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Theater -- Illinois -- 20th Century -- Sources.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Sarajane Avidon Papers

Identifier: spe-ctc-sja

Sarajane Avidon was a Chicago actress performing at Widsom Bridge and Orphans Theatre among others. She was also a founding member of Chicago Shakespeare Theater where she appeared in Henry V and Twelfth Night. The Sarajane Avidon Papers include scripts, programs, photographs and notes pertaining to Avidon's career in Chicago theater.

Dates: circa 1965-2004

E. Eugene Baldwin Papers

Identifier: spe-ctc-eeb

Collection documents the career of E. Eugene Baldwin, a Chicago playwright. Collection includes several revisions of his play Moonlight Daring Us to Go Insane, which played at the Body Politic Theatre in fall 1987.

Dates: circa 1987

eta Creative Arts Foundation Records

Identifier: spe-ctc-eta

eta was founded in 1969 by Abena Joan Brown and Okoro Harold Johnson. The theater produces dramas and musicals by local and national playwrights and features “Playwrights Specak,” a readers’ theater for new playwrights.

Dates: 1983 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1983 - 1996

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