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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.
[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".]


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

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


["Hamlet" theater still.]

["Hamlet" theater still.]


[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".]


[Charles Warburton as Peter Graham in the touring production of "Simon Called Peter".]

[Charles Warburton as Peter Graham in the touring production of "Simon Called Peter".]


["Six Who Pass While the Lentils Boil" theater still.]

["Six Who Pass While the Lentils Boil" theater still.]

Performed at the Christodora House.

James T. Powers, in "A Straight Tip."

James T. Powers, in "A Straight Tip."


[E. H. Sothern as Heinrich in "The Sunken Bell".]

[E. H. Sothern as Heinrich in "The Sunken Bell".]


["Sunday in the Park" theater still.]

["Sunday in the Park" theater still.]

In the foreground, left to right: Dana Ivey as Yvonne and Charles Kimbrough as Jules. In the background...

[Ivor Novello as David Kennard and Benita Hume as Lesley Fullerton in "Symphony in Two Flats".]

[Ivor Novello as David Kennard and Benita Hume as Lesley Fullerton in "Symphony in Two Flats".]


[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".]


[Neva Small as Lettie and Gary Beach as Nigel Rancour in "Something's Afoot".]

[Neva Small as Lettie and Gary Beach as Nigel Rancour in "Something's Afoot".]


[Rollo Peters as Romeo in "Romeo and Juliet".]

[Rollo Peters as Romeo in "Romeo and Juliet".]


[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".]


[Peggy Shaw in "Ziegfeld Girls of 1920".]

[Peggy Shaw in "Ziegfeld Girls of 1920".]


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

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


[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"


["Rope" theater still.]

["Rope" theater still.]


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

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


["Sunday" theater still.]

["Sunday" theater still.]

Reproduction from an original glass negative made in 1904.

[Unidentified Ziegfeld show.]

[Unidentified Ziegfeld show.]

Possibly "Ziegfeld Follies of 1922" or "Rio Rita".

[Olive Osborne in "Ziegfeld Follies".]

[Olive Osborne in "Ziegfeld Follies".]


[Cyril Maude and Margery Maude in "The Second in Command".]

[Cyril Maude and Margery Maude in "The Second in Command".]


["Shameen Dhu" theater still.]

["Shameen Dhu" theater still.]


["The Teaser" theater still.]

["The Teaser" theater still.]

From left: Faire Binney as Annie Barton, Bruce Elmore as James MacDonald, Leonard Willey as Geoffrey...

[Menasha Skulnik in the title role of "Uncle Willie".]

[Menasha Skulnik in the title role of "Uncle Willie".]


[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.

[Ann Pennington in "Ziegfeld Follies of 1916".]

[Ann Pennington in "Ziegfeld Follies of 1916".]


[The "Lace-Land" number in "Ziegfeld Follies of 1922".]

[The "Lace-Land" number in "Ziegfeld Follies of 1922".]


[Katharine Cornell in the title role of "Candida".]

[Katharine Cornell in the title role of "Candida".]


[Director Sam Forrest reading "Seven Keys to Baldpate" to the actors before they gave the final rehearsal.]

[Director Sam Forrest reading "Seven Keys to Baldpate" to the actors before they gave the final rehearsal.]

Standing, left to right: Ben Lackland (Lou Max), Edward MacNamara (Jim Cargan), Ernest Glendinning (John...

["The Senator Keeps House" theater still.]

["The Senator Keeps House" theater still.]


[Aristides de Leoni as Boris Novikov, Beatrice De Neergaard as Ludmilla and Eric Dressler as Abram in "Squaring the Circle".]

[Aristides de Leoni as Boris Novikov, Beatrice De Neergaard as Ludmilla and Eric Dressler as Abram in "Squaring the Circle".]


[Katherine Alexander as Kit Evans, Warren William as Geoffrey Hilder and Eda Heinemann as The Commandant in "Stepdaughters of War".]

[Katherine Alexander as Kit Evans, Warren William as Geoffrey Hilder and Eda Heinemann as The Commandant in "Stepdaughters of War".]


[Alice Brady, Ned A. Sparks and Geraldine O'Brien in "Sylvia Runs Away".]

[Alice Brady, Ned A. Sparks and Geraldine O'Brien in "Sylvia Runs Away".]


[Robert Shackleton as Lt. Karl, June Knight as Liane and Bobby Clark as Mikel Mikeloviz in "Sweethearts".]

[Robert Shackleton as Lt. Karl, June Knight as Liane and Bobby Clark as Mikel Mikeloviz in "Sweethearts".]


[Jack Haley, Ethel Merman and Jack Whiting in "Take a Chance".]

[Jack Haley, Ethel Merman and Jack Whiting in "Take a Chance".]


[Hazel Washburn in "Ziegfeld Follies of 1919".]

[Hazel Washburn in "Ziegfeld Follies of 1919".]


["Zira" theater still.]

["Zira" theater still.]


[Frederick Lewis as Horatio and John Barrymore in the title role of "Hamlet".]

[Frederick Lewis as Horatio and John Barrymore in the title role of "Hamlet".]


[Miriam Collins in "The Road to Happiness".]

[Miriam Collins in "The Road to Happiness".]


["The Rope" theater still.]

["The Rope" theater still.]


[Mrs. Insull as Lady Teazle in "The School for Scandal".]

[Mrs. Insull as Lady Teazle in "The School for Scandal".]


["See My Lawyer" theater still.]

["See My Lawyer" theater still.]


[Ruth Gordon in the title role of "Serena Blandish".]

[Ruth Gordon in the title role of "Serena Blandish".]


[C. Aubrey Smith as Halstead Carter and Grace George as Nell Carter in "Spring Again".]

[C. Aubrey Smith as Halstead Carter and Grace George as Nell Carter in "Spring Again".]


[Gertrude Lawrence as Susan Trexel and Paul McGrath as Barrie Trexel in "Susan and God".]

[Gertrude Lawrence as Susan Trexel and Paul McGrath as Barrie Trexel in "Susan and God".]


[Ada Rehan as Katharina and John Drew as Petruchio in "The Taming of the Shrew".]

[Ada Rehan as Katharina and John Drew as Petruchio in "The Taming of the Shrew".]


["Seven Keys to Baldpate" theater still.]

["Seven Keys to Baldpate" theater still.]


["Roar China" theater still.]

["Roar China" theater still.]


[Chrystal Herne as Beatrice Crandall in "A Room in Red and White".]

[Chrystal Herne as Beatrice Crandall in "A Room in Red and White".]


Ellen Terry

Ellen Terry

As Queen Katharine.

[Katharine Cornell as Iris Fenwick in "The Green Hat".]

[Katharine Cornell as Iris Fenwick in "The Green Hat".]


[Albert Carroll impersonating John Barrymore in "Grand Street Follies".]

[Albert Carroll impersonating John Barrymore in "Grand Street Follies".]


[Tyrone Power as Claudius in "Hamlet".]

[Tyrone Power as Claudius in "Hamlet".]


[Grace George as Mrs. Cynthia Karslake, Lumsden Hare as Philip Phillimore and Mary Nash as Mrs. Vida Phillimore in "The New York Idea".]

[Grace George as Mrs. Cynthia Karslake, Lumsden Hare as Philip Phillimore and Mary Nash as Mrs. Vida Phillimore in "The New York Idea".]


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