Ben Shaktman Papers 1949-2009


Ben Shaktman Papers 1949-2009

Papers of the American playwright and director. Correspondence subject files; production material comprising research, notes, costume sketches, and drafts for plays by Bertolt Brecht, Eugene O'Neill, Ben Shaktman Arnold Wesker and others; manuscripts; printed material (posters, playbills, programs, more); audiovisual material including audiotapes, photographs; material pertaining to The Berliner Ensemble, Pittsburgh Public Theatre, and The National Endowment for the Arts; more.

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