Mark Taper Forum (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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The Mark Taper Forum opened in Los Angeles in 1967 and is known for its development of new plays and voices for the theatre. Located at the Performing Arts Center (formerly The Music Center) in downtown Los Angeles, the Taper has received virtually every theatrical award including the 1977 special Tony for theatrical excellence. It is one of America's top regional theatres, and a number of the plays presented on and off-Broadway and across the country began at the Taper.

From the description of Collection of scripts, 1967- (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122560028

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referencedIn Lucille Lortel papers, 1902-2000 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Mark Taper Forum (Los Angeles, Calif.). Programs collection III : Miscellaneous theaters, [ca. 1865]-[ongoing]. University of Pittsburgh
creatorOf Miller, Roger, 1936-1992. Big river : the adventures of Huckleberry Finn / music and lyrics by Roger Miller ; book by William Hauptman ; adapted from the novel by Mark Twain, 2003. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Velina Hasu Houston Papers, 1986-1998 The Huntington Library
creatorOf Mark Taper Forum (Los Angeles, Calif.). Collection of scripts, 1967- Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Houston, Velina Hasu. Papers of Velina Hasu Houston, 1986-1998. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn New York Shakespeare Festival Records. Series IV: Production Materials, 1958-1992 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. Flower drum song / music by Richard Rodgers ; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II ; book by David Henry Hwang ; based on the original by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joseph Fields ; based on the novel by C. Y. Lee, 2002. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Institute on the Arts and Civic Dialogue. Institute on the Arts and Civic Dialogue archive, 1997-2000. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn New York Shakespeare Festival Records. Series V: General Manager's Files, 1960-1991 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
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associatedWith Houston, Velina Hasu. person
associatedWith Institute on the Arts and Civic Dialogue. corporateBody
associatedWith Lortel, Lucille person
associatedWith Miller, Roger, 1936-1992. person
associatedWith New York Shakespeare Festival corporateBody
associatedWith Papp, Joseph person
associatedWith Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. person
associatedWith Saddler, Donald person
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California--Los Angeles
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Theater
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Active 1967

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