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Bonfils Theatre (Denver, Colo.)

 Organization

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

A Raisin in the Sun, 1968

 File
Identifier: B333.09.0013.0026
Scope and Contents An exhibit panel discussing the 1968 performance at the Bonfils Theater of "A Raisin in the Sun" done on the day Dr. King was assassinated. The performance was for the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.
Dates: Event: 1968; 2014

Bonfils Theater, 1980-2007

 File
Identifier: B333.09.0013.0025
Scope and Contents Folder contains working documents from the Bonfils Theater, primarily from the early 1980s, including a press release, and letters written by Henry and presumably transcribed. Also, an inventory list that looks like Henry's stage drawings for various productions.
Dates: 1980-2007

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
Overview 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

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

 Item
Identifier: B230.03.0023.00009
Overview 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
Overview 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
Overview 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