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The City Museum has received generous funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to digitize its theater production files--more than 30,000 photographs documenting over 5,000 Broadway productions. They'll be made available here as they're digitized and cataloged.
["Bye Bye Birdie" theater still.]

["Bye Bye Birdie" theater still.]


[Chita Rivera as Rose Grant in "Bye Bye Birdie".]

[Chita Rivera as Rose Grant in "Bye Bye Birdie".]


[Armelia McQueen, Ken Page, Charlaine Woodard, André De Shields, and Nell Carter in "Ain't Misbehavin'".]

[Armelia McQueen, Ken Page, Charlaine Woodard, André De Shields, and Nell Carter in "Ain't Misbehavin'".]


["Adam and Eva" theater still.]

["Adam and Eva" theater still.]

Courtenay Foote as Lord Andrew Gordon, Ruth Shepley as Eva King, Adelaide Prince as Aunt Abby Rocker,...

[Marguerite Namara as Dolly Cloverdale and Jose Collins as Tilly Dachau in "Alone at Last".]

[Marguerite Namara as Dolly Cloverdale and Jose Collins as Tilly Dachau in "Alone at Last".]


["A Broken Idol" theater still.]

["A Broken Idol" theater still.]

Photograph by [A or H?] Linares.

[James Lewis as Touchstone and Isabel Irving as Audrey in "As You Like It".]

[James Lewis as Touchstone and Isabel Irving as Audrey in "As You Like It".]


[Ada Rehan as Rosalind in "As You Like It".]

[Ada Rehan as Rosalind in "As You Like It".]


[Isobel Elsom as Moll Flanders, Charles Waldron as Captain Frank Dale, and Lillian Foster as Harriet Beecher Stowe in "American Landscape".]

[Isobel Elsom as Moll Flanders, Charles Waldron as Captain Frank Dale, and Lillian Foster as Harriet Beecher Stowe in "American Landscape".]


[Rachel Hartzell as Frances Dale Spinner, George Macready as Captain Anthony Dale, and Phoebe Foster as Carlotta Dale in "American Landscape".]

[Rachel Hartzell as Frances Dale Spinner, George Macready as Captain Anthony Dale, and Phoebe Foster as Carlotta Dale in "American Landscape".]


[Sylvia Weld as Constance Dale and Theodore Newton as Joe Kutno in "American Landscape".]

[Sylvia Weld as Constance Dale and Theodore Newton as Joe Kutno in "American Landscape".]


[Sylvia Weld as Constance Dale and Howard Miller as William Fiske in "American Landscape".]

[Sylvia Weld as Constance Dale and Howard Miller as William Fiske in "American Landscape".]


[Charles Waldron as Captain Frank Dale in "American Landscape".]

[Charles Waldron as Captain Frank Dale in "American Landscape".]


[Lynn Fontanne as Raina in "Arms and the Man".]

[Lynn Fontanne as Raina in "Arms and the Man".]


[Mrs. Sol Smith in "Beethoven".]

[Mrs. Sol Smith in "Beethoven".]


[Richard Mansfield as the title role in "Beau Brummel".]

[Richard Mansfield as the title role in "Beau Brummel".]


Miss Fanny Davenport, as Eugenia, in the Comedy of the "Big Bonanza"

Miss Fanny Davenport, as Eugenia, in the Comedy of the "Big Bonanza"


Maude Adams

Maude Adams

As Dora.

[Margalo Gillmore as Helen Pettigrew and Valerie Taylor as Kate Pettigrew in "Berkeley Square".]

[Margalo Gillmore as Helen Pettigrew and Valerie Taylor as Kate Pettigrew in "Berkeley Square".]


[Valerie Taylor as Kate Pettigrew in "Berkeley Square".]

[Valerie Taylor as Kate Pettigrew in "Berkeley Square".]


[Leslie Howard as Peter Standish and Valerie Taylor as Kate Pettigrew in "Berkeley Square".]

[Leslie Howard as Peter Standish and Valerie Taylor as Kate Pettigrew in "Berkeley Square".]


[Valerie Taylor as Kate Pettigrew in "Berkeley Square".]

[Valerie Taylor as Kate Pettigrew in "Berkeley Square".]


[Valerie Taylor as Kate Pettigrew in "Berkeley Square".]

[Valerie Taylor as Kate Pettigrew in "Berkeley Square".]


[Valerie Taylor as Kate Pettigrew, Brian Gilmour as Tom Pettigrew, and Alice John as The Lady Anne Pettigrew in "Berkeley Square".]

[Valerie Taylor as Kate Pettigrew, Brian Gilmour as Tom Pettigrew, and Alice John as The Lady Anne Pettigrew in "Berkeley Square".]


[Judy Holliday as Ella Peterson in "Bells Are Ringing".]

[Judy Holliday as Ella Peterson in "Bells Are Ringing".]


[Throne room scene in "Elizabeth the Queen".]

[Throne room scene in "Elizabeth the Queen".]

Scenic design by Lee Simonson.

[Lynn Fontanne as Elizabeth in "Elizabeth the Queen".]

[Lynn Fontanne as Elizabeth in "Elizabeth the Queen".]


[Joseph Jefferson as Caleb Plummer in "Cricket on the Hearth".]

[Joseph Jefferson as Caleb Plummer in "Cricket on the Hearth".]

Possibly on a national tour.

[Fred Thorne and F. B. Warde in "King Henry V".]

[Fred Thorne and F. B. Warde in "King Henry V".]


Joseph Jefferson

Joseph Jefferson

As Dr. Pangloss.

[Marie Burroughs as Queen Guinevere in "Elaine".]

[Marie Burroughs as Queen Guinevere in "Elaine".]

Possibly on a tour.

[Charles A. Millward in "Du Barry".]

[Charles A. Millward in "Du Barry".]

Photograph taken by the Stanford Studio, 731 Market St., San Francisco. | Possibly on tour.

[Frances Starr as Laura Murdock in "The Easiest Way".]

[Frances Starr as Laura Murdock in "The Easiest Way".]

Photographer is attributed.

[The Tiller Girls in "Criss Cross".]

[The Tiller Girls in "Criss Cross".]


["Escape" theater still.]

["Escape" theater still.]

Leslie Howard as Matt Denant, Edgar B. Kent as either The Other Warder or The Dartmoor Constable, A....

["Escape" theater still.]

["Escape" theater still.]

Leslie Howard as Matt Denant, St. Clair Bayfield as a Laborer, Geraldine Kay as The Little Girl and Laurence...

Tommy Russell as "Little Lord Fauntleroy."

Tommy Russell as "Little Lord Fauntleroy."


["Knickerbocker Holiday" theater still.]

["Knickerbocker Holiday" theater still.]


["Knickerbocker Holiday" theater still.]

["Knickerbocker Holiday" theater still.]


[Walter Huston as Pieter Stuyvesant in "Knickerbocker Holiday".]

[Walter Huston as Pieter Stuyvesant in "Knickerbocker Holiday".]


[Walter Huston as Pieter Stuyvesant in "Knickerbocker Holiday".]

[Walter Huston as Pieter Stuyvesant in "Knickerbocker Holiday".]


[Walter Huston as Pieter Stuyvesant in "Knickerbocker Holiday".]

[Walter Huston as Pieter Stuyvesant in "Knickerbocker Holiday".]


[Walter Huston as Pieter Stuyvesant in "Knickerbocker Holiday".]

[Walter Huston as Pieter Stuyvesant in "Knickerbocker Holiday".]


[Walter Huston as Pieter Stuyvesant in "Knickerbocker Holiday".]

[Walter Huston as Pieter Stuyvesant in "Knickerbocker Holiday".]


[Walter Huston as Pieter Stuyvesant in "Knickerbocker Holiday".]

[Walter Huston as Pieter Stuyvesant in "Knickerbocker Holiday".]


["Knickerbocker Holiday" theater still.]

["Knickerbocker Holiday" theater still.]

Left to right: Richard Kollmar as Brom Broeck, Howard Freeman as Schermerhorn, John E. Young as DeVries,...

[Walter Huston as Pieter Stuyvesant and Jeanne Madden as Tina Tienhoven in "Knickerbocker Holiday".]

[Walter Huston as Pieter Stuyvesant and Jeanne Madden as Tina Tienhoven in "Knickerbocker Holiday".]


[Ray Middleton as Washington Irving with Citizens of New Amsterdam in "Knickerbocker Holiday".]

[Ray Middleton as Washington Irving with Citizens of New Amsterdam in "Knickerbocker Holiday".]


["Knickerbocker Holiday" theater still.]

["Knickerbocker Holiday" theater still.]

Left to right: Harry Meehan as Anthony Corlear, Jeanne Madden as Tina Tienhoven, Richard Kollmar as Brom...

["Knickerbocker Holiday" theater still.]

["Knickerbocker Holiday" theater still.]

Left to right: Harry Meehan as Anthony Corlear, Jeanne Madden as Tina Tienhoven, Richard Kollmar as Brom...

[Richard Kollmar as Brom Broeck and Jeanne Madden as Tina Tienhoven in "Knickerbocker Holiday".]

[Richard Kollmar as Brom Broeck and Jeanne Madden as Tina Tienhoven in "Knickerbocker Holiday".]


[Jeanne Madden as Tina Tienhoven in "Knickerbocker Holiday".]

[Jeanne Madden as Tina Tienhoven in "Knickerbocker Holiday".]


[Ray Middleton as Washington Irving with Citizens of New Amsterdam in "Knickerbocker Holiday".]

[Ray Middleton as Washington Irving with Citizens of New Amsterdam in "Knickerbocker Holiday".]


[Walter Huston as Pieter Stuyvesant in "Knickerbocker Holiday".]

[Walter Huston as Pieter Stuyvesant in "Knickerbocker Holiday".]


[Walter Huston as Pieter Stuyvesant in "Knickerbocker Holiday".]

[Walter Huston as Pieter Stuyvesant in "Knickerbocker Holiday".]


[Walter Huston as Pieter Stuyvesant in "Knickerbocker Holiday".]

[Walter Huston as Pieter Stuyvesant in "Knickerbocker Holiday".]


["Kiss of the Spider Woman" theater still.]

["Kiss of the Spider Woman" theater still.]


[Courtice Pounds as Nanki-Poo.]

[Courtice Pounds as Nanki-Poo.]


["The 49th Cousin" theater stills.]

["The 49th Cousin" theater stills.]


["Yes, My Darling Daughter" theater stills.]

["Yes, My Darling Daughter" theater stills.]

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