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Body Politic Theatre


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Gary Houston Papers

Identifier: spe-ctc-ghp

Gary Houston has been an actor, director and producer in Chicago’s theater scene since 1969. This collection is comprised of photographs, programs, playbills and posters from his prolific career.

Dates: 1969 - 2013

Virgil C. Johnson Papers

Identifier: spe-ctc-vjc

Virgil Johnson is an award-winning costume designer whose work has been seen at numerous theaters in Chicago, including Goodman, Court, Victory Gardens, Body Politic, Steppenwolf, Northlight, St. Nicholas and Apollo. Collection includes costume sketches and renderings as well as programs and notes.

Dates: 1965 - 2015

Magic Circle Theatre Records

Identifier: spe-ctc-mct

The Magic Circle Theatre was founded by Goodman School alumnus Guy Giarrizo and dedicated to the investigation of innovative techniques and the development of new plays. It became one of the resident theaters at Body Politic in 1973. The collection consists of promotional and production records including programs, posters, flyers and reviews. There are also copies of several original scripts from early shows.

Dates: 1972-1977

Additional filters:

Costume Design Drawings 1
Costume design -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History Sources 1
Photographs 1
Playbills (Posters) 1
Theater -- Illinois -- 20th Century -- Sources. 1