Italian American theater.
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Arturo Giovannitti papers
Papers of Arturo Giovannitti consist of a typescript play entitled "The Alpha and the Omega (In Memory of a very Rich Holy Man)."
Clara C. Grillo papers
Papers (ca. 1928-1977) of Clara (Corica) Grillo include newspaper clippings; a transcript of an interview with her; correspondence between her husband Dominic Grillo and Eduardo Migliaccio (Farfariello); articles on Italians in Cleveland, Ohio, and the International Institute of Cleveland; and correspondence, playbills, and financial records pertaining to theater, films, and vaudeville.
Eduardo Migliaccio papers
Papers (1909-1958) of Italian American character actor Eduardo Migliaccio "Farfariello" (1880-1946) consist of photographs, playbills, correspondence, manuscript and published sheet music, and scrapbooks of memorabilia. Photographs from the collection have been digitized and are available in the U Media Archive digital repository, please see a link in the "Digital material" section below.
Ernest Tummolillo papers
Papers (1902-1977) of Ernesto Tummolillo (1879-1916), a noted Neopolitan playwright who came to the United States in 1901 consist of photocopies of a biography written by his great grandson Gennaro Dispigno, correspondence, photographs, Neopolitan songs, a play written by Tummolillo, and newspaper clippings. Tummolillo also worked at the Ellis Island Immigration Office.
Italian Actors Union (New York, New York) records
Records (1938-1969) of the Italian Actors Union (New York, New York), a branch of the Associated Actors and Artistes of America, comprise constitution and by-laws, membership lists, correspondence, scripts, speeches and essays concerning Italian theater in New York, contracts, memoranda, financial records, materials pertaining to the Italian Recreation Center (New York), and, on microfilm only, the minutes of the Executive Council (1939-1963).
Pietro Di Donato papers
Papers of Italian American author Pietro Di Donato consist of a photocopy of the manuscript for his play "Moro" and interview drafts, correspondence, audio cassettes.