The varied aspects of the theatre, from burlesque to vaudeville - from drama to musical comedy, are played out in photographs, posters, and playbills covering all major productions and landmarks of the 19th and 20th Century. Of special interest are the Cal Yeomans Collection, the Belknap Playbill and Program Collection and the Lillian Schneider Bartell Playbill Collection.
|Boston's "Old Howard"
The "Mother Church of Vaudeville"
|The New York Hippodrome - state of the art theatre (1905-1939)||The Palace
(New York City) Home of vaudeville "Two-a-day"
|A colorful early 20th century playbill - Hanna Theatre, Chicago||Flo Ziegfield - "Glorifying the American Girl"||Richard Mansfield - the original Cyrano de Bergerac|
|Musical comedy of the 1960s|
|Two landmarks of American drama|