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Individual Production, Project, and Performance Files (continued)
Sweet Charity (Revivals) (continued)
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
Rehearsal script, 1985 revival, black vinyl cover, 118 pp.; marked "playing version, Nov. 1986;" no annotations
BOX 28C Rehearsal script, 1985 revival, black vinyl cover, 118 pp.; marked "playing version, Nov. 1986;" no annotations
Rehearsal script, 1985 revival, black vinyl cover, 118 pp.; marked "playing version, Nov. 1986;" no annotations
Rehearsal script, 1985 revival, blue fabric 3 ring binder, 118 pp.; Bob Fosse's script: Bob Fosse annotations, dialogue changes, deletions, etc.
BOX 27A Rehearsal script, 1985 revival, blue vinyl cover, 118 pp.; unmarked
BOX 27B Rehearsal script, 1985 revival, blue vinyl cover Marked "Balcar Monobloc 800 W" (?) inside; annotated with light cues; 117 pp.
BOX 22A, 27B Rehearsal scripts, 1985 revival
Marked "Playing version Nov. 1986 (sic); 118 pp.; clean
BOX 24A, 27C Rehearsal scripts, 1985 revival
Same as above
That's Dancing!
BOX 46C Programs
2 souvenir programs, MGM, 1985
That's Entertainment, Part II
Press Review
Note: film includes a clip on Bob Fosse
Thieves (Fosse)
Note: Fosse made film appearance, but this is a stage playbill: Broadhurst Theatre, 7/74]
Screenplay, black vinyl cover, 110 pp.; unmarked
BOX 93A Posters/Photos
20x24, black and white closeup photo of Bob Fosse in character, mounted on Foamcore; 20x24, black and white medium shot photo of Bob Fosse in character, mounted on Foamcore
BOX 85F Photo
Framed black and white mounted photo of Bob Fosse by Louis Goldman, 14 1/2 x 20 (9 1/2 x 14 photo size), with inscription by Louis Goldman
Verna (Verdon)
BOX 46C Script
Story, "Verna," by Paul Gallico; and 20 pp.of extensive Gwen Verdon notes, her synopsis and commentary; this was never produced
Walking Happy (Fosse)
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 11/66
Legal/Financial, 1966-68
Correspondence re: royalties; Bob Fosse 4/67 director/choreographer agreement; Perlman notes and miscellaneous: amateur and stock rights, subsidiary rights, London production, other optioning, etc.
BOX 7, 47-55, 57, 60, 86 Bob Fosse Personal Papers and Career Miscellany
Fosse's personal papers and career miscellany include files on Fosse's family and early life, his career as a serviceman in the United States Navy, obituaries, personal tributes to Fosse, publicity information, and Fosse's own writings.
Arrangement is chronological by date.
BOX 52B Early family genealogy
Including 1986 letter from classmate with yearbook clipping and photo of Bob Fosse
BOX 86E Front page of The Amundsen Log, 10/5/44 (Amundsen High School, Chicago), with banner: "Bob Fosse President"
BOX 52B Bob Fosse, Military service papers, 1946
Bob Fosse, biographies
BOX 52A - B Bob Fosse obituaries
BOX 52A Fosse, Palace Theatre Memorial program
Correspondence re: documentary Steam Heat, WNET/13 production
BOX 60F Correspondence re: biography: All His Jazz (Martin Gottfried, 1990--see Related Publications); Correspondence to Gwen Verdon re: book; news clippings
[Note: Statuettes, medals, plaques, etc. are not included with this collection; this list includes only papers material such as nomination certificates, and is not comprehensive.]
BOX 52E Scholastic Magazine Bellringer award, Sweet Charity, 1969
BOX 52B Focus award (Datsun), 1981
Disabled American Veterans certificate, certifying Bob Fosse as a charter member of the DAV Commanders Club, for "devotion and generosity"
IAHD award, 1981
BOX 86A 8th International Film Festival of India, 1981, certificate of participation, All That Jazz
BOX 52B Marquis Who's Who Publications Board, for publication in Who's Who 1976/77
Drama League (correspondence) re: "Outstanding Achievement in Musical Theatre," 1986
Stereo Review Magazine award, Chicago album, 1975 DEA (Dance Educators of America) (correspondence) re: All That Jazz award, 1980
Wisdom Hall of Fame nomination
Polish award, Kabaret, 1974
Outer Circle Critics award, 1973, for Pippin direction
Hollywood Foreign Press Association, for Best Director, Cabaret, 1972
BOX 86A George Foster Peabody Radio and Television Award, 1973, to NBC/Liza With A Z, program only, (award certificate boxed separately)
BOX 52B Magazine cover, Dance Magazine 4/63, listing annual award winners, including Bob Fosse
BOX 52A Mr. Abbott, 1986: "For lifetime achievement in the Theatre," (presented by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Workshop Foundation)
Mr. Abbott, 1986
Additional programs, flyer, and guest list
Mr. Abbott, Miscellaneous
1987 (Mike Nichols) and 1988 (Agnes de Mille) Mr. Abbott programs
Academy Award
Nomination certificates; Hollywood Reporter 3/26/80 trade ads for All That Jazz nominations
Astaire Award, 1986: "For the Best in Broadway Choreography" (presented by the Anglo-American
  • Contemporary Dance Foundation); co-award with Peter Martins
  • 2 programs; letter from committee; NY Times clipping
Capezio Dance Award, 1987
2 clippings, letter from committee
DGA nominations (Directors Guild of America)
1975 program listing nominees; 1972 DGA nomination for Liza With A Z
Drama Desk
Nomination and award certificates: 1972, award for Pippin choreography; 1977 nomination for Dancin' choreography; 1972 award for Pippin direction; nominations, 1985, for Big Deal direction and choreography, 1985-86 Sweet Charity, for outstanding direction of a musical
3 nomination certificates for Liza With A Z, 1972/73 (for outstanding achievement in choreography, outstanding single program in variety and pop music, and to Bob Fosse for outstanding directorial achievement
BOX 7E, 52A Palme d'Or, Cannes Film Festival: 1980, All That Jazz
2 Film Festival programs, directory, and several miscellaneous items
BOX 52A Lion of the Performing Arts, 1987 (presented by the New York Public Library)
1 piece of correspondence
Moscow 1990
Soviet Film Magazine, postcards, small souvenirs, interview with Gwen Verdon and translation
Players Club Tribute, 1975: "Taps for Fosse"
Program; press clipping from Players Bulletin
Star 1988 (presented by the Theatre Collection Council, Museum of the City of New York)
Quarterly publication with article on award
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