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Theater

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on drama as acted on the stage. Works on facilities used to stage drama are entered under [Theaters.] Works on drama as a literary form are entered under [Drama.]

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Chocolate Bayou Theater Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-026
Dates: 1979-1987
Scope and Contents

The Chocolate Bayou Theater Company Collection consists of 3 boxes of materials dating from 1979-1988. The collection is divided into two series: Administrative Papers and Productions.

Infernal Bridegroom Productions and The Catastrophic Theatre Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-013
Dates: 1993-2010; Majority of material found within 1993-2007
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials documenting productions presented by Infernal Bridegroom Productions during their operations from 1993 to 2007 and those of Catastrophic Theatre from its founding in 2007. These materials consist of production notes, playbills, postcards, scripts, photographs, posters, news clippings, and press relating to these productions. Additionally, there is a small series of documents relating to the company as a whole, including press, gala invitations, and...

Willis Knapp Jones Latin American Theatre Programs

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-017
Dates: 1939-1961
Scope and Contents

This collection contains theatre programs from 1939-1961.

Jose Quintero Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-009
Dates: 1949-1998
Scope and Contents The Jose Quintero Papers consist largely of materials related to Quintero's directing and teaching, supplemented by professional and personal correspondence, manuscripts, and other theater memorabilia. The papers are arranged in five series: Theater Papers, 1950-1996 (6 boxes), Correspondence, 1949-1999 (2 boxes), Works, (1 box), Career (1 box), and Posters.The papers arrived at University of Houston Special Collections directly from Jose Quintero and Nicholas Tsacrios. They were...

Main Street Theater Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-004
Dates: 1975-2009
Scope and Contents This collection contains programs, playbills, fliers, photographs, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, reviews, and other memorabilia from Main Street Theater productions, along with materials relating to the theater’s educational programs, administrative records, and financial records. The collection is divided into eight series: Productions, Educational Programs, Publicity/Press, Board of Directors and Committees, Development, Finances, Facilities, and Houston Arts Organizations. This...

Charles and Suzanne Riepe Theater Program Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-010
Dates: 1960-2015
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a series of programs and playbills from various theaters, symphonies, operas and orchestras gathered by Charles and Suzanne Riepe from 1965 and 2015 . While the bulk of the collection is from the Houston area, other states and countries are represented.

Nina Vance Alley Theatre Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-004
Dates: 1923-1980
Scope and Contents

The Nina Vance Alley Theatre Papers document Nina Vance's career developing and directing the Alley Theatre and also contains personal items from her life. The collection is divided into three series: Personal Papers, Correspondence, and Alley Theatre Papers. The collection includes correspondence, production materials, scripts, programs, sound recordings, clippings, speeches, scrapbooks, date books, and miscellaneous items such as receipts and ephemera.