16 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Theater--Production and direction.

  1. Oscar Hammerstein II collection, 1847-2000

    35,051 items ; 160 containers ; 72.65 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Oscar Hammerstein II was an American librettist, lyricist, theatrical producer and director, and grandson of the impresario Oscar Hammerstein I. The collection, which contains materials relating to Hammerstein's life and career, includes correspondence, lyric sheets and sketches, music, scripts and screenplays, production materials, speeches and writings, photographs, programs, promotional...

  2. Oliver Smith papers, 1942-1983

    approximately 2,000 items ; 100 containers ; 61.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Oliver Smith was an American production designer, producer, and teacher of theatrical design. Smith contributed his talents to many of the twentieth century's most beloved musicals, ballets, and plays, including Rodeo (1942), On the Town (1944), My Fair Lady (1956), West Side Story (1957), The Sound of Music (1959), and Hello, Dolly! (1964). The collection includes painted set elevations,...

  3. Jonathan Larson papers, 1978-1996

    15,000 items ; 59 containers ; 28.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Jonathan Larson (1960-1996) was an American composer, lyricist, playwright, and performer who wrote primarily for the musical theater. The collection contains materials relating to his musicals, musical revues, club acts, films, and dance works, in particular Superbia, tick, tick...BOOM!, and RENT, his successful rock musical adaptation of La Bohème. These materials include manuscript and...

  4. Lars Schmidt papers, 1910-2010

    7,320 items ; 57 containers ; 29.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lars Schmidt was a Swedish theater producer and director whose company held the Scandinavian rights to numerous English-language plays. The collection includes correspondence, production materials, photographs, business papers, scrapbooks, and other materials related to his life and work, and that of his wife, actress Ingrid Bergman.

  5. Harold Prince papers, 1935-2010

    2,000 items ; 22 containers ; 9.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Harold Prince is a theater producer and director. The papers chiefly consist of personal correspondence and Prince’s annotated copies of the scripts for the shows he directed.

  6. Lee Strasberg papers, 1780-2006

    100,000 items ; 290 containers plus 19 oversize ; 123 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actor, director, and acting teacher. Correspondence, memoranda, production files, lectures, writings, scripts, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers relating to Strasberg's theatrical and film career, Method acting, the Actors Studio, and theater history.

  7. Margaret Webster papers, 1837-1974

    7,000 items ; 28 containers ; 11 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actress, theatrical producer, author, and lecturer. Correspondence, family papers, prompt copies of plays and operas, musical scores, set and staging diagrams, articles, lectures, research material, scrapbooks of clippings, printed material, photographs, and othner papers consisting primarily of material used by Webster in compiling two family biographies and reflecting her theatrical career.

  8. Minnie Maddern Fiske and Harrison Grey Fiske papers, 1818-1955

    18,000 items ; 114 containers plus 12 oversize and 1 artifact ; 50 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actress (Minnie Maddern Fiske) and theater manager (Harrison Grey Fiske). Correspondence, play scripts, prompt books, playbills, box office receipts and invoices, financial and legal papers, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, broadsides, illustrations, drawings, certificates, set design drawings and blue prints, and drafts of plays, speeches, and articles written by Minnie Maddern...

  9. Rouben Mamoulian papers, 1740-1987

    59,000 items ; 209 containers plus 48 oversize and 12 artifacts ; 102 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Theatrical and film director. Correspondence, diaries, scripts, production material, speeches, writings, printed matter, scrapbooks, memorabilia and other papers relating to Mamoulian's life and career.

  10. Garson Kanin papers, 1941-1965

    2,500 items ; 18 containers ; 7.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actor, author, producer, and director. Correspondence and production material relating to Kanin's stage and film projects.