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Guide to the Bud Beyer (1940-) Papers, 1956-2006

The Bud Beyer Papers fill 28 boxes and span the years 1956-2006; the bulk of the papers date between 1970 and 2000. The papers are organized into the following subseries: biographical files, mime, teaching materials, Northwestern University Theatre Department, wind conducting, professional activi...

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Guide to the Chicago Theaters Scrapbooks, 1908-1915

This collection on Chicago area theatres consists primarily of three scrapbooks filled with clippings, programs, reviews, and publicity generated for the theatre seasons between 1908 and 1915.

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Guide to the David A. Downs (1946- ) Papers, 1946-2006

Downs most significant contributions to the field of theatre were in his role as an acting teacher and director, both roles he played at Northwestern University from 1973 – 2007. The David Downs papers are arranged in thirty-nine boxes and span the years from1946 to 2003. They are organized into ...

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Guide to the Frank Galati (1943-) Papers, 1948-2006

The Frank Galati Papers fill 38 boxes and span the years 1948-2006; the bulk of the papers date between 1965 and 2005. The papers consist mostly of scripts and other notes from the plays he wrote, directed or in which he acted. Biographical files include personal information about Galati and his ...

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Guide to the Records of the Children's Theatre of Evanston, 1925-1986

The records of the Children's Theatre date from 1925 to 1986, with the bulk of the records falling between 1957 and 1986. Arranged into rough categories of administration, education, fundraising, and production, these records document the Theatre's changing relationships with Northwestern Univers...

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Guide to the Records of the Practical Theatre Company, 1979-2011

The Practical Theatre Company (PTC) was a Chicago-based theatre company founded by Northwestern University students and active throughout the 1980s. Its productions included new plays, satiric agitprop, rock and roll events, and a series of successful improvisational comedy revues. The PTC, whose...

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Guide to the Stage for Action, 1945-1948

This collection of scripts, playbills and brochure produced by Stage for Action, Inc. includes material from theatre seasons between 1945 and 1948. Playwrights represented include Robert Adler, George Bellak, Lewis Allan, Jerome Bayer, Norman Corwin, Arthur Miller, Les Pine, and Malvin Wald.

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Guide to the Viola Spolin Papers, 1925-2003

Viola Spolin has been called the "high priestess of improvisational theatre". Born in Chicago in 1906, Spolin is best known as the creator of theater games, originally created as a series of exercises to aid students in the study of drama. In 1955, Spolin conducted workshops for the Playwrights T...

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