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Series IV. Brockett Productions, 1962-1994

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains materials that relate to specific productions of Brockett's. It is divided into three subseries: Scripts, Scores, and Skits / Other materials.

Subseries 1. Scripts, 1969-1994

Scope and Content Notes:

Boxes 8-14 are production scripts to many of Brockett’s shows, which are arranged alphabetically by title. For some titles the folder not only contains the script, but also other items that pertain to the production, such as music orchestrations and correspondence.


Box 8
Folder 1-2 Amen, Amen Etc. script
Folder 3 Beads script, 1970-1971
Folder 4 Bicentennial Wagon Train Show script, 1975
Folder 5 Big Bad Burlesque script - Orpheum Theatre / office copy
Folder 6 Big Bad Burlesque script - lighting cues for club date version
Folder 7 Big Bad Burlesque script - revised, November 1979
Folder 8 Big Bad Burlesque script - office copy, April 1991
Folder 9 Bless My Soul script
Folder 10 Bring on the Broads script, 1970
Folder 11 Broadway Big Top
Folder 12 Broadway Tonight - Heinz Hall, November 12 1971
Folder 13 Brockett and Barbara and Friends - Marriott, 1986

Box 9
Folder 1 Brockett and Barbara in Trashdance, 1984
Folder 2 Brockett and Barbara at 104
Folder 3 Brockett and Barbara in Sixtysomething
Folder 4 Brockett and Barbara's 25th Anniversary
Folder 5-6 Burlesqapade - copies of scripts
Folder 7 Burlesque Gaieties script, 1974
Folder 8 Cat Cay, March 10 1982
Folder 9 Celebration '76 script and promotional materials, 1975
Folder 10 Commercials scripts
Folder 11-12 Cowardly Way Out script
Folder 13 Desdamona Fink Meets Son of Stage Struck
Folder 14 Don Brockett with Champagne

Box 10
Folder 1 Don't Feed the Crockagators script, 1969
Folder 2 Don Brockett's Forbidden Pittsburgh '85 script - original office copy
Folder 3 Don Brockett's Forbidden Pittsburgh '86 script, April 1986
Folder 4 Don Brockett's Forbidden Pittsburgh '86 script - office copy
Folder 5 Don Brockett's Forbidden Pittsburgh '87 script
Folder 6 Don Brockett's Forbidden Pittsburgh '88 script
Folder 7 Don Brockett's Forbidden Pittsburgh '89 script
Folder 8-9 Don Brockett's Forbidden Pittsburgh '90 script, 1990
Folder 11 Don Brockett's Forbidden Pittsburgh '92 script, July 1992
Folder 12 Don Brockett's Forbidden Pittsburgh '93 script, 1992-1993

Box 11
Folder 1 Don Brockett's Forbidden Pittsburgh '94 script
Folder 2 Don Brockett's Forbidden Pittsburgh '95 script
Folder 3-4 Fred Rogers 25th anniversary special script, 1979
Folder 5 Gimbels Bunny Breakfast script, 1985
Folder 6 Gimbels Christmas show script, 1984
Folder 7-8 Go Pound Salt script - Ben Gross restaurant, 1969
Folder 9 Hello Tourists script
Folder 10-11 How the West was Won script, 1976
Folder 12 Industrial Show script and promotional materials
Folder 13 Ingersoll Rand script - office copy with final changes

Box 12
Folder 1 Josephine the Short Neck Giraffe the sequel! script, 1988-1989
Folder 2 Loveboat Follies script
Folder 3-4 Love Song script
Folder 5 Lyrics Verse script
Folder 6 National Jewish Test script
Folder 7 New Amen Show script - Baltimore
Folder 8 New Amen Show script - Marriott
Folder 9 New Amen Show script with changes, 1975
Folder 10 NYC Update script
Folder 11 Peaches and Bananas script, July 1 1980
Folder 12 Peaches and Bananas script office copy and score, July 1 1980

Box 13
Folder 1 Pennsylvania Show script, November 17 1980
Folder 2 Politics '72 script - Ben Gross restaurant, 1972
Folder 3 Poor Pitiful Pittsburgh script - Ben Gross Restaurant, 1969-1970
Folder 4 Places Please script
Folder 5 Places Please script office copy
Folder 6 Pretty Please script
Folder 7 Riverboat Follies, 1992
Folder 8 Santa's Workshop script, October 25 1984
Folder 9 Sights and Sounds of Pittsburgh script, November 1989
Folder 10 Son of Stage Struck script
Folder 11-12 Stage Struck script
Folder 13 Sweet Feet script
Folder 14 Sweet Feet - Cockeysville, May 1974

Box 14
Folder 1 Sweet Feet script - Jennerstown Baltimore re-write
Folder 2 Symphony Cabaret script - Duquesne Club April 4 1992
Folder 3 Tom Smith script, 1974-1976
Folder 4 TV or Not TV script - Celestial, March 11 1977
Folder 5 U.J.F. Show Full of Life, October 1983
Folder 6 Vintage Brockett and Barbara script, 1987
Folder 7 Vintage Brockett and Barbara Again script, 1988
Folder 8 Wake Up Santa
Folder 9 Who Needs a Showtrain? script and early music and sketches
Folder 10 You Get Your Show script 1969

Subseries 2. Scores, 1969-1994

Scope and Content Notes:

Boxes 15-17 contain the production scores to several of Brockett’s shows; they are arranged alphabetically by the title of the production.


Box 15
Folder 1-2 Amen, Amen, Etc. score, 1973
Folder 3 Big Bad Burlesque full score, January 1982
Folder 4-5 Big Bad Burlesque score

Box 16
Folder 1 Big Bad Burlesque score
Folder 2 Big Bad Burlesque piano score, January 1982
Folder 3 Big Bad Burlesque - Burlesque Gaieties score
Folder 4 Bless My Soul score
Folder 5 Forbidden Pittsburgh ’85 score
Folder 6 Forbidden Pittsburgh ’93 score

Box 17
Folder 1 Forbidden Pittsburgh ’94 score, 1993-1994
Folder 2 Industrial Show music, 1969-1976
Folder 3 Ingersol Rand score, 1975-1976
Folder 4 Just for Openers score
Folder 5 Mister Roger’s Operas, 1973-1974
Folder 6 The New Amen Show score
Folder 7 Not Tonight I Have a Headache score
Folder 8-10 Sweet Feet score, 1977
Folder 11 Utopia 20 score, 1978
Folder 12 Unidentified scores

Subseries 3. Skits and other materials, 1962-1978

Scope and Content Notes:

Boxes 18 and 19 are an alphabetical arrangement by title prepared by Don Brockett of skits, comedic scenes, intros, medleys, and some lyrics to songs. Box 20 consists of miscellaneous materials including scrapbooks, programs, artwork, etc.


Box 18
Folder 1-10 Skits, intros, lyrics, etc "A-M"

Box 19
Folder 1-7 Skits, intros, lyrics, etc "N-Z"

Box 20
Folder 1 Big Bad Burlesque scrapbook
Folder 2 Brockett's Broadway Babes planning
Folder 3 Fred Rogers 25th anniversary special planning
Folder 4 Industrial Show programs
Folder 5 Miscellaneous artwork
Folder 6 N.Y.C. stage manager's book
Folder 7 Peaches and Bananas artwork
Folder 8 Programs, 1968-1993
Folder 9 Special Material
Folder 10 Tony Domino finale - rough draft