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Plays (performing arts compositions)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

A Raisin in the Sun, 1968

 File
Identifier: B333.09.0013.0026
Overview 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 assasination.
Dates: 1968

Beck Archives Rare Book Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B391
Overview 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

 Collection
Identifier: M474
Overview 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 poet,...
Dates: 1960 - 2018

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

Box 2, 1939-1992

 File — Box B192.01.0002: Series B192.01; Series B192.02 [U186020738479]
Identifier: B192.02.0002
Overview Box contains newspaper articles, programs, a drawing, certificates of recognition, wedding invitation, play, and handwritten notes.
Dates: 1939-1992

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

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

 File
Identifier: B192.02.0002.0004
Overview 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 [U186023261340]
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

Lillian ''Billie'' Stein Articles and Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B192
Overview Lillian Stein was born on July 7, 1907 in Denver to David and Rose Stein. Her father was a tailor and a cantor. Billie (Lillian) Stein began playing the trumpet in The Denver Post Boys Band. She started her all girls band at 14 and took Billie's Harmony Girls jazz band on the road when she graduated from high school at the age of 15. With her jazz band, she traveled throughout the United States performing on her trumpet. She married William Stein in 1939. Billie Stein became involved in many...
Dates: Other: 1920-1996

Mary Coyle Chase Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M125
Overview Mary Coyle Chase (1907-1981) wrote plays as well as two novels for children. She became an author in Denver after working as a reporter for the Rocky Mountain News for 14 years. Her most beloved play was Harvey, a fantasy of a convivial tippler and his imaginary six foot white rabbit named Harvey, which won the Pulitzer Prize for drama in 1945. Harvey was a huge success on Broadway and later as a movie starring James Stewart. The printed version is available in nearly every language. The...
Dates: 1907-1981