Jessica Levy Playbills Collection, 1955-2003
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Brief Description: 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.
Held at:
Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA 92182 8050
Phone: 619-594-6791
Email: askscua [at]
Created by: Levy, Jessica
Volume: 17.1 Linear Feet
Acquired: 2003
Arrangement: Playbills are filed alphabetically by title.
Biographical Note for Levy, Jessica : 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.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Musical theater--New York (State)--New York
Musical theater--United States
Playbills--New York (State)--New York
Playbills--United States
Theater programs--New York (State)--New York
Theater programs--United States
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.
Acquisition Notes: Jessica Levy
PreferredCitation: Identification of item, folder title, box number, Jessica Levy Playbills Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.