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Bonfils Theatre (Denver, Colo.)

 Organization

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Bonfils Theatre, 1980-2007

 File
Identifier: B333.09.0013.0025
Scope and Contents Notes and correspondence on plays performed at the Bonfils Theater.
Dates: 1980-2007

Bonfils Theatre Records

 Collection
Identifier: M113
Abstract Helen Bonfils built the Bonfils Theatre, on East Colfax Avenue at Elizabeth Street, Denver, Colorado, in 1953. The theatre was built to try to preserve live theater in a time when Hollywood Films were taking over the entertainment industry. In 1985 the theatre was renamed the Lowenstein Theatre and was then closed in 1986 by its umbrella organization, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. The collection consists of two copies of the Bonfils Memorial Theatre dedication program (1953)...
Dates: 1953-1973; Majority of material found in 1953, 1973

Box 1: Playbills, Programs, 1953-1972

 File — Box: M113.0001
Identifier: M113.0001
Abstract This box contains programs from the Bonfils Theatre including: two copies of dedication program (1953); program for "A Holiday Evening with Buddy Greene and Frank Brenner" (1972).
Dates: 1953-1972

Civilizing the West: Early Colorado Jews in the Arts, 1865-1950, 2011

 Item
Identifier: B230.03.0023.00009
Abstract Brief biographies of Jewish artists, musicians, composers, and conductors in Colorado. Jewish influence on arts in Colorado.
Dates: 2011

Container 11, 1967

 File — Frame: B333.09.0011
Identifier: B333.09.0011
Abstract Framed set panel for "Sound of Music," which was performed at Cheesman Park. Scene is when the family is perfoming "Edelweiss" in concert near the end of the play.
Dates: 1967

The Denver Clarion, vol. 76, issue 68, 1972 April 5

 Item
Identifier: clarion_v076i68_19720405
Abstract Research group soliciting ideas. Bonfils-DU Repertory Company opens with “Taming of the Shrew”. South African poet to speak at University.
Dates: 1972 April 5