Playwright lecture series [sound recording] 1951-1960

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Playwright lecture series [sound recording], 1951-1960

Playwright lecture series [sound recording] 1951-1960

The New Dramatists tape archives contains sound recordings of the Playwright lecture series sponsored by the New Dramatists. The collection contains recordings from 1951 through 1960.

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Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976

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Actor, scene designer, and lighting designer and innovator; d. 1976. From the description of Jo Mielziner collection, [193-]-[197-]. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70923011 Donald Mitchell Oenslager, an American stage designer and professor, was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on 7 March 1902. Oenslager began his career in the theater as an actor, working at the Greenwich Village Theatre and the Provincetown Playhouse during the early 1920s. He became interested i...

Anderson, Robert, 1912-

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Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005

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American playwright and novelist. From the description of Collection, 1936-1979. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34363746 From the description of Manuscripts, 1952-1953. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122412075 From the description of Arthur Miller collection, 1936-1979. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 66895316 Arthur Miller, playwright. From the description of The crucible : screen...

Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005

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American playwright and novelist. From the description of Collection, 1936-1979. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34363746 From the description of Manuscripts, 1952-1953. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122412075 From the description of Arthur Miller collection, 1936-1979. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 66895316 Arthur Miller, playwright. From the description of The crucible : screen...

Baldwin, James

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Epithet: of King's Norton, county Worcestershire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000677.0x0002d8 Epithet: Rector of Quiddenham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000677.0x0002d9 ...

Strasberg, Lee

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Theatrical producer director. From the description of Reminiscences of Lee Strasberg : oral history, 1980. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309735059 ...

Burrows, Abe, 1910-

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Kramm, Joseph, 1907-

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Crouse, Russell, 1893-1966.

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Zavadskiĭ, I︠U︡riĭ Aleksandrovich, 1894-

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Hart, Moss, 1904-1961

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Director, theatre owner/operator, writer, producer and performer. From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], [195-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270923811 ...

Clurman, Harold, 1901-1980

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Harold Clurman, director, author, teacher, critic, and occasional actor, was born Harold Edgar Clurman on September 18, 1901, in New York City, son of Samuel M. and Bertha (Saphir) Clurman. Mr. Clurman was co-founder of the Group Theatre (1931) and was made executive consultant of the Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center. He became theater critic for "The Nation" in 1953 and also wrote for the "London Observer", "New Republic" and "Tomorrow Magazine". He married Stella Adler in 1943, he later mar...

Hellman, Lillian, 1906-

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Selznick, Irene Mayer, 1907-1990

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American theatrical producer, photographer, and writer; daughter of Louis B. Mayer; married David O. Selznick. From the description of Irene Mayer Selznick collection, 1930-1990. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70968716 ...

Beaufort, John

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Gordon, Max, 1892-1978

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Theatrical producer. Gordon died in 1978. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1935-1959]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155508050 ...

Bentley, Eric, 1916-....

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Eric Russell Bentley (1916- ) was an American editor, translator and professor of dramatic literature at Columbia University. From the description of Eric Bentley papers, ca. 1960-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122517495 From the guide to the Eric Bentley papers, ca. 1960-1964, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Eric Bentley, theater critic and dramatist. From the description of Eric Bentley letters to Mary Douglas Di...

Kramm, Joseph, 1907-1991

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Ronderis, Dmitri

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Burrows, Abe, 1910-1985

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Abe Burrows (1910-1985), pulitzer prize-winning playwright, lyricist, director, screenwriter, comedian and play doctor was born Abram S. Burrows on December 18, 1910 in New York City to Louis and Julia Burrows. He graduated from New Utrecht High School in Brooklyn and attended City College and New York University first in a pre-med program and then studying accounting. In 1931 he was hired by a brokerage firm on Wall Street where he worked for three years. He then worked...

Selznick, Irene Mayer, 1907-1990

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American theatrical producer, photographer, and writer; daughter of Louis B. Mayer; married David O. Selznick. From the description of Irene Mayer Selznick collection, 1930-1990. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70968716 ...

Shumlin, Herman, 1898-1979

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Baldwin, James, 1924-1987

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James Baldwin, essayist, novelist, and playwright. From the description of James Baldwin early manuscripts and papers, 1941-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78269289 From the description of James Baldwin early manuscripts and papers, 1941-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702153739 James Baldwin was a novelist, essayist, short story writer and playwright. Born in Harlem, he provided a literary voice during the period of civil rights activism in the 1950s and ...

Saint-Denis, Michel, 1897-1971

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Shumlin, Herman, 1898-1979

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Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984

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Dramatist. From the description of The autumn garden : playscript, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131544 Lillian Hellman (1905-1984), playwright and screenwriter. From the description of These three : (Hellman story), 1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702193196 Lillian Hellman, America’s most significant woman playwright of the twentieth century, was born on June 20, 1905, in New Orleans to Max and Julia Newhouse Hellman. Her e...

Rice, Elmer, 1892-1967

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Dramatist Elmer Rice was born and raised in Manhattan. Working as a file clerk, he earned a high-school equivalency diploma and entered New York Law School, passing the bar exam. He quit his job with a law firm to write plays, and within eight months his play On Trial was a critical and popular success. In a career marked by success and innovation, the prolific Rice produced socially-conscious drama as well as accessible entertainment; he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1929 for Street Scene. He directe...

Houghton, Norris.

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Lindsay, Howard, 1889-1968

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New Dramatists, Inc.

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The New Dramatists was first formed by contemporary playwrights as the New Dramatists Committee in 1949 to encourage and develop playwrighting talent in America. In addition to providing grants to playwrights, the New Dramatists offers lectures by contemporary playwrights and theater celebrities on various aspects of theater production. From the guide to the Playwright lecture series [sound recording], 1951-1960, (The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recor...

Anderson, Robert, 1917-2009

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Robert Woodruff Anderson was born in New York City on April 28, 1917, the son of Myra and James Anderson. He was educated at Phillips Exeter Academy (1931-35), and at Harvard University, where he received both his A.B. (magna cum laude) in 1939 and his M.A. in 1940. He became a prolific playwright, remembered chiefly for All Summer Long and Tea and Sympathy. From the description of Letters to his parents, 1931-1956. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79392211 Robert W...

Gordon, Max, 1892-1978

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Theatrical producer. Gordon died in 1978. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1935-1959]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155508050 ...

Gassner, John, 1903-1967

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John Gassner was born in Marajaros-Sziget, Hungary in 1903, and emigrated to the United States in 1911. He received an A.B. (1924) and M.A. (1925) from Columbia University. He began his career as a book reviewer for the New York Herald Tribune (1926-1928), and was play editor and chairman of the play department of the Theater Guild (1931-1944). Gassner taught dramatic criticism and playwriting at colleges and universities including Hunter College, Columbia University, the University of Michigan,...

Zavadskiĭ, I︠U︡riĭ Aleksandrovich, 1894-

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Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976

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Actor, scene designer, and lighting designer and innovator; d. 1976. From the description of Jo Mielziner collection, [193-]-[197-]. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70923011 Donald Mitchell Oenslager, an American stage designer and professor, was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on 7 March 1902. Oenslager began his career in the theater as an actor, working at the Greenwich Village Theatre and the Provincetown Playhouse during the early 1920s. He became interested i...

Saint-Denis, Michel, 1897-1971

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Clurman, Harold, 1901-1980

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Harold Clurman, director, author, teacher, critic, and occasional actor, was born Harold Edgar Clurman on September 18, 1901, in New York City, son of Samuel M. and Bertha (Saphir) Clurman. Mr. Clurman was co-founder of the Group Theatre (1931) and was made executive consultant of the Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center. He became theater critic for "The Nation" in 1953 and also wrote for the "London Observer", "New Republic" and "Tomorrow Magazine". He married Stella Adler in 1943, he later mar...

Logan, Joshua.

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Biographical Note 1908, Oct. 5 Born, Texarkana, Tex. 1927 Diploma, Culver Military Academy,Culver, Ind. 1927 1931 Attended Princeton University,Princeton, N.J. ...