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Jessica Levy Playbills Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0153

Scope and Contents

Jessica Levy compiled this collection of playbills ranging in date from 1955 - 2003. The majority document performances in New York City theaters, but a few were created for international productions. Broadway and off-Broadway stage efforts are represented.

Dates

  • 1955-2003

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in some or all of these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creator(s) of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of archival collections is such that multiple creators are often applicable and copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. In any case, the user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, obtaining publication rights and copyright infringement. When requesting images from Special Collections & University Archives for publication, we require a signed agreement waiving San Diego State University of any liability in the event of a copyright violation.

Biographical Note

Jessica Levy has had an extensive career in theater in which she has served in many roles, including that of casting director, producer, and even assistant art director. Highlights include 1964 Hamlet on Broadway, on which she served as Sir John Gelgud's Special Assistant, directing the first staged reading of Gemini, and producing a Broadway performance of Eastern Standard.

Extent

17.10 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

Playbills are filed alphabetically by title.

Source of Acquisition

Jessica Levy

Accruals and Additions

2003-0153

Title
Jessica Levy Playbills Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Billy Hughes
Date
12/11/2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections & University Archives Repository

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