Guide to the Charles Rodrigues Playbill collection,1879-2009

Charles Rodrigues Playbill C0184


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Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University. Special Collections Research Center.
Creator Charles Rodrigues
Title Charles Rodrigues Playbill collection
Date 1879-2009
Physical Characteristics 18 linear feet (38 boxes)
Abstract The Charles Rodrigues Playbill Collection consists of playbills and programs from 1879-2009. The bulk of the collection material represents plays performed on and off Broadway, but it also includes programs from theatres in Philadelphia, Boston, Connecticut, Long Island, New Jersey, Washington D.C., San Francisco, Los Angeles, Ohio, and Chicago. This collection represents a broad cross-section of programs with plays as the main source, as well as, programs from burlesque houses, vaudeville performances, and concerts. Playbills can be important documents for researchers in that they depict the world of theatre changing over time and often provide rich information about prevailing cultural and social attitudes of the moment through articles and advertisements.
Collection number C0184
Language English

Biographical Information

Charles Rodrigues was an avid theatre enthusiast who amassed a large collection of playbills and programs by attending shows, purchasing programs at yard sales and thrift stores, trading with other collectors, and inheriting collections from friends. Rodrigues began collecting playbills at performances he attended on and off Broadway in 1961. He would also attend performances around the United States and abroad and collect playbills from these shows. One sizable addition came from Richard W. Rowan who also collected playbills from shows he attended. Many of these playbills date from World War I to the 1930s. The oldest part of the Rodrigues collection dates to the late 19th century and is from a movie theatre that used the playbills as cushioning between the older vaudeville stage and the newer movie theatre stage.

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Scope and Content

The Charles Rodrigues Theatre Collection consists of playbills and programs from 1879-2009. The bulk of the collection material represents plays performed on and off Broadway, as well as theatres in Philadelphia, Boston, Connecticut, Long Island, New Jersey, Washington D.C., San Francisco, Los Angeles, Ohio, and Chicago. This collection represents a broad cross-section of programs with plays as the main source, but it also includes programs from burlesque houses, vaudeville performances, and concerts. Playbills can be important documents for researchers in that they depict the world of theatre changing over time and often provide rich information about prevailing cultural and social attitudes of the moment through articles and advertisements.

The collection consists of three series, two of which are based on geographic location, divided by date, and then arranged alphabetically by play title. Playbills from performances prior to 1934 are included at the beginning of each series in alphabetical order by play followed by playbills that date 1934 and onward. If the name of the play was not present the name of theatre is used instead. Series one consists of fourteen subseries each including playbills and programs from theatres outside of New York City. Subseries 1.1 to 1.14 consist of programs from Austria, Boston, California, Chicago, Connecticut, Florida, London, New York State, New Jersey, Ohio, Paris, Philadelphia, Toronto, and Washington D.C. respectively. Series two consists of programs from productions performed in New York City, on and off Broadway, and in Brooklyn. Plays are listed alphabetically within each series and often one play title represents more than one playbill. Many of the playbills have ticket stubs attached to the front cover or loose inside. Newspaper clippings relating to the play also accompany some of the programs. The final series includes programs from films, music scores, theatre advertisement mailings, and ticket stubs. Within this series music scores are listed first in alphabetical order followed by film programs and then mailings from theatres, newspaper and magazine clippings, pamphlets and advertisements, show announcements, and assorted ticket stubs.

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Arrangement

Organized into three series, two of which are based on location, and a final series for film programs, music scores, ticket stubs, and advertisements.

Series 1: Outside New York City, 1879-2009 (boxes 1-5, 37)
Series 2: New York City, 1885-2009 (boxes 6-34, 37-38)
Series 3: Film Programs, music scores, and ticket stubs, 1909-2009 (boxes 34-38)

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

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Related Material

Special Collections Research Center also holds many other theatre collections.

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Index Terms

Subjects:

Theater--New York (State)--New York.
Theater--United States.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles Rodrigues Playbill collection, Collection #C0184, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Phil Rodrigues, October 21, 2010.

Processing Information

Processed by Greta Kuriger in 2011. EAD markup completed by Greta Kuriger in 2011.

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Contents List

Series 1: Outside New York City, (1879-2009) (5 boxes)
Includes playbills and programs from theatres outside of New York City. Subseries 1.1 to 1.14 consist of programs from Austria, Boston, California, Chicago, Connecticut, Florida, London, New York State, New Jersey, Ohio, Paris, Philadelphia, Toronto, and Washington D.C. respectively. Playbills from performances prior to 1934 are included at the beginning of each series in alphabetical order by play followed by playbills that date 1934 and onward.
Subseries 1.1: Austria, (undated-1950) (1 folder)
Box Folder
1 1 Salzburg Festival; Establishment reclaim, undated-1950
Subseries 1.2: Boston and surrounding area, (1892-1989) (.5 box)
Playbills in this subseries are from the Boston Museum, Carousel Theatre, Charles Playhouse, Colonial Theatre, Copley Theatre, Music Hall, the New Globe Theatre, North Shore Music Theatre, Plymouth Theatre, Saxon Theatre, Shubert Theatre, South Shore Music Circus, Sumner Theatre, and the Wilbur Theatre in Boston. There is also one playbill from the Court Square Theatre in Springfield, MA, one from The Dettors Theatre in Concord, MA, two from the Provincetown Playhouse On-the-wharf in Provincetown, MA, and a review of a play from Tilton, NH.
Box Folder
1 2 Agatha, 1892 September 19
3 John Ermine of the Yellowstone, 1903 September 14
4 John Ermine of the Yellowstone, 1903 September 28
5 The man who stayed at home, 1917 June 25
6 Mister Antonio, 1916 December 11
7 Moonlight and honeysuckle, 1919 September 25-27
Springfield, MA
8 A little night music, 1973 January
9 A majority of one - Around the world in 80 days, 1955-1962
A majority of one; A thousand clowns; A very special baby; Anastasia; Around the world in 80 days
10 The Chinese prime minister; Drink to me only, 1958-1963
11 Enter laughing; Indians; The fantasticks, 1961-1964
Indians review from the Tiltonian publication of the Tilton School in Tilton, NH.
12 First love - Hot September, 1961-1989
First love; Follies; Benefit performance of Follies for the American Cancer Society Massachusetts division; Giants, sons of giants; Grand hotel; Guys and dolls; Hamlet; Hot September
13 The king and I; Lady in the dark, 1957-1962
14 Mame - Mr. President, 1958-1967
Mame; Married alive!; Mid-summer; Mr. President
15 Music Hall, 1962 September 13
16 The odd couple - Woman of the year, 1957-1981
The odd couple; On a clear day you can see forever; On the twentieth century; Pacific overtures; Photo finish; Pretty belle; The roar of the greasepaint, the smell of the crowd; Romanoff and Juliet; Sherry!; Toys in the attic; Wildcat; Woman of the year
17 Anatol; Gertrude Stein Gertrude Stein Gertrude Stein, 1980-1972
Provincetown, MA
Subseries 1.3: California, (1961-2001) (1 box)
Many of the playbills in this subseries are Performing Arts magazines and from theaters in San Franciso and Los Angeles. Theatres include the Ambassador Cocoanut grove, American Conservatory Theatre, Aquarius Theatre, Curran Theatre, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Huntington Hartford Theatre, Las Palmas Theatre, Little Fox Theatre, the Music Center, the Orpheum Theatre, Shubert Theatre, and the War Memorial Opera House.
Box Folder
1 18 1491, 1969 September 2
19 A chorus line; A little night music, 1974-1977
20 Ain't misbehavin', 1979 August
21 The baker's wife, 1976 June
22 Camelot - Give 'em hell Harry!, 1973-1979
Camelot; Evita; Gigi; Give 'em hell Harry!
23 Hair - Oklahoma, 1961-1979
Hair; Kismet; Lorelei; The music man; Odyssey; Oklahoma!
Box Folder
2 1 Pacific overtures - Shine it on, 1969-1977
Pacific overtures; San Francisco Opera L'elisir d'amore; Shine it on
2 Side by side by Sondheim; Starting here starting now, 1978-1977
3 Sunset boulevard - The wiz, 1969-1994
Sunset boulevard; Tom Jones; The wiz
Subseries 1.4: Chicago, (1894-2003) (4 folders)
This subseries includes playbills from the Blackstone Theatre, Columbia Theatre, the Goodman Theatre, and the Happy Medium Theatre in Chicago.
Box Folder
2 4 The flams featuring Old Hoss Bill Hoey, 1894
5 The apple cart; Bounce, 1957-2003
6 Put it in writing, 1962 October 7
7 The visit, 2001
Subseries 1.5: Connecticut, (1948-2001) (7 folders)
Includes playbills from the Westport Country Playhouse, Goodspeed Opera House, the Hartman Theatre, The Holmes School in Darien, Stamford Center for the Arts, the Shubert Theatre, the Long Wharf Theatre, the Ivoryton Playhouse, Yale Repertory Theatre, and Westbury Music Fair in Connecticut.
Box Folder
2 8 A song for Cyrano - Daarlin' Juno, 1970-2001
A song for Cyrano; Ain't misbehavin'; Annie; Bells are ringing; The chalk garden; Cry for us all; Daarlin' Juno
9 Dear Charles - The king and I, 1954-1989
Dear Charles; The Devil's disciple; El Capitan; How now Dow Jones; Illya Darling; The king and I
10 Kiss me Kate - The play's the thing, 1948-1958
Kiss me Kate; The Marquise; The play's the thing
11 Present laughter; The prime of Miss Jean Brodie, 1949-1969
12 Regina; Riverwind, 1966-1988
13 Seven deadly sins, 1970-1971
14 Spider's web - Zorba, 1966-1991
Spider's web; Stardust; The three musketeers; Two by two; The vagabond king; Zorba
Subseries 1.6: Florida, (1982) (1 folder)
Box Folder
2 15 The pirates of Penzance, 1982 November
Playbill from the Parker Playhouse in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Subseries 1.7: London, (circa 1879 - 2006) (1 box)
This subseries includes playbills from the Abbey Theatre, Adelphi Theatre, Apollo Theatre, Comedy Theatre, Daly's Theatre, Duke of York's Theatre, Her Majesty's A Stoll Moss Theatre, Lyric Theatre, National Theatre, New London Theatre, The New Lyric Opera House, New Theatre, Palace Theatre, Palladium, Phoenix Theatre, Piccadilly Theatre, Prince Edward Theatre, Prince of Wales Theatre, Queen's Hall, The Queen's Theatre, Roundabout Theatre, Royal Court Theatre, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Savoy Theatre, Shaftesbury Theatre, Strand Theatre, St. James Theatre, Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Theatre Royal Haymarket, Victoria Palace Theatre, Wyndham's Theatre in London, the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds, and the Alexandrian Theatre in Liverpool.
Box Folder
2 16 A country girl, 1903 September 5
17 A house of lies, 1895 July 20
18 The admirable Crichton, circa 1902
19 The Christian, circa 1899-1902
20 King Arthur, 1895 June 8
21 Last nights at the Alexandria Theatre, circa 1879
22 Mam'selle Tralala, 1914
23 Marriage, 1894 May 17
24 Max O'Rell lecture, 1894 July 24
25 Miss Vane Featherton's tea party, 1903 December 8
26 The prude's progress, circa 1895
27 Trilby, 1895 November
28 Vanity fair, circa 1895
Box Folder
3 1 A madhouse in Goa - Don Carlos, 1972-1989
A madhouse in Goa; Aspects of love; Bloomsbury; Don Carlos
2 Antony and Cleopatra; Aspects of love, 1972, 1989
3 Cabaret, 1968
Playbill and souvenir program
Box Folder
37 5 Canterbury Tales, 1968
Box Folder
3 4 Cats; The Charlie girl, 1965-1981
Souvenir programs
5 Escape me never!, 1934
6 Follies - The four musketeers!, 1987-2006
Follies (includes photograph of theatre; Front & Center (magazine of Roundabout Theatre Company); The four musketeers!
Box Folder
37 5 Golden boy - The mousetrap, 1967-1968
Golden boy; Hadrian VII; Halfway up the tree; The hotel in Amsterdam; Lady be good; Madame Tussaud's; The mousetrap
Box Folder
3 7 Gone with the wind - Martin Guerre, 1969-1996
Gone with the wind; Hamlet; Here and now; High society; Les miserables; Martin Guerre
8 Metropolis; Miss Saigon, 1989
Box Folder
37 5 Operettas - Travesties, 1968-1974
Operettas by Jacques Offenbach; Sadler's Wells opera at the London Coliseum; Travesties
Box Folder
3 9 Miss Saigon - Single spies, 1960-1989
Miss Saigon; Murder among friends; Not now, darling; The odd couple; Oliver!; Over my dead body; Phantom of the opera; The quare fellow; The secret of Sherlock Holmes; Shirley Valentine; Show boat; Single spies
10 Steel Magnolias - Sweet charity, 1968-1993
Steel magnolias; Sunset boulevard; Sweet charity
11 Touch and go, 1950
Subseries 1.8: New York State, (1968-2009) (1 box)
This subseries includes playbills from Long Island theatres, SUNY, and the Tappan Zee theatre in Nyack, as well as playbills from Westchester New York. Playbills from Westchester theatres are separated and included after the Long Island, SUNY, and Nyack playbills. Playbills from High School and community productions are included alphabetically by city at the end of this subseries.
Box Folder
3 12 A song for Cyrano - Follies, 1968-1998
A song for Cyrano; Anita Baker; Assassins; Chicago; Come back, little Sheba; Damn Yankees; Follies
13 Kiss of the spider woman; Little Mahogany; The sound of music, 1979-circa 1990s
14 Ain't misbehavin' - The Vienna boys choir, 1979-2009
Ain't misbehavin'; At this performance; Camelot; Emelin Theatre 2008-2009; Emelin's Broadway holiday cabaret; Friends in deed; Funny girl; Johnny Carson; Liza Minnelli; Pure heaven; 'S wonderful, 's Gershwin; Steve Martin; Sweet hearts; The Vienna boys choir
15 Follies, 1989 August
Box Folder
37 1 Mamaroneck,
Ann Hampton Callaway (ticket); Call me Madam; Carousel; The Festival Orchestra opening performance; Fiorello!; Glad, too; Godspell; Grow up! A musical; How to succeed in business without really trying; Incongruities; The Madwoman of Chaillot; New plays 90; New plays 91; New plays 92; Second annual M.H.S. student film festival; Studio night chamber music; Tosca; Who's out there that's for me?; Winter birds; also includes a letter from Helen S. Murray to Charles Rodrigues
2 Mamaroneck (Rye Neck schools), 1970-2010
Anything goes; Bye bye Birdie; Brigadoon; Carnival; Cats; Cinderella '72; Fiddler on the roof; Footlight follies; Guys and dolls; The King and I; Kiss me, Kate; Li'l Abner; Mame; The night Thoreau spent in jail; Once upon a mattress; Paint your wagon; Peter Pan; South Pacific; Wonderful town;
3 Miscellaneous New York productions, 1967-1980s
The absence of a cello; Aida at the Verdi opera festival; AFS 1983 variety show; AFS 1984 variety show; The boy friend; Brigadoon; My one and only; The old woman broods; Valentine's Day benefit February 14, 1987,
4 Scarsdale, circa 1960s-1987
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court; Fando and Lis
Subseries 1.9: New Jersey, (1917-1998) (2 folders)
This subseries includes playbills and a concert program from the state of New Jersey. Theatres include the Surflight Theatre, Paper Mill Playhouse, The Whole Theatre Company, and the Broad Street Theatre.
Box Folder
3 16 The yellow jacket, 1917 April 23
17 Animal crackers - Where's Charley?, 1982-1998
Animal crackers; Children of Eden; Fleetwood Mac, concert program; Follies; Phantom of the opera; The Trojan women; Where's Charley?
Subseries 1.10: Ohio, (1919-1982) (3 folders)
This subseries includes playbills from the state of Ohio. Theatres include B.F. Keith's Hippodrome, the Cincinnati Music Theatre, and The Cincinnati Playhouse in the park.
Box Folder
3 18 B.F. Keith's Hippodrome, 1919 January 13
19 Hello Dolly!, 1982 October-November
20 Magic to do; Shelter, 1972
Subseries 1.11: Paris, (1895-1996) (2 folders)
This subseries includes playbills from the city of Paris. Theatres include the Cabaret Lido Paris, Theatre De La Renaissance, and the Theatre National de L'Opera.
Box Folder
3 21 Othello; Samson, 1895 April 23-1907
22 Pourquoi Pas!, 1966
Subseries 1.12: Philadelphia, (1905-1983) (1 box)
This subseries includes playbills from the city of Philadelphia. One playbill from Pittsburgh's Nixon Theatre is included at the end of the Philadelphia pre-1934 playbills. Theatres include The Academy of Music, Broad Street Theatre, The Erlanger Theatre, Forrest Theatre, The Goldman Theatre, The Little Theatre, The New Locust Theatre, Playhouse, Shubert Theatre, Society Hill Playhouse, Valley Forge Music Fair, Walnut Theatre, and The University of Pennsylvania.
Box Folder
4 1 The critic, 1915
2 Diplomacy, 1914 December 21
3 Fritz Kreisler, 1917
4 Jerry, 1914
5 The fortunes of the king, 1905 May 15
Pittsburgh
6 70, girls, 70 - Copper and brass, 1957-1978
70, girls, 70; 110 in the shade; 1600 Pennsylvania avenue; A call on Kuprin; A cook for Mr. General; A man's a man; A matter of position; A severed head; A Thurber carnival; A view from the bridge; Advise and consent; All American; Alice; Anyone can whistle; Ari; Artur Rubinstein; The Aspern papers; The beauty part; Big fish, little fish; Brain child; Butterflies are free; Bye bye birdie; Chicago; Christine; Copper and brass
7 Daughter of silence - High spirits, 1958-1970
Daughter of silence; Dear me, the sky is falling; Destry rides again; The disenchanted; Do re mi; Donnybrook; Elizabeth the Queen; Enrico; The fantasticks; The fighting cock; First impressions; Five finger exercise; Four on a garden; The fun couple; Funny girl; Gideon; The girl who came to supper; Goodbye Charlie; Greenwillow; Gypsy; H.M.S. Pinafore; Here's love; High spirits
8 The highest tree - My fair lady, 1958-1979
The highest tree; Hot spot; How now Dow Jones; I can get it for you wholesale; I remember mama; In the counting house; J.B.; Julia, Jake, and uncle Joe; Little me; Lolita, my love; Lord Pengo; Love and kisses; Lovely ladies, kind gentlemen; Luther; Mame; The marriage-go-round; Mary Stuart; Milk and honey; The milk train doesn't stop here anymore; The miracle worker; My fair lady
9 National Repertory Theatre - Tovarich, 1958-1981
National Repertory Theatre; No, no, Nanette; Nowhere to go but up; Old world; Period of adjustment; The Philadelphia Orchestra (1962-1963 season); The pleasure of his company; The prince of grand street; Ready when you are C.B.!; Romulus; Say, darling; The school for scandal; She loves me; Spartacus; Something about a soldier; Stop the world - I want to get off; The subject was roses; Sugar; Sugar babies; Sweet bird of youth; Take her, she's mine; Take me along; There was a little girl; Threepenny opera; Tovarich
10 The umbrella - Zorba, 1959-1983
The umbrella; The visit; The wall; Wildcat; Who's afraid of Virginia Wolf?; The world of Carl Sandburg; Zorba
11 The University of Pennsylvania productions, 1962-1963
Four one-act plays; The sandbox, The lesson, Daughters; Medea; She stoops to conquer; The Stringart Quartet artists-in-residence; The University of Pennsylvania Glee club and Pennsyngers
12 Where magazine, 1970 August 15-1971 February 27
Subseries 1.13: Toronto, (1951-1958) (.5 boxes)
This subseries includes playbills from the city of Toronto. Playbills are from the Melody Fair and the Royal Alexandra Theatre.
Box Folder
5 1 Rose Marie; Sunrise at Campobello, 1951-1958
Subseries 1.14: Washington D.C., (1963-2008) (.5 boxes)
This subseries includes playbills from the city of Washington D.C. Playbills are from the Kennedy Center, National Theatre, Signature Theatre, and the Morris A. Mechanic Theatre in Baltimore.
Box Folder
5 2 The Alvin Alley City Center Dance Theatre - Carnival!, 1970-2007
The Alvin Alley City Center Dance Theatre; Applause; Carnival!
3 Guys and dolls; The happy time, 1993-2008
4 Lost in the stars - The visit, 1963-2008
Lost in the stars; Natural affection; Over and over; Rex; Sondheim celebration; Spotlight; Sugar; The visit
Series 2: New York City, (1885-2009) (29 boxes)
This series contains playbills and souvenir programs from a variety of theatres and venues including those found on Broadway, off-Broadway, off-off Broadway and in Brooklyn. Playbills from performances prior to 1934 are included at the beginning of each series in alphabetical order by play followed by playbills that date 1934 and onward.
Box Folder
6 1 A black sheep, 1896 January 6
2 A coat of many colors, 1897 September 13
3 A Connecticut Yankee, 1927
4 A day and a night in New York, 1898
5 A good thing, 1896 October 12
6 A hot old time, circa 1900
7 A kiss for Cinderella, 1916
8 A marriage of convenience, 1918 May 1
9 A night at the circus, 1893
10 A nutmeg match, 1894 January 22
11 A pair of spectacles, 1890 February
12 A southern romance, 1897 September 13
13 A stranger in New York, 1898 February 14
Box Folder
34 1 Actor's Equity Association "Equity", 1919 August 18
Box Folder
6 14 Afgar, 1921 January 31
15 The age of innocence, 1928
16 Always you, 1920 February 16
17 America's sweethearts; Americana, 1931-1932
18 American academy of the dramatic arts 1899 February 16
19 Amy Robsart, 1891
20 An enemy to the king, 1896 September 7
21 An ideal husband, 1895 April 1
22 Andrea Chenier, 1896 November 16
23 Angel face - The apple cart,
Angel face; Animal crackers; Apple blossoms; The apple cart
24 Arms and the girl, 1916 October 9
25 Arms and the man, 1925 October 26
26 Artists and models, 1930 July 25
27 Ballyhoo - The bandwagon, 1931-1932
Ballyhoo; Ballyhoo of '32; The bandwagon
28 Beggar on horseback, 1924-1925
Playbills from the Broadhurst and Shubert theatres
29 The betrothal, 1919 February 10
30 The better 'ole, Betsy, 1919-1927
31 The big idea, 1914
32 The birth of a nation, 1915 November 29
Montauk Theatre in Brooklyn
33 The blackbirds of 1928 - The Broadway whirl, 1921-1928
The blackbirds of 1928; Blossom time; Blue eyes; Broadway; The Broadway whirl
34 The broken seal, 1892 February 8
35 Buddies, 1920 January 26
36 Bunty pulls the strings, 1912 January 15
37 The bunch and Judy; The butter and egg man, 1923 January 8-1925 November 30
38 Candida, 1925 January 26
39 Captain Kidd Jr.; The cat and the fiddle, 1917 January 15-1932 June 10
Box Folder
34 2 Captain Swift, 1895 February 11
Box Folder
6 40 Caroline, 1916 October 12
Box Folder
34 3 The century girl, 1916 November 6
Box Folder
6 41 The challenge, 1919 September 15
Box Folder
34 4 Charles I, 1895 December 16
Box Folder
7 1 Charley's aunt, 1906 March 19-24
2 The charlot revue of 1926, 1926 January 4-February 22
3 Chatter, 1885 August 17
4 Cherry blossoms - The chocolate dandies, 1924-1927
Cherry blossoms; China rose; The chocolate dandies
5 The chocolate soldier, 1910 February 14
6 Chu chin chow, 1917
7 Chu chin chow; Cinders, 1919 September 22-1923 April 16
8 Cleopatra, c. 1891
9 Close harmony, 1924 December 1
10 Cock o' the walk, 1916 January 3
11 Cocoanuts, 1926 April 19-July 5
12 Cohan revue; Come out of the kitchen; The copperhead, 1917-1918
13 Coquette; Counsellor at large, 1928 January 2-1932 May 26
14 The crisis, 1903 September 28-30
15 The crowded hour, 1918 December 9
16 Cumberland '61, 1898 March 21
17 Daddies - Desire under the elms, 1919-1933
Daddies; The dancing girl; Dearest enemy; Death takes a holiday; The desert song; Design for living
18 Diplomacy, circa 1887-1888
19 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, 1899-1901
20 Dracula; The dragon's claw; The dream girl, 1914-1928
21 Earl Carroll's sketchbook; Earl Carroll vanities, 1929 September 23-1932 February 22
22 Eleonora Duse, circa 1923 November
23 Erstwhile Susan, 1916 January 18
24 Everybody's welcome, 1931 December 7
25 Everyman; As you like it, 1904 March 21
26 Face the music, 1932 June 24
27 Faust, 1895 December 2
28 Flying colors; Flying high, 1930-1933
29 Follow thru; Forsaking all others, 1929 December 9-1933 April 7
30 The Foundling, 1895 October 7
31 The fountain of youth, 1918 April 1
32 The front page, 1928 August 14
33 The Fugitive, 1917 April 9
34 Garden Theatre; The Playhouse, undated
Two incomplete playbills
35 Garrick gaieties, 1926
36 Gay divorce; The gay lord Quex, 1917-1933
37 The geisha, 1897 January 1
Box Folder
8 1 Gentleman Jack, 1894 February 19
2 General post - Getting together, 1917-1931
General post; Gentlemen prefer blondes; George White's scandals; Getting married; Getting together
3 The girl behind the gun - Girl from home, 1920-1931
The girl behind the gun; Girl crazy; The girl friend; The girl from home
4 The girl from Paris, 1896 December
5 The girl from Paris, 1897 November 22
6 The girl in the spotlight - The great Gatsby, 1917-1931
Good gracious Annabelle; Girls; Good boy; Good news; The grab bag; Grand hotel; The great adventure; The great divide; The great Gatsby
7 The green pastures, 1931 August 24
8 The Greenwich village follies, 1920-1924
The Greenwich village follies; The Greenwich village follies of 1920
9 The guardsman, 1924 November 24
10 Hamlet, circa 1904-1905
Box Folder
34 5 Harlem Opera House, undated
Box Folder
8 11 Heartsease, 1897 April 26
12 Helen of Troy, New York - Hitchy-Koo, 1920-1929
Helen of Troy, New York; Hello Daddy; Here's Howe; Hit the deck; Hitchy-Koo 1920
13 Hello Broadway; Her husbands wife, 1915-1917
14 Hertig & Seamon's Bowery burlesquers, 1898-1900
15 Hertig & Seamon's Harlem Music Hall, 1898 April 18-25
16 Hertig & Seamon's Harlem Music Hall, 1898 May 9
17 Hertig & Seamon's Harlem Music Hall, 1898 May 23
18 Hertig & Seamon's Harlem Music Hall, circa 1898-1900
19 Hertig & Seamon's Harlem Music Hall, circa 1901
20 Hitchy-Koo, 1917 November 12
21 Hobson's choice, 1915
22 Hold everything; Honeydew, 1921 May 16-1929 June 24
23 Hotel topsy turvy, 1899 February 13
24 Humpty-Dumpty, 1978 September 23-30
25 I'll say she is; Innocent eyes; Irene, 1920-1924
26 In town, 1897 November 29
27 International revue, 1930 March 31
28 The Irish players, 1913 March 10
29 John Ermine of the Yellowstone, 1903 November 9-14
30 John Ermine of the Yellowstone, 1903 October 5
31 Jimmie, 1920 November 22
32 June love, 1921 April 25
33 Kibitzer, Kid boots, 1924 July 28-1929 May 6
Box Folder
9 1 Lady, be good!, 1924 December 1
2 Lady Windermere's fan, 1893 October 2
3 Lassie - The lie, 1915-1932
Lassie; The Lassoo; The laugh parade; The last waltz; Liliom; The lie
4 The limited mail, 1892
5 Listen Lester, 1919 March 10-June 30
6 The little gray lady, 1906 February 12
7 The little millionaire, 1912 February 12
8 Little Nelly Kelly - Love birds, 1920-1929
Little Nelly Kelly; The little show; Lollipop; Love birds
9 Love o' Mike, 1917 February 5
10 Madame Sans-gene (Madame don't care), 1896 January 27
11 Madame Sarah Bernhardt; Man and superman; Mary Jane, 1906-1924
12 The Masqueraders, 1895 December 23
13 Maytime, 1918 March 25
14 Melody - Miss Springtime, 1908-1933
Melody; Men in white; The merry widow; Midnight revue; Miss Springtime
15 The miracle, 1924 April 7
16 Mlle. Fifi, 1899 April 10
17 Mlle. Modiste; Monte Cristo Jr., 1919 March 10-1929 October 28
18 Mr. New York, esq., circa 1890s
19 Modjeska, 1895 October 14
20 Music box revue, 1923-1925
21 My friend from India; My girl; My golden girl, 1896-1925
22 Nancy Lee, 1918 April 29
23 Natja; The new moon, 1925 February 16-1929 December 2
24 The new word, 1917
25 The New Yorkers; The night boat; No, no, Nanette, 1920-1931
26 Odds and ends - Oh look, 1917-1932
Odds and ends of 1917; Of thee I sing; Oh, boy!; Oh, Kay!, Oh look, Oh, please!
Box Folder
10 1 On and off, 1899 January 23
2 Once in a lifetime; Orange blossoms, 1922-1931
3 The orient express, 1895 February 20
4 Orpheum Theatre; Outcast, 1909-1928
Three playbills, two of which are for vaudeville performances at the Orpheum Theatre in Brooklyn
5 Padlocks of 1927 - The Parisian model, 1908-1929
Padlocks of 1927; Paris; The Parisian model
6 Pauline Blanchard, 1891 December 21
7 Peggy-Ann; Perkins; Peter Ibbettson, 1917-1927
8 Petticoat influence, 1931 March 2
9 Pierrot the prodigal, 1916-1917
10 Pietro - Porgy, 1920-1928
Pietro; Pitter patter; Poor little ritz girl; Poppy; Porgy
11 Porgy, 1927
12 Pousse cafe, 1897 October 3
13 Prima Dona; The prisoner of Zenda; Private lives, 1909-1931
14 The professor's love story, 1894 February 12
15 The Punch and Judy Theatre, circa 1914
16 R.U.R. - The red mill, 1908-1928
R.U.R.; Rainbow; The ramblers; The red mill
17 Redemption - Running wild, 1918-1928
Redemption; Revels; The rise of Rosie O'Reilly; Rosalie; Rose Bernd; Rose-Marie; The royal family; The royal vagabond; Running wild
18 Sally; The saving grace, 1918-1921
19 Santa Maria, 1896 November 9
20 School for scandal, 1895 November
21 The sea king; The second little show, 1890 September 29-1930
22 Secret service, 1896 October 5
23 Secret service, 1899 February 6
24 See Naples and die; The servant in the house; Sex, circa 1908-1929
25 The shop girl, 1896 February 24
26 The show off; The show stop, 1915-1924
27 Simple Simon - Swifty, 1922-1933
Simple Simon; Singin' the blues; Six characters in search of an author; Smiles; Some time; The song and dance man; Song of the flame; Spring is here; Strange interlude; Street scene; Strike me pink; Strike up the band; The student prince in Heidelberg; Sweet; Sweet little devil; Swifty
28 Sweet Adeline, 1930 March 17
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11 1 Tea for three; Tell me more, 1918-1925
2 The telephone girl, 1898 March 14
3 They knew what they wanted; This year of grace, 1925-1929
4 The little maids, 1903
5 Three wise fools - Tip-toes, 1920-1931
Three wise fools; Three's a crowd; Tickle me; Tip-toes
6 Toot-toot!, 1918 March 11
7 Topics of 1923; Treasure girl, 1923 December 7-1928 December 10
8 Town topics, 1915 April 20
9 Trifles; Tumble in; Two little girls in blue, 1916-1921
10 Under orders; Up she goes, 1918 September 23-1922 November 13
11 Under sentence, 1916 October 9
12 Union Square Theatre, 1892 January 25
13 The vagabond king; Vaudeville at B.F. Keith's Palace Theatre; Vaudeville festivals, 1918-1925
14 The very idea, 1917 August 9
15 The very minute, 1917 April 16
16 The village postmaster, 1899 January 30
17 The vortex, 1926 January 25
18 Walk a little faster, 1933 January 2-February 17
19 Weber's dainty duchess company, 1899 May 1
20 What price glory?; Why marry?; Wildflower, 1918-1924
21 The wizard of the Nile, 1896 February 17
22 The wooing of Eve, 1917 November 12
23 The yellow jacket; The Yankee princess, 1922 October 16-1929 February 4
24 Ziegfeld follies, 1914-1917
25 Ziegfeld follies, 1919-1927
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12 1 6 rms riv vu - 1776, 1964-2006
6 rms riv vu; The 25th annual Putnam county spelling bee; 42nd street; 70, girls, 70; 110 in the shade; 1600 Pennsylvania avenue; 1776
2 1776, circa 1969
Souvenir program
3 A bell for Adano - A doll's life, 1945-2008
A bell for Adano; A bistro car; A Broadway musical; A case of libel; A catered affair; A celebration of Richard Rodgers; A chorus line; A class act; A day in Hollywood, a night in the Ukraine; A day in the life of just about everyone; A delicate balance; A doll's life
4 A far country - A joyful noise, 1956-1996
A far country; A funny thing happened on the way to the forum; A hand is on the gate; A hatful of rain; A Kurt Weill cabaret; A joyful noise
5 A life - A little night music, 1973-1982
A life; A little family business; A little night music
6 A little night music, 1973
Souvenir program
7 A majority of one - A tree grows in Brooklyn, 1948-2008
A majority of one; A meeting by the river; A moon for the misbegotten; A night at the Palace; A party with Betty Comden and Adolph Green; A patriot for me; A passage to India; A place without doors; A raisin in the sun; A salute to ASCAP; A shot in the dark; A streetcar named desire; A tale of two cities; A taste of honey; A Thurber carnival; A time for singing; A tree grows in Brooklyn
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37 7 A minor adjustment, 1967 October
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12 8 A tree grows in Brooklyn, 1951 April 30
9 A tribute to Marion Anderson, 1966
10 A very rich woman; A walk in the woods, 1965 September 29-1988 March
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13 1 Abelard & Heloise - Ain't Broadway grand, 1960-2001
Abelard & Heloise; Accidental death of an anarchist; The act; The Actors Studio Theatre productions 1963-1964; ACT (American Conservatory Theatre); The adventures of Tom Sawyer; Advise and consent; After the rain; Ah, wilderness; Ain't Broadway grand
2 Alan Gilbert & the new York Philharmonic - Ambassador, 1961-2009
Alan Gilbert & the new York Philharmonic; All over; All the way home; All's well that ends well; Alfie!; Allegro; Amadeus; Ambassador
3 America kicks up its heels - Amour, 1939-2002
America kicks up its heels; American Ballet Theatre; The American dance machine; The American way; Amour
4 American Ballet Theatre, 1972
Souvenir program
5 An evening with Mike Nichols and Elaine May; An evening with Richard Nixon and..., 1960-1972
6 Anastasia, 1955 May 23
7 And Miss Reardon drinks a little - Annie, 1943-1994
And Miss Reardon drinks a little; And the world goes around; The Andersonville trial; Angel; Angel street; Angels in America; Anna Karenina; Annie
8 Annie get your gun, 1966
Souvenir program
9 Annie get your gun; Anniversary waltz, 1946-1966
Box Folder
37 7 Antoinette Perry awards, 1968 April 21
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13 10 Antoinette Perry awards, 1969-1972
Box Folder
14 1 Antoinette Perry awards, 1972-1975
2 Antoinette Perry awards; Any Wednesday, 1964-1992
3 Anya; Anyone can whistle; Anything goes, 1935-1995
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37 7 Apa repertory company, 1968
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14 4 Applause, 1970-1971
5 Applause, circa 1970
Souvenir program
6 The apple tree, 1966-2005
7 The apple tree, 1966
8 Are you with it?, 1946 January 7
9 Aren't we all?; Ari; Arturo Ui, 1963-1985
10 Arsenic and old lace, 1944 January 9
11 Artur Rubinstein, 1961
Souvenir program
12 As is - Autumn's here!, 1956-2004
As is; The astrakhan coat; Assassins; At the drop of another hat; Auntie Mame; Autumn's here!
13 At home abroad, 1936 February 24
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37 7 Avanti!, 1968 February
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15 1 Babes in arms, 1989 June
2 Baby want a kiss - Barnum, 1963-1993
Baby want a kiss; Bajour; Baker street; The ballad of the sad cafe; Ballroom; Barbara back to Broadway; Barefoot in Athens; Barefoot in the park; Barnum
3 Barefoot in the park - Ben Franklin in Paris, 1959-1994
Souvenir programs for: Barefoot in the park; Barnum; Beauty and the beast; Beggar on horseback; The beggar's opera; Belafonte at the Palace; Ben Franklin in Paris
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37 7 Before you go, 1968 January
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15 4 Bayanihan - Beyond the fringe, 1947-2001
Bayanihan; Beekman place; Beg, borrow or steal; Beggar's Holiday; Bell's are ringing; Ben Franklin in Paris; Bernadine; Best foot forward; The best little whorehouse goes public; The best little whorehouse in Texas; The best man; Beyond the fringe
5 Big deal - Bklyn, 1946-2004
Big deal; Billion dollar baby; Billy; The birthday party; Bklyn; Black and blue; Black Broadway; Black chiffon; Black comedy
6 Black comedy white lies - Born yesterday, 1942-2009
Black comedy white lies; Blast; Blithe spirit; Blood brothers; Blood red roses; Bloomer girl; Blue denim; Blues for Mister Charlie; The body beautiful; Born yesterday
7 Borstal boy - The boys of winter, 1941-2004
Borstal boy; The boy friend; The boy from Oz; Boys and girls together; The boys from Syracuse; The boys in the band; The boys of winter
8 Boris Aronson - Broadway cares, 1947-2005
Boris Aronson (exhibit catalogue); Breakfast at Tiffany's; Breaking legs; Brief lives; Brigadoon; Brighton beach memoirs; Bring back Birdie; Broadway cabaret festival; Broadway cares
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37 7 Breakfast at Tiffany's, 1966 December 14
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16 1 Broadway on Broadway - Bye bye Birdie, 1960-2009
Broadway on Broadway; Broadway's stars in the alley; Bubbling brown sugar; The Buddy Holly story; Butterflies are free; By George; By Jupiter; Bye bye Birdie
2 The Buddy Holly story, circa 1991
Souvenir program
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37 7 Buck White, 1969 December
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16 3 Cabaret, 1972-1987
Two souvenir programs
4 Cabaret; Cactus flower; The Caine mutiny court martial, 1954-1988
5 California suite, 1976
Souvenir program
6 California suite; Caligula; Call me mister, 1947-1976
7 Call me madam, 1950 December 11-1951 November 26
8 Cambridge circus; Camelot, 1960-1980
9 Camelot, circa 1980s
Souvenir program
10 Can can - Canterbury tales, 1955-1981
Can can; Candida; Candide; Canterbury tales (playbills and souvenir program)
11 Cantorial - Cats, 1946-1984
Cantorial; Carmelina; Carousel (playbill and souvenir program); Carnival!; Carrie; Catch me if you can; Cats
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17 1 Celebration - Chicago, 1969-2003
Celebration; Century of change; Charles Aznavour; Checking out; Chess (playbill and souvenir program); Chicago (playbills and souvenir program)
2 Childs play - City of angels, 1963-2005
Childs play; The Chinese prime minister; Chips with everything; Chita Rivera: The dancers life; Chitty chitty bang bang; City center Joffrey ballet; City of angels
3 Closer than ever - The comedie Francaise, 1958-2005
Closer than ever; Cloud 7; Coco (playbills and souvenir program); The color purple (playbill and souvenir program); Come blow your horn; Come on strong; Come summer; The comedie Francaise
4 The committee; Company, 1964-1993
Company (playbills and souvenir programs)
5 The constant wife, 1951
Souvenir program
6 Conduct unbecoming - The country girl, 1943-1972
Conduct unbecoming; The contrast; Copper and brass; Counsellor-at-law; The country girl
7 The country girl, 1951 March 19
8 Crazy for you - Cry, 1960-2008
Crazy for you; The cradle will rock; The creation of the world and other business; Critic's choice; Cry for us all
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18 1 Cuba and his teddy bear - Cyrano, 1986-2007
Cuba and his teddy bear; Curtains (playbills and souvenir program); Cyrano
2 D'Oyly - Daphne, 1967-2003
The D'oyly carte opera company; Dame Edna; Dames at sea; Damn Yankees; Dance a little closer; Dance of death; Dance of the vampires; Dancin'; Daphne in cottage d
3 The damask cheek, 1942 October 22
4 The dark at the top of the stairs - Dear world, 1940-1959
The dark at the top of the stairs; The day before spring; The day the money stopped; Dear Janet Rosenberg Dear Mr. Kooning; Dear Ruth; Dear me, the sky is falling; Dear world (playbills and souvenir program)
5 Dark victory, 1934 November 19
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37 7 Darling of the day, 1968
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18 6 Death of a salesman - The disenchanted, 1955-2007
Death of a salesman; The deputy (playbills and souvenir program); The desperate hours; Destry rides again; Deuce; The devils; The disenchanted
7 Diamonds - Division street, 1966-2005
Diamonds; Different times; Dinner at eight; Dirty rotten scoundrels; Division street
8 Do black patent leather shoes really reflect up? - The doughgirls, 1943-1999
Do black patent leather shoes really reflect up?; Do re mi; Do I hear a waltz?; Doctor jazz; Does a tiger wear a necktie?; Don Carlo and les troyens; Don't drink the water; The doughgirls
9 Dr. Cook's garden - Dylan, 1958-2006
Dr. Cook's garden; Dracula; Drat the cat; Dreamgirls; Drink to me only; The drowsy chaperone (playbill and souvenir program); Du Barry was a woman; Dude: The highway life; Duel of angels; Dylan
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19 1 Easter bonnet competition - End of the world, 1981-2003
Easter bonnet competition; Eating Raoul; El bravo!; Elba; End of the world
2 Edward, my son; Edwin Booth; The entertainer, 1949-2003
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37 8 The education of Hyman Kaplan, 1968 March-April
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19 3 The effect of gamma rays on man-in-the-moon marigolds - Evita, 1963-1979
The effect of gamma rays on man-in-the-moon marigolds; Elizabeth 1; Emperor Henry IV; Enter laughing; Entertaining Mr. Sloane; Equus; The Ethel Merman show; Everything in the garden; Evita
4 Face value - Fiesta in Madrid, 1957-1993
Face value; Fade out-fade in; Fair game; Fallen angels; The family reunion; Fanny (playbills and souvenir programs); Father's day; Fences; Fiesta in Madrid
5 Fiddler on the roof - The fig leaves are falling, 1964-2004
Fiddler on the roof (playbills and souvenir program); Fifth of July; The fig leaves are falling
6 Finian's rainbow, 1955-2009
Three souvenir programs including one for the film version
7 Finian's rainbow - Five finger exercise, 1961-2009
Finian's rainbow; Fiorello!; Fire!; The first; The firstborn (playbill and souvenir program); First impressions; Fit to be tied; Five finger exercise
8 Five guys named Moe - Four on a garden, 1958-1992
Five guys named Moe; The flip side; Flora the red menace; Flower drum song; Folies Bergere; Fortune and men's eyes; Forty carats; Four on a garden
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20 1 Follies - Foxy, 1944-2007
Follies (playbills and souvenir program); Follow the girls; Fosse; Foxy
2 Frank Merriwell or honor challenged - The full monty, 1960-2004
Frank Merriwell or honor challenged; Frankenstein; Fred Ebb; The frogs (playbills and souvenir program); From a to z; The front page; The full monty
3 Frederika, 1937 February 15
4 Funny girl, 1964-1968
Playbills and souvenir programs
5 The gang's all here - Georgy, 1958-1970
The gang's all here; Gantry; The gazebo; Geese; Generation; George M.; Georgy
6 Gentlemen prefer blondes, 1950-1951
7 Gideon - The glorious ones, 1946-2007
Gideon; Gigi (playbills and souvenir program); Gilbert & Sullivan company; Gilbert Becaud on Broadway; The gingerbread lady; The girl against the boys; The girl who came to supper; The glass menagerie; The glorious ones
8 God's favorite - The grand tour, 1948-1993
God's favorite; Golden bat; Golden boy; Golden rainbow; Goldilocks; The good times are killing me; The goodbye girl; Goodbye my fancy; Goodtime Charlie; Grand hotel (playbills and souvenir program); The grand tour
9 Godspell - The goodbye girl, 1964-1993
Souvenir programs for: Godspell; Golden boy; Golden rainbow; The goodbye girl
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37 8 The goodbye people, 1968 December
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21 1 The grass harp - Gypsy, 1951-2008
The grass harp; The great god brown; The great waltz; The great white hope (souvenir program); Greenwillow; Grey gardens; Guys and dolls; Gypsy (souvenir program)
2 Gypsy, 1959-2008
Playbills and souvenir program
3 H.M.S. Pinafore - Hairspray, 1965-2002
H.M.S. Pinafore; Hadrian VII; Hail Scrawdyke!; Hair; Hairspray; Half a sixpence; Halfway up the tree
4 Half a sixpence - Happiest millionaire, 1957-1969
Half a sixpence (souvenir program); Halfway up the tree; Hallelujah, baby! (playbill and souvenir programs); Hamlet; Handful of fire; Happiest millionaire
5 Happy birthday - Harvey, 1947-1968
Happy birthday; Happy birthday, Wanda June; The happy time (playbill and souvenir program); Happy town; Happy hunting (playbills and souvenir program); Harvey
6 Hats off to ice - Hello, Dolly!, 1944-1972
Hats off to ice; Hay fever; Heathen!; Hello, Dolly!
7 Hello, Dolly!, 1967-1970
Playbills and souvenir programs
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22 1 Hello, Solly! - Here's love, 1964-1967
Hello, Solly!; Henry V; Henry, sweet Henry (playbills and souvenir program); Here's love
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37 8 Her first Roman; "Here's where I belong", 1968
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22 2 High button shoes; Hilda Crane, 1948-1950
3 Hold on to your hats - Hooray for what!, 1937-1957
Hold on to your hats; Holiday for lovers; Hooray for what!
4 The high rollers social & pleasure club - How now Dow Jones, 1960-2006
The high rollers social & pleasure club; The history boys; Home; Home sweet home; The homecoming; The hostage; Hot spot; The house of blue leaves; How now Dow Jones
5 How the other half lives - Hurry, Harry, 1964-1972
How the other half lives; How to be a Jewish mother; How to succeed in business without really trying; How's the world treating you; Hughie; Hurry, Harry
6 I am a camera - I never sang for my father, 1946-1991
I am a camera; I can get it for you wholesale; I do! I do! (playbills and souvenir program); I had a ball; I hate Hamlet; I know my love; I like it here; I never sang for my father
7 I married an angel, 1938 December 12-1986
8 I remember Mama - Illya Darling, 1945-1986
I remember Mama; I'm not Rappaport; Icetime; Illya Darling (souvenir program)
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37 8 I'm Solomon, 1968
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22 9 Illya Darling - The incomparable Max, 1944-1971
Illya Darling; The impossible years; In bed we cry; Inadmissible evidence; Inbal; The incomparable Max
10 In the matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer, 1968-1969
11 Indians - Irma La Douce, 1958-2007
Indians; Inherit the wind; Inquest; International soiree; Into the woods (playbills and souvenir program); The investigation; Invitation to a march
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23 1 The irregular verb to love - Ivanov, 1966-2008
The irregular verb to love; Is he dead?; It ain't nothing but the blues; It's a bird, it's a place, it's Superman; Ivanov
2 JB - Jesus, 1944-1992
JB; Jacobowsky and the colonel; Jacques Brel is alive & well & living in Paris; Jake's women; Jamaica; James Joyce's the dead; Jane; Janus; Jelly's last jam; Jennie; Jerome Robbins' ballets: U.S.A.; Jerome Robbins' on Broadway (playbills and souvenir program); Jesus Christ superstar
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37 8 Jimmy Shine, 1968
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23 3 Jimmy - Judy Garland, 1947-2007
Jimmy; Joan of Lorraine; The jocky club stakes; Joe Egg; Johnny Johnson; Johnny No-Trump; Joseph and the amazing technicolor dreamcoat; Joy; Journey's end; Jubilee; Judgment at Nuremberg, Judy Garland: At home at the Palace
4 Jubilee, 1936 January 13
5 Junior Miss; Juno; Junon and Avos: the hope, 1943-2008
6 Kids care - Kurt Weill, 1964-2006
Kids care; The killing of Sister George; The king and I (playbills and souvenir program); King of hearts; Kismet; Kiss of the spiderwoman (playbill and souvenir program); The knack; Kurt Weill: Making music theatre
7 The king and I, 1952 June 2
8 King Lear, 1969
9 Kismet, 1954 May 24
10 Kiss me Kate, 1949 December 12
11 La boheme - La plume de ma tante, 1958-2002
La boheme; La cage aux folles; La grosse valise; La plume de ma tante
12 La strada - The last of Mrs. Lincoln, 1934-1994
La strada; Lady in the dark; The lake; Larry Kert 1930-1991; The last analysis; The last of Mrs. Lincoln
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24 1 Last of the red hot lovers - Let's face it, 1943-2007
Last of the red hot lovers; The last sweet days of Isaac; Laughs and other events; Legally blonde; Legs diamond; Les ballets de Paris; Les blancs; Lestat (playbill and souvenir program); Let's face it
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38 1 Leda had a little swan; Leonard Sillman's new faces of 1968, 1968
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24 2 Life begins at eight forty, 1935 March 4
3 The life - Little me, 1943-2005
The life; Life with father; The light in the piazza; The lion in winter; Little me (playbills and souvenir program)
4 The little foxes, 1939 July 31-1981
Playbills and souvenir program
5 The little mermaid - Look homeward angel, 1958-2008
The little mermaid (playbills and souvenir program); Little murders; Little women (playbills and souvenir program); Lolita; Look after Lulu; Look back in anger; Look homeward angel
6 Liza Minnelli, 1974-2009
Playbills and souvenir programs
7 Look to the lillies - The loves of Cass McGuire, 1941-2007
Look to the lillies; Loot; Lord Pergo; Lorelei (playbills and souvenir program); Lost in the stars; Louisiana purchase; Love life; Love! Valour! Compassion!; Lovely ladies, kind gentlemen; Lovemusik; The loves of Cass McGuire
8 Lovers; Lovers and other strangers; Luther; Luv, 1964-1968
9 Lyrics & lyricists at the 92nd Street Y, 1971-2008
Alan Jay Lerner; Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Carolyn Leigh; Dorothy Fields; E.Y. 'Yip' Harburg; Fred Ebb and John Kander; Life is a cabaret: A tribute to Fred Ebb; Hal David; Harold Rome; Jerry Herman; Johnny Mercer; Sammy Cahn; Shelden Harnick; Stephen Schwartz; Stephen Sondheim
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25 1 MacBeth - Man of La Mancha, 1939-1988
MacBeth; Mack & Mabel (playbill and souvenir program); Madam Butterfly; Maggie Flynn; Make mine Manhattan; Man of La Mancha
2 Man of La Mancha, 1965-1966
Souvenir programs
3 Mame - The man in the glass booth, 1966-2005
Mame (playbills and souvenir programs); The mambo kings; Mamma Mia; The man in the glass booth (souvenir program)
4 The man who came to dinner - The marriage-go-round, 1939-1980
The man who came to dinner; The man who had all the luck; The man with a load of mischief; Marcel Marceau; Mark Twain tonight!; Marlene Dietrich; The marriage-go-round
5 Martin Short - Mary Poppins, 1961-2008
Martin Short: Fame becomes me (playbill and souvenir program); Mary, Mary; Mary Poppins (playbills and souvenir program)
6 The matchmaker; May wine, 1936 May 25-1956
7 Maybe Tuesday; Mazeppa, 1958-2006
8 Me and Juliet, 1953
9 Me and my girl - The Metropolitan Opera: Met in the parks, 1935-2007
Me and my girl (playbills and souvenir program); Meet me in St. Louis; The Megilla of Itzik Manger; The member of the wedding; Merlin; Merrily we roll along; Metro; The Metropolitan Opera: Met in the parks (2007 June)
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26 1 Michael Legrand at Carnegie Hall, 1974
2 Milk & honey - Morning's at seven, 1948-2005
Milk & honey; Milliken breakfast show; Minnelli on Minnelli; Minnie's boys; Minor miracle; The miracle worker; Miss Liberty; Mister Roberts; Molly; Monty Python's Spamalot; More stately mansions; Morning's at seven
3 Mister Johnson - Mrs. Dally, 1956-2005
Mister Johnson; Monty Python's Spamalot (souvenir program); More stately mansions (souvenir program); Morning, noon, and night; The most happy fella; Mourning become Electra; Movin' out; Mr. Wonderful; Mr. President; Mrs. Dally
4 Music is, 1976 December
5 The music of Kurt Weill, 1969 November 9
6 Murder at Minsing manor - My one and only, 1947-2009
Murder at Minsing manor: A Nancy-boys mystery; Music! Music!; Music in my heart; Music in the air; The music man (playbill and souvenir program); The musical theatre of Harold Prince; Musicals in Mufti; My fair lady (playbills and souvenir program); My one and only (playbill and souvenir program)
7 My fair lady - My wife and I, 1942-1992
My fair lady; My favorite year; My funny valentine; My sister Eileen; My wife and I
8 My heart's in the highlands, circa 1960s
9 National ballet - New York City opera, 1959-2005
National ballet; Natural affection; Nature's way; The nerd; The nervous set; Never too late; The new musical of Israel; New York City ballet; New York City opera
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27 1 New York City ballet - Next to normal, 1958-2009
New York City ballet (playbills and Nutcracker souvenir program); New York City opera; New York Philharmonic; The New Yorkers; The next president; Next to normal
2 New York City ballet, 1957-1960
Two souvenir programs
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38 1 New York City Center 25th anniversary, 1968
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27 3 Nick & Nora - The ninety day mistress, 1958-2003
Nick & Nora; The night circus; The night of the iguana; Night watch; Nine (playbills and souvenir program); No, no, Nanette; No place to be somebody; The ninety day mistress
4 No strings - Noises off, 1962-2002
No strings; Nobody loves an albatross; Noises off
5 O mistress mine - Oklahoma!, 1946-2006
O mistress mine; The odd couple; Of thee I sing; Oh! Calcutta!; Oh, Captain!; Oh, Kay!; Oh what a lovely war; Oil city symphony; Oklahoma! (playbills and souvenir program)
6 The old maid, 1935 June 17
7 Old times - On the twentieth century, 1962-1979
Old times; Old Vic; Oliver! (playbills and souvenir program); On a clear day you can see forever (playbills and souvenir programs); On golden pond; On the town; On the twentieth century
8 On the waterfront - Over twenty-one, 1944-1995
On the waterfront; On your toes; Once more, with feeling; Once on this island (playbill and souvenir program); Once upon a mattress; One more river; One night stand; One touch of Venus; The only game in town; Orpheus descending; Over twenty-one
9 On your toes, 1936 November 16
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28 1 Our country's good - The owl and the pussycat, 1951-1991
Our country's good; Our town; Out cry; Out of this world; The owl and the pussycat
2 P.S. I love you - The Passion, 1940-2007
P.S. I love you; Pacific overtures; The pajama game; Pal Joey; Pamela's first musical; Panama Hattie; Paris is out!; Park; Passion; The Passion
3 Paint your wagon, 1952
4 The painted days, 1961 April
5 Paul Robeson concert program, 1958
6 Paul Sills' story theatre - The Philanthropist, 1935-2009
Paul Sills' story theatre; Paul Taylor dance company; The penny wars; Perfectly Frank; Period of adjustment; The persecution and assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as performed by the inmates of the asylum of Charenton under the direction of the Marquis De Sade; The petrified forest; Phantom of the opera (playbill and souvenir program); Philadelphia, here I come!; The Philanthropist
7 Pheonix rising: A celebration of our first 20 years, 1972 October 15
8 Photo finish - Plain and fancy, 1955-2007
Photo finish; Pickwick (playbill and souvenir program); Pippin (playbill and souvenir program); The pirate queen (playbill and souvenir program); The pirates of Penzance; Plain and fancy
9 Pique Danse at the Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center, 1973 April 3
10 Platinum - The prime of Miss Jean Brodie, 1958-1978
Platinum; Play it again, Sam; Plaza suite; The pleasure of his company; Ponti; Poor Bitos; Poor Richard; Porgy and Bess; Portofino; Pousse-cafe; The power and the glory; The prime of Miss Jean Brodie
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38 1 Portrait of a Queen; The price, 1968
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29 1 The prisoner of Second Avenue - Pump boys and dinettes, 1963-2001
The prisoner of Second Avenue; The private ear and the public eye; Private lives; The producers; Program I; Program II; Program III; Promenade; Promises, promises (playbill and souvenir program); Pump boys and dinettes
2 Purlie, 1970
Playbills and souvenir program
3 Pygmalion, 1946 April 22
4 Radio City Music Hall - Ragtime, 1946-2007
Radio City Music Hall (playbills and a souvenir program); Radio City Music Hall Christmas spectacular; Rags; Ragtime
5 Rain; Raisin, 1935 March 4-1973
6 Ramshackle inn, 1944 May 21
7 The red mill, circa 1940s
Souvenir program
8 Red gloves - Rendez-vous with Marlene, 1946-1993
Red gloves; The red mill; The red shoes; Red white and Maddox; Redhead; Rendez-vous with Marlene
9 Revenge with music, 1934 December 3-1935 February 18
10 Rex - The rink, 1971-1984
Rex (playbills and souvenir program); Ring bells! Sing songs! (playbills and souvenir programs); The rink (playbills and souvenir program)
11 The rise and fall of the city of Mahogany - The rose tattoo, 1951-2007
The rise and fall of the city of Mahagony (souvenir programs); The Ritz; The roar of the greasepaint, the smell of the crowd (playbills and souvenir program); The robber bridegroom; Rockabye Hamlet; The Rocky Horror picture show; Room service; The rose tattoo
12 Rod McKuen at Carnegie Hall, 1973 April
13 Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead - The royal ballet, 1967-1990
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead; The Rothschilds (playbills and souvenir program); The royal ballet (souvenir programs)
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30 1 The royal family - Ruthless!, 1964-1992
The royal family; The royal hunt of the sun; Rugatino; Rumple; Ruthless!
2 Sabrina Fair - The secret affairs of Mildred Wild, 1944-1971
Sabrina Fair; Sadie Thompson; Salvation; Saratoga; Say, darling; The school for scandal (playbills and souvenir program); The school for wives; Scratch; Scrooge (souvenir program); The secret affairs of Mildred Wild
3 The secret garden - Shelter, 1960-1973
The secret garden; Seesaw (playbills and souvenir program); The selling of the president; Send me no flowers; Set to music; Seven days of mourning; She love me!; Sheep on the runway; Shelter
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38 2 The seven descents of Myrtle, 1968
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30 4 Shenandoah - Show boat, 1957-1990
Shenandoah (playbills and souvenir programs); Sherry!; Shinbone alley; Shogun: the musical; Show boat (playbill and souvenir program)
5 Show boat - Sister Mary Ignatus explains it all..., 1937-1983
Show boat; The show is on; The sign in Sidney Brustein's window; Silent night, lonely night; Silk stockings; Silverlake; Sing happy (playbills and souvenir program); Sister Mary Ignatus explains it all for you & the actor's nightmare
6 Skyscraper - Something for the boys, 1943-1996
Skyscraper (playbill and souvenir program); Sleight of hand; Sleuth; Slow dance on the killing ground; Smile; Smokey Joes cafe: the songs of Leiber and Stoller; Social security; Soldiers; Solitaire, double solitaire; Something different; Something for the boys
7 Sondheim - The sound of music, 1945-1990
Sondheim: a celebration at Carnegie Hall; Sondheim: a musical tribute; Song & dance (playbills and souvenir program); Song of Norway (playbill and souvenir programs); Song of the grasshopper; Soon; The sound of music
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31 1 South - Stardust, 1942-1995
South Pacific (playbills and souvenir program); Splendora; Spofford; The star spangled girl; Star and garter; Stardust
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38 2 Staircase, 1968
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31 2 Starmites - Street songs, 1962-1997
Starmites; Stars of the Bolshoi ballet; Stars of the New York stage 1870-1970 (exhibit catalogue); State fair; Steel pier; Sticks and bones; Stop the world- I want to get off; Strange interlude; Street songs
3 The subject was roses - Sunset, 1958-1984
The subject was roses; Subways are for sleeping; Sugar (playbills and souvenir program); Summer of the 17th doll; Sunday in the park with George (playbills and souvenir program); Sunset
4 The sunshine boys - Sweet bird of youth, 1959-1980
The sunshine boys; The supporting cast; The survival of St. Joan: A medieval rock opera; Sweeney Todd: The demon barber of Fleet Street (playbills and souvenir program); Sweet bird of youth
5 Sweet Charity, 1966-2005
Playbills and souvenir programs
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38 2 Sweet potato, 1968
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31 6 Take me along - Thoroughly modern Millie, 1945-2002
Take me along; Taking steps; Tango Argentino; Tchaikovsky at Carnegie Hall; Tchin-Tchin (playbills and souvenir programs); The teahouse of the August moon; Ten little Indians; Tenderloin; The tenth man; That championship season; That's entertainment; There was a little girl; They're playing our song; Thoroughly modern Millie
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38 2 Theater 1969 playwrights repertory: The death of Bessie Smith and the American dream, Happy days, 1969
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31 7 There's a girl in my soup - Titanic, 1957-1997
There's a girl in my soup; Three men on a horse; Three penny opera; Time remembered; Tiny Alice; Titanic
8 Three men on a horse, 1936 May 25
9 Thumbs up!, 1935 May 6
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32 1 The time of your life, 1969
2 Tobacco road, 1934 June 11
3 Tomorrow the world - Trixie True, 1944-2005
Tomorrow the world; Tonight at 8:30; Tony award programs; Too true to be good; Tovarich; Toys in the attic; Traveller without luggage; The trial of Lee Harvey Oswald; Tricks; Trixie True: Teen detective
4 The tumbler - The two Mrs. Carrolls, 1940-1972
The tumbler; The tunnel of love; Twelfth night; Twigs; Two by two (playbill and souvenir program); Two gentlemen of Verona (playbills and souvenir program); The two Mrs. Carrolls
5 The unknown soldier and his wife; The unsinkable Molly Brown, 1960-1967
Playbills and souvenir program for The unsinkable Molly Brown
6 Up in Central Park, 1947
7 The utter glory of Morrissey Hall - Victor Victoria, 1969-1995
The utter glory of Morrissey Hall; Veronica's room; Very dry and on the rocks; Very good Eddie (playbills and souvenir program); Via Galactica; Victor Victoria
8 Victoria Regina, 1937 February 22-March 8
9 Vienna boys choir - Voices, 1944-1972
Vienna boys choir (souvenir program); Vintage '60; The visit; Vivat! Vivat Regina!; The voice of the turtle; Voices
10 Wait a minim! - West side story, 1966-2006
Wait a minim!; Wait until dark; Walking happy; Wall to wall Richard Rodgers; Waltz of the toreadors; War and peace; Warp one: My battlefield, my body; We have always lived in the castle; The wedding singer (playbills and souvenir program); Welcome to the club; West side story
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38 2 We bombed in New Haven; Weekend, 1968
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32 11 West side story - Where's Charley?, 1949-1996
West side story (playbills and souvenir programs); What did we do wrong?; What makes Sammy run? (playbill and souvenir program); When pigs fly; Where's Charley? (playbill and souvenir program)
12 White horse inn, 1936 November 23
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33 1 The White House - Whores, wars & Tin Pan alley, 1958-1993
The White House; Who was that lady I saw you with?; Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?; The Who's Tommy; Whodunnit; Whoop dee doo!; Whoop up; Whores, wars & Tin Pan alley
2 Wicked - Wise child, 1953-2003
Wicked (playbills and souvenir program); Wiener blut (playbill and souvenir program); Wild and wonderful; The Will Rodgers follies; Winesburg, Ohio; Wings; Wish you were here; Wise child
3 Winterset, 1936 June 8
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38 2 Woman is my idea, 1968
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33 4 Woman of the year - Write me a murder, 1961-2006
Woman of the year (playbills and souvenir program); The woman in white; Wonderful Tennessee; Wonderhouse; Working; The world of Suzie Wong; Write me a murder
5 The yearling - Young Frankenstein, 1937-2007
The yearling; You can't take it with you; You know I can't hear you when the water's running; Young Frankenstein (playbills and souvenir program);
6 Ziegfeld follies - The Zulu and the Zayda, 1943-1996
Ziegfeld follies; Zombie prom; Zoot suit; Zorba (playbills and souvenir programs); The Zulu and the Zayda
Series 3: Film Programs, music scores, and ticket stubs (1909-2009) (2.5 boxes)
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34 6 A joyful noise, 1967
7 Bloomer girl, 1944
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37 6 CBS playhouse and Curtain Time, 1967-1970
Appalachian autumn; The day before Sunday; Dear friends; Do not go gentle into that good night; The experiment; My father and my mother; The people next door; Sadbird; Saturday adoption; Secrets; Shadow game
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34 8 "Come to the Masquerade" from Man with a load of mischief, 1966
9 The dollar princess, 1909
10 Mlle. Modiste, 1905
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35 1 The rainbow girl, 1917
2 Remember the rose, 1921
3 "Song of the vagabonds" from The vagabond king, 1925
4 "Virginia" from Sweet little devil, 1923
5 Equity - Crossed swords 1963-1978
Actors Equity Association "Equity" magazine; Blithe spirit; Camelot; Chinese Theatre Hollywood; Crossed swords
6 American conservatory theatre magazine, 1982 January
7 Far from the madding crowd - The lion in winter, circa 1950s-1984
Far from the madding crowd; Goodbye, Mr. Chips; Helen Hayes: Portrait of an American actress; Indiana Jones and the temple of doom; Latin quarter; The lion in winter
8 New York magazine; Newsies lyric book; Nicholas and Alexandra film program, 1971-1992
9 Philadelphia movie ticket stubs and programs, 1959-1963
Ben Hur; El Cid; How the west was won; It's a mad mad, mad, mad world; Judgment at Nuremburg; Lawrence of Arabia; The longest day; Mutiny on the bounty; The wonderful world of the Brothers Grimm; West side story
10 Return of the Jedi - The sound of music, 1965-1987
Return of the Jedi; Romeo & Juliet; Ringling brothers and Barnum & Bailey circus; Song of Norway; The sound of music
11 Stage magazine, 1935 May-July
12 Star!, 1968
13 Mailings from theatres, 1971-2009
14 Newspaper and magazine clippings, 1972-1986
15 Pamphlets and advertisements, circa 1971-2007
16 Show announcements, circa 1970s
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36 Assorted ticket stubs, circa 1960s-2000s
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38 3 Advertisements and ticket stubs, circa 1960s-1980s
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