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Theater -- Illinois -- Chicago

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Ellen Walsh Collection of Theater Programs

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-181
Abstract Album containing Chicago, Boston, New York, and London theater programs, 1897-1899. Chicago theaters include McVicker's Hooley's, Auditorium, Steinway Hall, Grand opera House, Power's, and others.
Dates: 1897-1899

Encore Theatre Posters

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Encore
Abstract Posters from Encore Theatre, an Old Town non-professional theater that produced musical theater productions year-round during the 1960s while training aspiring actors, crew members, and directors.
Dates: approximately 1960-1970

Hope Abelson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Abelson
Abstract Materials related to the theater career, business, and personal life of Chicago theater producer and philanthropist Hope Abelson, including scripts, theater mementos, correspondence, financial documents, photographs, audio recordings, and video recordings.
Dates: 1914-2008; Majority of material found within 1949-2006

Mia McCullough Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-McCullough
Abstract Drafts and copies of plays by Chicago playwright Mia McCullough, who has written plays produced by Steppenwolf, Chicago Dramatists, American Theater Company, and Stage Left Theater in Chicago, as well as many other stages nationwide. Collection also includes promotional materials and some diaries.
Dates: 1992-2012

Mike Nussbaum Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Nussbaum
Abstract Playscripts, photographs, clippings, and miscellaneous personal and production materials of Chicago actor and director known for his work with playwright David Mamet and the Chicago Shakespeare Theater.
Dates: 1945-2017; Majority of material found within 1964 - 2015

Philip Dawkins playscript collection

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dawkins
Abstract Playscripts by Chicago playwright Philip Dawkins.
Dates: 2004-approximately 2012

Raven Theatre Records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Raven
Abstract Records related to Chicago’s Raven Theatre’s administration, development, history, and productions. Materials include box office reports, building plans, and correspondence, as well as budgets, flyers, photographs, reviews, press releases, programs, annotated scripts, and set designs for Raven Theatre’s main stage and “shorties”/one act productions.
Dates: approximately 1940-2015; Majority of material found within 1983 - 2013

Shakespeare Project of Chicago Records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Shakespeare
Abstract Chicago area theater company focused on works by Shakespeare and other classic dramatists. Production notes, scripts, promotional materials, and other documents related to performances.
Dates: 2008-2017

Shawn Pfautsch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Pfautsch
Abstract Drafts of the play "Season on the Line" by Chicago-based actor, writer, and musician Shawn Pfautsch. The play was first performed at the House Theatre of Chicago in September and October, 2014. Also includes outline cards for the play and the sheet music to "Jolly Is the Gale."
Dates: 2012-2014

Todd Bauer Collection of Chicago Writers' Playscripts

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Bauer
Abstract Todd Bauer's collection of 31 playscripts written by Chicagoans.
Dates: 2003-2014