Abbott, George, 1887-1995

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American theatrical producer and director.

From the description of George Abbott letter to William Work, 1953 Mar. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 502306264

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creatorOf Schwartz, Arthur, 1900-1984. A tree grows in Brooklyn : typescript, 2005. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Cameron Porteous Fonds (University of Guelph). Three Men on a Horse / by John Cecil Holm and George Abbott, set designed by Cameron Porteous ; directed by Jim Mezon, 2004 - set model. University of Guelph
creatorOf Dunning, Philip, 1890-1968. Philip Hart Dunning papers, 1915-1968. University of Pittsburgh
creatorOf Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. The boys from Syracuse [music] / music by Richard Rodgers ; lyrics by Lorenz Hart. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Zero and Kate Mostel papers, 1915-1986 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf CentreStage Theatre Archives. Broadway / by George Abbott and Philip Dunning ; directed by Simon Johnston and Leon Major, 1977 - performance file. University of Guelph
creatorOf Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993. Lillian Gish papers, 1909-1992. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Adler, Richard, 1921-. Music is / book by George Abbott ; music by Richard Adler ; lyrics by Will Holt ; based on Shakespeare's Twelfth night ; orchestrations by Hershey Kay ; dance and vocal arrangements by William Cox. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Alstone, Alex. Montparnasse / book by Anita Loos and George Abbott ; lyrics by Howard Dietz ; music by [Alex] Alstone. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Stratford Festival Collection (University of Guelph). The Boys from Syracuse / based on "The Comedy of Errors" by William Shakespeare ; music by Richard Rodgers ; lyrics by Lorenz Hart ; book by George Abbott ; directed by Douglas Campbell, 1986 - reviews and articles. University of Guelph
referencedIn Spewack, Samuel and Bella. Papers, ca.1920-1980. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Buzz Miller collection of playscripts, 1956-[1968? The New York Public Library. Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
creatorOf Adler, Richard, 1921-. [Music is. Vocal score. Selections / Richard Adler] New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983. Papers, 1916-1982. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Bridgers, Ann Preston, 1891-1967. Ann Preston Bridgers papers, 1871-1967, bulk 1925-1963. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf United States. Works Progress Administration. Virginia ex-slave interviews, 1937. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Hull, Josephine, 1877-1957. Papers, 1899-1960 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Abbott, George. Letter, to the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture, 1817. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Lucille Lortel papers, 1902-2000 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Dunning, Philip, 1892-. Best of Broadway-- "Broadway" / by Philip Dunning and George Abbott ; adapted for "The best of Broadway" by Philip Dunning. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
creatorOf Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph). Three Men on a Horse / by John Cecil Holm and George Abbott ; directed by Jim Mezon, 2004 - house program. University of Guelph
referencedIn Prince, Harold, 1928-. Harold Prince papers, 1954-1999. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Styne, Jule, 1905-1994. Buzz Miller collection of playscripts. 1956-[1968?] New York Public Libraries for the Performing Arts, Dance Collection
referencedIn Howard Teichmann Papers, 1857-2001, (bulk 1940-1987) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Adler, Richard, 1921-. The pajama game : a musical comedy / music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross ; book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell ; based on the novel "7 1/2 Cents" by Richard Bissell ; book revisions for this production by Peter Ackerman , 2006. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Abbott, George collection, [ca. 1955-ongoing]. Museum of Performance & Design
referencedIn Hamilton, Artois. Legal papers, 1842, 1845, 1853, 1858. American Primers
referencedIn Lillian Gish papers, 1909-1992 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph). Three Men on a Horse / by George Abbott and John Cecil Holm ; directed by Jim Mezon, 2004 - performance files. University of Guelph
creatorOf CentreStage Theatre Archives. Broadway / by George Abbott and Phillip Dunning ; technical drawings by Murray Laufer, 1976. University of Guelph
referencedIn Grauer, Ben. Ben Grauer papers, 1915-1977. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Abbott, George, 1887-1995. Autographed souvenir program honoring George Abbott, 1976. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf CentreStage Theatre Archives. Broadway / by George Abbott and Philip Dunning - reviews and articles, 1977. University of Guelph
referencedIn Philippe Halsman theatrical photographs, 1947-1969 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Spigelgass, Leonard. The boys from Syracuse. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Miller, Gilbert. Gilbert Miller collection, 1921-1967 (bulk 1932-1955). Library of Congress
referencedIn Amos Abbott Company. [Business records]. American Textile History Museum Library
referencedIn The Railroad hour, radio program [sound recording], 1948-1954 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
creatorOf Marion, George, 1899-1968. Beat the band. Book by George Marion, jr. and George Abbott, lyrics by George Marion, jr.; music by Johnny Green. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Adler, Richard, 1921-. Damn Yankees : Playbill, 2008, July 5-27 / words and music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross ; book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn Robert Benney research materials, 1926-1978 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Actors' Fund of America Records, 1880-2005 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
creatorOf Adler, Richard, 1921-. Richard Adler collection 1950-1980 (bulk 1950-1970). Library of Congress
creatorOf Adler, Richard, 1921-. Damn Yankees / words and music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross ; book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop ; based on Douglass Wallop's novel "The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant" ; book revisions by Jack O'Brien, 1995. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Holland, William. Ledger, 1911-1912. Nantucket Hist Association
creatorOf Smith, Betty, 1896-1972. A tree grows in Brooklyn : a play with music / by Betty Smith and George Abbott ; based on Betty Smith's novel ; music by Arthur Schwartz ; lyrics by Dorothy Fields. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Gilbert Miller Collection, 1921-1967, (bulk 1932-1955) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf CentreStage Theatre Archives (University of Guelph). Broadway / by George Abbott and Philip Dunning ; directed by Simon Johnston and Leon Major, 1977 - house program. University of Guelph
referencedIn Paul Muni collection, 1908-1980 (inclusive), 1932-1959 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Samuel and Bella Spewack Papers, ca.1920-1980 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf Adler, Richard, 1921-. Damn Yankees : typescript, 1994. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Adler, Richard, 1921-. The pajama game [music] : a musical comedy / based on the novel "7 1/2 cents" by Richard Bissell ; music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross ; book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell ; vocal score edited by Louis C. Singer. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Bridgers, Ann Preston. Ann Preston Bridgers papers, 1915-1946 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Holm, John Cecil, 1904-1981. Papers, 1879-1901, 1925-1979. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Abbott, George, 1887-1995. George Abbott letter to William Work, 1953 Mar. 4. Library of Congress
referencedIn Samson Raphaelson Papers, 1916-1982 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf Bock, Jerry. Tenderloin: typescript, 2000. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Harold Prince papers, 1954-1999 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Actors' Fund of America Photographs and Audio-Visual Materials, 1880-2006 Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
referencedIn Kerr, Walter F., 1913-1966. Walter and Jean Kerr papers, circa 1920-1993. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Adler, Richard, 1921-. The pajama game: typescript, 2002. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Johnny Green papers, 1920-1991. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Hart, Moss, 1904-1961. Moss Hart and Kitty Carlisle papers, 1922-1962, 1988. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Teichmann, Howard. Howard Teichmann papers, 1857-2001 (bulk 1940-1987). Library of Congress
creatorOf Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph). Three Men on a Horse / by George Abbott and John Cecil Holm ; directed by Jim Mezon, 2004 - video. University of Guelph
referencedIn Lawrence and Lee papers, 1917-1974 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Furse, Roger. Costume designs for Mr. Antrobus in The skin of our teeth, 1955. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Powell, Dawn. Dawn Powell Papers, 1910-1998. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
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associatedWith Actors' Fund of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Adler, Richard, 1921- person
associatedWith Amos Abbott Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Benney, Robert, 1904-2001 person
associatedWith Bock, Jerry. person
associatedWith Bridgers, Ann Preston. person
associatedWith Bridgers, Ann Preston, 1891-1967. person
associatedWith Cameron Porteous Fonds (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith CentreStage Theatre Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith CentreStage Theatre Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith CentreStage Theatre Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith CentreStage Theatre Archives (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Dunning, Philip, 1890-1968. person
correspondedWith Feuer, Cy person
associatedWith Furse, Roger. person
associatedWith Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993. person
associatedWith Grauer, Ben. person
associatedWith Green, Johnny, 1908-1989 person
associatedWith Halsman, Philippe person
associatedWith Hamilton, Artois. person
associatedWith Hart, Moss, 1904-1961. person
associatedWith Holland, William. person
associatedWith Holm, John Cecil, 1904-1981. person
associatedWith Hull, Josephine, 1877-1957. person
associatedWith Kerr, Walter F., 1913-1966. person
associatedWith Lawrence, Jerome, 1915-2004 person
associatedWith Linder, Celia. person
associatedWith Lortel, Lucille person
associatedWith Marion, George, 1899-1968. person
correspondedWith Martin, Ernest H., 1919-1995 person
associatedWith Miller, Buzz person
associatedWith Miller, Gilbert. person
associatedWith Mostel, Zero, 1915-1977 person
associatedWith Peters, Richard, 1743-1828. person
associatedWith Powell, Dawn. person
associatedWith Prince, Harold, 1928- person
associatedWith Railroad Hour Radio Program corporateBody
associatedWith Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983. person
associatedWith Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. person
associatedWith Saddler, Donald person
associatedWith Schwartz, Arthur, 1900-1984. person
associatedWith Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Smith, Betty, 1896-1972. person
associatedWith Spewack, Samuel, 1899-1971 person
associatedWith Spewack, Samuel and Bella. person
associatedWith Spigelgass, Leonard. person
associatedWith Stratford Festival Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
correspondedWith Teichmann, Howard. person
associatedWith United States. Works Progress Administration. corporateBody
correspondedWith Work, William person
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Theatrical producers and directors--Correspondence
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Librettists
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Birth 1887-06-25

Death 1995-01-31

Americans

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