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Musical theater

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Broadway Recordings, 1968 - 1994

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 3
Scope and Contents This series consists of 118 vinyls, 19 cassette tapes, and 3 open reel tapes, all of which contain Broadway recordings. Examples of show recordings in vinyl form Sound of Music (1965) and My Fair Lady (1956). The cassette tapes include shows such as Hello, Dolly! (1964) and The King and...
Dates: 1968 - 1994

Elinor Hughes Collection

Identifier: MSS 029
Scope and Contents

The Elinor Hughes Collection is a collection of materials relating to Ms. Hughes’s career as a theater and film critic. Much of the collection consists of bound volumes of her articles written for the Boston Herald, with some articles written for the Junior League News Bulletin and the Hollywood Reporter. The collection also contains the book “The American Burlesque,” which features five articles with illustrations on the American Theater in 1893.

Dates: 1927 - 1950

Martin Shwartz Audio-Visual Collection

Identifier: MSS 007
Scope and Contents The Shwartz collection consists of a variety of theater-related audio-visual material that covers musicals, operas and soundtracks including music produced by well known Broadway music producers. This collection also contains press related materials, recordings of the Tony Awards and interviews with actors and actresses. The collection was arranged by format, there are 151 cassette tapes, 109 reel-to-reel tapes (including 1 unidentified 16mm film), and 29 VHS tapes. Most items were not...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970-1979; Span (1927-1990)

More Than Just Song and Dance: Radically Reimagining the Musical Theatre Classroom, 2022

Identifier: te_2022spring_nadal_zoe.pdf
Overview "This MFA research study explores the essential pedagogical and methodological components of a critically engaged musical theatre class. The racist roots of musical theatre, coupled with ongoing issues of representation in the industry, present a multitude of challenges for K-12 educators seeking to teach this art form in a more inclusive and relevant way. Critical pedagogy, antiracist educational frameworks and critically oriented approaches to drama education offer educators support in...
Dates: 2022

Rudolph Bennett Benetsky Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 062
Scope and Contents The Rudolph Bennett Benetsky Papers contain various materials relating to Benetsky’s career as a conductor and musical director on and off Broadway. Comprising scores, librettos, LP records, and audio tapes, this collection includes material attesting to the vibrancy of American musical theater between roughly...
Dates: circa 1950 - circa 2009

Sigmund A. Lavine Gilbert and Sullivan Collection

Identifier: MSS 001
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials dating from 1867 to 1988 related to the works of W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan. The collection includes programs, scripts, librettos, musical scores and sheet music, photographs, drawings and artwork, advertising materials, souvenirs, magazines, recordings, correspondence and writings about Gilbert and Sullivan, and a large collection of newspaper clippings about Gilbert and Sullivan and their fourteen comic operas. Much of the material is related to...
Dates: Bulk(1881-1945); 1860 - 1988

The Reverend Warren Debenham Comedy Sound Collection

Identifier: ACC-MSS 004
Scope and Contents The Reverend Warren Debenham Comedy Sound Collection documents American comedy from the early 1930s through 2006 and consists of long playing albums and compact discs of live performances, spoken word recordings, humorous music, musical theater, and film soundtracks. In addition to recordings of individual comics, the collection contains compilations of various comedians. Also included are compilations of radio series, among them "Our Miss Brooks," "The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show,"...
Dates: 1955 - 2006