Research Catalog

  • Street scene : an American opera / based on Elmer Rice's play ; music by Kurt Weill ; book by Elmer Rice ; lyrics by Langston Hughes.

    • Notated music
    • New York : Chappell ; Winona, Mn. : Hal Leonard Publishing Corp., c1948.
    • 1948
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Notated music Sc F 88-250Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • Three plays about business in America / edited and with introductions by Joseph Mersand.

    • Text
    • New York : Washington Square Press, 1964.
    • 1964
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text MSS DIV IGIC DRA T1cSchwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Schwarzman Building to submit a request in person.

  • Playwright lecture series [sound recording], 1951-1960.

    • Audio
    • 1951-1960
  • Typescripts collection, ca. 1930s-

    • Moving image
    • 1930-present
  • The Best plays of 1940-41 and the Year book of the drama in America. Edited by Burns Mantle.

    • Text
    • New York: Dodd, Mead, 1941
    • 1941
    • 2 Items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text Sc 812.08-B (Best American plays of 1940-41)Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Schomburg Center to submit a request in person.

    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text NAFH (Best plays of 1940-41)Schwarzman Building M2 - General Research Room 315

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  • Awake and singing : 7 classic plays from the American Jewish repertoire / edited and with an introduction by Ellen Schiff.

    • Text
    • New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Mentor, c1995.
    • 1995
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text *PSQ 96-2769Offsite
    How do I pick up this item and when will it be ready?
  • Hallie Flanagan papers, 1923-1963.

    • Mixed material
    • 1923-1963
    • 44 Items

    Available Online

    https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/collections/a1bec690-b46b-013a-ef62-0242ac110004
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Mixed material *ZC-652 Boxes 41-42 (Federal Theatre Project scrapbooks, Jan-June 1938)Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Mixed material *T-Mss 1964-002 Box 17Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Mixed material *T-Mss 1964-002 Box 18Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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  • Street scene [sound recording] / Kurt Weill.

    • Audio
    • New York, N.Y. : London, p1991.
    • 1991-1990
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 4198 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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  • The Morningside plays... with an introduction by Barrett H. Clark.

    • Text
    • New York, F. Shay and company, 1917.
    • 1917
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text NBL (Morningside plays)Schwarzman Building M2 - General Research Room 315

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Schwarzman Building M2 to submit a request in person.

  • Wake up, Jonathan; a comedy in a prologue and three acts, by Hatcher Hughes and Elmer L. Rice ...

    • Text
    • New York, S. French; London, S. French, Ltd., c1928.
    • 1928
  • Close harmony; or, The lady next door, a play in three acts by Dorothy Parker and Elmer L. Rice ...

    • Text
    • New York, S. French; London, S. French, ltd., c1929.
    • 1929
  • [On trial] : screenplay / by Don Ryan ; adapted from a play by Elmer Rice.

    • Text
    • [Burbank, Calif. : Warner Bros. First National Studios, 1938]
    • 1938
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text MFLM+ (On trial) (Ryan, D. On trial)Offsite

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  • Skyscraper; a musical comedy. Book by Peter Stone. Lyrics by Sammy Cahn. Based on Dream girl by Elmer Rice.

    • Text
    • New York, Feuer and Martin Productions [1965?]
    • 1965
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text NCOF+ (Van Heusen, J. Skyscraper)Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • Scenes from Flight to the west [microform] /cwritten and produced by Elmer Rice.

    • Text
    • New York, 1940.
    • 1940
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text *ZC-2Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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  • Skyscraper [sound recording] : original Broadway cast.

    • Audio
    • [United States] : Broadway Angel, p1994.
    • 1994-1965
    • 2 Items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 30667 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 30667 [Notes]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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  • Street scene [videorecording] / Camera Film GmbH ; producer, Michael Boehme ; director, José Montes-Baquer ; book, Elmer Rice ; lyrics, Langston Hughes ; music, Kurt Weill.

    • Moving image
    • Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, [2001]
    • 2001-1995
    • 2 Items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image *LDV 160 [Insert]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image *LDV 160 [Video]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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  • Counsellor-at-law [videorecording] / The Peccadillo Theater Company, Dan Wackerman, artistic director, Kevin Kennedy, managing director, presents ; [written by] Elmer Rice ; directed by Dan Wackerman ; [video prod. company] Parker/Hodges Productions ; [video producer] Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, Patrick Hoffman, director.

    • Moving image
    • New York, c2005.
    • 2005
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image NCOV 2918Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT

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  • Street scene : an American opera based on Elmer Rice's play / book by Elmer Rice ; lyrics by Langston Hughes ; [piano score ed. by William Tarrasch].

    • Notated music
    • New York : Chappell, 1948.
    • 1948
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Notated music Sc G 05-179Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Schomburg Center to submit a request in person.

  • Irving Berlin's White Christmas [videorecording] / The Producing Office, Paul Blake, Dan Markley, Sonny Everett, and Nederlander Presentations, Inc., in association with Paramount Pictures, present ; based upon the 1954 Paramount Pictures film written for the screen by Norman Krasna, Norman Panama, and Melvin Frank ; [also based on the 1942 film Holiday Inn, written by Elmer Rice and Claude Binyon] ; music and lyrics by Irving Berlin ; book by David Ives and Paul Blake ; choreographer, Randy Skinner ; directed by Walter Bobbie ; [video director] Stucker ; [video producer] Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, Patrick Hoffman, director.

    • Moving image
    • Los Angeles, Calif., c2005.
    • 2005
    • 2 Items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image NCOV 2981 Videocassette 1Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT

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    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image NCOV 2981 Videocassette 2Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT

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  • Street scene: typescript, 1946.

    • Text
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text RM 47 Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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  • Skyscraper: typescript, 1965.

    • Text
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text RM 405 Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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  • Between two worlds : photograph [graphic].

    • Text
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text *T-Pho B (Between two worlds)Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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  • Black sheep : photographs [graphic].

    • Text
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text *T-Pho B (Black sheep)Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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  • Close harmony : photographs [graphic].

    • Text
    • 1924
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text *T-Pho B (Close harmony)Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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  • Counsellor at law : photographs [graphic].

    • Text
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text *T-Pho B (Counsellor at law)Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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  • Adding machine [videorecording] / Scott Morfee, Tom Wirtshafter, Margaret Cotter, present ; original music by Joshua Schmidt ; libretto by Jason Loewith & Joshua Schmidt ; based on the play The Adding Machine by Elmer Rice ; directed by David Cromer ; [video prod. company] Parker/Hodges Productions ; [video producer] Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, Patrick Hoffman, director.

    • Moving image
    • New York, c2008.
    • 2008
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image NCOV 3413Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT

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  • Cue for passion : photographs.

    • Text
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text *T-Pho B (Cue for passion)Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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  • Dream girl : photographs.

    • Still image
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Still image *T-Pho B (Dream girl)Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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  • Flight to the west : photographs.

    • Text
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text *T-Pho B (Flight to the west)Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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  • Vocal selections from Adding machine : a musical / music by Joshua Schmidt ; libretto by Jason Loewith and Joshua Schmidt ; based on the play The adding machine by Elmer Rice.

    • Notated music
    • Van Nuys, CA : Alfred Music Publishing Co., c2009.
    • 2009
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Notated music JNG 10-306Performing Arts Research Collections - Music

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  • The grand tour : photographs.

    • Text
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text *T-Pho B (The grand tour)Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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  • On trial : the story of a woman at bay / by Elmer Rice. Novelized by D. Torbett ; illustrated with scenes from the Warner Bros. Vitaphone talking picture.

    • Text
    • New York : Grosset & Dunlap, c1915.
    • 1915
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text *CBSE 10-1437Offsite
    How do I pick up this item and when will it be ready?
  • It is the law : photographs.

    • Text
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text *T-Pho B (It is the law)Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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  • Judgement day : photographs.

    • Text
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text *T-Pho B (Judgement day)Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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  • Collection of letters to Kyle Crichton from leftist activists, screenwriters, novelists, literary critics, fans, etc., [1927]-1960.

    • Text
    • 1927-1960
    • 1 Item

    Available Online

    http://www.nypl.org/sites/default/files/crichton_letters.pdf
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text Berg Coll m.b. (Crichton, K) A.l.s. to Kyle Crichton from activists and writersSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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  • Playwrights' Company records, 1938-1960.

    • Mixed material
    • 1938-1960
    • 57 Items

    Available Online

    https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/collections/c35da1f0-5158-013a-b07d-0242ac110002
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Mixed material *T-Mss 2012-014 Ovz. Fol. 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Mixed material *T-Mss 2012-014 Box 23Offsite

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    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Mixed material *T-Mss 2012-014 Box 24Offsite

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  • Winner: photographs, 1954.

    • Text
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text *T-Pho B (Winner)Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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  • The adding machine [videorecording] / [Produced by] the International Festival of Puppet Theater, presented by the Jim Henson Foundation, Cheryl Henson, executive producer, Leslee Asch, producing director, Bill Yates, associate producer, Anne Dennin, associate producer ; [presented by] Hystopolis Puppet Theater, Michael H. Schwabe, artistic director (United States) ; [written] by Elmer Rice ; directed by Michael H. Schwabe ; [video prod. company] Character Generators, Inc. ; [video producer] Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, Betty L. Corwin, director.

    • Moving image
    • New York, c1992.
    • 1992
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image NCOV 1164Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT

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  • Who killed the Federal Theatre? [videorecording] / A production of the Educational Film Center and Bonnie Nelson Schwartz ; Ira H. Klugerman and Bonnie Nelson Schwartz, executive producers ; story editor, Ruth Pollak ; produced for WNET-TV, Channel 13, New York, N.Y.

    • Moving image
    • New York: Thirteen WNET, c2002.
    • 2002
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image NCOX 2035Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT

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  • Dream girl programs, 1946.

    • Mixed material
    • 1946
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Mixed material MWEZ+ n.c. 9582Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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  • Dream girl programs, 1945-1946.

    • Mixed material
    • 1945-1946
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Mixed material MWEZ+ n.c. 9581Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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  • A new life : photographs, 1943.

    • Text
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text *T Pho B (A new life)Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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  • Not for children : photographs, 1951.

    • Text
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text *T-Pho B (Not for children)Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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  • Cock Robin (Rice) : programs.

    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    *T-PRG (Cock Robin (Rice))Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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  • Elmer Rice clippings and ephemera.

    • Mixed material
    • 1910-1969.
    • 1910-1969
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Mixed material MWEZ+ n.c. 6446Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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  • Counsellor-at-law programs, 1931-1943.

    • Mixed material
    • 1931-1943
    • 2 Items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Mixed material MWEZ+ n.c. 4531 (1942-1943)Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Mixed material MWEZ+ n.c. 4530 (1931-1941)Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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  • Counsellor-at-law (Rice) : programs.

    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    *T-PRG (Counsellor-at-law (Rice))Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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  • Cue for passion (Rice) : programs.

    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    *T-PRG (Cue for passion (Rice))Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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  • Street scene [sound recording] : original London cast / music by Kurt Weill ; lyrics by Langston Hughes ; book by Elmer Rice based on his play of the same name.

    • Audio
    • [London] : Jay Productions, p1996.
    • 1996-1989
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 21152 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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  • See Naples and die : photographs, 1929.

    • Text
    • 1 Item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text *T-Pho B (See Naples and die)Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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