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Alma M. Yondorf Theater Scrapbooks Collection, 1894-1926.
The scrapbooks document theater productions in Chicago and elsewhere. Yondorf frequently annotated her programs with the names of her companions and her opinion of the productions.
Caroline Linsley Theater Scrapbooks Collection, 1909-1956.
Collection includes programs, clippings, and pictures pasted into photograph albums and blank scrapbooks compiled by Caroline Linsley. Movie programs have been included, as well as programs for productions Linsley attended while on vacation in New York and elsewhere.
Chicago on Stage lecture series.
A series of lectures and panel discussions devoted to the history and development of theater in Chicago.
Chicago Park District records : Photographs, 1863-2005
Representing more than 500 parks from the late nineteenth century to the present, this collection documents site development, park facilities, features (such as gardens, fountains, playgrounds and sculptures), park staff, programmatic activities, special events, the lakeshore and shore protection...
Chicago Theater Collection-miscellaneous programs.
The Chicago Theater Collection-Miscellaneous Programs includes programs and newspaper clippings for live theater and performance productions in Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. Programs are generally from off-Loop productions dating 1960 and later.
Chicago Theatre Record Scrapbook, 1923-1927.
Programs and cast lists from both New York and Chicago productions, as well as reviews from Chicago newspapers. Also includes some pictures.
Clara Hemmings Furry Theater Scrapbooks Collection, 1905-1927.
Pasted programs, clippings and pictures in special "Plays and Players" scrapbooks made for this purpose. Annotated with place, date, companions and other notes. Programs from travels in Europe and the United States have been included, as well as obituary notices clipped from papers in the 1...
Claudia Allen Collection, 1985-1991.
Collection includes scripts, reviews and programs 1985-1991.
Dr. Morris Binder Playbill Collection, 1939-2014
This collection consists of programs and playbills collected by Dr. Binder throughout his life. His collection represents well known local theaters like Goodman and Steppenwolf, off-Loop venues like Organic and Pegasus, suburban theaters including Apple Tree, Writer's and Marriott's Lincolnshire,...
E. B. Gould programs collection.
Gould had his programs bound into volumes, only one of which survives in its original form. Other volumes were disbound. Because Gould's personality is so strongly expressed in his notes, his programs remain together, rather than dispersed throughout the loose program files.
E. Eugene Baldwin collection.
Collection includes multiple drafts of scripts for Going Steady (and Other Fables of the Heart) and Moonlight Daring Us to Go Insane.
Edmund Teske Photograph Collection, 1937.
Twenty-four photographs of the play Triple-A Plowed Under, performed at the Great Northern Theatre as part of the Federal Theater Project (FTP).
Ellen Jones Papers, 1985-1990
The Ellen Jones Collection contains lighting and set design work from 1985 to 1990. The material includes scripts, programs, lighting plots, floor plans, promotional posters, photographs and slides from Chicago area productions. Of the 39 productions represented in the collection, eleven each wer...
ETA Creative Arts Foundation collection.
A sampling of material from the ETA Creative Arts Foundation that offers a general idea of the scope of influence and the range of the organization's activities.
Felix Fantus theater scrapbook.
Theater scrapbook made from a cloth-covered office ledger that originally contained the minutes of the Webster Literary and Debating Society of North Division High School. Many of the programs are annotated with Fantus' opinions of the performances. Also includes clippings documenting his own sta...
Goodman Theatre archives, production history files.
Documents productions at the Goodman Theatre from its opening in 1925 through 2001. Materials include: programs, promotional materials, reviews, clippings, posters, scripts, photographs and other associated items.
Harper Theatre Records, 1959-1971
Hyde Park Herald publisher, Bruce Sagan renovated and reopened the Harper Theater as a playhouse, dance and music venue in 1964. The Harper Theater Records include administrative records, correspondence, clippings and promotional materials highlighting theater and music performances during the 19...
Magic Circle Theatre collection.
Collection consists of promotional and production records of the Magic Circle Theatre including programs, posters, photographs, flyers, and reviews for productions from 1972 through 1977.
Max Meier Papers, 1906-1947
This collection documents Max Meier's 1947 exhibit of Chicago playbills, programs and scrapbooks at the Chicago Public Library. Collection includes photographs and clippings, as well as examples of Meier s correspondence.
Meet the playwright lecture series.
Collection documents lectures and panel discussions in which Chicago playwrights discussed their work, presented performance excerpts and answered audience questions.
National Jewish Theater Records, 1986-1996
The National Jewish Theater (NJT) was founded in 1986 as a professional company devoted to producing plays that, according to one of its artistic directors, 'explore and illuminate contemporary Jewish life." The theater closed in 1996. The collection focuses on the productions put on by the NJT, ...
Nicholas A. Patricca Collection, 1980-1998
The Nicholas A. Patricca Collection contains biographical information, play production documentation and scripts of works written by Patricca. The collection contains significant research material and script versions for The Radiance of a Thousand Suns, a play about Hiroshima that Patricca wrote ...