Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)

Document

File contains a memorial card from Curtis's funeral, remembrances by Craig Highberger and Joey Preston; press clippings on Curtis and his work (Majority Report, Aug. 21-Sept. 3, 1976, Village Voice [Oct. 16, 1969, Jan. 7, 1971, May 28, 1985], New York Times [Feb. 10, 1984, May 17, 1985, May 2, 2004], The Herald, June 6, 1971, After Dark [Oct. 1972], New York Native [June 17-30, 1985], inter/VIEW [vol. I, no. 12]), fifteen headshots of Curtis (OBJ.2015.0053), some signed to Ellen Stewart, some with lipstick kisses;  ​promotional materials for a reading of Curtis's Champagne and Glamour, Glory & Gold at The Crystal Room; a program for La MaMa's production of Curtis's Champagne; typescript notes by Curtis on the "Song of the English Rose"; posters for La MaMa's production of Curtis's Femme Fatale: The Three Faces of Gloria, and Theatre Megalomania: An Off-Off B'way Benefit for Bastiano's; a letter following Curtis's death, from his partner (?), Kevin (no last name is signed), to those he worked with, pleadng for copies of all records of Curtis, to form an archive of materials related to him; correspondence with Ellen Stewart regarding Craig Highberger's documentary on Curtis, Superstar in a Housedress; and other miscellaneous items.

The program for Champagne is digitized in OBJ.1985.0121: Program: "Champagne" (1985). The poster for Femme Fatale: The Three Faces of Gloria is digitized in OBJ.1970.0086: Promotional Flyer: "Femme Fatale" (1970). 


The press clippings, the letter from Kevin, and the letter from Jackie Curtis' aunt are not digitized. Please contact the La MaMa Archives (archives@lamama.org) for information about how to access these materials.    

 
  • Card: Jackie Curtis to Ellen Stewart (1970) [FRONT]
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)
Playwright File: Jackie Curtis (1970-2007)

1970 – 2007
English
OBJ.1971.0474
Press, Correspondence
Card stock; Copy paper; Newsprint;
1 memorial card
multiple press clippings
multiple letters
11 in (width) 11 in (height)
8.5 in (width) 8.5 in (height)
Crystal Room, The
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