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Plays (performing arts compositions)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Mary Coyle Chase Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M125
Abstract 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

Patients of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society in a Play, circa 1926

 Item
Identifier: B063.03.0011.00002
Abstract Patients at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) dressed up for a play. The JCRS was a sanatorium for tuberculosis patients that was founded in 1904 by a group of immigrant Jewish workingmen along with the support of several leading physicians and rabbis in Denver, Colorado. The sanatorium was located on West Colfax Avenue just outside of Denver.
Dates: circa 1926

Play Performed at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, circa 1925

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Identifier: B063.03.0011.00051
Abstract Cast of a play written by the Bookbinding Department of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). Dr. Charles Spivak is pictured close to the center of the photograph. The JCRS was a sanatorium for tuberculosis patients that was founded in 1904 by a group of immigrant Jewish workingmen along with the support of several leading physicians and rabbis in Denver, Colorado.
Dates: circa 1925

R. Russell Porter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M035
Abstract R. Russell Porter (1908-1995) served as Head of the University Theater and Chairman of the School of Communication Arts at the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado from 1964 to 1976. In addition to his teaching and administrative functions, Porter wrote, directed, and produced plays, operas and radio dramas. He also acted in plays and radio dramas. Many of his artistic endeavors were librettos written with Normand Lockwood who was composer-in-residence at the University of Denver from...
Dates: 1933-1986

Silverheels Script - Bound

 File
Identifier: D037.01.0001.0006
Abstract File contains typescript bound in a noteboot of the script for the "folk" opera "Silverheels." Music by Waldo Williamson, Libretto by Russell Porter.
Dates: 1910-1987

The Denver Clarion, vol. 31, issue 3, 1954 October 8

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Identifier: clarion_v031i03_19541008
Abstract Wyoming – Denver U. Football Film Planned for Thursday October 14, 1954 Pep Rally. Candidates to be nominated by classes. DU has the big guns for the fracas to maul Montana at DU’s first home league game on October 8, 1954, also known as “Family Night”. Cheerleader tryouts on Monday October 11, 1954. Tryouts for the freshman play “Remember the Day” on October 13-14, 1954. Controversy over Fraternity Rush policies. Tax institute draws professionals.
Dates: 1954 October 8

Theater and Movie Productions

 Series
Identifier: D004.04
Scope and Contents This series contains mailers and programs from theater productions, galas, and movies.
Dates: 1906-2018

West Side Reunion Skit and Interviews, 1979 July 15

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Identifier: B098.01.0002.00044
Abstract Recording of a skit performed at the West Side Reunion on July 15, 1979 and oral histories conducted at the event with individuals who grew up on the West Side, reminisces of block parties and neighborhood activities in the 1950s and 1960s. Interviewees discuss the relationship between the West Side and the East Side Jewish communities.
Dates: 1979 July 15

Zalmen or "The Madness of God" by Elie Wiesel, 1974

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Identifier: B391.01.0001.00001
Abstract One signed bound copy of Zalmen or "The Madness of God" by Elie Wiesel with a maroon cover and gold embossed text "Zalmen, or The Madness of God Random House Elie Wiesel" on the spine and "United Jewish Appeal Commemorative Edition" on the cover.

The play is about a Rabbi who finds the courage to voice his oppression as a Soviet Jew and longs for more than just survival.
Dates: 1974