Marion Kessel Performing Arts Collection, 1977-2000.


Marion Kessel Performing Arts Collection, 1977-2000.

The collection includes research files, posters and awards, and audio/visual materials related to the production of mainly Houston, TX based performing arts documentaries. Among the many productions represented are Danton's Death, The Making of a Monologue: Robert Wilson's HAMLET, Visions of Robert Wilson, Houston Grand Opera productions of Carmen, Florencia en el Amazonas, Four Saints in Three Acts, Madame Butterfly, The Making of the Representative for Planet 8, Marriage of Figaro, Nabucco, Pagliacci, Prince Igor, Showboat, Treemonisha, Willie Stark, Houston Symphony Orchestra's West Meets East, KUHT "Arts Alive!" productions of Ages of Song: Elena Nikolaidi, Albee/Lorca: Duende!, Alley Theater-World Class in Houston, Bodily Imagination, Da Camera Mozart Festival, Enter Eschenbach, Alfred Hitchcock project, Imagine! Children and the Arts,Jose Quintero: Directions in Drama, productions on kids' art, Li Cunxin, Main Street Theater, Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time, Mozart Mosaic, Music Maestra, Please!, Setting the Stage, Milt Hinton documentary. Kessel's Texas Chamber Orchestra business files are also included.

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Wilson, Robert, 1941-.... (person)

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. ...

Quintero, JoseĢ E. (person)

Jose Quintero, was born October 15, 1924 in Panama City, Panama, as one of four children to Carlos Rivera and Consuelo Palmerola. He graduated from LaSalle Catholic High School in 1943, and was known for his ability to decorate altars and fervent moviegoing. Quintero briefly enrolled at the Los Angeles City College with the intention of a career in medicine, but soon thereafter returned to Panama City, where he worked as a ticket attendant for Panamanian Airways, an English Teacher ...

KUHT-TV (Television station : Houston, Tex.) (corporateBody)

KUHT, also known as HoustonPBS, is a member of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) licensed to the University of Houston and the Houston Independent School District. Founded in 1953, the station was the first educational television station of its kind in the world. Serving the Houston metropolitan area, KUHT was the first station in the area to feature programs in high-fidelity stereo. The station produced a number of feature programs and documentaries, including Elissa in 1978, J...

Contemporary Arts Association (Houston, Tex.) (corporateBody)

Art museum; Houston, Tex. Also known as Contemporary Arts Museum. Incorporated 1948 to promote contemporary art through exhibitions and letures. From the description of Contemporary Arts Association/Museum records, 1948-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82921661 ...

Texas Chamber Orchestra (corporateBody)

Alley Theatre (Houston, Tex.) (corporateBody)

Kessel, Marion (person)

Redgrave, Vanessa, 1937-.... (person)

English actress. From the description of Typed letter signed : London, to Denys Blakelock, 1966 May 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874999 ...

Hinton, Milt. (person)

Musician. From the description of Reminiscences of Milton Hinton : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86158432 ...

Houston Grand opera (corporateBody)