Cyma Rubin papers 1969-1992 1970-1975


Cyma Rubin papers 1969-1992 1970-1975

The Cyma Rubin papers document the producer's two Broadway productions: a revival of No, No, Nanette (1971), and an original musical, Doctor Jazz (1975). They contain scores, correspondence, production files, business records, publicity material, and photographs.

12.13 linear feet; 39 boxes

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