New York Shakespeare Festival records. Series VI: Development Office 1954-1989


New York Shakespeare Festival records. Series VI: Development Office 1954-1989

The records of the Development Office of the New York Shakespeare Festival reflect the origins, establishment and fundraising activities of the office between 1954 and 1989.


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The Paul Robeson Award is presented annually by Actors' Equity Association to honor an individual for both artistic achievement and exemplary humanitarian service. From the description of Paul Robeson award ceremonies collection [sound recording], 1978-1996. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 123489015 Actors' Equity Association (AEA) is the union of professional legitimate stage actors and stage managers. AEA negotiates contracts and agreements that often affect...

Weller, Michael, 1942-.... (person)

Foreman, Richard, 1937-.... (person)

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),...

New York (N.Y.). Department of Cultural Affairs (corporateBody)

Booth Theatre (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Cohen, Alexander H., 1920-2000 (person)

Epithet: theatrical agent British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001027.0x000308 Producer Alexander Henry Cohen was born on July 24, 1920 in New York City. He was the elder son of Alexander H. Cohen senior, a successful businessman, and Laura Tarantous Cohen. After his father's death, when Cohen was four, his mother married a banker and the family moved to Park Avenue. His younger brother Gerry committed ...

New York Shakespeare Festival. Board of Directors (corporateBody)

Kerr, Walter (person)

Jenkins, Leroy (person)

St. James Theatre (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

New York State Historic Trust (corporateBody)

Office of the State Conservation Department formed on October 1, 1966 to take over administration of historic sites and buildings in New York State, formerly the responsibility of the State Education Department. From the description of Historic sites and buildings survey records, 1967-1976 (bulk 1967-1970). (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 34178326 ...

Jordan, Sheila, 1928- (person)

New York Shakespeare Festival. Poets at the Public (corporateBody)

Akalaitis, JoAnne (person)

American Telephone and Telegraph Company. (corporateBody)

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 (person)

William Shakespeare was likely born April, 23, 1564; he was baptized in Stratford-upon-Avon on April 26, 1564. He grew up, had a family, and bought property in Stratford while working in London, the center of English theater. As an actor, a playwright, and a partner in a leading acting company, he became both prosperous and well-known. His parents were John and Mary Shakespeare. John was a leatherworker and involved in local politics, first becoming an alderman and eventually a town bailiff. ...

New York Foundation (corporateBody)

The New York Foundation, one of the first foundations created in the United States, was established in 1909 with a gift of $1 million from Alfred M. Heinsheimer. This money was a bequest from his brother Louis, originally left to the Jewish charities of New York on the condition that they federate within a year of Louis' death. When they failed to do so, the money reverted to Alfred, who created the New York Foundation as an alternate means to carry out his brother's wish. The Found...

Fortune Society (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Clarke, Martha (person)

Martha Clarke and Charles L. Mee, playwrights. From the description of Belle epoque : typescript, 2004. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 79468074 ...

New York Community Trust (Organization) (corporateBody)

Pepsi Cola Corporation (corporateBody)

American Express Company (corporateBody)

Papp, Gail Merrifield (person)

Bingham, Susan Hulsman, 1944- (person)

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the culture industry (corporateBody)

Moss, David (person)

Coca-Cola Bottling Company. (corporateBody)

Royal Court Theatre (corporateBody)

The English Stage Company (ESC) is the resident company of the Royal Court Theatre in Sloane Square, London . The company and its work is the result of two disparate groups eventually uniting in a common cause. In 1953, directors George Devine and Tony Richardson devised a scheme to present 'the whole range of contemporary drama' in London with a small permanent company. Inspired by the work of Harley Granville Barker and John Eugene Vedrenne (who produced new plays by Shaw and Bark...

Strindberg, August, 1849-1912 (person)

Strindberg was a Swedish dramatist and novelist. From the description of Lycko Pers resa, ca. 1882. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612373374 Swedish dramatist and novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Dornach, to a French literary colleague, 1894 May 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872330 August Strindberg, playwright. Richard Greenberg, adapter. From the description of The dance of death: typescript, 200...

Ford, Nancy (person)

Carroll, Baikida, 1947- (person)

Newman, Jerome A (person)

Milner, Ron (person)

McKenna, Siobhan, 1923- (person)

Burr, Anne Olson, 1937- (person)

Davis, Paul, 1962- (person)

Epithet: Secretary of State in Ireland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213.0x0002cf From the guide to the Paul Davis papers, 1961-1962, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc]) ...

Peabody, Judy (person)

Chase Manhattan Bank (corporateBody)

People Magazine (corporateBody)

Olivier, Laurence, 1907- (person)

Public Theater (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Newman Theater (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

National Endowment for the Arts (corporateBody)

Shakespeare & Company (Lenox, Mass.) (corporateBody)

Kleban, Edward (person)

Edward Kleban was born in New York City. He studied at the High School of Music and Art, and Columbia University, and worked as a record producer at Columbia Records before turning to writing lyrics full time. Kleban, who is best known as the lyricist for A Chorus Line, also wrote for television and films. From the guide to the Edward Kleban papers, 1960-1986, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.) Edward Kleban, lyricist for the musical A CHORUS LINE, w...

Pinero, Miguel (person)

New York (N.Y.). Dept. of Parks. (corporateBody)

The vast urban park system in New York City (over 29,000 acres) has its origins from a 1686 charter by Governor Thomas Dongan which provided for municipal stewardship of vacant and unappropriated land. This charter enabled the city to acquire and maintain public spaces including a marketplace, a military and parade ground, and a public commons in today's lower Manhattan. Constructed on part of the land from the original public spaces, Bowling Green, the oldest public park in New Yor...

Bellamy, Ralph, 1904- (person)

Whyte, Ron (person)