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The Locked Room

The Locked Room

Beacon Theatre (venue)

The Mikado

The Mikado

Herman Ridder Jr. High School (venue) Scanned one of two

Misc 8

Misc 8

Text on Poster: Held Over With Jan. 9th By Popular Demand (Content)

All-Star Vaudeville

All-Star Vaudeville

Text on Poster: Copley Theatre Beginning Mon., Mar. 1 For 10 Nights Only – At 8.30 All-Star Vaudeville 10-Acts-10 All Seats Reserved 25c – 55c WPA Federal theatre Production Allen Show Print, Inc., Beve... More

Revue of Reviews

Revue of Reviews

Hollywood Playhouse Vine Near Hollywood Blvd Opens Sat Jan 9 "Revue of Reviews" A Musical Satire of Today Nightly Except Monday 8:30 Matinee Sat 2:30 25c Prices 25c 55c tax inc Federal Theatre Project ... More

How Long Brethren?; Candide

How Long Brethren?; Candide

Maxine Elliott's Theatre (venue)

No More Peace

No More Peace

Text on Poster: The Federal Theatre Presents “No More Peace” A Musical Satire by Ernst Toller Music by Leslie Loth Lyrics by W. H. Auden Trinity Methodist Church Bay Street, City Island, Bronx Fri. & Sa... More

Black Empire

Black Empire

South Pasadena Junior High School Auditorium (venue)

Girl of the Golden West

Girl of the Golden West

Florida Federal Theatre presents David Belascos' Girl of the Golden West (Content)

Flight

Flight

Majestic Theatre (venue) Scanned one of two

Black and White Revue

Black and White Revue

Federal Theatre's Entertainment Challenge Black and White Revue 30 Sepian entertainers 30 white variety stars A Battle of songs, dances, music, comedy Bobby Holmes Orchestra Sweet Rhythm versus Harlem Swi... More

All Star Vaudeville

All Star Vaudeville

St. Martins Episcopal Church (venue)

Personal Appearance 2

Personal Appearance 2

Text on Poster: Peekskill Theatre Peekskill, N.Y. Monday Eve. Aug. 24 Tuesday Eve. Aug. 25 At 8:30 Admission Prices – Reserved Incl. Tax 90c General Admission 40c Federal Theatre Presents The Big Laugh ... More

Vaudeville Revue

Vaudeville Revue

Text on Poster: Foster Rittenburg Chapter #29 D.A.V. Drury High School Auditorium North Adams Thur. & Fri. Jan 20-21 At 8 P.M. 25-55c Federal Theatre Project Presents 10 Acts All Star vaudeville Works Pro... More

Horse Eats Hat

Horse Eats Hat

Maxine Elliott Theatre (venue)

All Star Vaudeville

All Star Vaudeville

P.S. No. 144 (venue)

Alien Corn

Alien Corn

Text on Poster: Alien Corn A Drama by Sidney Howard 12th St Theatre Starts Sept 5 Federal Theatre Project div of WPA (Content)

The Bat (1 Photograph)

The Bat (1 Photograph)

Federal Theatre Project Collection: Production Records-Photographic Negatives File. The Photographic Negatives File is a collection of approximately 9,000 negatives, mainly from the New York, NY units, document... More

Prologue to Glory

Prologue to Glory

Greek Open Air Theatre Griffith Park Opens Wed Aug 3 8pm Prologue to Glory by EP Conkle WPA (Content)

Black and White Revue

Black and White Revue

Federal Theatre Presents Undertent Gibralter Field Worcester St Southbridge Auspices: Gibralter Athletic Assn. Inc. Fri June 10 one night 8pm Black and White Revue Sweet Rhythm vs. Harlem Swing Sat Jun... More

Coriolanus

Coriolanus

WPA Theatre of the Four Seasons Roslyn LI NY telephone Roslyn 1056 New York State Federal Theatre Project presents an autumn festival of plays staged by Charles Hpkins state director opening Sat Oct 9 pl... More

Tamed and How

Tamed and How

Text on Poster: Don Bosco Center hall Palmer Place Port Chester, N.Y. 2 Nites Monday Tuesday Aug. 10 & 11 At 8.30 P.M. Price – 40c Federal Theatre presents The Whirlwind Comedy “Tamed and How” By Cha... More

Free!

Free!

Federal Theatre Project Division of Works Progress Administration Invites You to Attend the Following theatres Mayan Theatre Hill at 11th St. Tuesday nights at 8:30 Hollywood Playhouse Vine Near Hollywoo... More

All Star Vaudeville

All Star Vaudeville

East New York Community Center (venue)

Pinocchio

Pinocchio

Opens Mon June 6 Matinee Dailiy 2pm Evenings 8pm "Pinocchio" Adapted and directed by Yasha Frank Adults 25c Children 10c Federal Theatre Southwest Eleventh and Alder (Content)

Vaudeville

Vaudeville

Free Vaudeville Hollenbeck Park Every Friday 4pm to 5pm Everybody Welcome! (Content)

No More Peace

No More Peace

Text on Poster: The Federal theatre Presents “No More Peace” A Musical Satire By Ernst Toller Music by Leslie Loth Lyrics W. H. Auden Bronx Winter Garden 1874 Washington Avenue, Bronx Tues., Nov. 9th 8... More

Patience

Patience

Scanned one of two

Caravan Theatre

Caravan Theatre

Text on poster: The Federal Theatre WPA The Caravan Theatre presents Free plays in public parks and fields Brooklyn Tuesday - Owl's Head Park, Bay Ridge, 67th St. and Colonial Rd. Wednesdays - Gravesend P... More

All Star Vaudeville

All Star Vaudeville

East New York Community Center (venue)

The Bat

The Bat

Trinity Lutheran Parish Hall (venue)

Autumn Crocus

Autumn Crocus

Text on Poster: Baker Federal Theatre Divison WPA 1447 Lawrence St "Autumn Crocus" A Romantic Comedy Sept 14th thru 18th Sept 21st thru 25th 8:30pm 25cents and 40cents Reservations Keystone 5832 (Content)

Pinocchio

Pinocchio

"Pinocchio" Adapted and Directed by Yasha Frank Opens Mon June 6 Matinee Daily 2pm Evenings 8:30pm Adults 25c Children 10c Federal Theatre Southwest Eleventh and Alder (Content)

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Savoy Theatre (venue)

Carmen

Carmen

Philharmonic Auditorium Dicembre 26-28-E 30 Tre Grandiosi Spetticoli D'opera Carmen Di G Bizet Compagnia di 300 artisti Direttore Jacques Samossoud Prezzi popolari da 55c a $1.10 WPA Federal Music Pro... More

Censored

Censored

Mayan Theatre (venue)

Vaudeville
Chalk Dust

Chalk Dust

Text on Poster: Hollywood Playhouse Opens June 6 Chalk Dust 1936 NY Smash Hit Federal Theatres Attraction div of WPA (Content)

The Old Maid

The Old Maid

Text on Poster: Great neck High School Auditorium Polo Road We. Eve. Oct. 14 Auspices: American legion Post No. Tickets – Orchestra 55c – Balcony Federal theatre Project of Long island Presents The Puli... More

Federal Theatre Stage Attractions

Federal Theatre Stage Attractions

Advertising Androcles and the Lion at Hollywood Playhouse Ready! Aim! Fire! At Mayan Theatre The Treasure at Musart Theatre (Content)

4 Pulitzer Prize Plays

4 Pulitzer Prize Plays

Ice Bound They Knew What They Wanted Miss Lulu Bett Street Scene (Content)

Iolanthe

Iolanthe

Federal Theatre Hallie Flanagan, national director George Kondolf, director for NYC the Gilbert and Sullivan opera company entire week of sept 26 Mon Tue Wed Iolanthe Thur Fri Sat Gondoliers Brooklyn ... More

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

Text on Poster: Savoy One Week Dec. 25 to Jan. 1 Matinee-Wed. Dec 29 & Sat. Jan 1 The Federal Theatre presents “Alice” in Wonderland DIV WPA (Content)

Roaring Girl

Roaring Girl

Special Performance Mayan Theatre Hill Near 11th St Sun Feb 14 Only 8:30pm Roaring Girl By John C Moffit Silver Star Lodge Knights of Pythias Prices 25c 55c tax inc. Federal Theatre Project div of WPA (Content)

Haiti 2

Haiti 2

Text on Poster: Federal Theatre Haiti A Drama of the Black Napoleon By William Du Bois Lafayette Theatre Seventh Ave. At 131st St. (Content)

Help Yourself

Help Yourself

Savoy theatre C ST at 3rd Fri and Sat Feb 26-27 8:30 pm Prices nites and mats 55c-35c-25c tax inc Help Your Self a 3 comedy act road attraction Federal Theatre Project of WPA (Content)

Help Yourself

Help Yourself

Text on Poster: Mt. Park Casino Holyoke, Mass. 4 Nights 8:30 P.M. Aug. 18 Thru 21 Matinee Wednesday at 2:30 P.M. All Seats Reserved 25c The Federal theatre Presents “Help Yourself” A Rollicking Farce B... More

Federal Theatre

Federal Theatre

Federal Theatre (newspaper clips) This is to certify that the critics have acclaimed the Federal Theatre's production of Class of 29 A Drama of Vital Present Day Importance Nightly Tues through Sat at 8:... More

To the Ladies!

To the Ladies!

Now! "To the Ladies!" by George S Kaufman and Marc Connelly Mason Opera House (Content)

The Emperor's New Clothes

The Emperor's New Clothes

Eighth Avenue Temple (venue)

Verdi's Requiem

Verdi's Requiem

Verdi's Requiem by San Bernardino Federal Symphony Orchestra James Sample Conductor Assisted by The Meistersinger June 14 8:15pm San Bernardino Valley Junior college auditorium Federal Music Project ... More

H.M.S. Pinafore; Trial by Jury

H.M.S. Pinafore; Trial by Jury

Far Rockaway High School (venue)

Sun-Up
It Can't Happen Here

It Can't Happen Here

Text on Poster: Park Federal Theatre Project Bridgeport Works Progress Administration Presents Sinclair Lewis World Famous Novel It Can’t Happen here Dramatized by Sinclair Lewis and John C. Moffett Mat.... More

It Can't Happen Here

It Can't Happen Here

Text on Poster: The Federal Theatre Presents World Premiere It Can’t Happen Here Repertory Theatre All Seats Reserved 35c-55c Oct. 27 Works Progress Administration It Can’t Happen Here By Sinclair Lewis... More

Aladdin

Aladdin

Starts Friday Mar. 11th Aladdin A Fabulous Fantasy Mayan Hill St at 11th (Content)

An Heir at Large

An Heir at Large

Text on Poster: W.P.A. Federal Theatre W. Duval St. Opp. P.O. An Heir At Large A Comedy in 3 Acts July 27 thru 31 (Content)

Festival of Modern Dance

Festival of Modern Dance

Text on Poster: Myra Kinch & Dance Group Festival of Modern Dance Music by Manuel Galea Polytechnic High School Auditorium Mon. April 11 8:15 P.M. Tickets on Sale At Walker’s Dept. Store Prices 25c to ... More

Pygmalion

Pygmalion

Text on Poster: Theatre of The 4 Seasons Roslyn The Federal Theatre for New York State Presents A Revival by Popular Request “Pygmalion” ... More

Boy Meets Girl

Boy Meets Girl

Text on Poster: Federal Theatre Presents A Hillarious [sic.] Hollywood Comedy Boy Meets Girl By Bella and Samuel Spewack Community Center Sycamore Wed. Jan. 19 Auspices of Community Center Association ... More

The Old Man 2

The Old Man 2

Text on Poster: Warburton Tel. Nep. 553 Entire Week Mon. Aug. 10 to Sat. Aug. 15 Federal Theatre Presents At 8.30 P.M. The Pulitzer Prize Play of 1935 The Old Maid By Zoe Akins Sensational Broadway Succ... More

Help Yourself

Help Yourself

Text on Poster: Warburton Theatre Yonkers, N.Y. Week Com. Monday Sept. 28 Evenings 8:30 P.M. Bargain Mat. Sat. 2:30 P.M. Entire House 25c Federal Theatre Presents The Unique Farce Comedy "Help Yourself... More