James Gossage photographs 1965-1975

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James Gossage photographs, 1965-1975

James Gossage photographs 1965-1975

The collection documents the early years of Off-Off Broadway productions in New York City. It consists of black and white photographs by James D. Gossage of many of the productions staged at La Mama, Caffe Cino, Circle Repertory, Playwrights' Workshop and other small avant garde theaters as well as photographs of individuals at the forefront of the Off-Off Broadway movement: Joe Cino, Ellen Stewart, Leonard Melfi, Tom Eyen, Lanford Wilson, Marshall Mason, and others. Also includes a few photographs of theater interiors, three flyers, one program and an article about Caffe Cino written by Magie Dominic.

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Stenborg, Helen

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Hawkins, Trish

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La Mama Experimental Theatre Club

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La Mama, under the guidance of Ellen Steward, was a vital force in the 1960s revolution of the American theater. From the description of Records, 1965-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155508171 ...

Playwrights' Workshop.

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Circle Repertory Company

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Circle Repertory Company, originally named Circle Theater Company, was founded in July 1969, in a second floor loft at Broadway and 83rd Street by director Marshall W. Mason, playwright Lanford Wilson, director Rob Thirkield, and actress Tanya Berezin. The plan was to establish a pool of artists- actors, directors, playwrights and designers- who would work together in the creation of plays. Circle Rep became home to some of the most prolific talent in American theater. F...

Gorman, Mari

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Cason, Barbara

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Gossage, James D

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Photographer James Gossage documented the early days of Off-Off Broadway . From the guide to the James Gossage photographs, 1965-1975, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.) ...

O'Horgan, Tom

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O'Connor, Kevin, 1938-

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Papp, Joseph

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Hanft, Helen

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Freeman, Al

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Dominic, Magie, 1944-

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Magie Dominic, an artist, poet, and founding member of the Off Off-Broadway theater movement, was born in Newfoundland in 1944, and resides primarily in New York. She founded and programmed the Children's History Theatre (1979-84), and was an active participant at Caffe Cino. Source: Dominic, Magie. "Dominic Magie L." Poets.ca . The League of Canadian Poets, 19 Apr. 2011. Web. 6 May 2013. From the guide to the Magie Dominic Off Off-Broadway Collection, 1952-2011, (© 2012 Fales Librar...

Griffith, Carol

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Marshall, Mason

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Owens, Rochelle.

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Poet, translator, & writer. She was born in Brooklyn, NY, in 1936 and is married to the poet, George Economou. From the description of Papers, 1900-1997. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122482788 Rochelle Owens, poet and playwright, was born on April 2, 1936, in Brooklyn, New York. Her works include: Not Be Essence That Cannot Be, The Joe Eighty-Two Creation Poems, Futz, He Wants Shih!, and The Karl Marx Play, among others. ...

Playwright's Place (New York, N.Y.)

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Friedman, Gary William

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Thirkield, Rob

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Dominic, Magie, 1944-

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Magie Dominic, an artist, poet, and founding member of the Off Off-Broadway theater movement, was born in Newfoundland in 1944, and resides primarily in New York. She founded and programmed the Children's History Theatre (1979-84), and was an active participant at Caffe Cino. Source: Dominic, Magie. "Dominic Magie L." Poets.ca . The League of Canadian Poets, 19 Apr. 2011. Web. 6 May 2013. From the guide to the Magie Dominic Off Off-Broadway Collection, 1952-2011, (© 2012 Fales Librar...

Hirsch, Judd

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Rob Thirkield

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Eyen, Tom

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Bartenieff, George

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Mason, Marshall W.

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Wilson, Lanford, 1937-2011

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Lanford Wilson, playwright. From the description of Bar play (Labor Day): a 10 minute play for The Actors Company of Louisville: typescript, 1978, October 12. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122486642 ...

Gierasch, Stefan, 1926-....

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Eskenas, Linda

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Allen, Seth

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Theater for the New City (New York, N.Y.)

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The Theater for the New City is an Off-Off Broadway troupe best known for experimental theater projects and outdoor spectaculars. Founded in 1970 by Crystal Field, George Bartenieff, Theo Barnes and Lawrence Kornfeld, the Theater for the New City was based in Manhattan's West Village in its early years. Rising real estate costs forced a move to the East Village in the late 1970s, by which time the group was led by co-artistic directors Field and Bartenieff. In addition t...

Groh, David 1941-....

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Melfi, Leonard

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Playbox Studio (New York, N. Y.)

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Field, Crystal

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Weiss, Jeff

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Ferrell, Conchata

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Actress. From the description of Reminiscences of Conchata Ferrell : oral history, 1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309732760 ...

Aldredge, Tom

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Theatre Genesis (New York, N.Y.)

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Boylan, Mary

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Colton, Jacque Lynn

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Stanley, Charles., d. 1977.

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Patrick, Robert, 1937-

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Playwright and novelist Robert Patrick, whose plays include KENNEDY'S CHILDREN, THE HAUNTED HOST, and MIRAGE, and whose novels include TEMPLE SLAVE, was for many years a close friend and correspondent of Quentin Crisp (1908-1999), British wit, author, and performer, who spent the last twenty years of his life in New York City. From the description of Letters from Quentin Crisp, 1991-1999. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144651948 From the guide to the Letters ...

Playwrights' Workshop (New York, N.Y.)

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Caffe Cino

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Caffe Cino, a coffee house at 31 Cornelia Street in New York City's Greenwich Village, was at the center of the burgeoning Off Off-Broadway movement. Founded by Joe Cino in 1958, the Cino staged hundreds of plays, poetry readings, and musical revues. It closed in 1968, a year after the death of Joe Cino. From the description of Caffe Cino posters, 1958-1968. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 765366290 ...

Silvay, Lucy

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Stewart, Ellen, 1919-2011

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Berezin, Tanya

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13th Street Repertory Theatre (New York, N.Y.)

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Cino, Joe, 1931-1967

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Duff-Griffin, William

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Koutoukas, H. M., 1947-

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Bartlett, Peter

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