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Broadway Productions


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.
[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'".]


[Nanette Fabray and Georges Guétary in "Arms and the Girl".]

[Nanette Fabray and Georges Guétary in "Arms and the Girl".]


[Nanette Fabray and Georges Guétary in "Arms and the Girl".]

[Nanette Fabray and Georges Guétary in "Arms and the Girl".]


[Nanette Fabray and Georges Guétary in "Arms and the Girl".]

[Nanette Fabray and Georges Guétary in "Arms and the Girl".]


[Nanette Fabray and Georges Guétary in "Arms and the Girl".]

[Nanette Fabray and Georges Guétary in "Arms and the Girl".]


[Nanette Fabray and Georges Guétary in "Arms and the Girl".]

[Nanette Fabray and Georges Guétary in "Arms and the Girl".]


["Dear Ruth" theater still.]

["Dear Ruth" theater still.]

During a Pacific Coast tour.

[Luella Gear as Mama and Charles Butterworth as Papa in "Count Me In".]

[Luella Gear as Mama and Charles Butterworth as Papa in "Count Me In".]


[Ruth Gordon as Nora Helmer in "A Doll's House".]

[Ruth Gordon as Nora Helmer in "A Doll's House".]


[Lorna Lynn Meyers as Emmy in "A Doll's House".]

[Lorna Lynn Meyers as Emmy in "A Doll's House".]


[Flora Robson as Rhoda Meldrum, Celeste Holm as Calla Longstreth, and Margaret Douglass as Mrs. Randall in "The Damask Cheek".]

[Flora Robson as Rhoda Meldrum, Celeste Holm as Calla Longstreth, and Margaret Douglass as Mrs. Randall in "The Damask Cheek".]


[Jimmie Durante as Claudius B. Bowers and Big Rosie in the title role of "Jumbo".]

[Jimmie Durante as Claudius B. Bowers and Big Rosie in the title role of "Jumbo".]


[Playwright Ntozake Shange with the cast of "for colored girls who've considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf".]

[Playwright Ntozake Shange with the cast of "for colored girls who've considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf".]


[Barbra Streisand as Fanny Brice in "Funny Girl".]

[Barbra Streisand as Fanny Brice in "Funny Girl".]


[Creative team of "Fiddler on the Roof".]

[Creative team of "Fiddler on the Roof".]

Left to right: Composer Jerry Bock, lyricist Sheldon Harnick, stage manager Ruth Mitchell, author Joe...

[Julia Migenes as Hodel and Zero Mostel as Tevye in "Fiddler on the Roof".]

[Julia Migenes as Hodel and Zero Mostel as Tevye in "Fiddler on the Roof".]


["Inside U.S.A." theater still.]

["Inside U.S.A." theater still.]


["Inside U.S.A." theater still.]

["Inside U.S.A." theater still.]


[The "Blue Grass" number in "Inside U.S.A.".]

[The "Blue Grass" number in "Inside U.S.A.".]


["Inside U.S.A." theater still.]

["Inside U.S.A." theater still.]


["Inside U.S.A." theater still.]

["Inside U.S.A." theater still.]


["Inside U.S.A." theater still.]

["Inside U.S.A." theater still.]


[The "Blue Grass" number in "Inside U.S.A.".]

[The "Blue Grass" number in "Inside U.S.A.".]


["Inside U.S.A." theater still.]

["Inside U.S.A." theater still.]


[The "At The Mardi Gras" number in "Inside U.S.A.".]

[The "At The Mardi Gras" number in "Inside U.S.A.".]


[Beatrice Lillie and Jack Haley performing "We Won't Take It Back" in "Inside U.S.A.".]

[Beatrice Lillie and Jack Haley performing "We Won't Take It Back" in "Inside U.S.A.".]


[Wanda Lyon as Marion Sears in "In Love With Love".]

[Wanda Lyon as Marion Sears in "In Love With Love".]


[Jack Haley and Beatrice Lillie in "Inside U.S.A.".]

[Jack Haley and Beatrice Lillie in "Inside U.S.A.".]


[Sam Levene as Dr. Jack Kingsley in "The Impossible Years".]

[Sam Levene as Dr. Jack Kingsley in "The Impossible Years".]


[Ger Campbell as Vincent van Gogh in "In a Different Light".]

[Ger Campbell as Vincent van Gogh in "In a Different Light".]

Photograph by Jeff Sauer. | At the Playquest Theatre, 4 East 28th Street.

[Ger Campbell as Vincent van Gogh in "In a Different Light".]

[Ger Campbell as Vincent van Gogh in "In a Different Light".]

Photograph by Jeff Sauer. | At the Playquest Theatre, 4 East 28th Street.

"If This Be Treason" theater still.]

"If This Be Treason" theater still.]


[Sam Trammell, Elizabeth Ashley and Melanie Vesey in "If Memory Serves".]

[Sam Trammell, Elizabeth Ashley and Melanie Vesey in "If Memory Serves".]


[Ron Mathews, Elizabeth Ashley and Marilyn Sokol in "If Memory Serves".]

[Ron Mathews, Elizabeth Ashley and Marilyn Sokol in "If Memory Serves".]


[Sam Trammell and Elizabeth Ashley in "If Memory Serves".]

[Sam Trammell and Elizabeth Ashley in "If Memory Serves".]


["The Imaginary Invalid" theater still.]

["The Imaginary Invalid" theater still.]

Left to right: John Straub as M. Beralde, G. Wood as M. Argan, John Church as Cleante, Joan Bassie as...

[G. Wood as M. Argan and Geoff Garland as Dr. Purgeon in "The Imaginary Invalid".]

[G. Wood as M. Argan and Geoff Garland as Dr. Purgeon in "The Imaginary Invalid".]


[Joe Bova as Bob-Le-Hotu in the national tour of "Irma La Douce".]

[Joe Bova as Bob-Le-Hotu in the national tour of "Irma La Douce".]


[Debbie Reynolds as Irene O'Dare and Monte Markham as Donald Marshall in "Irene".]

[Debbie Reynolds as Irene O'Dare and Monte Markham as Donald Marshall in "Irene".]


[Patsy Kelly as Mrs. O'Dare in "Irene".]

[Patsy Kelly as Mrs. O'Dare in "Irene".]


[Patsy Kelly as Mrs. O'Dare in "Irene".]

[Patsy Kelly as Mrs. O'Dare in "Irene".]


[Ruth Warrick as Emmeline Marshall in "Irene".]

[Ruth Warrick as Emmeline Marshall in "Irene".]


[Ted Pugh as Ozzie Babson in "Irene".]

[Ted Pugh as Ozzie Babson in "Irene".]


[Ron Husmann as Donald Marshall in "Irene".]

[Ron Husmann as Donald Marshall in "Irene".]


[Ruth Warrick as Emmeline Marshall, Debbie Reynolds as Irene O'Dare and Ron Husmann as Donald Marshall in "Irene".]

[Ruth Warrick as Emmeline Marshall, Debbie Reynolds as Irene O'Dare and Ron Husmann as Donald Marshall in "Irene".]


[Ron Husmann as Donald Marshall and Debbie Reynolds as Irene O'Dare in "Irene".]

[Ron Husmann as Donald Marshall and Debbie Reynolds as Irene O'Dare in "Irene".]


[Debbie Reynolds as Irene O'Dare and Patsy Kelly as Mrs. O'Dare in "Irene".]

[Debbie Reynolds as Irene O'Dare and Patsy Kelly as Mrs. O'Dare in "Irene".]


[Hans Conried as Madame Lucy in "Irene".]

[Hans Conried as Madame Lucy in "Irene".]


["Irene" theater still.]

["Irene" theater still.]


[Possibly Penny Worth as Helen McFudd in "Irene".]

[Possibly Penny Worth as Helen McFudd in "Irene".]


[Possibly Karen Weeden as Jane Burke in "Irene".]

[Possibly Karen Weeden as Jane Burke in "Irene".]


[Ron Husmann as Donald Marshall and Debbie Reynolds as Irene O'Dare in "Irene".]

[Ron Husmann as Donald Marshall and Debbie Reynolds as Irene O'Dare in "Irene".]


[Unidentified performer in "Irene".]

[Unidentified performer in "Irene".]


[Lee Wallace as Madame Lucy and Patsy Kelly as Mrs. O'Dare in the national tour of "Irene".]

[Lee Wallace as Madame Lucy and Patsy Kelly as Mrs. O'Dare in the national tour of "Irene".]


["Irene" theater still.]

["Irene" theater still.]


[Debbie Reynolds as Irene O'Dare in "Irene".]

[Debbie Reynolds as Irene O'Dare in "Irene".]


[Lee Wallace as Madame Lucy in the national tour of "Irene".]

[Lee Wallace as Madame Lucy in the national tour of "Irene".]


[Debbie Reynolds as Irene O'Dare and Hans Conried as Madame Lucy in "Irene".]

[Debbie Reynolds as Irene O'Dare and Hans Conried as Madame Lucy in "Irene".]


["Irene" theater still.]

["Irene" theater still.]


[Debbie Reynolds as Irene O'Dare in "Irene".]

[Debbie Reynolds as Irene O'Dare in "Irene".]


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