Dorothy Loudon papers 1885-2003 1940-2003

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Dorothy Loudon papers 1885-2003 1940-2003

Dorothy Loudon (1925-2003) was a singer, comedienne and Tony Award-winning actress, who appeared in supper clubs, television shows, films, summer stock and on Broadway. The bulk of the materials in this collection are from 1940-2003. They extensively cover the personal life and professional career of Dorothy Loudon, including materials relating to stage, film and television productions, albums, nightclub performances as well as personal correspondence.

20 linear feet; 75 boxes

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Lyricist and librettist, Fred Ebb (1928-2004) was best known for his long and successful partnership with composer John Kander. Together, the team was responsible for a number of notable Broadway musicals, including Cabaret (1966), Chicago (1975), and Kiss of the Spider Woman (1993). A native New Yorker, Ebb attended New York University and Columbia University and by 1951 he had published his first songs. Ebb worked with several composers early on, including Mary Rodgers...

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John Kander, composer. Terrence McNally, librettist. Fred Ebb, lyricist. Adapted from the novel, Beso de la Mujer Arana by Manuel Puig. From the description of The kiss of the spider woman: typescript, 1992. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122314287 The musical opened Jan. 27, 1962, at the Billy Rose Theatre,New York, N.Y., and played 65 performances. From the description of A family affair : a wedding in two acts / music, lyrics, and book by John ...

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Sondheim, Stephen

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Company originally opened on Broadway at the Alvin Theatre on April 26, 1970, and ran until Jan. 1, 1972. From the description of Company a musical comedy / music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; book by George Furth 1995. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 709905537 In Nov. 1999 a staged reading of an earlier version of this material was presented at New York Theatre Workshop under the title Wise guys, featuring Nathan Lane and Victor Garber. The title Gold! had...

Loudon, Dorothy

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Dorothy Loudon (1925-2003) was a singer, comedienne and Tony Award-winning actress, who appeared in supper clubs, television shows, films, summer stock and on Broadway. She was born on September 25, 1925 in Boston, Massachusetts and grew up and attended high school in Claremont, New Hampshire. Her mother was a pianist, and her grandmother taught speech and drama at a private school in New England. After attending Syracuse University, Loudon worked in summer stock and on ...

Nichols, Mike, 1963-

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Bennett, Michael, 1943 April 8-1987

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Michael Bennett, director and choreographer, conceived, choreographed and directed the enormously successful Broadway musical, A CHORUS LINE. From the description of Legal papers regarding a chorus line, 1975. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122580893 From the guide to the Legal papers regarding a chorus line, 1975, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.) ...