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Sets (Theatrical)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Refers to the assemblage of scenery, props, and lighting and sound systems created to represent a setting used in a dramatic performance, whether indoors or outdoors.

Use this AAT term on Archival and Digital Objects; for Resources, use subdivided LCSH term: Theaters -- Stage-setting and scenery

Found in 28 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

Box 8: Abe Lincoln in Illinois - Cavern

 File — Box U100.0008: Series U100.02 [Barcode: U186018602141]
Identifier: U100.02.0008
Abstract Theatre - Photographs of Productions A-C: 'Abe Lincoln in Illinois', 'Adventures of Harlequin'(Children's Theatre), 'Aesop's Fables'(1984), 'Affairs of Anatole'(1954-55), 'Ah, Wilderness'(1946), 'Ah, Wilderness'(1965), 'Ah, Wilderness'(1982), 'Aladdin'(Children's Theatre)(1980), 'Albert Herring'(1950), 'Albert Herring'(1969), 'All's Well That Ends Well'(1982), 'Amphitryon'(1976), 'Anastasia'(1956), 'Androchles and the Lion'(Children's Theatre)(1971), 'Angel in the Pawnshop',...
Dates: Other: 1934-1984

Box 9: Celebrations - Fifth of July

 File — Box U100.03.0009: Series U100.02 [Barcode: U186018602159]
Identifier: U100.02.0009
Abstract Theatre - Photographs of Productions C-F: 'Celebrations'(1972), 'La Cenerentola'(1973), 'Centennial Opera', 'Chalk Garden'(1972), 'Champaigne'(1968), 'Charley's Aunt'(1956), 'Cherry Orchard'(1965), 'Childhood'(Children's Theatre)(1976), 'Children of a Lesser God', 'Christmas Carol', 'Cinderella'(Children's Theatre)(1972), 'The Circus Adventure'(Children's Theatre)(1971), 'The Cloak'(1970), 'Cloud Nine'(1995), 'The Cold Wind and the Warm', 'Come Blow Your Horn'(1978), 'Company'(1977),...
Dates: Other: 1934-1984

Box 10: Fireman's Flame - Judgment Day

 File — Box U100.03.0010: Series U100.02 [Barcode: U186018602167]
Identifier: U100.02.0010
Abstract Theatre - Photographs of Productions: 'Fireman's Flame', 'Flea'(1971), 'A Flea in Her Ear'(1971), 'The Flying Prince', 'Follies'(1981), 'Fore and Art'(1952), 'Forty Whacks', 'Front Page'(1969), 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum'(1975), 'Games', 'Gemini(1983), 'Ghosts', 'Ghost Sonata'(1970), 'Gianni Schicchi'(1970)(1980), 'Girl Crazy', 'Glass Menagerie'(1953), 'Goodbye, My Fancy', 'Godspell'(1977), 'Golden Apple', 'The Golden Dragon'(Children's Theatre)(1972), 'The Golden...
Dates: Other: 1934-1984

Box 11: Kalua and the Magic Numbers - My Sister Eileen

 File — Box U100.03.0011: Series U100.02 [Barcode: U186018602175]
Identifier: U100.02.0011
Abstract Photographs of theatre department productions. Productions include: 'Kalua and the Magic Numbers'(Children's Theatre)(1976), 'Kingdom of God', 'The Knight From Almedo'(1963), 'Knuckle'(1983), 'Ladies in Retirement', 'The Lady's Not For Burning'(1954), 'The Last Meeting of the Knights of the White Magnolia'(1979), 'Last Sweet Days of Isaac'(1971), 'Legend of Lovers'(1977), 'Let Who Will Be Clever', 'A Life in the Theatre'(1984), 'Lilom', 'The Limbo Kid'(1962), 'Lion in Winter'(1972), 'Little...
Dates: Other: 1934-1984

Box 12: Narokami - Rude Mechanicals

 File — Box U100.03.0012: Series U100.02 [Barcode: U186018602183]
Identifier: U100.02.0012
Abstract Photographs of Theatre Department productions. Productions include: 'Narokami'(1963), 'Never Too Late'(1973), 'The Night of January 16th', 'A Night of Shakespeare', 'The Night of Iguana'(1974), 'Nightingale'(1979), 'No More From Thrones', 'Noah'(1955), 'Oedipus Rex', 'Of Mice and Men', 'The Old Lady Shows her Medals', 'The Old Maid and the Thief' (1968)(1949), 'The Oldest Living Graduate'(1979), 'On Borrowed Time'(1948)(1949), 'On the Town'(1969), 'Once in a Lifetime'(1962), 'Once Upon a...
Dates: Other: 1934-1984

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 29: Scenery Plans - The Music Man, 1962

 File — Box U100.04.0029: Series U100.04 [Barcode: U186018628430]
Identifier: U100.04.0029

"Complete set of Scenery Plans" - Theatre Production The Music Man, 1962. 18 sheets, rolled.

Dates: 1962

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