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BOX 1-37, 41-50 Projects, 1979-1995
1/2 m.t. house [concept for a musical], 1991
Alternate title: Deform follows disfunction
BOX-FOLDER 1/1 Lyric sheets, synopsis, song list, character descriptions
[72] leaves
Laid in: typescript letter from David Maness; 3 p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/2 Notes
[2] p.
Laid in: clippings
1984 [unproduced musical], 1982-1983
BOX-FOLDER 1/3 1984 novel
BOX-FOLDER 1/4-5 Script; 1982 Aug. 29
Holograph manuscript; [104] leaves
Laid in: miscellaneous items; [44] leaves
Box 1/5 includes letter concerning ending of music program at White Plains High School
BOX-FOLDER 1/6 Script; 1982 Sept. 1
68, 30, [7] p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/7 Scripts
2 typescripts and photocopies; 39, 20 p. each
BOX-FOLDER 1/8 Script
2 bound typescripts
BOX-FOLDER 1/9 Set designs
Holograph manuscript in ink, colored marker, and watercolor; [14] p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/10 Correspondence, notes, clippings
Approximately [32] p.
Includes draft letter to Harold Prince
BOX-FOLDER 1/11 Correspondence
Includes draft letters to Joseph Papp and Alan Alda
see tick, tick...BOOM!
An American tail [children's storybook and cassette], 1986
Background music by JL
BOX-FOLDER 2/1 Cues and notes
Holograph manuscript; [6] p.
Angel sent me [play], 1990
JL was performer, accompanist, composer/lyricist for one song
BOX-FOLDER 2/2 Script
Typescript; 50 p.
Laid in: song lists, miscellany; [7] p.
BOX-FOLDER 2/3 "Break out the booze" piano-vocal score and lyric sheets
Armageddon [unproduced musical], circa 1981-1982
BOX-FOLDER 2/4 Lyric sheets, script pages, notes
Holograph manuscript; [30] leaves
Away we go! [children's video and book], circa 1993-1995
Music and lyrics by Bob Golden and JL
BOX-FOLDER 2/5-6 Production materials and draft scripts
Approximately [175] p.
BOX-FOLDER 2/7 Script
Typescript; 8 p.
BOX-FOLDER 2/7 Production materials and notes
BOX-FOLDER 2/8 Script
Typescript; 12 p.
BOX-FOLDER 2/8 Production materials and notes
BOX-FOLDER 2/9 Artwork
Photocopied images
Laid in: bios
BOX-FOLDER 2/10 Correspondence, business papers, agreements, receipts
BOX-FOLDER 3/1 Partnership agreements
BOX-FOLDER 3/2 Miscellany
Billy Bishop goes to war [musical], 1991
Book and score by John Gray; JL was part of company
BOX-FOLDER 3/3 Script
Annotations and chord symbols
BOX-FOLDER 3/3 Piano-vocal score
Photocopied manuscript; [71] p.
BOX-FOLDER 3/3 Notes
Holograph manuscript; [13] p.
The Blinkins [children's storybooks with cassettes], 1986
Background music by JL
Includes the episodes: The big show; The magic light; Meet the Blinkins; Where is Baby Twinkle?
BOX-FOLDER 3/4 Scripts and notes; [45] p.
BOX-FOLDER 3/4 2 published books
Blocks [rock revue], circa 1992-1995
Music by JL, book by Hal Hackady and JL, lyrics by H. Hackady
BOX-FOLDER 3/5 Script; 1993 Oct. 14
Typescript; 22 p.
Laid in: miscellany
BOX-FOLDER 3/6-7 Script, lyric sheets, notes
Laid in: miscellany
BOX-FOLDER 3/8-4/9 Printed piano-vocal scores
Titles include: Blocks; Nobody's home; Reasons to fail; Blue; Who am I?; Identity crisis (Madonna); Parents for sale; This is not a bruise; I'd forgotten sky; Make your own music; It's alright to cry; Anybody seen my smile?; unidentified
Boho days
see tick, tick...BOOM!
Bubble gum [play], 1987
see also Miscellaneous songs composed by Larson: Lyric sheets, 1987
One-woman play; book and lyrics by Alicia Stone, music by JL
BOX-FOLDER 36/9 Script
Typescript; 29 p.
Bound with lyric sheets from Bubble gum and Prostate of the union
Cartoon artificial
see Garden party
Damage [dance piece], 1990
For Brenda Daniels; music by JL, performed 1990 Jan. 6
BOX-FOLDER 4/10 Notes
Holograph manuscript; approximately [13] p.
Dance scores, 1990-1991
BOX-FOLDER 4/11 Notes
Holograph manuscript; approximately [20] p.
A darker purpose aka Naked Las Vegas [play by Wendy Riss], 1991
JL composed incidental music
BOX-FOLDER 4/12 Script
Typescript; 116 p.
Emote control [cabaret], 1987
Book and lyrics by Michael Lindsay and JL, music by JL
BOX-FOLDER 4/13 Lyric sheets
Typescript and photocopies; [25] p.
Famine plays [idea for a musical], circa 1991
Not included in Jonathan Larson: A guide to his songs, shows and scores
BOX-FOLDER 4/14 Notes; [11] p.
Garden party [dance piece], 1987
For Brenda Daniels; music by JL; performed 1987 Sept. 10-12
BOX-FOLDER 4/15 Notes
Holograph manuscript; approximately [56] p.
Genre in a drum [unproduced music video], circa 1986-1988
Lyrics by Stephen Saban and Victoria Leacock, music by JL
BOX-FOLDER 4/16 Sketch, lyric sheets, notes; [8] p.
God's heart [play by Craig Lucas], 1995
JL composed incidental music
BOX-FOLDER 5/1 Script
Typescript; 105 p.
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