Drama -- 20th century
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Moana Bennett papers
Collection of personal papers and production materials from Moana Bennett. Includes material concerning the play Because of Elizabeth and other plays.
Brigham Young University theatre productions directed by Harold I. Hansen
Includes a scrapbook of programs and photographs for productions dated 1952-1964. The table of contents to the volume lists plays as late as 1966. Collection also contains a list of Hansen-directed productions, 1952-1956, which includes several names, presumably of cast members. A second list identifies productions dated 1969-1981, with specific performance dates; directors, including Hansen and others; and scene designers.
Vincent Godfrey Burns papers
Poems, newspaper clippings, songs, pamphlets, a script, and programs. Also included are copies of "The Rainbow: Maryland's Poetry Magazine." The materials relate to Bruns' career as a poet and as a writer.
Lillian de la Torre papers
Typed manuscripts of various plays; correspondence, 1966-1985; and research files on her plays, including photographs, scrapbooks, magazines, working notes, bibliographies, news clippings, and correspondence. Also contains certificates, including for Lillian's baptism (Catholic) and marriage.
Fire in the Bones play manuscript
Typed manuscript of Roger's play "Fire in the Bones." The play explores the circumstances surrounding the Mountain Meadows Massacre and subsequent execution of John D. Lee.
Play about John C. Fremont [Fremont] coming to Parowan
Photocopy of a typed manuscript. The author and date of the item are unknown. The play was written for "pioneer days." The play mentions prominent people who had visited or came from Parowan, Utah.
Nathan and Ruth Hale plays
This collection contains photocopies of printed musical and dramatic plays by Nathan Hale and his wife, Ruth Hale. They began writing plays during the Great Depression of the 1930s when their LDS Church ward did not have the funds to purchase royalties. The collection contains 46 plays, many of which have been published.
Harold I. Hansen papers
Harold I. Hansen collection on Brigham Young University, 1968-1974
Contains theatrical and miscellaneous materials, correspondence, scripts from various university productions, and material relating to Theta Alpha Phi fraternity.
Harold I. Hansen papers on Sand in Their Shoes, 1955-1961
Contains production book and lyrics, budget information, casting information, correspondence, news clippings and material about Don Oscarson, material relating to publicity and promotions, technical state and other correspondence, props for a miniature set, and vocal score.