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Individual Production, Project, and Performance Files (continued)
Sweet Charity (Film) (continued)
Screenplay, 1st draft, 11/28/67, "Director", green Universal Studios cover (continued)
Marked "Director" on cover; by Peter Stone; with Bob Fosse notes and markings; 146 pp.
Screenplay, 1st draft, 11/28/67, green Universal Studios cover
Unmarked copy; 146 pp.
BOX 27C Final screenplay, "Director's," 1/17/68, black 3 ring binder
Marked on cover: "Script, Mr. Fosse;" 140 pp., with revised pages; some annotation
BOX 30B Synopsis, Notes, Nights Of Cabiria
4/67 synopsis of the film Nights Of Cabiria; synopsis of Sweet Charity, by Neil Simon; notes (typed) to Bob Fosse from Robert Arthur on film editing; script pages, dialogue, revisions, and extensive annotations, with extensive Bob Fosse handwritten versions and notes. Note: This file contains some material pertaining to the original stage production, but was kept intact as Fosse had filed it
Screenplay, 1st draft 9/28/67, blue spring binder: The Carol Burnett Show, Gwen Verdon)
By Peter Stone; 122 pp; some annotations;
Fosse's Notes, blue spring binder: Sweet Charity - Der Fuhrer
Bob Fosse's notebook, important, containing shooting notes, general notes (location lists, construction schedules, etc); lyrics, camera shots, estimated footage; interoffice memos; shooting schedules, score information, staff and crew lists; movement/dance notes; partial storyboard, and so on.
[Note: These belong with the scripts.]
Director's Notebook
"Banner Line" composition notebook, with only a few pages of Bob Fosse's writing; includes some loose memo pad sheets
Music notes, green paper cover
Editing notes for music, dated 7/30/68
Musical numbers, blue cover
Shooting script for musical numbers, with a few Bob Fosse notes
Casting, blue cover
Cast list with character/actor names and contact sheets
Sweet Charity - "Oscar", blue cover
Role outline, Bob Fosse dialogue ideas, etc. on Oscar section of film; note to reader from Bob Fosse at front.
Sweet Charity - "Oscar", blue cover
Original (# 5 is duplicate), with a few handwritten annotations
Sweet Charity - "Movie Star", blue cover
Outline, Bob Fosse idea for dialogue, etc. on particular character
Endings - miscellaneous versions, blue cover
Script pages, draft pages, revisions, some Bob Fosse annotations
Endings - revised versions
Script pages from final screenplay, dated 1/17/68; with revised endings and alternate endings dated 8/1/68
Sweet Charity (Revivals)
[Note: Check dates on these files for productions which are not properly revivals, but which belong with the original stage production (on tour.)]
BOX 29D Press Reviews
1985-86; this category includes transcripts of radio and television coverage, as well as print reviews
Newspaper Clippings
1985-86; Debbie Allen, Ann Reinking
Press Reviews
1987; Donna McKechnie, Philadelphia
Newspaper Clippings
1987; Donna McKechnie, Toronto
Press Reviews
1987; Donna McKechnie, Toronto
BOX 29C Casting, 5/7/87 - "Nikki-Ursala"
Audition schedules, photo/resumes
Casting, 5/13/87 - "Herman"
Herman audition script
Casting, 5/27/87 - Equity Female Dancers
Audition schedules, with notes
Casting, 4/23/87 - "Oscar, Nikki, Ursala, Herman"
Audition schedules, notes, photo/resumes
Casting, 4/30/87 - "Nikki, Ursala, Herman"
Audition schedules, notes, photo/resumes
Casting, 12/5/86 - "Ursala, Big Daddy"
Audition schedules, notes, photo/resumes
Casting, 2/19/87, 2/5/87 - "Oscar"
Audition schedules, notes, photo/resumes
Casting, 8/19/86 - 2nd swing call
Audition schedules, notes, photo/resumes
Casting, 7/29/86 - "Herman"
Audition schedules, photo/resumes, notes
BOX 29A Correspondence, 1985 - L.A. Opening
Telegrams, letters, notes, etc.
National Tour, Toronto, 1987
Cast and crew contact sheets, June and July weekly schedules
National Tour, Toronto, 1987 - Tech notes
Technical notes and color photos, set design
National Tour, Toronto, 1987 - Miscellaneous
Fan and personal letters and notes; casting list and updates, staff lists, Bob Fosse rough itinerary; Stagebill and playbill corrections; dresser note forms, information on studio availability, etc.
National Tour, Philadelphia, 1987
Philadelphia Inquirer ad, photocopy; tour policy memo; weekly September schedule; itinerary 9/1-9/3; 1 letter of resignation
Stage Manager's Reports, 1985-87
BOX 29B Casting, 1984-87
Audition schedules, notes, memos, photo/resumes
Audition schedules, notes, casting cards
Casting, National Company, 1987
Male dancer alternates; audition notes, photo/resumes, casting cards
Casting, National Company - New dancers
Casting cards, notes, photo/resumes
Casting, National Company
Female dancer alternates, 3rd; photo/resumes, polaroids, notes
Casting, National Company
Female dancer alternates, 2nd; same as 25
Casting, National Company
Female dancer alternates, 1st; photo/resumes, polaroids; notes, ranking list of alternates
BOX 29A Tech Notes
Undated, some April 1986
Correspondence and Miscellaneous, 1984-87
Mainly personal congratulations and thanks on Sweet Charity shows; including a few small production miscellaneous, e.g. playbill corrections, minor bills; also 1984 correspondence re: book publication with Random House; 1985 Orpheum Theatre subscription gross potential sheets; 3/21/86 tentative production schedule; 1/31/87 royalty proposal formula
Production Schedules, 1985-86
Rehearsal and production schedules
Publicity, 1985-87
Also contains some correspondence re: critics and interviews, plus copies of Los Angeles ads
BOX 29B Cast and Crew Contact Sheets
1985 - Debbie Allen show
BOX 29A Publicity, Toronto, 1987
Publicity schedules
Music, San Francisco
Script pages, correspondence, notes, and 2 cassette tapes (located at Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division), all re: "Rhythm of Life"
Location: MBRS
BOX 29A Programs, Miscellaneous
Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, 1967; Theatre de la Musique, undated; St. Paul Civic Opera Association, undated; Lido Program, with Sweet Charity, 1977?
BOX 29D Magazine Reviews
Performing Arts, July 1985: program for Sweet Charity with Debbie Allen (2 copies)
BOX 28D Programs
Playbills: Minskoff Theatre, Debbie Allen, April 1986 (18 copies); same, May 1986 (1 copy)
Playbills: Minskoff Theatre, Ann Reinking, Dec 1986 (20 copies)
Royal Alexandria Theatre (Canada), 1985; The National Theatre (Washington, D.C., 9/87; both Donna McKechnie
BOX 97B Poster
Large - 51' in height, black and white computer printout reproduction of the "Big Spender" girls photo
[Note: Identifications such as "Director's final draft," or "rehearsal draft," are taken directly from the scripts themselves, as are dates. Scripts may be duplicates. The terms "annotated," "notations," "markings" refer not only to commentary written on the scripts, but also any cuts, revisions, dialogue changes, etc., that have been marked on a particular script. Covers have been removed, unless marked. Several scripts, which are not properly "revivals," are included here. NB: the dates. The following scripts are numbered and lettered to distinguish them from the other Sweet Charity scripts.]
BOX 28A Script, Las Vegas, 1/67, red cover
Marked "Las Vegas edition, Jan. 1967" and "This version arranged for the Caesar's Palace production which opened Dec. 29, 1966;" 80 pp., unmarked
Script, Las Vegas, 1/67, "ICM" gold paper cover
4 duplicate copies of above
Script, Las Vegas, "cut version", blue cover, 82 pp., some handwritten annotation
Script, Las Vegas, "Mr. Fosse cut script"
Marked #10, "This roughly matches published version;" 119 pp.; cuts marked
BOX 28B Rehearsal script, 1985 revival, blue vinyl cover, 118 pp.; unmarked
Rehearsal script, 1985 revival, blue vinyl cover, 118 pp.; unmarked
Rehearsal script, 1985 revival, blue vinyl cover, 118 pp.; marked "Fosse" inside; several pages of foreign language annotation
Rehearsal script, 1985 revival, black vinyl cover, 118 pp.; marked "playing version, Nov. 1986;" no annotations; 2 copies
Rehearsal script, 1985 revival, black vinyl cover, 118 pp.; marked "playing version, Nov. 1986;" several small dialogue changes marked
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