Richard Hoffman collection of American and British theater and film scripts 1958–2006

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Richard Hoffman collection of American and British theater and film scripts, 1958–2006

Richard Hoffman collection of American and British theater and film scripts 1958–2006

The Richard Hoffman collection of American and British theater and film scripts spans the dates 1956–2003 and comprises four linear feet of play scripts and screenplays, mostly Broadway and Off-Broadway plays. Assembled by the writer and Brooklyn-based bookdealer Richard Lee Hoffman, the collection also includes a few accompanying photographs, playbills, and theater programs.

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Osborne, John, 1929-1994

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Epithet: playwright British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000255 Epithet: Major; Bedfordshire Militia British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000442.0x00024f Epithet: witness of Wolley Ch xi.87 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000700.0x0001b4 Epith...

Bolotin, Craig

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McIntyre, Dennis

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Moore, Edward J.

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Glennon, John

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Hwang, David Henry, 1957-....

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American playwright and screenwriter, particularly interested in Asian American drama. From the description of David Henry Hwang papers, circa 1985-2004. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 462019146 This play was to be the second Broadway production of the playwright, following the success of his M. Butterfly. It closed in previews on March 14, 1993, at the Cort Theatre, New York, N.Y. Directed by Jerry Zaks, it starred B.D. Wong, Jane Krakowski, and Mark Linn-Baker. It has not ...

England, Barry

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Price, Lonny

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Cacoyannis, Michael

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Nichols, Peter 1927-....

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Gilroy, Frank Daniel, 1925-

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Frank Daniel Gilroy was an American author and filmmaker, best known for the prize-winning play, The Subject Was Roses. Born in The Bronx, New York, Gilroy joined the Army out of high school and served two and one-half years as a World War II infantryman before graduating from Harvard and studying at Yale. He began his career writing teleplays for various television shows before moving on to drama and finding success with Who'll Save the Plowboy? and The Subject Was Roses, which won a Tony Award...

Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984

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Dramatist. From the description of The autumn garden : playscript, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131544 Lillian Hellman (1905-1984), playwright and screenwriter. From the description of These three : (Hellman story), 1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702193196 Lillian Hellman, America’s most significant woman playwright of the twentieth century, was born on June 20, 1905, in New Orleans to Max and Julia Newhouse Hellman. Her e...

Meyers, Patrick

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Mercer, David, 1928-1980

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Epithet: playwright British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000472.0x0002d8 ...

Hoffman, Richard Lee

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Richard Lee Hoffman, the Brooklyn-based theater collector and bookdealer, built a number of literary collections around American and British playwrights over a period of many years. From the description of Richard Hoffman collection of American and British theater and film scripts, 1958-2006. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 495700483 Richard Lee Hoffman, the Brooklyn-based theater collector and bookdealer, built a number of ...

Herrington, Robert

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Shue, Larry

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Larry Shue, screenwriter. From the description of The foreigner : screenplay, 1991 February 14. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122431708 ...

Goldberg, Dick

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Gialanella, Victor

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Shaffer, Peter, 1926-....

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Packard, William.

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Ableman, Paul

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Baitz, Jon Robin, 1961-

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Sherman, Stanford

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Mann, Emily

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Emily Mann, playwright. From the description of Execution of justice: typescript, 1985. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122485820 ...

Schweitzer, S.S.

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Langen, Todd W.

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Bowen, John, 1968-

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Epithet: Reverend; of Bath British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000389.0x00021e Epithet: Reverend; rector of St Laurence, county Pembrokeshire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000389.0x00021f Epithet: Bishop of Sierra Leone 1857 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_10...

Lee, Spike

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Screenwriter, actor, director and producer of motion pictures and music videos. Spike Lee was born in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1957, where he attended Morehouse College, 1979. He continued his education at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, where he received his Master of Fine Arts Degree in film production. Spike Lee has established himself as one of Hollywood's most important and influential filmmakers in the past decade. In 1986, his debut film, the independe...

Hare, David, 1947-....

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Brady, Michael

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Epithet: Clerk to Scarriff Union British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000473.0x000352 ...

Winn, Marie

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The Winn [Wiener] family: Josef Winn (1901 Podebrady-1983 New York) was a psychiatrist and a writer. He wrote short stories, aphorisms and commentaries mainly in a satirical and comical style under his pseudonym Alcantara. His works were published largely in “Lidové noviny,” “Tribuna” and “Dobrý den” (satirical biweekly magazine edited by Karel Poláček). Josef Wiener was also a friend and the physician of the members of the “Liberated Theater” Osvobozené Divadlo, a famou...

Leone, John (Tenor)

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Riesner, Dean, 1918-2002

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Levin, Ira

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Kessler, Lyle

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Herbeck, Bobby

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Gay, John

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Epithet: of Add MS 42922 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000446.0x0002e6 John Gay is considered to be an expert on the subect of the Westernization of traditional societies. A priest, professor and scholar, Gay often writes about the civil war conflicts in Liberia and the clash between Westernization and traditional culture in his novels, articles and non-fiction works, His works include: ...

May, Elaine, 1932-....

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Philadelphia-born comic and scriptwriter. From the description of Scripts, 1962, 1971. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 79337112 Elaine May, screenwriter. From the description of Primary colors: screenplay, 1997 April 8. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517209 Death Defying Acts comprised: Central Park West by Woody Allen, An interview by David Mamet, Hotline by Elaine May. From the description of Hot...

Mitchell, Adrian, 1932-2008

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Adrian Mitchell FRSL was an English poet, novelist and playwright. A former journalist, he was a noted left-wing cultural figure who gave frequent readings. His poems on such topics as nuclear war, Vietnam, prisons and racism were part of the English folklore of the Left, and his work was often read and sung at demonstrations and rallies. His work for the Royal Shakespeare Company included Peter Brook's US and the English version of Peter Weiss's Marat/Sade. Epithet: poe...

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...

Vogel, Paula.

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Paula Vogel (born November 16, 1951) is an American playwright and university Professor. Vogel was born in Washington, D.C. to Donald Stephen Vogel, an advertising executive, and Phyllis Rita Bremerman, a secretary for United States Postal Service Training and Development Center. She is a graduate of The Catholic University of America (1974, B.A.) and Cornell University (1976, M.A.). She first came to national attention with her AIDS-related seriocomedy The Baltimore Waltz, which won the Obie aw...

Speirs, Ruth

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Ruth Speirs was born in Latvia but during the Second World War was forced to leave her home and become a refugee. She met and married the academic John Speirs who was working for the British Council in the English department of the University of Cairo. Their home became a centre for the many expatriate servicemen in the city interested in writing and discussing poetry. Several publications were produced by the university and the British Institute and Ruth Speirs translated from the ...

Coburn, D. L.

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Bogosian, Eric

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Eric Bogosian is an actor, author, and playwright who was born April 24, 1953, in Boston, Massachusetts. From the description of The Revolutionary Aesthetic of Beauty : essay : typescript, 1984. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 428142845 Eric Bogosian is an actor, author, and playwright who was born April 24, 1953, in Boston, Massachusetts. Bogosian attended the University of Chicago and earned his B.A. from Oberlin College in 1976. Based in...

Werner, Michael

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Jones, Tom, 1928-

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Schisgal, Murray, 1926-....

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Murray Schisgal, playwright. From the description of Knit one, pearl two: typescript, n.d. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122575709 ...

Heims, Jo, 1930-1978

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Miller, Jason, 1939-2001

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Brown, William F. (William Ferdinand), 1928-

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Marasco, Robert

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Medoff, Mark Howard

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Mark Medoff, playwright, born 1940. From the description of Children of a lesser god: typescript, 1980. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122615321 Mark Medoff was born March 18, 1940, in Mount Carmel, IL. In 1949, his family moved to Miami Beach, Florida, where he spent his childhood and graduated from high school. Medoff enrolled at the University of Miami, and received a B.A. in 1962. He majored in English and minored in Psychology. In fall 1964, Medoff enrol...

Levy, Jacques, 1935-2004

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Koslow, Ron

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Slade, Bernard, 1930-....

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Hoffman, William M., 1939 April 12-

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Reisman, Philip H., 1916-1999

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Radio producer. From the description of Reminiscences of Philip H.Reisman : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122586788 ...

Rourke, Mickey

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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 ...

Hailey, Oliver, 1932-1993

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American playwright. From the description of Letter : to [E.P.] Conkle, 1979 Jan. 9. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122530457 ...

Stallone, Sylvester.

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Brooks, James L.

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Budberg, Moura.

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Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0001cb ...

Long, Sumner Arthur, 1921-

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Sargent, Alvin

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Bolt, Robert

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Stitt, Milan

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"The runner stumbles," producted at the Hartman Theatre, in Stamford, Conn., 1975, and at the Little Theatre, New York, 1976. From the description of Me for the Devil; a play in three acts [1965?] (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34370509 ...

Rothenberg, Jerome

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Harrison, Paul Carter, 1936-....

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Paul Carter Harrison, African American playwright, was born on March 1, 1936 in New York City, New York to Thelma Inez and Paul Randolph Harrison. In 1957, Harrison earned a B.A. in psychology from Indiana University, and after moving back to New York, earned a M.A. in psychology and phenomenology from the New School for Social Research in 1962. After spending several years in Europe, Harrison was hired as an assistant professor in theater arts at Howard University in 1968. He went on to teach t...

Cristofer, Michael

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Wade, Kevin

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Stinson, Joseph C.

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Leonard, Hugh

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