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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.
[Act 2 of "The Naked Genius".]

[Act 2 of "The Naked Genius".]

Left to right: John Souther as Judge Taylor, Bertha Belmore as Lollie Adams, Donald Randolph as Charless...

[The national tour of "Kiss Me, Kate".]

[The national tour of "Kiss Me, Kate".]

Left to right: Anne Jeffreys as Lilli Vanessi/Katharine, Keith Andes as Fred Graham/Petruchio, Julie...

["Man and the Masses" theater still.]

["Man and the Masses" theater still.]


[Doug Henning as Doug and Dale Soules as Cal in "The Magic Show".]

[Doug Henning as Doug and Dale Soules as Cal in "The Magic Show".]


[Edgar Allan Woolf as The Tramp in "A Rag Baby".]

[Edgar Allan Woolf as The Tramp in "A Rag Baby".]


"Pique," At the 5th Avenue Theatre.

"Pique," At the 5th Avenue Theatre.


[Trixie Friganza as Mrs. Waxtapper and George Beban as Pierre Souchet in "The American Idea".]

[Trixie Friganza as Mrs. Waxtapper and George Beban as Pierre Souchet in "The American Idea".]


[Sidney Herbert as Shylock and Viola Allen as Portia in "The Merchant of Venice".]

[Sidney Herbert as Shylock and Viola Allen as Portia in "The Merchant of Venice".]


[Maude Granger as Juliet and Atkins Lawrence as Romeo in "Romeo and Juliet".]

[Maude Granger as Juliet and Atkins Lawrence as Romeo in "Romeo and Juliet".]


["In Old Kentucky" theater still.]

["In Old Kentucky" theater still.]


["In Old Kentucky" theater still.]

["In Old Kentucky" theater still.]


["In Old Kentucky" theater still.]

["In Old Kentucky" theater still.]


[John McCullough as the title role in "Coriolanus".]

[John McCullough as the title role in "Coriolanus".]


["The Fortune Teller" theater still.]

["The Fortune Teller" theater still.]


[Sidney Lumet as Jeshua in "Journey to Jerusalem".]

[Sidney Lumet as Jeshua in "Journey to Jerusalem".]


[Alexander Knox as Dr. Paul Venner and Jessica Tandy as Dr. Mary Murray in "Jupiter Laughs".]

[Alexander Knox as Dr. Paul Venner and Jessica Tandy as Dr. Mary Murray in "Jupiter Laughs".]


["Hamlet" theater still.]

["Hamlet" theater still.]


[E. S. Willard in "The Middleman."]

[E. S. Willard in "The Middleman."]


[Billie Burke as Lily Parradell in "The 'Mind-the-Paint' Girl".]

[Billie Burke as Lily Parradell in "The 'Mind-the-Paint' Girl".]


[Patricia Neal as Kate Keller, Patty Duke as Helen Keller and Torin Thatcher as Captain Keller in "The Miracle Worker".]

[Patricia Neal as Kate Keller, Patty Duke as Helen Keller and Torin Thatcher as Captain Keller in "The Miracle Worker".]


James T. Powers.

James T. Powers.

Fred Solomon as Margrave of Bobrumkorff and James T. Powers as Faragas.

[Peter Michael Goetz as John (Jack) Barrymore, Barbara Caruso as Ethel Barrymore and Dwight Schultz as Edward (Ned) Sheldon in "Ned and Jack".]

[Peter Michael Goetz as John (Jack) Barrymore, Barbara Caruso as Ethel Barrymore and Dwight Schultz as Edward (Ned) Sheldon in "Ned and Jack".]


[The "Waltzing in Venice" number, part of the "Three For The Road" sketch in "Leonard Sillman's New Faces of 1952".]

[The "Waltzing in Venice" number, part of the "Three For The Road" sketch in "Leonard Sillman's New Faces of 1952".]


"Old Heads and Young Hearts."

"Old Heads and Young Hearts."


[Anthony Perkins as Martin Dysart, Thomas Hulce as Alan Strang and Everett McGill as Nugget in "Equus".]

[Anthony Perkins as Martin Dysart, Thomas Hulce as Alan Strang and Everett McGill as Nugget in "Equus".]


[Ilene Graff as Sandy Dumbrowski and Ilene Kristen as Patty Simcox in "Grease".]

[Ilene Graff as Sandy Dumbrowski and Ilene Kristen as Patty Simcox in "Grease".]


[Liv Ullmann as Nora Helmer in "A Doll's House".]

[Liv Ullmann as Nora Helmer in "A Doll's House".]


E. H. Sothern in "The Master Of Woodbarrow"

E. H. Sothern in "The Master Of Woodbarrow"


[Grace George as Linda Lessing in "Matrimony Pfd.".]

[Grace George as Linda Lessing in "Matrimony Pfd.".]


[Cornelia Otis Skinner as a Fashionable Parisienne in Act 1, Scene 2 of "Paris '90".]

[Cornelia Otis Skinner as a Fashionable Parisienne in Act 1, Scene 2 of "Paris '90".]


[John Drew as Sir Jasper Thorndyke in "Rosemary".]

[John Drew as Sir Jasper Thorndyke in "Rosemary".]

Either the original 1896 production or the 1915 revival.

["Yeomen of the Guard" theater still with James T. Powers as Jack Point.]

["Yeomen of the Guard" theater still with James T. Powers as Jack Point.]

"The Yeomen of the Guard" opened at the Casino Theatre on Broadway in 1888, but Powers is not known to...

[Camille Seygard in the title role of "Carmen".]

[Camille Seygard in the title role of "Carmen".]


[Mrs. Fiske as Nell Saunders in "Salvation Nell".]

[Mrs. Fiske as Nell Saunders in "Salvation Nell".]

Photograph by Tyler Photo, 306 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y.

["A Mad Bargain" theater still.]

["A Mad Bargain" theater still.]

Powers as Arthur Jones begging his cook to stay. The cook is played by Rosa Cooke.

[James T. Powers as Tommy Bang during "The Dervish Song" in "The Messenger Boy".]

[James T. Powers as Tommy Bang during "The Dervish Song" in "The Messenger Boy".]


[Ada Rehan in "The Recruiting Officer".]

[Ada Rehan in "The Recruiting Officer".]


[Paul Robeson in the title role of "Othello".]

[Paul Robeson in the title role of "Othello".]


[Hallmark Hall of Fame television presentation of "King Richard II".]

[Hallmark Hall of Fame television presentation of "King Richard II".]

January 24, 1954.

[E. H. Sothern in the title role of "Richelieu".]

[E. H. Sothern in the title role of "Richelieu".]


[Anthony Newley, Cyril Ritchard and Joyce Jillson during rehearsals for "The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd".]

[Anthony Newley, Cyril Ritchard and Joyce Jillson during rehearsals for "The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd".]


DeWolf Hopper & Marshall P. Wilder as "Romeo and Juliet"

DeWolf Hopper & Marshall P. Wilder as "Romeo and Juliet"


[J. H. Ryley as Lord Chancellor as "Iolanthe".]

[J. H. Ryley as Lord Chancellor as "Iolanthe".]


The Private Secretary - Madison Square Theatre. "There! There!"

The Private Secretary - Madison Square Theatre. "There! There!"


[Johnston Forbes-Robertson as Romeo in "Romeo and Juliet".]

[Johnston Forbes-Robertson as Romeo in "Romeo and Juliet".]


[Lloyd Sannes as Steve, Anita Morris as Charmin, Doug Henning as Doug and Ronald Stafford as Mike in "The Magic Show".]

[Lloyd Sannes as Steve, Anita Morris as Charmin, Doug Henning as Doug and Ronald Stafford as Mike in "The Magic Show".]


[Patty Andrews as Paulette de Paul and Maxene Andrews as Pauline de Paul during "Kacky Wacky" number in "Over Here!".]

[Patty Andrews as Paulette de Paul and Maxene Andrews as Pauline de Paul during "Kacky Wacky" number in "Over Here!".]


["Immoral Isabella?" theater still.]

["Immoral Isabella?" theater still.]


[Maxine Elliott as Portia and Nat C. Goodwin as Shylock in "The Merchant of Venice".]

[Maxine Elliott as Portia and Nat C. Goodwin as Shylock in "The Merchant of Venice".]


[Thomas H. Ince in "The Ninety and Nine".]

[Thomas H. Ince in "The Ninety and Nine".]


[Adela Measor as Mary Middleton and J. C. Buckstone as Cecil Brookfield in "Lady Clare".]

[Adela Measor as Mary Middleton and J. C. Buckstone as Cecil Brookfield in "Lady Clare".]


[Helen Dauvray as Constance and E. H. Sothern as Wildrake in "The Love-Chase".]

[Helen Dauvray as Constance and E. H. Sothern as Wildrake in "The Love-Chase".]


[Maureen Stapleton as The Mother in "The Glass Menagerie".]

[Maureen Stapleton as The Mother in "The Glass Menagerie".]


[Lillian Lorraine in "Ziegfeld Follies".]

[Lillian Lorraine in "Ziegfeld Follies".]

Photograph by Geisler-Andrews.

The Chief Thing March 22 - 1926

The Chief Thing March 22 - 1926


John Hawthorne Jan. 23 1921

John Hawthorne Jan. 23 1921


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