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Gay dramatists

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Jim (Buddy) Ball papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2014-004
Abstract James L. Ball, Ph.D., known as "Buddy" Ball, produced films, records, and videos from about 1977 to 1997 for a variety of audiences including African American churches and other Christian groups, crafters, gay men, and horror fans. The collection includes corporate records, personal papers, and photographs documenting his varied activities from his early career as an educator to his involvement in motorcycle clubs to his inclusion in the banned-in-Britain "Video nasties" list.
Dates: 1959-1987

Celebration Theatre collection

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 2
Identifier: Coll2007-017
Abstract Early executive committee minutes, performance budgets, programs, flyers, press kits, photographs, correspondence, and newspaper clippings, including reviews, documenting the activities of the Celebration Theatre, 1982-2006. The collection consists of materials from the collections of Jim Kepner, the first Vice Chairman, of Robert Schrock, a former artistic director, and of the Purple Circuit, an information clearinghouse for gay and lesbian theater, founded by Bill Kaiser.
Dates: 1982-2018

David Gaard theatrical works and short stories

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1
Identifier: Coll2008-072
Abstract Scripts and screenplays of original theatrical works and adaptations for the stage and screen by David Gaard, alone and in collaboration with others. Production and performance materials, including contracts, set designs, printouts of e-mail, schedules, fliers, postcards, programs, and reviews.
Dates: circa 1965-2010

Jeff Hagedorn papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1
Identifier: Coll2008-006
Abstract Scripts, journals, correspondence, flyers, programs, press releases, reviews, research materials, photographic negatives, publicity stills, and other materials, 1979 to 1995, relating to playwright Jeff Hagedorn, his production company, SYZYGY, and his internationally produced theatrical works and video productions.
Dates: 1979-1995

Clint Jefferies theater scripts and recordings

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2008-058
Abstract This collection consists of scripts of plays and musicals written by Clint Jefferies and recordings of performances of these pieces by Wings Theatre Company of New York City.
Dates: 1991-2002

Marvin C. Johnson papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2014-036
Overview Scripts, sheet music, copyright information, and notes, 1955-1975, from writer Marvin C. Johnson. The bulk of the collection is comprised of scripts and sheet music from the musical, "How to Make a Dumb Blonde," (1969-1973) written by Johnson, with music by James Anderson.
Dates: 1955-1975

Michael Kearns papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1:; Series Series 3
Identifier: Coll2008-009
Abstract Clippings, flyers, manuscripts, photographs, programs, posters, scripts, and VHS videotapes of the works, theatrical performances, and appearances of Michael Kearns; a parent, playwright, producer, director, actor, author, and activist, who is openly gay and HIV-positive.
Dates: 1950 - 2014

Gay and Lesbian Drama Scripts Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2008-003
Abstract Stage and motion picture scripts, screenplays, synopses, treatments, and music and lyrics, most with a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender theme or possibly by a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender person.
Dates: circa 1938-2005; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2000

Michael Shere papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2014-015
Abstract This collection consists of Michael Shere's written works and personal papers, 1971-1994. Michael Shere worked as a theatrical performer, script writer, set and sound designer, and composer for 25 years. He also was an activist for the LGBT community, including for AIDS organizations such as Artists Confronting AIDS and the AIDS Service Center.
Dates: 1971-1994

Southeastern Arts, Media and Education Project records

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.; Series Series 2
Identifier: Coll2008-020
Abstract Play submissions, correspondence, membership information, administrative records, and publications of the Southeastern Arts Media and Entertainment (SAME) Project, 1985 to 1996.
Dates: 1985-1996