Adam Berger portraits of performing arts personalities 1967-1976

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Adam Berger portraits of performing arts personalities, 1967-1976

Adam Berger portraits of performing arts personalities 1967-1976

Adam Berger, artist. Consists of 52 portraits, in various medium including crayon, pastel, ink and wash, all identified on the back, most signed. The subjects, who were connected to avant garde theater in New York City in the main, are: Anthony Harvey (1), Al Carmines (3), Betty Williams (5), Robert Wilson (3), Lamar Alford (2), Richard Barr (5), his dog (1), Roger Morgan (3), Joseph Papp (1), John Guare (5), Tom Eyen (3), Ellen Stewart (3), Jean Claude van Italie (4), Joe Chaikin (3), Richard Foreman (1), Charles Ludlam (5), James Purdy (1) and Richard Flagg (3). Also includes one promotional poster.

52 portraits (in 1 box)

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Chaikin, Joe

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Carmines, Al

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Al Carmines served as minister at the Judson Memorial Church on Washington Square beginning in 1961 and was director of the Judson Poets' Theater. He began composing in 1962 and won several awards for his off-Broadway productions. From the guide to the Al Carmines collection of sound recordings, 1969-1974, (The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.) Adam Berger, artist. From the guide to the Adam Berger portraits of performi...

Purdy, James, 1914-2009

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Stewart, Ellen, 1919-2011

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Papp, Joseph

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Foreman, Richard, 1937-....

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Richard Foreman (1937- ), American director, designer and playwright, founded the Ontological-Hysteric Theatre company in New York in 1968 in order to present his avant-garde plays. Beginning in 1979, he co-produced his work with the New York Shakespeare Festival, the Music Theatre Group/Lenox Art Center and the Wooster Group. Foreman's plays include TOTAL RECALL (1970), PANDERING TO THE MASSES (1975), PENGUIN TOUQUET (1981), FILM IS EVIL: RADIO IS GOOD (1987), MY HEAD WAS A SLEDGEHAMMER (1994),...

Eyen, Tom

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Ludlam, Charles

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b. 1943; d. 1987. From the description of Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)). WorldCat record id: 723155580 Adam Berger, artist. From the guide to the Adam Berger portraits of performing arts personalities, 1967-1976, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.) Charles Ludlam, actor, director, and playwright, was born April 12, 1943. He began his career in 1966 with the...

Barr, Richard

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Epithet: of Cloth Fair London, tallow chandler British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001124.0x0002e4 Richard Barr and Clinton Wilder, founders of the Playwright's Unit, along with Edward Albee, were a major force in producing plays by new, talented playwrights during the 1960s and helped to establish Off-Off Broadway as a viable theatrical venue. Their committment to emerging playwrights whose works were...

Guare, John

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John Guare, American playwright, was born in New York City on February 5, 1938 and raised in Jackson Heights, Queens. He was interested in theatre from a young age, writing his first play, "Universe," at age eleven. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Georgetown University (1960) and his Master of Fine Arts from Yale School of Drama (1963). His early works were well-received comic one-act plays, including To Wally Pantoni, We Leave a Credenza (1964), Cop-Out (1968) and Muzzeha (19...

Berger, Adam

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Adam Berger, artist. From the guide to the Adam Berger portraits of performing arts personalities, 1967-1976, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.) ...

Williams, Betty

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Wilson, Robert, 1941-....

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED American dramatist, director, designer, performer, writer and artist. From the guide to the Robert Wilson Papers, 1969-1995., (Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscripts Library, ) American dramatist, director, designer, performer, writer and artist. From the description of Robert Wilson papers, 1969-1995. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 265033374 American dramatist, director and designer. ...

Flagg, Richard

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Italie, Jean Claude van

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Alford, Lamar

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Morgan, Roger, 1938-

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Harvey, Anthony, 1931-....

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Harvey was born in London and educated in prep schools. His introduction to film was as an actor, playing younger brother, Ptolemy to Vivien Leigh's Cleopatra in Caesar and Cleopatra (1945). He won a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, but soon realized that acting would not be his calling. His break came at the Shepperton Studios as assistant editor and later editor for filmmakers John and Roy Boulting. By the 1960s he was editing for such directors as Bryan Forbes and Stanley Ku...