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Lysistrata programs

Lysistrata programs, 1925-1939.

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Mixed materialSupervised use MWEZ+ n.c. 5800Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre


Additional Authors
  • Aristophanes.
  • Seldes, Gilbert, 1893-1970.
  • Ornstein, Leo, 1892-2002
  • Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958
  • Weidman, Charles
  • Bainter, Fay, 1892-1968
  • Greenstreet, Sydney
  • Hopkins, Miriam, 1902-1972
  • Limón, José
  • Smolin, Dmitriĭ Petrovich, 1891-1955.
  • Glière, Reinhold Morit︠s︡evich, 1875-1956
  • Donnay, Maurice, 1859-1945.
  • Arthur, Jean, 1900-1991
  • O'Neil, Nance, 1874-1965
  • Rogers, Benjamin Bickley, 1828-1919.
  • Kauser, Alice, 1872-1945
1 bound volume : illustrations, some in color; 25 cm
In honor of George Freedley
  • Theater programs.
  • Playbills.
  • About two dozen playbills and programs (1925 - 1939) for Lysistrata by Aristophanes, mainly documenting performances of Gilbert Seldes's adaptation, with music by Leo Ornstein and choreography by Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman, featuring Fay Bainter, Sydney Greenstreet, Miriam Hopkins, and José Limón in his Broadway debut. Includes a 1926 production at Jolson's Theatre by the Moscow Art Theatre Musical Studio, adapted in Russian by Dmitry Smolin, with music by Reinhold Glière; a 1930 production at the Théâtre du Parc (Geneva, Switzerland), adapted in French by Maurice Donnay; two productions of the Seldes translation by the Chamberlain Brown Players, featuring Jean Arthur and Nance O'Neill, respectively; a 1938 production of Benjamin Bickley Rogers's translation in the Open Air Theatre at Regent's Park (London).
  • Item 2, a program for the Walnut Street Theatre (Philadelphia), is stamped: "Office Alice Kauser 152 West 42nd Street New York City"
  • Compiled and bound by The New York Public Library.
Call Number
MWEZ+ n.c. 5800
  • 1004309125
  • 1004309125
Lysistrata programs, 1925-1939.
Type of Content
still image
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Local Note
Items 1 and 19 have come loose from the library binding and have been placed in protective sleeves. Please handle with deliberate care.
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Added Author
Aristophanes. Lysistrata. English.
Seldes, Gilbert, 1893-1970. Lysistrata.
Ornstein, Leo, 1892-2002, composer. Lysistrata.
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958, choreographer. Lysistrata.
Weidman, Charles, choreographer. Lysistrata.
Bainter, Fay, 1892-1968, actor.
Greenstreet, Sydney, actor.
Hopkins, Miriam, 1902-1972, actor.
Limón, José, performer.
Smolin, Dmitriĭ Petrovich, 1891-1955. Lysistrata.
Glière, Reinhold Morit︠s︡evich, 1875-1956, composer. Lysistrata.
Donnay, Maurice, 1859-1945. Lysistrata.
Arthur, Jean, 1900-1991, actor.
O'Neil, Nance, 1874-1965, actor.
Rogers, Benjamin Bickley, 1828-1919. Lysistrata.
Kauser, Alice, 1872-1945, former owner.
Research Call Number
MWEZ+ n.c. 5800
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