Playwright File: Jean-Claude van Itallie (1)
File includes reviews of Jean-Claude van Itallie's A Fable (Westbeth Exchange Theater, 1975), The King of the United States (Proposition, Boston, 1974), Dream (Open Theater, 1966), America Hurrah: Three Views of the U.S.A. (Pocket Theater, 1966), Mystery Play (Cherry Lane, 1973), Bag Lady (Theater for the New City, 1979); letters from van Itallie to Ellen Stewart regarding an application for a Guggenheim fellowship, a proposed new version of Medea, and other subjects; an Aérogramme from Yoshi Oïda to Stewart wishing her well, and mentioning his production of The Tibetan Book of the Dead in Paris and that he would be seeing van Itallie there (c. 1982); programs from a triple bill of van Itallie's War with This is the Rill Speaking and Homo (Assembly Rooms, Durham, 1966), the 1968 Creative Arts Festival at Kent State University, a triple bill of The Hunter and the Bird, It's Almost Like Being, and Where Is De Queen? (Chicago City Players), all by van Itallie; a historical artical by van Itallie about the Caffe Cino; and a résumé from Elinor Renfield (c. 1980).
1966 – 1982
Press, Correspondence, Programs
Newsprint; Copy paper; Typing paper; Photostat paper
multiple press clippings
5.75 in (width) 12.5 in (height)
Jean-Claude van Itallie (contributor), Ellen Stewart (contributor), New York Times (publisher), The Real Paper (publisher), Show Business (publisher), Newsday (publisher), Jerry Tallmer (contributor), New York Post (publisher), Clive Barnes (contributor), Other Stages (publisher), Soho News (publisher), Yoshi Oida (contributor)
A Fable, The King Of The United States, Dream, Mystery Play, Bag Lady, Euripides' "Medea", War, This Is The Rill Speaking, Homo, The Hunter And The Bird, It's Almost Like Being, Where Is De Queen?
Exchange Theater, The Proposition, Open Theater, Pocket Theater, Cherry Lane Theater, Theater for the New City, Assembly Rooms Theatre, Caffe Cino