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Plays for Living scripts, synopses, and brochures

Title
Plays for Living scripts, synopses, and brochures, 1962-1996.
Author
Plays for Living (Organization)

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Box 2Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1997-008 Box 2Offsite
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.84 linear foot (2 boxes)
Summary
Plays for Living is a non-profit organization that develops and produces scripts for theatrical productions, with the goal of fostering community discussion and social change. From 1959 to 1985, Plays for Living was a division of the Family Service Association of America. The Plays for Living scripts, synopses, and brochures contains scripts that were published by Plays for Living from 1962 to 1995, a book of synopses of the scripts that were available for purchase from the organization in 1996, and promotional brochures for the organization. Social issues addressed in the scripts include AIDS, alcoholism, family life and parenting, workplace harassment, and suicide prevention. Many of the scripts were written by Elizabeth Blake.
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Genre/Form
Scripts (documents)
Access (note)
  • Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Terms of Use (note)
  • The author/creator retains copyright of materials. For information on obtaining permission to publish, contact the Theatre Division at theatre@nypl.org.
Source (note)
  • Donated by Plays for Living, 1997.
Call Number
*T-Mss 1997-008
OCLC
  • 908034174
  • 908034174
Author
Plays for Living (Organization)
Title
Plays for Living scripts, synopses, and brochures, 1962-1996.
Restricted Access
Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Terms Of Use
The author/creator retains copyright of materials. For information on obtaining permission to publish, contact the Theatre Division at theatre@nypl.org.
Source
Donated by Plays for Living, 1997.
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Research Call Number
*T-Mss 1997-008
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