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Theaters -- Stage-setting and scenery

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: For use on Resources only; for Archival Objects, use AAT term: Sets (Theatrical)

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Arches with blue sky Scene Panel, circa 1970

Identifier: B333.09.0010.00003
Scope and Contents

Framed gouache watercolor painting, with pencil sketch visible underneath paint, of a scene with three arches with twisted Corinthian columns; ionic columns line the sides. The center arch is coffered. Arches and columns are painted yellow. Lower right-hand corner signed "Lowenstein." Sticker on the back of frame says "Panel 3." It is presumed to be a set design.

Dates: circa 1970

Bonfils Theatre Records

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...
Dates: 1953-1973; Majority of material found in 1953, 1973

Box 1: UCLA Materials, 1954-1967

 File — Box D086.0001: Series D086.01; Series D086.02; Series D086.03; Series D086.04; Series D086.05 [Barcode: U186023271484]
Identifier: D086.02.0001

This box contains clippings, programs, course work, and scene design paintings created by Sandra in high school and at UCLA.

Dates: 1954-1967

Box 3: UCLA Sketches, 1966-1967

 File — Box D086.0003: Series D086.02; Series D086.03; Series D086.04 [Barcode: U186023271604]
Identifier: D086.02.0003

This box contains oversize drawings, sketches, costume designs, a sketchbook, and an "artist book" created by Sandra during her time at UCLA and the Aesthetic Education Institute.

Dates: 1966-1967

Box 25: Costume and Set Designs

 File — Box U100.0025: Series U100.04 [Barcode: U186022650114]
Identifier: U100.04.0025

Costume and Set Designs - Look Homeward, Angel (8 Set Design sketches on paper), On Borrowed Time, Peg O' My Heart, Arsenic and Old Lace, The Shoemaker's Prodigious Wife Lighting Plot, group of 5 unidentified Set Designs, and a solo unidentified design.

Dates: Other: 1934-1984

Box 28: Productions: Pearl Street Dancing Times -The Village of Ilf & Nowhere to Now. All Production Subject Files., bulk: 1950 - 2012

 File — Box D030.0028: Series D030.03 [Barcode: U186022513710]
Identifier: D030.03.0028

This box contains the first half of files related to productions that dancers performed at the Gwen Bowen School of Dance. Files are organized alphabetically. Folders contain materials that correspond to the production, including programs, notes, costume sketches, set design sketches, and photographs. This box also contains subject files relating to productions. Box contains folders Pearl Street Dancing Times -The Village of Ilf & Nowhere to Now.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1950 - 2012

Box 30: Settings - The Merry Widow, 1960

 File — Box U100.04.0030: Series U100.04 [Barcode: U186018628448]
Identifier: U100.04.0030

Stage settings for Theatre Production The Merry Widow, 1960. 16 sheets - Acts 1, 2, and 3.

Dates: 1960

Box 31: Settings - South Pacific, 1963

 File — Box U100.04.0031: Series U100.04 [Barcode: U186018628422]
Identifier: U100.04.0031

Stage settings for Theatre Production South Pacific, 1963. 43 sheets.

Dates: 1963

"Hadrian VII" Scene Panel, 1964

Identifier: B333.09.0009.00001
Scope and Contents

Framed gouache watercolor painting, with pencil sketch visible underneath paint, of five scenes from "Hadrian VII." All five have a solid black backdrop with minimal set furnishings. Scenes include a room, altar, man knelling before a cardinal, throne with banner, candlesticks and railings and the same candlesticks and railings without the banner and throne chair. Sticker on the back of frame says "Panel 5." Also included is a mounted photograph from a production.

Dates: 1964