Childsplay records : Child Drama Collection, Arizona State University, 1976-2008 [manuscript].


Childsplay records : Child Drama Collection, Arizona State University, 1976-2008 [manuscript].

The Childsplay records, 256.5 linear ft., contain the organizational records of Childsplay, a professional theatre company for young audiences, from 1976 through 2008. It is divided into the following series: Organizational history, Management, Production, Education, Resource library, Audiovisual materials, and Ephemera. The series are divided into sub-series and these frequently are sorted into additional groupings.

256.5 linear ft. (181 boxes)

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Kornhauser, Barry (person)

Barry Kornhauser, theatre for youth playwright, dramaturg, educator and director, is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where he majored in anthropology, psychology and education special studies. Kornhauser has been playwright-in-residence and director of theatre for young audiences at the Family Theatre, Fulton Opera House, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where he has taught theatre arts from pre-school through university le...

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Childsplay (Theater group) (corporateBody)

Childsplay, a non-profit professional theatre for young people and their families, began producing theatre in 1977 in Tempe, Arizona with six actors, founding artistic director, David Saar, and as much set as would fit into the trunk of a 1967 Chevrolet. When the company toured, they performed in open spaces with the audience seated around them and on formal stages. David Saar, playwright, director, administrator, Arizona artist-in-education, Arizona State University adjunct faculty, guest direc...

Gentry, Jonathan C. (Jonathan Caleb) (person)

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