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Collection Inventory

Series I. Career

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains items that apply to White's career in theatre, but not to specific productions on which he worked. They include interviews with local papers, reviews for local papers, correspondence, and one research file on Bob Fosse.


Box 1
Folder 1 Correspondence
Folder 2 Bob Fosse (White's personal research file)
Folder 3-4 Interviews with Burton White, 1985-1986
Folder 5 Resignation from Pittsburgh Playhouse, July 3, 1986
Folder 6-7 Local theatre reviews by Burton White for the Pitt News, 1984

Series II. Productions

Scope and Content Notes:

This series of files relates to the numerous productions of which Burton White was a part. The files, arranged alphabetically by title, contain production scripts, notes, programs, stage manager's books, newspaper clippings, and musical scores.

Subseries 1. American Theatre Company of Hawaii

Folder 8-10 Dreamgirls - American Theatre Company of Hawaii, 1989

Box 2
Folder 1-9 Dreamgirls - American Theatre Company of Hawaii, 1989

Subseries 2. Carnegie Mellon University Drama


Box 3
Folder 1 Two Women - by Lisa Humbertson 1st Prize Bud Yorkin Playwrighting Contest, Carnegie Mellon University, 1983

Subseries 3. Gargaro Productions

Folder 2-6 Bye Bye Birdie - Gargaro Productions, 1994

Box 4
Folder 1-3 Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - Gargaro Productions, 1990
Cassette 1 Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - instrumental music, 1989
Folder 4 Jesus Christ Superstar,

Subseries 4. Great American Melodrama & Vaudeville

Folder 5 Cinderella, or, the Show Must Go On - Great American Melodrama & Vaudeville, 1988
Folder 6 Dead Pan Lost - Great American Melodrama & Vaudeville
Folder 7 The Perils of Pismo Peg - Great American Melodrama & Vaudeville, 1989

Subseries 5. Pittsburgh Opera Theater

Folder 8-10 Orfeo and Euridice - Pittsburgh Opera Theater, 1990

Subseries 6. Pittsburgh Playhouse


Box 5
Folder 1-6 A Chorus Line - Pittsburgh Playhouse, 1986
Folder 7-8 Godspell - Pittsburgh Playhouse, 1986

Box 6
Folder 1 Jesus Christ Superstar, 1985, 1992

Subseries 7. Pittsburgh Public Theater

Folder 2 Night of the Iguana - Pittsburgh Public Theater, 1989

Subseries 8. Pittsburgh Savoyards

Folder 3-7 Princess Ida - Pittsburgh Savoyards, 1984

Subseries 9. Robert Morris Colonial Theatre

Folder 8 Roar of the Greasepaint - Robert Morris Colonial Theatre

Subseries 10. Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival

Folder 9 No Holds Bard - Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival, 1983

Box 7
Folder 1 Tammy Grimes - Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival, 1984
Folder 2-5 A Variable Passion - Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival, 1985

Subseries 11. University of Pittsburgh Theatre Arts Department

Folder 6 Good/Windows of Heaven - University of Pittsburgh Theatre Arts and the Jewish Playwrights Conference, 1983
Folder 7 On Broadway - University of Pittsburgh Theatre Arts

Subseries 12. Miscellaneous and Unidentified Productions


Box 8
Folder 1 Unidentified production notes
Folder 2 Hair - commercial score
Folder 3 Leader of the Pack, 1985
Folder 4 Pittsburgh Brewing Company - 125th Anniversary Project