Recordings [sound recording], 1956-1969.

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Actors Studio (New York, N.Y.). Recordings [sound recording], 1956-1969.

Recordings [sound recording], 1956-1969.

Tape recordings of plays, improvisations, monologues, and exercises by the New York theater workshop founded in 1947 by Elia Kazan, Cheryl Crawford, and Robert Lewis.

406 tape recordings.

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