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Louisville Music and Theatre Collection, (1932-1939)

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Author

Archives Staff

Title

Louisville Music and Theatre Collection

Date

(1932-1939)

Repository

University Archives and Records CenterLouisville, Kentucky 40292

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Louisville Music and Theatre Collection, 1932-1939, 195, University Archives and Records Center, University of Louisville, Louisville.

Extent

.15 linear feet

Scope and Content

This small collection (0.15 cu feet) contains original programs of various musical and theatrical performances in Louisville, chiefly at the Louisville Memorial Auditorium and Drury Lane Theatre. One program each comes from the Taft Theatre in Cincinnati and the Iroquois Amphitheater in Louisville. The earliest program dates from 1932 with the latest newspaper clippings and programs from 1939. The year 1936 is void with programs picking up again in 1937. There is no indication who collected or donated these materials to the U of L Archives.

Series Descriptions

The bulk of this collection is in Series I - Programs. A single folder of newspaper clippings and review constitute Series II - Newspaper Clippings and Reviews.

Collection Inventory

I. Programs and reviews
1. Ethel Barrymore in The School for Scandal Boyd Martin review, [April 18, 1932] -
1. Miscellaneous, (1932-1933)
Formal Opening U of L School of Music, November 21, 1932 -
Of Thee I Sing, at Memorial Auditorium, Louisville, January 27, 1933 -
2. Louisville Memorial Auditorium Performances, (1933-1934)
The Green Pastures, November 13-19, 1933 -
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, November 28, 1933 -
The Elshuco Trio, {November 28, 1933] -
Monte Carlo Ballet Russe presented by S. Hurok, February 28, 1934 -
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, January 16, 1934 -
Katharine Cornell and Basil Rathbone in The Barretts of Wimpole Street, April 9, 1934 -
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, April 10, 1934 -
4. Drury Lane Performances, (1933-1934)
Corinne Griffith in Design for Living, December 14-16, 1933 -
Cesar Romero and Bert Lytell in 10 Minute Alibi, December 21-23, 1933 -
Margaret Anglin in Her Master's Voice, December 28-30, 1933 -
Madge Kennedy and Rollo Peters in Autumn Crocus, January 4-6, 1934 -
The Pursuit of Happiness, January 11-13, 1934 -
Violet Kemble-Cooper and Rollo Peters in The Shining Hour and Walter Slezak and Olive Olsen in Meet My Sister, April 23-30, 1934 -
5. Louisville Memorial Auditorium, (1935)
George M. Cohan in Ah, Wilderness, February 11, 1935 -
Fannie Brice and Willie and Eugene Howard in Ziegfeld Follies, February 23-24, 1935 -
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo presented by S. Hurok, March 7, 1935 -
Helen Hayes, Philip Merivale and Pauline Frederick in Mary of Scotland, March 27, 1935 -
Ethel Waters and Dorothy Stone in As Thousands Cheer, March 11, 1935 -
6. Louisville Memorial Auditorium, (1937-1938)
Kirsten Flagstad, Soprano, October 6, 1937 -
Pins and Needles, October 31, 1937 -
Ruth Gordon, Dennis King, Paul Lukas and Sam Jaffe in A Dolls House with Boyd Martin Review, November 1, 1937 -
Jooss European Ballet, November 13, 1937 -
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, November 16, 1937 -
Eugenia Leontovich in Tovarich, November 23, 1937 -
Gordon String Quartet, December 9, 1937 -
The Women, December 25, 1937 -
Maurice Evans in King Richard II, January 17, 1938 -
Mme. Ernestine Schumann-Heink, Contralto, February 23, 1938 -
John Charles Thomas, Baritone, February 23, 1938 -
Jose Iturbi, Pianist, March 24, 1938 -
7. Louisville Memorial Auditorium, (1938-1939)
George M. Cohan in I'd Rather Be Right With John Herchenroeder and Boyd Martin Review, November 16, 1938 -
Frank Craven in Our Town, January 19, 1939 -
Ethel Barrymore in Whiteoaks with Boyd Martin Review, February 6, 1939 -
Philip Merivale in Angela is Twenty-Two with Sinclair Lewis as commentator With Boyd Martin and Bryan Collier Reviews, February 18, 1939 -
Jessie Royce Landis Susan and God, March 17-18, 1939 -
Kiss the Boys Goodbye directed by Antoinette Perry, March 27, 1939 -
Katharine Cornell and Laurence Olivier in No Time for Comedy, April 3, 1939 -
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, April 19, 1939 -
8. Various Locations, (1938-1939)
The Mikado - Iroquois Amphitheater, July 18, 1938 -
Walter Huston in Knickerbocker Holiday Taft Theatre, Cincinnati, April 20, 1939 -
II. Newspaper Clippings and Reviews
9. Miscellaneous Clippings and Reviews, (1937-1939)

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