Foreman, Richard, 1937-....

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Richard Foreman (1937- ), American director, designer and playwright, founded the Ontological-Hysteric Theatre company in New York in 1968 in order to present his avant-garde plays. Beginning in 1979, he co-produced his work with the New York Shakespeare Festival, the Music Theatre Group/Lenox Art Center and the Wooster Group. Foreman's plays include TOTAL RECALL (1970), PANDERING TO THE MASSES (1975), PENGUIN TOUQUET (1981), FILM IS EVIL: RADIO IS GOOD (1987), MY HEAD WAS A SLEDGEHAMMER (1994), and BAD BOY NIETZSCHE! (2000).

From the description of Richard Foreman papers, 1973-1987. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122596623

From the guide to the Richard Foreman papers, 1973-1987, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.)

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referencedIn National Book Awards. National Book Awards collection, 1996. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn New York Shakespeare Festival Records. Series IV: Production Materials, 1958-1992 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Berger, Adam. Adam Berger portraits of performing arts personalities, 1967-1976. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Richard Foreman papers, 1973-1987 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Foreman, Richard, 1937-. Richard Foreman papers, 1973-1987. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Foreman, Richard, 1937-. Penguin touquet (tōō-kāy) / by Richard Foreman. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Snyder, Scotty. Collection relating to Scotty Snyder's theatre performances, 1968-1999 (inclusive). Harvard University, Harvard Theater Collection, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Foreman, Richard, 1937-. Pearls for pigs / by Richard Foreman, 1997. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Silverman, Stanley. Hotel for criminals / music by Stanley Silverman ; text by Richard Foreman. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn New York Shakespeare Festival records. Series VI: Development Office, 1954-1989 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Adam Berger portraits of performing arts personalities, 1967-1976 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
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associatedWith Berger, Adam person
associatedWith Berger, Adam. person
associatedWith Carmines, Al person
associatedWith Dace, Letitia. person
associatedWith Hartford Stage Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Ludlam, Charles person
associatedWith National Book Awards. corporateBody
associatedWith New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Billy Rose Theatre Division. Theatre on Film and Tape Archive. corporateBody
associatedWith New York Shakespeare Festival corporateBody
associatedWith Ontological-Hysteric Theatre. corporateBody
associatedWith Papp, Joseph person
associatedWith Silverman, Stanley. person
associatedWith Snyder, Scotty. person
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Birth 1937-06-10

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