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Frank Silvera Writers Workshop records

Title
Frank Silvera Writers Workshop records, 1973-1992.
Author
Frank Silvera Writers Workshop.
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Description
16.3 lin. ft.
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Genre/Form
Scripts.
Note
  • Photographs transferred to Photographs and Prints Divison.
  • Audiotapes, videotapes and films transferred to Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division.
  • Material transferred to Art and Artifacts Division.
  • Scripts cataloged separately under individual playwrights.
Terms of Use (note)
  • Photocopying of scripts requires permission of the
Source (note)
  • Frank Silvera Writers Workshop
Biography (note)
  • The Workshop was founded in 1973 by playwright/director Garland Lee Thompson, along with famed actor/director Morgan Freeman, director/actress Billie Allen and journalist Clayton Riley, as a living memorial to the late actor, director, teacher and producer, Frank Silvera (1914-1970). The Workshop has been based in the heart of Harlem, New York, for the past 26 years. The Workshop has built a long time-honored and prestigious reputation as a nationally and internationally renowned theatre for up-coming and established artists of all colors, sizes and shapes.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Accessioned
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
Sc MG 64
Author
Frank Silvera Writers Workshop.
Title
Frank Silvera Writers Workshop records, 1973-1992.
Summary
Records contain administrative files, production files, including contracts and set designs, and more than one thousand play scripts from the Writers/Directors series and the Larry Neal Memorial Seminar Series. Scripts are chiefly unpublished and unproduced and were written by members of the workshop. Among playwrights included are Mari Evans, Billy Graham, A. Marcus Hemphill, Larry Neal, Vinnette Carroll, Ruby Dee, Owen Dodson, Charles Gordone, Charles Fuller, Laurence Holder, James De Jongh, Clifford Mason, Ntozake Shange, Ed Shockley, Garland Lee Thompson, Richard Wesley, and Samm-Art Williams.
Terms Of Use
Photocopying of scripts requires permission of the Frank Silvera Writers Workshop.
Biography
The Workshop was founded in 1973 by playwright/director Garland Lee Thompson, along with famed actor/director Morgan Freeman, director/actress Billie Allen and journalist Clayton Riley, as a living memorial to the late actor, director, teacher and producer, Frank Silvera (1914-1970). The Workshop has been based in the heart of Harlem, New York, for the past 26 years. The Workshop has built a long time-honored and prestigious reputation as a nationally and internationally renowned theatre for up-coming and established artists of all colors, sizes and shapes.
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Mason, Clifford, 1932-
Shange, Ntozake.
Shockley, Ed.
Thompson, Garland Lee.
Wesley, Richard, 1945-
Carroll, Vinnette.
Dodson, Owen, 1914-1983.
Evans, Mari, 1923-2017.
Graham, Billy.
Hemphill, A. Marcus.
Dee, Ruby.
Gordone, Charles.
Fuller, Charles H., 1939-
Holder, Laurence.
De Jongh, James.
Williams, Samm-Art.
Neal, Larry, 1937-
Research Call Number
Sc MG 64
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