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Guide to the Jessica Levy Playbills Collection
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  • Overview of the Collection
  • Biographical Information:
  • Access Terms
  • Administrative Information
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  • Scope and Contents

  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: Jessica Levy Playbills Collection
    Dates: 1955-2003
    Identification: MS-0153
    Creator: Levy, Jessica
    Physical Description: 17.10 linear ft
    Language of Materials: English
    Repository: Special Collections & University Archives
    5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
    San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
    URL: http://library.sdsu.edu/scua
    Email: scref@rohan.sdsu.edu
    Phone: 619-594-6791

    Biographical Information:

    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 Terms

    This collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

    Genre/Form of Material:

    Publications

    Topical Term:

    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

    Administrative Information

    Accruals:

    2003

    Conditions Governing Use:

    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.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    This collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation:

    Identification of item, folder title, box number, Jessica Levy Playbills Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

    Arrangement of Materials:

    Playbills are filed alphabetically by title.

    Scope and Contents

    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.