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Theater -- Tennessee -- Knoxville.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Ellis Mayes Theatre Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3648
Abstract

The Ellis Mayes Theatre Collection contains memorabilia and personal effects of Ellis Mayes, an actor with Knoxville's Carousel Theatre for several decades. Included are photographs, playbills, scripts, and personal mementos belonging to Mayes. Materials date from the 1940s to the 1990s.

Dates: 1935-2002

Knoxville Theatres: Vaudeville and Celluloid, 1872-1981

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1046
Abstract W. W. Baumann compiled this four page typed manuscript entitled Knoxville Theatres: Vaudeville and Celluloid, 1872-1981 on April 28, 1981. In it, he lists Knoxville's theaters, their addresses, possible names changes, number of seats available, and year closed. Also mentioned in this listing are other auditoriums and halls used for public entertainment (including facilities at the University of Tennessee) and which venues were open to African-American patrons...
Dates: 1981 April 28

Malcolm Miller Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0308
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence, reviews, programs, photographs, scripts, and other materials documenting Malcolm Miller's work with the University of Tennessee's drama program, his involvement with such Knoxville theaters as the Bijou, the Lyric, and the Tennessee, and his column, Music and Drama, in the Knoxville Journal.

Dates: 1881-1963 May 17 (Bulk circa 1920s-1963 May 17)

Ruth Rodgers Theater Records

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Identifier: MS-0474
Abstract

This collection includes two scrapbooks of brochures, newspaper articles, programs, and pictures of performers from various theatres in Knoxville, Tennessee as well as in St. Louis, Missouri and Chicago, Illinois dating between 1889 to 1909.

Dates: 1899-1909

Tad Mosel Letter to Fred Fields

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0239
Abstract

Tad Mosel wrote this letter to Fred Fields from New York on February 24, 1961. In it, he says that he would be glad to have Fields produce All the Way Home at the Carousel Theatre at the end of April but does not know if the play will be available so soon.

Dates: 1961 February 24

The Yellow Jacket

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0537
Abstract This three act play, entitled The Yellow Jacket, was written by George C. Hazelton and James C. Benrimo and performed numerous times between 1916 and 1928. It tells the story of a rejected son regaining his rightful throne and was celebrated as a charming example of true Chinese theater. Charles D. Coburn both produced the play and starred as one of the main characters. A note on the first page of the first act indicates that this copy of the script refers to...
Dates: 1923