UR Summer Theater

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UR Summer Theater
Call Number: UA344
Dates: 1973-1991
Physical Description: 1.67 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: University of Rochester Archives

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Content List
Box 1 1973-1981
Box 2 1981-1984
Box 3 1984-1987
Box 4 1987-1989
Box 5 1989-1991; miscellaneous; photographs; and slides
Collection Overview
Title: UR Summer Theater
Call Number: UA344
Dates: 1973-1991
Physical Description: 1.67 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: University of Rochester Archives

Biographical/Historical Note
The University of Rochester Summer Theater was founded in 1968 to offer professional training to undergraduates, eventually attracting students from all over the world to work with experienced actors and technical staff. By the end of the 1980s, however, University felt that not enough students were benefitting from the progam and decided to focus more on theater productions during the academic year. The URST subsequently closed in 1989 after over twenty-two seasons of plays ranging from Shakespeare to avant-garde contemporary works.

Scope and Content
The UR Summer Theater papers consist primarily of photographs, programs, and publicity materials.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Most of the collection was received in June 1991 from David Runzo, instructor, director, and administrator of the University's theater program from 1979 to 1991. James S. Peck, who had handled public relations for the URST, donated additional materials in June 1993.Access
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[Item title, item date], UR Summer Theater, UA344, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
Author: Eileen L. Fay
Publisher: University of Rochester Archives
Address: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation
River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
500 Joseph C. Wilson Blvd.
Rochester, New York 14627-0055

Finding aid publication date: January 2012
Content List
Box 11973-1981
Box 1, Folder 11973
Box 1, Folder 21974
Box 1, Folder 31975
Box 1, Folder 41976
Box 1, Folder 51977
Box 1, Folder 61978
Box 1, Folder 7Summer Sessions official bulletins, 1979-1980
Box 1, Folder 8Publicity, 1980
Box 1, Folder 9Life in the Theater, 1980
Box 1, Folder 10You Can't Take It With You, 1980
Box 1, Folder 11Macbeth, 1980
Box 1, Folder 12Publicity, 1981
Box 1, Folder 13Jesse and the Bandit Queen, 1981
Box 1, Folder 14Hedda Gabler, 1981
Box 21981-1984
Box 2, Folder 1The Country Wife, 1981
Box 2, Folder 2Publicity, 1982
Box 2, Folder 3Angel Street, 1982
Box 2, Folder 4Pericles, 1982
Box 2, Folder 5Arms and the Man, 1982
Box 2, Folder 6Publicity, 1983
Box 2, Folder 7Starting Here, Starting Now, 1983
Box 2, Folder 8The Rivals, 1983
Box 2, Folder 95th of July, 1983
Box 2, Folder 10Talking With. . ., 1983
Box 2, Folder 11Publicity, 1984
Box 31984-1987
Box 3, Folder 1Air conditioning, 1984
Box 3, Folder 2The Misanthrope, 1984
Box 3, Folder 3On Borrowed Time, 1984
Box 3, Folder 4Fascinating Rhythm: The Songs of George Gershwin (bonus production), 1984
Box 3, Folder 5Publicity, 1985
Box 3, Folder 6Painting Churches, 1985
Box 3, Folder 7A Midsummer Night's Dream, 1985
Box 3, Folder 8Tobacco Road, 1985
Box 3, Folder 9Publicity, 1986
Box 3, Folder 10Intern programs - staff, 1986
Box 3, Folder 11Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, 1986
Box 3, Folder 12The House of Bernarda Alba, 1986
Box 3, Folder 13The Curious Savage, 1986
Box 3, Folder 14Publicity, 1987
Box 41987-1989
Box 4, Folder 1Clippings, 1987
Box 4, Folder 2Budget, 1987
Box 4, Folder 3Talley's Folly, 1987
Box 4, Folder 4End of Summer, 1987
Box 4, Folder 5A Mad World, My Masters, 1987
Box 4, Folder 6Publicity, 1988
Box 4, Folder 7Intern program, 1988
Box 4, Folder 8Picnic, 1988
Box 4, Folder 9The Miser, 1988
Box 4, Folder 10Beyond Therapy, 1988
Box 4, Folder 11Publicity, 1989
Box 4, Folder 12On the Verge, 1989
Box 4, Folder 13On the Verge slides, 1989
Box 51989-1991; miscellaneous; photographs; and slides
Box 5, Folder 1Life with Father, 1989
Box 5, Folder 2Closing of the UR Summer Theater, 1989
Box 5, Folder 3David Runzo and Q. Brian Sickels, 1980-1991
Box 5, Folder 4Miscellaneous, circa 1970s-1984
Box 5, Folder 5Miscellaneous photographs
Box 5, Folder 6Slides
Flatfile 1Oversize posters

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