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Plays (performing arts compositions)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

A Raisin in the Sun, 1968

Identifier: B333.09.0013.0026

A exhibt label about Henry Lowenstein and his addition of African American plays to the Bonfils Theatre, beginning with "Raisin in the Sun" by Lorraine Hansberry. The lead role was played by Jonathan Parker, father of Cleo Parker Robinson's father. Performance for the AKAs, a Black sorority, was performed on April 4, the day of Martin Luther King's assassination.

Dates: 1968

Beck Archives Rare Book Collection

Identifier: B391

This collection was created to contain rare books in the Beck Archives not associated with a collection. It currently includes one autographed copy of the play "Zalmen or The Madness of God" by Elie Wiesel.

Dates: 1974

Bobbie Louise Hawkins Papers

Identifier: M474
Abstract Bobbie Louise Hawkins (July 11, 1930 – May 4, 2018) was raised in West Texas and studied art in London. After traveling extensively, she settled in Colorado. Bobbie wrote more than twenty books of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and performance monologues. She was married to Robert Creeley for eighteen years and they had two (2) children. The collection consists of art and written works, notebooks, correspondence, photographs, audio/visual items, and other materials created and collected by...
Dates: 1960 - 2018

Bonfils Theatre, 1980-2007

Identifier: B333.09.0013.0025
Scope and Contents

Notes and correspondence on plays performed at the Bonfils Theater.

Dates: 1980-2007

Box 1: Scripts and Drafts, 1955-1968

 File — Box M035.0001: [Barcode: U186023288766]
Identifier: M035.01.0002
Abstract This box contains scripts and materials related to scripts (drafts, correspondence, notes, and photographs) written by Russell Porter. The scripts are arranged chornologically. The scripts included are: Silverheels (1955), Land of Promise (1960), A Gathering of Some Importance (1961), Early Dawn (1961), No More from Throns (1962), Gilpin County Chronicle (1964), The Wizards of Balizar (1964), The Hanging Judge (1964), Decorator Rides Again (1968), Shale Oil (no date), Faces West (no date),...
Dates: 1955-1968

Box 2, 1939-1992

 File — Box B192.01.0002: Series B192.01; Series B192.02 [Barcode: U186020738479]
Identifier: B192.02.0002

Box contains newspaper articles, programs, a drawing, certificates of recognition, wedding invitation, play, and handwritten notes.

Dates: 1939-1992

Box 2: Scripts by other authors

 File — Box M035.0002: [Barcode: U186019602267]
Identifier: M035.01.0003
Abstract This box contains papers, publications, and bound scripts of plays not written by Russell Porter. The plays include: A Porch and a Wide Verandah (Roland Hughes), A Room Full of Roses (Nantha N. Barrett), The Annotated Hamlet (Mordecai Gorelik), The Ballad of Hot Dog Cooley (Barry Pritchard), The Ballet of Carnival and Lent (Russell Graves), The Baron's Will (Hjalmar Bergman), The Busy Martyr (George Hitchcock), Change (Arthur Pittman), Dr. James Himlton (Carole Winner), The Easter Bunny...
Dates: 1933-1986

Box 26: Denver Post Play Contest and "The Golden Fleece" Manuscript, 1956-1957

 File — Box M123.0026: Series M123.01 [Barcode: U186018614114]
Identifier: M123.01.0026

This box contains (5) file folders of materials related to the Denver Post Play Contest, including: criticisms by Ben Draper; ''Golden Fleece'' manuscript.

Dates: 1956-1957

Certificates, Wedding Invitation, and Play, 1939-1989

Identifier: B192.02.0002.0004

Contains marriage certificate between William Stein and Lillian Stein, play about families in crisis, Certificates of Recognition, including from Allied Apartments, The American National Red Cross (January 1, 1946) and for Israel bonds.

Dates: 1939-1989

Container 11, 1967

 File — Frame B333.09.0011: Series B333.09 [Barcode: U186023261340]
Identifier: B333.09.0011

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