issues), 1980-1987
15 Sugar Babies (12 issues), 1980
16 Sugar Babies (2 issues), The Suicide (2 issues), 1980-1981
17 Sunday in the Park with George (5 issues), The Supporting Cast, 1981-1984
18 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (4 issues), Sweet Charity (2 issues), Take Me Along, 1980-1986
19 Talley’s Folly (6 issues), 1980
20 Tango Argentino (2 issues), The Tap Dance Kid (3 issues), 1983-1985
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11 1 Teaneck Tanzi: The Venus Flytrap, They’re Playing Our Song (2 issues), Tintypes, 1980-1983
2 To Grandmother’s House We Go (3 issues), Torch Song Trilogy (2 issues), Total Abandon, 1981-1983
3 Tricks of the Trade (3 issues), Twice Around the Park, 1980-1982
4 Vienna: Lusthaus (2 issues), 1986
5 A View from the Bridge (5 issues), 1983
6 Watch on the Rhine, West Side Story, The West Side Waltz (2 issues), 1980-1982
7 Whodunit, Whoopi Goldberg, The Wiz, A Woman of Independent Means, 1982-1984
8 Woman of the Year (7 issues), 1981
9 You Can’t Take It With You (3 issues), Zero Positive, Zorba (2 issues), 1983-1988



 

Playbill, 1990s

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11 10 Anna Christie, Black and Blue (2 issues), Broken Glass, Cats (3 issues), Crazy For You (5 issues), 1990-1994
11 Dancing At Lughnasa (4 issues), Falsettos (2 issues), Garden District, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, 1992-1995
12 Grand Hotel: The Musical (2 issues), Guys and Dolls (5 issues), Hamlet, Having Our Say, 1991-1995
13 The Heidi Chronicles (2 issues), The Heiress, Indiscretions (Les Parents Terribles), Jelly’s Last Jam, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, 1990-1995
14 Kiss of the Spider Woman, A Little Hotel on the Side, Lost in Yonkers, Masterclass, Medea, Les Misérables (2 issues), 1991-1995
15 Miss Saigon (4 issues), A Month in the Country, Passion (3 issues), 1993-1995
16 Philadelphia, Here I Come!, The Plough and the Stars, The Rose Tattoo, Saint Joan, The Seagull, She Loves Me, 1992-1994
17 The Shadow Box, Show Boat (2 issues), The Speed of Darkness (2 issues), State Fair, A Streetcar Named Desire, 1991-1996
18 Three Tall Women, TRU, Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, Uncle Vanya, The Will Rogers Follies (4 issues), 1990-1995



 

Playbill, Miscellaneous

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12 1 Camelot, The Children’s Hour (3 issues), Hommage A Ravel, No Time For Comedy, 1935-1980
2 To My Husband, The Tragedy of Julius Caesar (2 issues), The Wisteria Trees, 1936-1950



 

Arena Stage

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12 3 The Imaginary Invalid, Monteith & Rand (2 issues), Playboy of the West Indies, Pueblo, 1971-1988



 

Evergreen Showcard

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12 4 Oh! Calcutta!, You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, 1968-1969



 

On Stage

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12 5 The 2nd Greatest Entertainer in the Whole Wide World, Fanny (2 issues), The Grand Duke, Macready! A Celebration of the Actor (3 issues), 1954-1978



 

Performing Arts

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12 6 Juno and the Paycock, King Lear and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2 issues), 1974-1990
7 Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Les Miserables, New York City Opera, 1967-1988



 

The Playgoer

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12 8 The Little Foxes, Victoria Regina, 1937-1940



 

Playkill

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12 9 Forbidden Broadway ’84 (2 issues), 1984



 

Showbill

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12 10 Are You Now or Have You Ever Been, Babes in Toyland, Class Enemy, Cloud 9 (2 issues), Endgame, Entertaining Mr. Sloane, The Fantasticks, H.M.S. Pinafore (3 issues), [1962?]-1984
11 Hurly Burly (2 issues), Little Shop of Horrors, A Man’s a Man, The Master Builder (2 issues), The Mikado (5 issues), Murder in the Cathedral, [1930s?]-1984
12 The Nest of the Wood Grouse, Quartermaine’s Terms, Salonika, Sea Marks, Springtime for Henry (2 issues), The Transfiguration of Benno Blimpie (2 issues), Wednesday, 1981-1985



 

Stagebill

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12 13 Arie Crown Theatre–Peter Pan (2 issues), Auditorium Theatre, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (8 issues), Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 1973-1981



 

The Acting Company

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12 14 The Robber Bridegroom (2 issues), 1975-1976



 

Alvin Theatre

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12 15 Mary of Scotland (4 issues), Mourning Becomes Electra (2 issues), Music in the Air (3 issues), 1932-1934



 

Ambassador Theatre

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12 16 The Last Mile, Young Sinners, 1930-1933



 

The American Shakespeare Festival Theatre

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12 17 Julius Caesar, Macbeth, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2 issues), Othello (2 issues), The Tragedy of Coriolanus (3 issues), 1955-1967



 

Apollo Theatre

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12 18 George White’s Scandals (2 issues), Take a Chance (5 issues), 1931-1933



 

Arlington Theatre

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12 19 Peg O’ My Heart, Repertoire, Ten Nights in a Bar-Room, 1920-1921



 

Boston Museum

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12 20 Captain Jinks of the Horse Marines, The Fatal Card, 1895-1902



 

Boston Opera House

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12 21 Cyrano de Bergerac, Hot Mikado, 1924-1939



 

Broadhurst Theatre

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12 22 20th Century (5 issues), The Animal Kingdom (2 issues), Beggar on Horseback, Hamlet, The Man Who Changed His Name, 1924-1933
23 Men in White (9 issues), Tattle Tales, 1933-1934



 

Casino Theatre

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12 24 Melody (3 issues), Show Boat (8 issues), 1932-1933



 

Castle Square Theatre

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12 25 The Firm of Girdlestone, The End of the Bridge, [1900?]-1911



 

Colonial Theatre

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12 26 The D’oyly Carte Opera Company (5 issues), Fine and Dandy, Shakespearean Plays (3 issues), [1930?]-1935



 

Colonnades Theatre Lab

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12 27 Moliere in Spite of Himself, Zinna, 1977-1978



 

Copley Theatre

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12 28 The Big Drum, Lady Windermere’s Fan, The Middle Watch, 1920-1930



 

The County Theatre

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12 29 French Without Tears, Stage Door, 1938



 

Crest Theatre

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12 30 The Milky Way, The Play’s the Thing, 1946



 

Earl Carroll Theatre

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12 31 Earl Carroll Vanities (2 issues), 1932



 

The Empire Theatre

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12 32 The 3-Penny Opera, The Animal Kingdom, The Barretts of Wimpole Street (2 issues), The School for Husbands (4 issues), The Time of the Cuckoo, 1931-1953



 

Globe Theatre, London

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12 33 An Absolute Turkey, 1994



 

Globe Theatre, New York

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12 34 The Cat and the Fiddle, Good Morning Dearie, 1921-1932



 

Guild Theatre

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12 35 Ah, Wilderness! (2 issues), 1933-1934



 

Hudson Theatre

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12 36 Miss Gulliver Travels, The Show-Off, That’s Gratitude, Treats, 1931-1977



 

John Golden Theatre

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12 37 After Tomorrow, As Husbands Go, Billy Bryant’s Show Boat Troupe, That’s Gratitude!, 1931-1932



 

Jones Beach Marine Theatre

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12 38 Around the World in 80 Days, Carousel, Finian’s Rainbow, 1963-1977



 

Juilliard Concert Hall

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12 39 Capriccio, 1954



 

The Juilliard Theater

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12 40 Mireille, 1986



 

Long Wharf Theatre

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12 41 Double Feature, The Happy Haven, Jitters, The Private Ear and the Public Eye, Watch on the Rhine, 1965-1979



 

Lyceum Theatre

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12 42 Nobody Loves an Albatross, The Show-Off, 1964-1967



 

Lyric Theatre

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12 43 The Little Hut, Run, Little Chillun, 1933-1950



 

McCarter Theatre

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12 44 The Aspern Papers, Love’s Old Sweet Song, 1940-1978



 

Metropolitan Opera

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12 45 Cavalleria Rusticana (3 issues), La Forza del Destino, Gala Program, I Gioielli Della Madonna, Johnny Spielt Auf, Parsifal, Tristan and Isolde, 1913-1952



 

The Music Box

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12 46 As Thousands Cheer (2 issues), Dinner at Eight, The Third Little Show, 1931-1934



 

National Theatre

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12 47 Amadeus, Amphitryon 38, 1937-[1979?]



 

New Amsterdam Theatre

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12 48 The Bandwagon, Face the Music, Roberta, Whoopee, 1929-1933



 

New York City Center of Music and Drama

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12 49 Love for Three Oranges, New York City Opera Company (4 issues), New York City Theatre Company, 1950-1954



 

New York Shakespeare Festival

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12 50 As You Like It, King Lear, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Tale of the Cymbeline, Timon of Athens, 1971-1982



 

New York State Theater, Lincoln Center

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12 51 Naughty Marietta, 1978



 

Newport Casino Theater

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12 52 Cognac, An Evening with Cecelia Loftus, 1938



 

Phoenix Theatre

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12 53 The Good Woman of Setzuan, Mary Stuart, 1956-[1957?]



 

The Playhouse

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12 54 The Show-Off, 1924



 

The Playhouse Theatre

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12 55 The Gin Game (2 issues), 1981



 

Plymouth Theatre

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12 56 The Potters, What Price Glory?, 1924



 

The Repertory Theater of Lincoln Center, Vivian Beaumont Theater

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12 57 12th Night, Antigone, Galileo, Saint Joan, 1967-1972



 

Ridgefield Summer Theater Inc.

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12 58 Arms and the Man, Ripe Van Winkle, [1947?]



 

Ridgeway Theatre

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12 59 Captain Jinks of the Horse Marines, Death Takes a Holiday, French Without Tears, The Taming of the Shrew, Two for the Show, Two Weeks With Pay, 1936-1940



 

The Rite Theatre

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12 60 Old English, Outward Bound, 1924



 

RKO Boston Theatre

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12 61 Danny Kaye, Don Juan In Hell, 1952-1953



 

Rockridge Theatres

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12 62 Away From It All, 1938



 

Roundabout

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12 63 Othello (2 issues), 1978



 

Royal National Theatre

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12 64 Angels in America, The Birthday Party, [1993?]-1994



 

Sam H. Harris Theatre

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12 65 Congai, The Last Mile, [1929?]-1930



 

Selwyn Theatre

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12 66 Buddies, Honey Girl, Stella Dallas, Suppressed Desires, This Year of Grace, Three’s a Crowd, [1919?]-1930



 

Shubert Theatres

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12 67 Comedy Theatre (Ruth Draper in Her Original Character Sketches), 1930
68 Sam S. Shubert Theatre (The Blue Bird, Dodsworth, Hide and Seek), 1911-1957
69 Shubert Copley Theatre (Pygmalion), 1939
70 Shubert Studebaker Theatre (The Greenwich Village Follies), 1920
71 Shubert Theatre (The Masque of Kings, Sugar), [1936?]-1972
72 Shubert Theatre New Haven (Twelfth Night, Uncle Vanya), 1930-[1940?]
73 Shubert–Plymouth Theatre (The School for Scandal), [1931?]
74 Shubert–Wilbur Theatre (Ruth Draper in Her Original Character Sketches, The Third Little Show, Uncle Vanya), 1930-[1931?]



 

The South Shore Players

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13 1 Mary Tudor, Minick, The Pursuit of Happiness, The Shining Hour (2 issues), The Song and Dance Man, You Never Can Tell, 1934



 

Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

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13 2 My Fair Lady (2 issues), 1958



 

Townsend Harris Hall

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13 3 Give and Take, The Show-Off, [1924?]-1929



 

Tremont Theatre

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13 4 The Comedian, The French Doll, IL TROVATORE, In Bamville, Lollipop, Loyalties, The Return of Peter Grimm (2 issues), The Stratford-Upon-Avon Festival Company, 1913-1931



 

Westbury Music Fair

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13 5 Camelot, A Little Night Music, 1977



 

The Westchester Playhouse

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13 6 At Mrs. Beam’s, The Petrified Forest, The Virginian, 1937



 

Westport Country Playhouse

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13 7 At Mrs. Beam’s, The Country Wife, The Coward, Dr. Knock, Fanny’s First Play, Here Today, Love for Love, Petticoat Fever, The Skull Beneath, What Did We Do Wrong?, 1935-1967



 

Woodstock Playhouse

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13 8 Dr. Brent’s Household, 1941



 

The Yale School of Drama

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13 9 Henry IV, Prometheus Bound, ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore, 1967-1968



 

Ye Wilbur Theatre

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13 10 Little Jesse James, Tattle Tales, 1924-1930



 

Miscellaneous Theaters

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13 11 2 Girls Wanted, 1962 Summer Season, Babes in Toyland, Betrayal, Blackbirds, Candida (2 issues), Carnival, The Contractor, Curtains, 1905-1987
12 Dead Souls, Du Barry, The Dybbuk, The First Spring, God Says There Is No Peter Ott, Golden Dawn, Goodbye Again, Grease, The Great Waltz, 1902-1972 and undated
13 Hoity Toity, Ivanov, Johnny Johnson, Just the Immediate Family, The Kibosh, King Lear and Macbeth, Lady, Be Good!, The Late Christopher Bean, Lazarus Laughed, League of Youth, Le Lido De Paris, 1902-1978
14 Lo and Behold, London Assurance, Loves Old Sweet Song, The Magistrate, The Man Who Came To Dinner, Minnesota Theatre Company, The Old Vic Theatre Company, Othello, 1941-1972 and undated
15 The Other Side of Newark, Out There, Porgy and Bess, Private Lives (2 issues), The Prodigal, The Road to Rome, Ruddigore, The Sleeping Beauty and the Beast, 1902-1985 and undated
16 The Social Register, The Solid Gold Cadillac, Stars and Gripes, A Step Out of Line, Stratford Canada ’67, A Streetcar Named Desire, Styles in Acting, The Taming of the Shrew, Tillie, the Mennonite Maid, 1931-1967
17 The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus, Twelve Midnight, White Christmas, Who’s Happy Now?, Yes, My Darling Daughter, 1936-1962 and undated



 

Miscellaneous

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13 18 Circle in the Square, newsletter, Oct.-Nov. 1980
19 Loose pages, 1937-1939 and undated