Antoon, A. J. (Alfred Joseph), 1944-1992.
Billy Rose Theatre Division
- 11 linear ft. (24 boxes).
The papers of A. J. Antoon contain scripts, photographs, correspondence, writings, contracts and financial papers. Annotated scripts and items from productions Antoon directed make up the bulk of the collection. The collection also contains written works by Antoon includingtwo screenplays.
A.J. Antoon was an award-winning stage director who was nominated for two Tony awards in 1973. Antoon was a graduate of Boston College and attended the Yale School ofDrama. He made his professional directorial debut in 1971with STORY THEATRE. In 1973 he won several theater awardsincluding the Tony for THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON. Antoon directed seven major Broadway plays and musicals during his twenty-year career, including MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, THE RINK, THE GOOD DOCTOR, and THE ART OF DINING. A. J. Antoon died in New York on January 22, 1992.
Controlled Access Terms
- Antoon, A. J. (Alfred Joseph), 1944-1992.
- New York Shakespeare Festival.
- Theater -- Production and direction.
- Theater -- United States -- 20th century.
- Musical theater -- United States.
- Theatrical producers and directors.
Additional Creator Names
- Papp, Joseph.
- Miller, Jason. That championship season.
- Simon, Neil. Good doctor.
- Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Much ado about nothing.
- Sills, Paul. Story theatre.
- Howe, Tina. Art of dining.
- Kander, John. Rink.
- p1bc A.J. Antoon papers, video and sound recordings. (CStRLIN)NYPW92-A64.