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Collection Scope and Content Notes


The productions in this series are arranged chronologically, 1948-1969. Files range in size from Courtin’ Time, a single folder of photographs of the theatre marquee, Ceremonies in Dark Old Men, 42 folders, including programs, publicity, reviews, correspondence, company bills, budget, casting, contracts, photographs, etc., and the financial records of the investment company (A.K. company) including bank statements, financial statements, insurance records, investors correspondence and records and tax returns. Organization for each play is fairly similar, depending upon contents: Production history, i.e. programs, publicity, reviews; correspondence; other production information filed in alphabetical order; and financial records of the investment company, also in alphabetical order. Following is a list of the productions, each with name of investment company (if pertinent), New York opening date, and number of performances.

1. The Last Dance. January 27, 1948. 7 performances.

2. The Play’s the Thing. April 28, 1948. 244 performances.

3. Jenny Kissed Me. December 23, 1948. 20 performances.

4. Courtin’ Time. June 13, 1951. 37 performances.

5. Two’s Company. December 15, 1952. 91 performances.

6. Come Blow Your Horn. Kentwood Company. February 22, 1961. 617 performances.

7. The Beauty Part. Beautiful Company. December 26, 1962. 85 performances.

8. The Advocate. Advocate Company. October 14, 1963. 8 performances.

9. Absence of Cello. Cello company. September 21, 1964. 120 performances.

10. The Paisley Convertible. Happy Bed Company. February 11, 1967.

11. The Girl in the Freudian Slip. Slip Company. May 18, 1967. 4 performances.

12. Sweet Eros and Witness. B.B. Company. November 21, 1968. 78 performances.

13. Ceremonies in Dark Old Men. A.K. Company. April 28, 1969. Pocket Theatre. 320 performances.

14. Angela. Angela Company. October 30, 1969. 4 performances.

15. Who’s Happy Now? Precious Company, November 17, 1962. 32 performances.


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