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Gregory Mosher papers, 1938-2002, bulk 1967-2002

Summary Information

Abstract

Gregory Mosher is an American theater director and producer. He led the Goodman Theatre in Chicago and later was asked to head the theater at Lincoln Center in New York City. Mosher was at Lincoln Center from 1985-1992. While there, he launched an innovative production schedule and implemented a new marketing scheme that replaced the traditional subscriber arrangement. Under Mosher, the theater flourished. He eventually left Lincoln Center and went on to lead the Arts Initiative at Columbia University. Currently, Mosher is a professor at Columbia's School of Arts. The collection consists of production files and correspondence from Mosher's time at the Goodman Theatre and Lincoln Center as well as for productions later in his career. In addition, there are plays as well as notebooks, appointment books, and videocassettes.

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1527
Bib ID 7680689 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Mosher, Gregory
Title Gregory Mosher papers, 1938-2002, bulk 1967-2002
Physical Description 26 linear feet (26 record cartons)
Language(s) English .
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Arrangement

Arrangement

Material is arranged into seven series.

Description

Summary

The collection consists of files related to Gregory Mosher's tenure at both the Goodman Theatre in Chicago and the theater at Lincoln Center in New York City. The files consists of business material related to productions that Mosher either directed or produced, which consist of casting ideas, correspondence, clippings and reviews, and publicity materials. The collection also consists of plays, appointment books, notebooks, telephone message books, and video cassettes.

  • Series I: Correspondence, 1967-2002

    Series I: Correspondence consists of both professional and personal correspondence received by Gregory Mosher. For the most part, the correspondence relates to Mosher's professional career as director of the Goodman Theatre in Chicago and the theater at Lincoln Center in New York City. However, there is some earlier correspondence as well as correspondence related to work Mosher engaged in following his time at Lincoln Center, for instance, his work with the Circle in the Square Theatre.

  • Series II: General Files, 1971-2001

    Series II: General Files makes up the most substantial portion of the collection. It consists of production files for several plays produced or directed by Mosher. These include: Anything Goes, The Dead, Freak, and Stanley. There are general files from Mosher's time at the Goodman Theatre, the theater at Lincoln Center, and Circle in the Square Theatre. Included in this series as well are files related to individuals, notably Samuel Beckett, Arthur Miller, and John V. Lindsay. Files consist of casting ideas, clippings and reviews, correspondence, notes, and production material.

  • Series III: Plays, 1938-2001

    Series III: Plays consists of play scripts. A substantial portion of the plays in this series were written by John Guare, Arthur Miller, and Richard Nelson. While there are a few first drafts, the majority of the plays are final versions.

  • Series IV: Appointment Books, 1974-1997

    Series IV: Appointment Books contains Gregory Mosher's appointment books from 1974-1997. The books are handwritten and occasionally contain additional pieces of paper and loose notes.

  • Series V: Notebooks, 1970-1997

    Series V: Notebooks contains notebooks from 1970 to 1997, also books on particular productions. The notebooks contain handwritten notes that are generally hard to decipher.

  • Series VI: Telephone Message Books, undated

    Series VI: Telephone Message Books consists of roughly 20 message books of telephone calls received by Gregory Mosher and/or his assistant. The books are undated.

  • Series VII: Audio Visual Material, 1972-2000

    Series VII: Audio Visual Material consists almost entirely of videocassettes. A majority of the video is labeled. There is a mix of whole production length recordings of plays to news coverage related to productions. Additionally, there are two CDs and one audiocassette recording of Mosher's production of The Dead.

Using the Collection

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You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

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This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Gregory Mosher Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accrual

No additions are expected

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Ownership and Custodial History

The Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Columbia University purchased the Gregory Mosher Papers from Gregory Mosher via Glenn Horowitz Booksellers, Inc. in May 2009.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2009.2010.M074: Source of acquisition--Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, Inc. Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--2009.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers processed Adrien Hilton November 2012.

Finding Aid written Adrien Hilton January 2013.

Revision Description

2013-01-10 xml document instance created by Adrien Hilton

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

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Subject

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"Portal"
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Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dramatists, American -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Goodman Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Leguizamo, John Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lincoln Center Theater (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mamet, David Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mosher, Gregory Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nelson, Richard, 1950- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Playwriting Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Theater -- Production and direction Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Gregory Mosher is an influential figure in American and international theater. He was born in New York City in 1949 and attended Ithaca College and the Juilliard School. After graduation, Mosher moved to Chicago and became an assistant to William Woodman, head of the Goodman Theatre. Mosher stayed at the Goodman for seven seasons. Following his tenure in Chicago, Mosher was invited by former NYC mayor, John V. Lindsay to head the theater at Lincoln Center. Mosher accepted the position. He began to rework the organization of the theater. Mosher launched an innovative production schedule and implemented a new marketing scheme that replaced the traditional subscriber arrangement. Under Mosher, the theater flourished. He eventually left Lincoln Center and went on to lead the Arts Initiative at Columbia University. Currently, Mosher is a professor at Columbia's School of Arts.

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Series I: Correspondence, 1967-2002

Series I: Correspondence consists of both professional and personal correspondence received by Gregory Mosher. For the most part, the correspondence relates to Mosher's professional career as director of the Goodman Theatre in Chicago and the theater at Lincoln Center in New York City. However, there is some earlier correspondence as well as correspondence related to work Mosher engaged in following his time at Lincoln Center, for instance, his work with the Circle in the Square Theatre.



Box 1 1967


Box 1 1974


Box 1 1975


Box 1 1976


Box 1 1977


Box 1 1978


Box 1 1979


Box 1 1980


Box 1 1981


Box 1 1981-1982, (3 folders)


Box 1 1982, (3 folders)


Box 1 1983, (4 folders)


Box 1 1984


Box 1 1985, (2 folders)


Box 1 1986


Box 1 1987


Box 1 1987-1988 (Leonard Bernstein), 1987-1988


Box 1 1988


Box 1 1989 (A-K), 1989, (3 folders)


Box 1 1989 (L-Z), 1989, (2 folders)



Box 2 1989 (L-Z), 1989


Box 2 1989, (2 folders)


Box 2 1990, (5 folders)


Box 2 1991, (5 folders)


Box 2 1992, (2 folders)


Box 2 1993-1996


Box 2 1997


Box 2 1998-1999, (2 folders)


Box 2 1998-2000 (To Be Answered), 1998-2000


Box 2 2000-2002


Box 2 undated, (4 folders)

Series II: General Files, 1971-2001

Series II: General Files makes up the most substantial portion of the collection. It consists of production files for several plays produced or directed by Mosher. These include: Anything Goes, The Dead, Freak, and Stanley. There are general files from Mosher's time at the Goodman Theatre, the theater at Lincoln Center, and Circle in the Square Theatre. Included in this series as well are files related to individuals, notably Samuel Beckett, Arthur Miller, and John V. Lindsay. Files consist of casting ideas, clippings and reviews, correspondence, notes, and production material.


Box 2 Abbott, George, 1987-1988


Box 2 Addresses, undated


Box 2 American Arts Alliance--Legislative Review, 1989


Box 2 American Council for the Arts, 1985


Box 2 American Music Theater Festival, 1986


Anything Goes



Box 3 1962 Off-Broadway Revival, 1977, 1962, 1977


Box 3 1986-1989, (2 folders)


Box 3 Original Version, undated


Box 3 Playbills, 1987-1989


Box 3 Press, 1987, (2 folders)


Box 3 Re-Casting, 1988-1989


Box 3 Script, 1988 undated, (2 folders)


Box 3 Tour, 1987-1988


Box 3 The Archbishop's Ceiling, Arthur Miller,, 1989-1991


Atlantic Theater Company


Box 3 1987-1989


Box 3 1990-1991


Box 3 Awards, 1988


Box 3 The Bacchae , 1990


Box 3 Bal Richard Nelson, 1979-1980, (2 folders)


Beckett, Samuel


Box 3 1977-1995, (6 folders)



Box 4 I'll Go On , 1986-1988


Box 4 Memorial, 1990, (2 folders)


Waiting for Godot--Gate Theatre


Box 4 1986-1988


Box 4 Ticket Requests, 1984-1988, (2 folders)


Box 4 Best Save, Leon Hinckley May hew--Short Story, 1991 July 12, 1991


Box 4 A Bird in the Hand Madeleine Olnek,, undated


Box 4 Board Lists (various), 1983-1984


Box 4 Bodies, Rest, and Motion, Roger Hedden,, 1986


Box 4 Bond Street Theatre Coalition, 1983-1984


Box 4 Boys' Life Howard Korder, 1988


Box 4 Bubbleheads, 1988


Box 4 Calder, John, 1986-1991


Box 4 Cale, David, 1987-1989


Box 4 Calendars, 1983 undated


Box 4 Call Sheets (messages), 1997


Box 4 Candida , 1983


Box 4 Carmen Jones , 1986


Box 4 Casey and the Bat , 1986


Box 4 Casting Ideas, 1987-1993


Box 4 Casting Lists (misc.), 1987 undated


Box 4 Cattaneo, Anne, 1985


Circle in the Square Theatre


Box 4 1996-1997, (3 folders)


Box 4 Benefits/Invitations, 1997


Board of Directors


Box 4 1996-1997, (4 folders)


Box 4 Minutes, 1996-1997


Box 4 Prospects, 1997


Box 4 Chapter 11/Bankruptcy, 1997


Box 4 Correspondence, 1996-1997


Box 4 Development, 1996-1997


Box 4 Donors, 1996-1997


Box 4 Executive Committee, 1996


Box 4 Member Letters of Support, 1997


Box 4 Members (potential), 1997


Membership


Box 4 1996-1997


Box 4 Correspondence, 1996-1997


Box 4 Memoranda, 1997 undated


Box 4 Services, 1996-1997



Box 5 Totals, 1997


Box 5 Press, 1996-1997


Tony Awards


Box 5 1997


Box 5 Nominations, undated


Box 5 Rules, 1996


Box 5 "Thank Yous", 1997


Box 5 Voter Statistics, 1996-1997


Box 5 Website, 1996


Box 5 Clara Arthur Miller, undated


Box 5 Clara/I Can't Remember Anything, Arthur Miller, 1985-1986 undated, 1985-1986, undated, (3 folders)


Box 5 The Comedy of Errors , 1987


Box 5 The Confessions of Nat Turner , 1986


Box 5 Cop Gives Waitress $2.5 Million Tip (screenplay)--Correspondence, 1992


Box 5 Cover Letters/Resumes, 1985-1986, (2 folders)


Box 5 Crime and Punishment , 1986


Box 5 Danger: Memory! Arthur Miller, 1987


Box 5 A Day without Art, 1990


Box 5 De Lignieres, Christine--Poems and Texts (copies), undated


The Dead, Richard Nelson/James Joyce


Box 5 1997-1999


Box 5 Casting (Replacements), 2000


Box 5 Closing Extension, 2000


Box 5 Contact Sheet, 2000


Box 5 Contract, 2000


Box 5 Correspondence, 2000


Box 5 Correspondence (incoming), 2000


Box 5 Correspondence (outgoing), 2000


Box 5 Press, 2000


Box 5 Press/Reviews, 2000, (2 folders)


Box 5 Reviews, 2000, (2 folders)


Box 5 Script, 1999, (2 folders)


Box 5 Tony Nominations, 2000


Box 5 Tour, 2000


Box 5 Tour--Casting, 2000


Box 5 Death and the King's Horseman Wole Soyinka,, 1996-1987, (2 folders)


Box 5 Department of Cultural Affairs (New York), 1985


Box 5 The Drama League of New York, 1985


Box 5 Elizabeth Theater Group, 1983-1984


Box 5 Equity Library Theatre (Chicago, IL), 1974



Box 6 Faust Randy Newman, 1991


Box 6 Ferguson, Glenn, 1983


Box 6 The Fever Wallace Shawn, 1990-1991


Box 6 The Flying Karamazov Brothers, 1983-1986


Freak , 1997-1998, (3 folders)


Box 6 Advertisements, 1999


Atlantic Theater Company


Box 6 Advertisements/Graphics, 1997


Box 6 Agreements/Legal, 1997


Box 6 Budgets/Projected Income, 1997


Box 6 Marketing, 1997


Box 6 Memos, 1997


Box 6 Press, 1997


Box 6 Seating/House Seats, 1997


Box 6 Budget, 1998


Box 6 Budgets (Broadway), 1997


Box 6 Circle in the Square Theatre, 1997


Box 6 Correspondence, 1997


Box 6 Cort Theatre (New York, NY), undated


Box 6 Hilfiger, Tommy, 1997


Box 6 Investors, 1997


Box 6 Latin Demographics, 1996-1997


Box 6 Leguizamo, John, 1996-1997


Box 6 Marketing, 1998, (5 folders)


Box 6 Opening Night Lists, 1998


Box 6 Pre-Production Expenses, 1997


Box 6 Press, 1996-1997


Box 6 Programs, 1997


Box 6 P.S. 122, 1997


Box 6 Script, undated


Box 6 Tour, 1997-1998


Box 6 Foundations Information (assorted), 1984


Box 6 The Front Page Ben Hecht, 1986, (2 folders)



Box 7 Gardenia , 1983


Box 7 Gelber, Jack, 1986


Box 7 Gilman-Gonzalez-Falla Foundation, 1987-1991


Goodman Theatre


Box 7 1971-1986 undated, 1971-1986, undated, (3 folders)


Box 7 1981-1982 Season, 1979-1981, 1981-1982, 1979-1981


Box 7 1983-1984 Season, 1980-1982, 1983-1984, 1980-1982


Box 7 Annual Report, 1977-1980


Box 7 Artistic Beliefs and Principles, 1980-1981


Box 7 Artistic Director Search Committee, 1985


Box 7 "The Beckett Project", 1983


Box 7 A Christmas Carol , 1979-1984


Box 7 Financials, 1974-1980, (3 folders)


Box 7 The Front Page , 1981


Box 7 Goodman Guide , 1980-1982, (3 folders)


Box 7 Krapp's Last Tape , 1980


Box 7 News Releases, 1975-1980 undated, 1975-1980, undated, (3 folders)


Box 7 News Releases (about), circa, 1977 undated


Box 7 Production Schedule, 1980


Box 7 Programs, 1983


Box 7 Promotional Material, 1974-1979


Box 7 Reviews, 1977-1979, (2 folders)


Box 7 Reviews/Clippings, 1977-1978, (2 folders)


Box 7 Stage 2, 1975-1976


Box 7 Subscription Mailings, 1976-1979


Box 7 "Theatre at Midnight", 1974-1975


Box 7 Goose and Tomtom David Rabe, 1986 undated, (2 folders)


Box 7 Gray, Spalding, 1986 undated


Box 7 Guare, John, 1979-1992


Box 7 Guys and Dolls , 1990


Box 7 Habimah Theater, 1987



Box 8 Hagen, Uta--Clippings and Photographs, 1981


Box 8 Haifi Municipal Theatre, 1983


Box 8 Hall, Adrian, undated


Box 8 Hare, David and Frank Rich, 1989


Box 8 Hedden, Roger, 1986


Box 8 The Hero of Santa Maria Kenneth Sawyer Goodman and Ben Hecht,, undated


Box 8 Hoffman, Dustin, 1987


Box 8 House of Blue Leaves John Guare, 1985-1986, (5 folders)


Box 8 In Celebration , 1986


Box 8 An International Situation (short story) Richard Nelson, 1992


Box 8 Invitations, 1985-1986 undated, 1985-1986, undated


Box 8 Irwin, Bill, 1987-1988 1990, 1987-1988, 1990


Box 8 Ivanov, Riders to the Sea , undated


Box 8 Jerome Foundation, Inc., 1985


Box 8 June 12 Entertainment, 1991-1992


Box 8 Kalcheim, Lee, 1986-1988


Box 8 Kennedy Center Honors, 1991-1992, (2 folders)


Box 8 Korder, Howard, undated


Box 8 La Zanzara, undated


Box 8 Lady in the Dark , 1989-1991, (2 folders)


Box 8 The Lady or the Tiger , undated


Box 8 Landmark West, 1986


Box 8 Les Blancs , 1988


Box 8 Levanthal, Nathan, 1984-1985


Box 8 The Linc. , 1989


Box 8 Lincoln Center Council, 1982-1984


Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.


Box 8 Board of Directors' Lists, 1984-1985


Box 8 Board of Directors' Lists and Correspondence, 1983-1984


Box 8 Segal, Martin, 1982-1984 undated, 1982-1984, undated, (2 folders)


Box 8 Staff List, 1984-1985


Box 8 Lincoln Center Plaza--Maps, undated


Lincoln Center Theater


Box 8 5th Annual Benefit, 1990


Box 8 Active Projects, 1986


Box 8 Board of Directors--Memoranda, 1990-1991


Box 8 Call Sheets (phone messages), 1986-1991, (3 folders)



Box 9 Casting Memoranda, 1991


Box 9 Christmas Gift Project, 1986


Box 9 Development Memoranda, 1984-1991


Box 9 Dreyfus, Richard, 1987-1988


Box 9 The First Six Years 1985-1991 , 1991


Box 9 General Information, 1986


Box 9 Membership Memoranda, 1990


Box 9 New Audiences Now! A Report on Lincoln Center Theater's Introductory Membership Program, , 1994


Box 9 New York Times Article, 1989


Box 9 Now in its Tenth Year! , 1994


Box 9 Practical Aesthetics Workshop, 1986


Box 9 Production Chronologies (assorted), 1982-1984


Box 9 Productions, 1985-1991


Box 9 Speed-the-Play-- Various Materials,, 1989


Box 9 Writing Group, 1986


Lincoln Center Theater Company


Box 9 Booklet, circa, 1985


Box 9 Budget, 1985


Box 9 Development, 1985


Box 9 Marketing, 1986


Box 9 Mission Statement, 1985


Box 9 Rockefeller Benefit, 1985


Box 9 Lindsay, John V., 1984-1992, (2 folders)


Box 9 Live from Lincoln Center , 1987


Box 9 The Local Stigmatic , undated


Box 9 Lort, 1991


Madame Melville


Box 9 Blueprints, 2001


Box 9 London, 2000


Box 9 Performance Reports, 2001


Box 9 Market Theatre, 1986-1987


Box 9 Mazzola, John, 1982


Measure for Measure, William Shakespeare


Box 9 1989


Box 9 Casting, 1988


Box 9 Mellon Foundation, 1989-1990


Box 9 Merrily We Roll Along , 1985-1988


Miller, Arthur


Box 9 1985-1991


Box 9 75th Birthday Celebration, 1990, (3 folders)



Box 10 Autobiography Reading, 1987


Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater


Box 10 1985


Box 10 Production Agreement, 1985


Box 10 Monster in a Box , 1990


Mosher, Gregory


Box 10 Bios/Photographs, 1986-1992


Box 10 Clippings, 1974-1985


Box 10 Farewell Party, 1991-1992 undated, 1991-1992, undated, (4 folders)


Box 10 Resume, undated


Box 10 Speaking Engagements/Interviews, 1985-1988


Travel


Box 10 1983 Europe, 1983


Box 10 1985 Europe, 1985


Box 10 1987


Box 10 1989 July, London, Barcelona, South Africa, 1989


Box 10 1989 August, London, Paris, USSR, 1989


Box 10 1989 Europe, 1989


Box 10 1990 March, London, Prague, Russia, 1990


Box 10 1990 October, London, Prague, Paris, Johannesburg, 1990


Box 10 Mr. Gogol and Mr. Preen , 1991 undated, (4 folders)


Box 10 Mulebone, Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes, 1986-1992 undated, 1986-1992, undated, (9 folders)



Box 11 Music Theater Trust, 1990


Box 11 National Endowment for the Arts--Draft Articles, undated


Box 11 NBC New Voices Program, 1988-1990


Box 11 Nekrosius, Eimuntas--Interview, 1991, (2 folders)


Box 11 Nelson, Richard, 1978-1979 1990 undated, 1978-1979, 1990 undated, (2 folders)


Box 11 The New Theatre Company, 1985


Box 11 New Vaudeville Festival, 1987


Box 11 New York International Festival of the Arts, 1986-1993, (4 folders)


Box 11 The New Yorker Festival, 2001


Box 11 Newman, Randy, 1986


Box 11 Non-Traditional Casting Project, Inc., 1989


Box 11 Notes, 1985 undated


Box 11 Off-Broadway Houses, undated


Box 11 The Orchestra , undated


Our Town


Box 11 1982-1989 undated, 1982-1989, undated, (6 folders)


Box 11 Casting, 1982-1989


Box 11 Pacino, Al, 1987


Box 11 Pan Asian Repertory, undated


Box 11 The People's Theatre Festival, 1982-1985


Box 11 Pepsico Summerfare (SUNY Purchase), 1986


Box 11 Philadelphia Festival Theatre for New Plays, 1987


Box 11 Photographs, undated, (3 folders)


Box 11 Plays--Correspondence, 1999-2001


Box 11 The Pollster (novel), Richard Nelson,, undated


Box 11 Prairie du Chien and the Shawl David Mamet,, 1985-1986



Box 12 Prairie du Chien and the Shawl David Mamet,, 1985-1986, (2 folders)


Box 12 Programs (various), 1974-1991 undated, 1974-1991, undated, (3 folders)


Box 12 Projects Submitted, 1998-1999 undated, 1998-1999, undated, (3 folders)


Box 12 Proposal Material, 1985-1988


Box 12 Queenie Pie , undated


Box 12 Rashomon , 1986


Box 12 The Regard of Flight , 1987


Box 12 Restoration , 1982


Box 12 Resumes, 1998-1999


Box 12 Reviews/Clippings, 1975-1996, (5 folders)


Box 12 Rich, Frank and Alex Witchel, 1989-1992


Box 12 Rising Above Absurdity , 1986


Road


Box 12 1986-1988


Box 12 Casting, 1988


Box 12 Reviews, 1986


Robbins, Jerome


Box 12 1986-1991


Box 12 Poppa Project, 1990-1991, (2 folders)


Box 12 Ron Giovanni: A Mock Opera in Two Acts, Tony Hendra, 1987-1988, (4 folders)


Box 12 The Royal Hunt of the Sun , 1986


Sarafina!


Box 12 1987-1989, (2 folders)



Box 13 1987-1989, (4 folders)


Box 13 Album, 1988


Box 13 US Tour, 1990


Box 13 Voices of Sarafina!, 1988-1989


Box 13 School Notebook, 1973 undated


Box 13 Shawn, Wally, 1985 1991, 1985, 1991


Box 13 Six Degrees of Separation, John Guare, 1989-1991(2 folders)


Box 13 Sloan, Larry, 1986 1989, 1986, 1989, (2 folders)


Some Americans Abroad, Richard Nelson


Box 13 1989-1990


Box 13 Screenplay, 1994


Box 13 The Son , 1975


Box 13 Sondheim, Stephen, 1987


Box 13 Sore Throats, 1983 1987, 1983, 1987


Box 13 Soyinka, Wole, 1986-1987


Box 13 Speech (unidentified), undated


Box 13 Spy/Absolut Benefit, 1991


Box 13 Squirrels , 1987


Stanley, Pam Gems


Box 13 Ad Schedule, 1997


Box 13 Advertisements, 1996-1997


Box 13 Awards, 1997


Box 13 Box Office Reports, 1997


Box 13 Budget/Operating Statement, 1997


Box 13 Closing Party, 1997


Box 13 Congratulations/Thank Yous, 1996-1997


Box 13 Contact Sheets, 1997 undated, (2 folders)


Box 13 Correspondence, 1996-1997


Box 13 Film, 1997


Box 13 House Seat Policy, 1997


Box 13 Indika--Early Concept Ideas, 1996-1997


Box 13 Member Attendance, 1997


Box 13 Memoranda, 1996-1997


Box 13 Opening Night, 1997



Box 14 Performance Reports, 1997


Photographs


Box 14 undated


Box 14 British Production, 1996


Box 14 Playbill and Publicity Materials, 1997


Box 14 Poster, Slides, 1997


Box 14 Press, 1996-1997, (3 folders)


Box 14 Program, 1996-1997


Box 14 Rehearsal Notes, 1997


Box 14 Reviews, 1997


Box 14 Serino Coyne Inc., 1997


Box 14 Sweet Confessions Inc., 1997


Box 14 Stinton, Colin, 1986-1987


A Streetcar Named Desire


Box 14 1991-1992


Box 14 Documentary, 1991


Box 14 Swisher, Deborah, 1999


Box 14 The Tenth Man , 1989


Box 14 Tharp, Twyla, undated


Box 14 Theatre Communications Group, Inc.--Contract, 1999-2000


Box 14 Theatre for a New Audience, 1985-1986


Box 14 The Time of Your Life William Saroyan,, undated


Box 14 Tony Awards, 1997


Box 14 Tony Awards Rules, 1989


Box 14 Tony Nominees, 1992


Box 14 Township Fever , 1990-1991


Two Shakespearean Actors, Richard Nelson


Box 14 1990-1992


Box 14 Casting, 1991


Box 14 Press, 1991-1992, (2 folders)


Box 14 Ubu Roi Alfred Jarry, 1988-1989


Box 14 The Umbilical Brothers, 1998


Box 14 Uncle Vanya , 1990-1991, (4 folders)


Box 14 United Talent Agency, 1997


Box 14 Victory Gardens Theatre, undated


Vivian Beaumont Theater


Box 14 Agreement with Gregory Mosher (includes correspondence), 1985, (2 folders)


Board of Directors


Box 14 1988-1990


Box 14 Merrin, Edward H., 1985


Box 14 Budget Estimate for Renovation, 1983


Box 14 Clippings, 1984-1985


Contributors


Box 14 Crouse, Anna, 1984-1985


Box 14 Cullman, Joan, 1983-1985


Box 14 Cullman, Joseph and Joan, 1987


Box 14 Heiskell, Andrew, 1985



Box 15 Janklow, Linda, 1983-1985


Box 15 Larsen, Ray, 1983-1985


Box 15 Lewis, Mrs. Perry J., 1984-1985


Box 15 Lewis, Edward, 1985


Box 15 Linton, Robert E., 1985


Box 15 Palmieri, Victor H., 1984-1985


Box 15 Peters, Elizabeth, 1983-1985


Box 15 Rockefeller, Blanchette, 1985


Box 15 Ross, Arthur, 1985


Box 15 Rudin, Lewis, 1985


Box 15 Schulman, Lowell M., 1984-1985


Box 15 Sloan, Howard, 1984-1985


Box 15 Tompkins, Josephine, 1984-1985


Box 15 Walker, Julia Armour (Mrs. C. Carter [Jr.]), 1985


Box 15 Elliot, Donald, 1984


Box 15 Hamlin, Jeff--Memoranda, 1985-1986


Box 15 Mission Statement, 1984


Box 15 Negotiating Committee with Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.,, 1984


Box 15 New York Public Library Poster Conservation, 1986


Box 15 Planning, 1985, (3 folders)


Box 15 Press Distribution List, 1985


Press Releases


Box 15 1982-1985 undated, 1982-1985, undated, (2 folders)


Box 15 Drafts, undated


Box 15 Steele, Scott--Phone Logs, 1984-1985


Box 15 Trustee Ideas, 1984


Box 15 Weinstein, Richard, 1984


Box 15 Waiting for Godot, Samuel Beckett, 1983 1986-1988, 1983, 1986-1988, (4 folders)


Box 15 Walcott, Derek, 1990


Box 15 Where Were You When it Went Down , 1986


Box 15 Women's Campaign Fund, 1995-1997


Box 15 Woodman, William, 1991-1992


Box 15 Woza Afrika, Percy Mtwa, 1985-1987 undated, 1985-1987, undated, (4 folders)


Box 15 Zaks, Jerry, 1989


Box 15 Zimmerman, Mary, 1996-1997

Series III: Plays, 1938-2001

Series III: Plays consists of play scripts. A substantial portion of the plays in this series were written by John Guare, Arthur Miller, and Richard Nelson. While there are a few first drafts, the majority of the plays are final versions.



Box 16 The 24 Hour Plays Benefit, undated


Box 16 Aggy Albert F. Innaurato, undated


Box 16 An American Comedy Richard Nelson,, 1982


Box 16 As You Like It--Notebook, undated


Box 16 Asinamali , undated


Box 16 Bal, Richard Nelson, 1979-1980 undated, 1979-1980, undated, (4 folders)


Box 16 Ball in the Twenty First Century Richard Nelson,, undated


Box 16 Battering Ram , 1976


Box 16 Between East and West Richard Nelson,, 1984


Box 16 Beyond Mozambique, George Walker, 1975 1978, 1975, 1978, (2 folders)


Box 16 Big Kiss John Guare, 1984


Box 16 Bond 18 Bruce Feirstein, 1996


Box 16 Born in the RSA Barney Simon, undated


Box 16 Bosoms and Neglect John Guare, 1978, (3 folders)


Box 16 Briefing a Scene, Richard Nelson, undated


Box 16 Chicago Ben Hecht, Ted Yates, undated


Box 16 Chris Christophersen Eugene G. O'Neill,, undated


Box 16 The Cocoanuts Irving Berlin, Book by George S. Kaufman,, undated


Box 16 The Collection--Notebook, 1972


Box 16 The Creation: A Treatment Flying Karamazov Brothers, 1981


The Dead, Richard Nelson


Box 16 1999



Box 17 undated


Box 17 Revisions, 1999 February, 1999


Box 17 Deeds Howard Brenton, Trevor Griffiths,, 1978


Box 17 The Designated Mourner Wallace Shawn,, 1995


Box 17 Dragon and Koo George Carroll, undated


Box 17 Dwarfian Master of a Million Shapes!, Michael Weller, undated


Box 17 Elegy for a Lady Arthur Miller, 1982


Box 17 End Game Samuel Beckett, undated, (2 folders)


Box 17 An Enemy of the People--Notebook, undated


Box 17 The Exception and the Rule Berthold Brecht,, 1986


Box 17 The Father August Strindberg, undated


Box 17 Faust Randy Newman, 1991


Box 17 Fear and Misery of a Generation Richard Nelson,, undated


Box 17 Flyer A Scene, Richard Nelson, undated


Box 17 Four Baboons Adoring the Sun--First Draft, 1990 October 4, 1990


Box 17 Franny's Way Richard Nelson, undated


Box 17 Gardenia , undated


Box 17 The General from America Richard Nelson,, 1995


Box 17 Ghost Country Philip Wohlstetter, Coby Scheldt,, 1994


Box 17 The Good Son Ian McEwan, 1992


Box 17 Goose and Tomtom David Rabe, undated


Box 17 Gossip George F. Walker, undated


Box 17 The Great Bird Carlo Gozzi, circa, 1985



Box 18 The Great Bird Carlo Gozzi, circa, 1985


Box 18 Hamlet Shel Silverstein, undated


Box 18 Hey, Stay A While John Guare, undated


Box 18 The Home Play , 1990


Box 18 I Can't Remember Anything Arthur Miller,, undated


Box 18 Illuminatus! Robert Anton Wilson, Robert Shea,, undated


Box 18 Incertain, Richard Nelson, 1998 September, 1998


Box 18 The Innocent Ian McEwan, 1990


Box 18 Island of Lost Coeds, A Second Thrill Packed Feature, Warren Casey and Jim Jacobs, 1979


Box 18 Kafka's Dick Alan Bennett, 1986


Box 18 King of the Amazon Philip Wholstetter,, 1995


Box 18 Kipper Kids , undated


Box 18 Languages Spoken Here Richard Nelson,, undated


Box 18 Letters from France Michael O. Donoghue,, undated


Box 18 Loose Ends Michael Weller, undated


Box 18 Love Junkie Robert Plunket, 1993


Lydia Breeze, John Guare


Box 18 1984, (2 folders)


Box 18 First Draft, 1984


Box 18 Madame Melville, Richard Nelson, 1998-2000 undated, 1998-2000, undated, (4 folders)


Box 18 The Man Who Had Three Arms Edward Albee,, 1982


Box 18 Marriage Play Edward Albee, circa, 1987


Box 18 The Marquis of Keith Frank Wedekind,, 1951


Box 18 Miss Julie August Strindberg, Richard Nelson,, 1997


Moon Over Miami, John Guare



Box 19 1985-1989, (2 folders)


Box 19 First Draft, 1985


Box 19 Nice Mustapha Matura, 1980


Box 19 Nothing Except Ourselves Laura Jones,, undated


Box 19 On the Barricades or Where to Begin Richard Nelson, Alexander Gelman,, 1992


Box 19 One Tennis Shoe Shel Silverstein, undated


Box 19 Our Town Thornton Wilder (copy), 1938


Box 19 Pet People Alan Castle, 1999


Box 19 Play Mas Mustapha Matura, undated


Box 19 A Professional Comedy or The Writer's Tale Richard Nelson, 1981, (2 folders)


Box 19 Quiz Show Paul Attanasio, 1991


Box 19 The Race to Urga , undated, (2 folders)


Box 19 Reggae: A Musical Revelation circa, 1980, (2 folders)


Box 19 The Return of Pinocchio Richard Nelson,, 1982


Box 19 The Ride Down Mt. Morgan Arthur Miller,, undated


Box 19 Rip Van Winkle or The Works Richard Nelson, 1979 undated, (2 folders)


Box 19 Romance Language Peter Parnell, undated


Box 19 Saved , undated



Box 20 Scenes and Revelations Elan Garonzik,, 1978


The Seagull, Anton Chekhov, Richard Nelson


Box 20 2000


Box 20 Notebook, undated


Box 20 Shades of Brown , undated


Box 20 The Singing Detective Dennis Potter,, 1995


Box 20 Six Degrees of Separation, John Guare, 1989 September 1, 1989


Box 20 Sizwe Bansi Is Dead , 1974 undated


Box 20 Some Kind of Love Story Arthur Miller,, 1982


The Son, Gert Hoffman


Box 20 1975, undated


Box 20 Notebooks, undated


Box 20 Sore Throats Howard Brenton, undated


Box 20 Squash A Scene, Richard Nelson, undated


Box 20 Statues--Notebook, undated


Box 20 Still-Life A Documentary, Emily Mann, 1979


Box 20 Streamers David Rabe, undated


Box 20 Strictures Formerly Ulysses in Action Albert Innaurato, undated


Box 20 The Suicide Richard Nelson, undated, (3 folders)


Box 20 The Suicide Nikolai Erdman, undated, (3 folders)


Box 20 Surrender the Pink Carrie Fisher, 1992


Box 20 Talley's Folly Lanford Wilson, undated


Box 20 Telethon Susan Nussbaum, Chip Hamm,, 1986


Box 20 The Three Musketeers-- Preliminary Working Outline,, 1983


Box 20 The Transposed Heads: A Tale of Passion, , undated



Box 21 Two Shakespearean Actors Richard Nelson,, 1997 undated, (2 folders)


Box 21 Uncle Vanya , undated


Box 21 Unidentified, undated, (4 folders)


Box 21 Untitled, David Rabe, undated


Box 21 The Vienna Notes Richard Nelson, 1979


Box 21 We Won't Pay! We Won't Pay! Dario Fo,, 1999


Box 21 The Wild Duck Henrik Ibsen, undated


Box 21 With Friends Like These…A Monica and Linda Spectacle, Bruce Hughes, 2001


Box 21 A Woman Under the Influence John Cassavetes,, 1971


Box 21 Woza Albert! Percy Mtwa, Mbongeni Ngema, Barney Simon,, 1982


Box 21 Zora Is My Name! Zora Neale Hurston,, 1987

Series IV: Appointment Books, 1974-1997

Series IV: Appointment Books contains Gregory Mosher's appointment books from 1974-1997. The books are handwritten and occasionally contain additional pieces of paper and loose notes.


Box 21 1974


Box 21 1975, (2 folders)


Box 21 1976


Box 21 1977



Box 22 1978


Box 22 1979


Box 22 1980


Box 22 1981


Box 22 1985, (2 folders)


Box 22 1986, (2 folders)


Box 22 1987


Box 22 1987-1991


Box 22 1988


Box 22 1989


Box 22 1990


Box 22 1991


Box 22 1992


Box 22 1996-1997


Box 22 undated, (2 folders)

Series V: Notebooks, 1970-1997

Series V: Notebooks contains notebooks from 1970 to 1997, also books on particular productions. The notebooks contain handwritten notes that are generally hard to decipher.



Box 23 1970 November, 1970


Box 23 1973


Box 23 1977


Box 23 1977-1978


Box 23 1978


Box 23 1980 July, 1980


Box 23 1980 December 27, 1980


Box 23 1983


Box 23 1985-1986


Box 23 1985-1988


Box 23 1987 Summer, 1987


Box 23 1988-1990


Box 23 1989 March, 1989


Box 23 1991


Box 23 1995


Box 23 1997, undated


Box 23 undated, (3 folders)


Box 23 Archbishop's Ceiling , 1990


Box 23 Cherry Orchard, 1985 January, 1985


Box 23 Christmas Carol, 1989 October 9, 1989


Box 23 Circle in the Square, 1996 July 14, 1996


Box 23 A Life in the Theatre (film), undated


Box 23 The May or of Casterbridge, 1994 September, 1994


Box 23 Our Town , undated


Box 23 Scarlet Letter, 1993 June, 1993


Box 23 Uncle Vanya , 1990

Series VI: Telephone Message Books, undated

Series VI: Telephone Message Books consists of roughly 20 message books of telephone calls received by Gregory Mosher and/or his assistant. The books are undated.



Box 24 Telephone Message Books, undated

Series VII: Audio Visual Material, 1972-2000

Series VII: Audio Visual Material consists almost entirely of videocassettes. A majority of the video is labeled. There is a mix of whole production length recordings of plays to news coverage related to productions. Additionally, there are two CDs and one audiocassette recording of Mosher's production of The Dead.



Box 25 Audiocassettes, CDs, and Videocassettes, 1972-2000



Box 26 Audiocassettes, CDs, and Videocassettes, 1972-2000