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Collection Inventory

Series I. Operational Files, 1975-1990

Scope and Content Notes:

These materials consist of the daily business files, correspondence, production memos, internal reports, minutes, etc. of the City Theatre Company. The files are arranged in alphabetical order. Files concerning City Theatre productions are followed by the date of the season in which they were performed.


Box 1
Folder 1 Actor's Equity Association - Contracts
Folder 2 Actor's Equity Association - Correspondence, 1985-1987
Folder 3 Actor's Equity Association - Deputy forms
Folder 4 Actor's Equity Association - Grievance and benefit Forms
Folder 5 Actor's Equity Association - Membership program
Folder 6 Actor's Equity Association - Salaries, 1986-1987
Folder 7 Actor's Equity Association - Small Professional Theatre Contract
Folder 8 Agents - New York
Folder 9 Artists in Education - Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
Folder 10 Attendance reports
Folder 11 Audio-visual return receipts
Folder 12 Auditions - 1985/86 season
Folder 13 Auditions - Cold reading
Folder 14 Beggar's Opera - Press, 1975-1976
Folders 15-17 Board of Advisers
Folder 18-20 Board of Advisers - Correspondence, 1983-1987
Folder 21 Board of Advisers - Fundraising, 1985-1986
Folder 22-24 Board of Advisers - Meeting minutes, 1983-1986

Box 2
Folder 1 Board of Advisers - Meeting minutes, 1986-1987
Folder 2 Bouquet Street Theatre Agreement with the University of Pittsburgh
Folder 3-8 Box office reports, 1982-1988
Folder 9-14 Budget, 1981-1987

Box 3
Folder 1-3 Budget, 1987-1990
Folder 4 By-Laws, 1983
Folder 5 Canterbury Tales - Press, 1980-1981
Folder 6 Children of a Lesser God - Press, 1983-1984
Folder 7 Children of a Lesser God - Program printing, 1983-1984
Folder 8 Chinaman's Whisper - Press, 1978-1979
Folder 9 The Circus - Schedules and memos, 1978
Folder 10 Citiparks Playworks
Folder 11 The City Theatre Blues
Folder 12 Tamer of Horses - Press, 1987-1988
Folder 13 Clarence Darrow - Press, 1988
Folder 14-15 The Comeback, 1977-1978
Folder 16-17 Concessions reports, 1982-1984
Folder 18 Contact sheets
Folder 19-22 Contracts, 1981-1986
Folder 23 Corporate sponsorship
Folder 24-27 Correspondence, 1975-1981

Box 4
Folder 1-5 Correspondence, 1981-1986
Folder 6-8 Fan mail from school tour, 1985-1988
Folder 9 Creative Advancement Awards
Folder 10 Crimes of the Heart, 1984-1985
Folder 11 Curse of the Starving Class, 1981-1982
Folder 12 Curse of the Starving Class - Schedules and memos, 1981-1982
Folder 13 Custodial schedules
Folder 14 Danger: Memory! - Contracts, 1987-1988
Folder 15 Danger: Memory! - Press, 1987-1988
Folder 16 Danger: Memory! - Production rights, 1987-1988
Folder 17 Danger: Memory! - Schedule and memos, 1987-1988
Folder 18 The Danube, 1984-1985
Folder 19 The Day of the Picnic, 1983-1984
Folder 20 Death and Life of Sneaky Fitch - Contracts, 1975
Folder 21 Death and Life of Sneaky Fitch - Press, 1975
Folder 22 Death and Life of Sneaky Fitch - Props list, 1975
Folder 23 Doctor Inspite of Himself - Budget, 1975-1976
Folder 24 Doctor Inspite of Himself - Budget and press, 1975-1976

Box 5
Folder 1-6 Donations, 1984-1987
Folder 7 Donations In Kind

Box 6
Folder 1 Dracula, 1975
Folder 2 Drop Out!
Folder 3 Employee Records, 1981-1982
Folder 4 The Final Hour, 1977-1978
Folder 5 The Final Hour - Prop receipts, 1977-1978
Folder 6 The Final Hour - Tour schedule, 1977-1978
Folder 7 Five Year Plan, 1985-1989
Folder 8 Fool for Love, 1983-1984
Folder 9 Forms (Originals)
Folder 10 La Forza d'Amore, 1978
Folder 11 La Forza d'Amore - Schedules and memos, 1978
Folder 12 Foundation for the Extension and Development of the American Professional Theatre
Folder 13-14 Fund Raising (Mike Vargas), 1987
Folder 15-23 Gateway to Music, including Fan Mail and Outdoor Advertising, 1981-1987

Box 7
Folder 1 Glengarry Glen Ross - Contracts, 1986-1987
Folder 2 Glengarry Glen Ross - Contracts and press 1986-1987
Folder 3 Glengarry Glen Ross - Contracts, schedules, and memos, 1986-1987
Folder 4 Good Evening - Press 1978
Folder 5 Good Evening - Press, schedules, and memos, 1978
Folder 6 Grant Prospects, 1984-1985
Folder 7 Harry and Claire, 1988
Folder 8 Hartwood - Contracts, 1987
Folder 9 Hartwood - Contracts and reports, 1987
Folder 10-11 Hartwood - Contracts, schedules, and memos, 1987
Folder 12 High School Tour, 1977
Folder 13-14 History, 1975-1986
Folder 15 How I Got that Story, 1982-1983
Folder 16 Howard Heinz Endowment
Folder 17 The Hypochondriac, 1984-1985
Folder 18 Illusions of Fantasy - Schedules and memos
Folder 19 Incommunicado - PR postcards 1988
Folder 20 Indians - Correspondence, 1981-1982
Folder 21 Indians - Correspondence and press, 1981-1982
Folder 22 Internal Revenue Service status letters
Folder 23 Internship, 1982-1983
Folder 24 Interpreted Performances
Folder 25 Inventories - miscellaneous
Folder 26 Job Descriptions (City Players)
Folder 27 Josephine: The Mouse Singer - Contracts, 1984-1985
Folder 28 Josephine: The Mouse Singer - Contracts, schedules, and memos, 1984-1985
Folder 29 LadyHouse Blues, 1982-1983
Folder 30 Leadership Pittsburgh
Folder 31 Let's Misbehave - Benefit invitations
Folder 32 Letters of Recommendation
Folder 33 Living Stage Theatre Company

Box 8
Folder 1 Loose Ends, 1981-1982
Folder 2 Lovers and Keepers - Contracts, 1986-1987
Folder 3 Lovers and Keepers - Contracts and press, 1986-1987
Folder 4 Lovers and Keepers - Contracts, schedules, and memos, 1986-1987
Folder 5 Managing Director Prospects
Folder 6 Mary Miller Dance Company
Folder 7-9 Master Schedule, 1982-1988
Folder 10 Masterson, Marc
Folder 11 May Performing Arts Festival, House Manager's Report, 1979
Folder 12 May Performing Arts Festival, House Manager's Report -- Pennsylvania Council for the Arts Grant, 1979
Folder 13 Mid-Atlantic States Arts Consortium
Folder 14-16 Misanthrope, 1978-1979
Folder 17 Mobile Hymn, 1982-1983
Folder 18 National Conference on State Humanities Programs, 1981
Folder 19-20 New Play Series, 1986-1987
Folder 21 Newsletter
Folder 22-24 Nuts, 1985-1986
Folder 25-26 On the Verge, 1986-1987
Folder 27 Organizational chart (City Players)
Folder 28 Organizational Planning

Box 9
Folder 1-2 Painting Churches, 1985-1986
Folder 3-4 Painting It Red, 1988-1989
Folder 5 Parking - Forbes Quad
Folder 6 Patron opinion forms, 1984-1985
Folder 7 Pennsylvania Arts Coalition
Folder 8 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts - Advisory panel
Folder 9 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts - Barbara Feige salary roposal [Denied]
Folder 10-11 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts - Grant proposals, 1981-1984
Folder 12 Pennsylvania Local Arts Network
Folder 13-14 Perfect Party, 1986-1987
Folder 15 Peter Pan, 1977-1978
Folder 16 Pitt/CTC Agreement
Folder 17 Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Folder 18 Pittsburgh Cultural Trust - Arts Organizations mailing list
Folder 19 Pittsburgh Foundation - Grant proposals, 1982
Folder 20 Pittsburgh Playback Theatre - Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force benefit, 1989
Folder 21 Pittsburgh Stage - Fireproof certificate
Folder 22 Plays considered, 1983-1984
Folder 23-25 Principia Scriptoriae, 1987-1988
Folder 26 Productions rights

Box 10
Folder 1-2 Profile, 1983-1986
Folder 3 Provost's Day
Folder 4 Puss n' Boots, 1979
Folder 5 Red Keds, 1988
Folder 6 Rehabilitation Institute of Pittsburgh
Folder 7 Resource Connections
Folder 8-9 Resumes and head shots - Female actors/performers
Folder 10-11 Resumes and head shots - Male actors/performers
Folder 12 Resumes - Administration/Technical
Folder 13 Resumes - Designers

Box 11
Folder 1 Resumes - Directors
Folder 2 Robin Goodfellow - Swashbucklers, 1981-1982
Folder 3 La Ronde, 1980-1981
Folder 4-7 Rose Cottages, 1987-1988
Folder 8 San Francisco Mime Troupe
Folder 9 School contact information
Folder 10 Scriptshare - New Dramatists
Folder 11 Separate Incorporation budgets, 1987
Folder 12 Sesame Street, 1982
Folder 13 Shadow, 1977
Folder 14 Staff meeting minutes, 1984-1985
Folder 15 Staff Time Records
Folder 16-17 Steel City, 1975-1976
Folder 18-19 Story Theatre, 1980-1981
Folder 20 Subscription brochures
Folder 21 Survey of Performance Accessibility for People with Handicaps in NonProfit Professional Theatres in America
Folder 22 Swashbucklers, 1980-1981
Folder 23-25 Table Manners, 1978-1979
Folder 26 Talking with..., 1984-1985
Folder 27-30 Tamer of Horses, 1987-1988
Folder 31 Telecommunications

Box 12
Folder 1 Theatre Association of Pennsylvania
Folder 2-3 Theatre Communications Group
Folder 4 Theatre rentals
Folder 5 Theatrical structure
Folder 6 Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival
Folder 7 Time sheets
Folder 8 TIX Booth
Folder 9-10 Toad of Toad Hall, 1975-1976
Folder 11 Tours, 1978-1979
Folder 12 Tour sheets
Folder 13-14 Tuesday, 1976
Folder 15 Understudy policy
Folder 16 University of Pittsburgh Department of Theatre Arts - Production calendar, 1986-1987
Folder 17 University/Resident Theatre Association
Folder 18 U.R.T.A./A.E.A. Rules
Folder 19 Volpone, 1977-1978
Folder 20-23 Wings, 1980-1981
Folder 24 Waiting for Lefty, 1977-1978
Folder 25 Work/Study Information
Folder 26-27 Working, 1982-1983

Series II. Playscripts

Scope and Content Notes:

The scripts that are included in this series appear to be plays that were produced, considered for production, or submitted for consideration. They are filed in alphabetical order by title. Included with each production title is the name of the author.


Box 13
Folder 1 Acting Up!
Folder 2 Ah, Youth by E. Fried
Folder 3 All Together Now by E. Pawlikowsky
Folder 4 Assistant Warden by B. Pribram
Folder 5 Beauty and the Beast by M. Brill (adaptation)
Folder 6 Benya the King by R. Schotter
Folder 7 Careless Husband
Folder 8 Chinaman's Whisper by C. Peters
Folder 9 Cocoon by E. Fried

Box 14
Folder 1 Creeps by D. Freeeman
Folder 2 Diviners, the by J. Leonard
Folder 3 Drop Hammer by E. Fried
Folder 4 Dying to Make It
Folder 5 Elegy for Stanley Gorski by E. Fried
Folder 6 Factwino Meets the Moral Majority by SF MimeTroupe
Folder 7 Foolin' Around with Infinity by S. Dietz
Folder 8 Flying Doctor, the by S. Wyman
Folder 9 Futures by M. Green
Folder 10 Hopscotch
Folder 11 I Just Ate My Brain by T. Cumella

Box 15
Folder 1 In the Woods by P. Freundlich
Folder 2 Juketime in Duckberg by L. McCullough
Folder 3 Legend of Sleepy Hollow, the by F. Gaines
Folder 4 Misanthrope by Moliere
Folder 5 Misanthrope [Stage Manager's Prompt Book] by Moliere
Folder 6 Missing Links [Director's Promptbook] by A. Favorini
Folder 7 No Where to Go But Home by C. Cortazzo
Folder 8 Passing Time by T. Cumella
Folder 9 Postcards
Folder 10 Principia Scriptoriae by R. Nelson
Folder 11 Railroad Rag: A Workingman's Entertainment by J. Van Sickle
Folder 12 ReadyGetSet by C. Solomon
Folder 13 Red Keds by H. Leroy
Folder 14 Romeo and Juliet (scenes) - anon adaptation

Box 16
Folder 1 Saloon Society by B. Manville
Folder 2 Second Beginning by E. Fried
Folder 3 Some Things Can't Be Repaired
Folder 4 Steel City [Act III] by A. Favorini
Folder 5 Strider by M. Rozovsky
Folder 6 Subway to Topeka by R. Meredith
Folder 7 Stuff as Dreams Are Made On: A Shakespeare Collage, A Sandoe-DondioSuch (compiled by)
Folder 8 Table Manners
Folder 9 Table Manners [Director's Prompt book]
Folder 10 Take Her Up Tenderly
Folder 11 Tamer of Horses [Director's Prompt book] by W. Mastrosimone
Folder 12 Toad of Toad Hall(adaptation) by K. Grahame
Folder 13 Tomorrow is a Lonely Lady
Folder 14 Trial, the
Folder 15 Used
Folder 16 Unicorn in the Garden
Folder 17 Volpone by B. Johnson
Folder 18 Waiting For Lefty
Folder 19 Wedding Reception in the Pineapple Room
Folder 20 Who Would Write Something Like That?
Folder 21 Wizard of Oz

Series III. Photographs, 1975-1987

Scope and Content Notes:

Boxes 19 and 20 contain photos of productions, actors, and various shots of the theater. Box 21 contains negatives of some of the same photographs.

Subseries 1. Photographs


Box 17
Folder 1 1. Androcles and the Lion
Folder 2 Beggar's Opera, 1976
Folder 3 Beshinich, 'Smokey' George
Folder 4 Bus Stop, 1977
Folder 5 Children of a Lesser God, 1983
Folder 6 Children's Tour, 1986-1987
Folder 7 Chinaman's Whisper, 1979
Folder 8 Performance Classes
Folder 9 Clay People
Folder 10 Comeback, 1978
Folder 11 Crimes of the Heart, 1984
Folder 12 Curse of the Starving Class, 1981
Folder 13 Danube, 1985
Folder 14 Day of the Picnic, 1985
Folder 15 Death and Life of Sneaky Fitch
Folder 16 Dracula, 1975-1977
Folder 17 Fool for Love, 1984
Folder 18 La Forza D'Amore / The Circus, 1978
Folder 19 General - Unidentified, 1978
Folder 20 General - Unidentified rehearsal photos, 1978
Folder 21 Gladys
Folder 22 Greater Tuna
Folder 23 Hawthorne, Myrenna
Folder 24 Hazlett Theatre
Folder 25 Hopscotch
Folder 26 How I Got That Story, 1983
Folder 27 Hypochondriac, 1985
Folder 28 Indians, 1982
Folder 29 Janet Gillespie and Present Co.
Folder 30 Jefferson, David Louis
Folder 31 Josephine: The Mouse Singer, 1984
Folder 32 Ladyhouse Blues, 1983
Folder 33 Lavi, Gay Heit
Folder 34 Loose Ends, 1982
Folder 35 Miles, Barry/Kloss, Eric
Folder 36 Mobile Hymn, 1983
Folder 37 Muffly, Ann
Folder 38 Noah and the Arc, 1977

Box 18
Folder 1 Ozanam Strings
Folder 2 Perfect Party, 1987
Folder 3 Pinsker, Allan
Folder 4 Principia Scriptoriae, 1988
Folder 5 Real Inspector Hound, 1977
Folder 6 La Ronde, 1979-1980
Folder 7 Sesame Street Fire Safety Show
Folder 8 Staff - Miscelanneous including ballgame
Folder 9 Stein, Mary Margaret
Folder 10 Table Manners, 1979
Folder 11 Toad of Toad Hall, 1976
Folder 12 Trial, 1976
Folder 13 Unidentified - Resume shots
Folder 14 Volpone
Folder 15 Wen, Ming-Na
Folder 16 Wings, 1980-1981
Folder 17 Working, 1982

Subseries 2. Negatives


Box 19
Folder 1 Children of a Lesser God
Folder 2 Children's Tour, 1986-1987
Folder 3 Classes - Miscellaneous
Folder 4 Comeback, 1978
Folder 5 Curse of the Starving Class, 1981
Folder 6 Day of the Picnic, 1984-1985
Folder 7 Death and Life Sneaky Fitch, 1975
Folder 8 Dracula, 1976-1977
Folder 9 La Forza / The Circus, 1978
Folder 10 General - Rehearsal, 1978
Folder 11 General, 1978
Folder 12 Hypochondriac, 1984-1985
Folder 13 Indians, 1981-1982
Folder 14 LadyHouse Blues, 1982-1983
Folder 15 Loose Ends, 1981-1982
Folder 16 Mobile Hymn, 1982-1983
Folder 17 Noah and the Ark 1977
Folder 18 Real Inspector Hound 1977
Folder 19 Staff - Including ballgame
Folder 20 Toad of Toad Hall, 1976
Folder 21 Trial, 1976
Folder 22-23 Unidentified
Folder 24 Volpone
Folder 25 Wings, 1980-1981
Folder 26 Working, 1982

Series IV. Additional Operational Files, 1979-1993

Scope and Content Notes:

This addition, donated in February of 1999, contains another series of operational files. The first series of operational files in this collection ran through 1991, this set contains operational files from 1991-1993, with a small amount of material from before 1991. This series is filed alphabetically by folder title and contain the daily business files, correspondence, production memos, internal reports, minutes, etc.


Box 20
Folder 1-4 70 Scenes of Halloween, 1992-1993
Folder 5 Act Without Words - House reports
Folder 6 American Buffalo - Reviews/Articles, 1989-1990
Folder 7 Audio Tapes - Reviews 1992
Folder 8-9 Baltimore Waltz - Press releases (see also NAMES Project), 1992-1993
Folder 10-14 Bricklayers, 1991-1992
Folder 15-17 Cabaret Verboten, 1992-1993
Folder 18 Comeback - Poster
Folder 19 Daytrips - Articles/Reviews, 1990-1991
Folder 20 Development - Fiscal year, 1993
Folder 21 Development Gala - Season 1991-1992
Folder 22 Dracula - Poster
Folder 23-25 Evelyn The Polka King, 1992-1993
Folder 26 Financial reports - Season 1992-1993
Folder 27 Frankie Johnny in the Claire de Lune, Reviews/Articles, 1988-1989
Folder 28-29 Hartwood - Reviews/Articles, 1989-1990
Folder 30-32 Holiday Memories, 1992-1993
Folder 33 Illusions of Fantasy Mime Troupe - Poster

Box 21
Folder 1 Le Bourgeois Avant Garde, 1990-1991
Folder 2 Man Who Lived Underground
Folder 3 Maybe I'm Doing it Wrong, 1984-1985
Folder 4-7 Miss Ever's Boys, 1991-1992
Folder 8-9 NAMES Project Display - Articles (see also Baltimore Waltz)
Folder 10 Newspaper clippings, 1979-1988
Folder 11-13 Our Country's Good, 1991-1992
Folder 14 Painting It Red, 1988-1989
Folder 15 Playworks articles, 1989
Folder 16-17 Press releases, 1979-1988
Folder 18 Production history - 1980 through 1993
Folder 19-22 Publicity book, 1987-1988
Folder 23 Real Inspector Hound - Poster, 1977
Folder 24 Road to Mecca - Articles/Reviews, 1991
Folder 25 Season 1979 - Poster
Folder 26-30 Season 14-18, 1987-1992

Box 22
Folder 1 Steel Kiss - Articles/Reviews, 1990-1991
Folder 2 Subscription ads
Folder 3 Talk of the City newsletter, 1989-1992
Folder 4 Talk Radio - Articles/Reviews, 1988-1989
Folder 5 Tamer of Horses - Articles/Reviews, 1987-1988
Folder 6-8 Temptation - Articles/Reviews, 1992-1993
Folder 9 Theatre Sports - Articles/Reviews, 1991
Folder 10-12 Tuesday/ Act Without Words, 1991-1992
Folder 13 Unidentified Photos
Folder 14 Voice of the Prairie - Articles/Reviews, 1988-1989
Folder 15 Waiting for Lefty - Poster
Folder 16 Wings - Poster

Series V. Oversized Materials, 1979-1988

Scope and Content Notes:

This series is for all oversized materials in the collection. It contains posters, production scores, and floor plans. The materials are arranged alphabetical order.


Box 23
Folder 1 American Buffalo - Poster
Folder 2 Blues in the Night and True West at Hartwood Acres - Poster
Folder 3 Bouquet Street Theatre - Floor Plan
Folder 4 Bricklayers - Poster
Folder 5 Cabaret Verboten - Poster
Folder 6 Carnegie Institute Lecture Hall Floor Plan
Folder 7 Cole/ T Bone n Weasel at Hartwood Acres - Poster
Folder 8 Colored Museum - Poster
Folder 9 Crimes of the Heart - Poster
Folder 10 Curse of the Starving Class - Poster
Folder 11 Danube/ Ohio Impromptu and Catastrophe - Poster
Folder 12 Day of the Picnic - Poster
Folder 13 Daytrips - Poster
Folder 14 Fool for Love - Poster
Folder 15 Frankie and Johnny in the Claire de Lune - Poster
Folder 16 Glengarry Glen Ross - Poster
Folder 17 Hypochondriac - Poster
Folder 18 Incommunicado - Poster
Folder 19 Indians - Set Design Floor Plan, 1981-1982
Folder 20 Josephine the Mouse Singer - Poster
Folder 21 Loose Ends - Poster
Folder 32 Steel City - Poster
Folder 22 Maybe I'm Doing it Wrong - Poster
Folder 23 Miss Evers' Boys
Folder 24 My Queer Body [Tim Miller] - Poster
Folder 25 Our Country's Good - Poster
Folder 26 Painting It Red - Poster
Folder 27 Perfect Party - Poster
Folder 28 Principia Scriptoriae - Set Design Floor Plan, 1987-1988
Folder 29 Road to Mecca - Poster
Folder 30 70 Scenes from Halloween - Poster
Folder 31 Sexual Perversity in Chicago - Poster
Folder 33 Steel Kiss - Poster
Folder 34 Talk Radio - Poster
Folder 35 Talking with... - Poster
Folder 36 Tamer of Horses - Set Design Floor Plan, 1987-1988
Folder 37 Theatre Sports at Hartwood Acres - Poster
Folder 38 Tuesday/ Act without Words - Poster
Folder 39 Voice of the Prairie - Poster
Folder 40 Working - Poster and Score
Oversize 10 Maekaill, Dorothy (sp?) - Signed photograph Curtis, Misc.(flat shelving)
Oversize 11 Accounting for Love - Poster Curtis, Misc.(flat shelving)