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David Gaard Theatrical Works Coll2008-072
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Original Works Series 1: circa 1966-2004

Physical Description: 67.0 folders.

Series Scope and Content

The Original Works Series consists of works for stage and/or screen written by Gaard, alone or in collaboration with his partner, M. Sanford Kaplan. The series consists of proposals, treatments, and production and promotional materials, including scripts, set designs, schedules, flyers, postcards, programs, and reviews. The plays are organized alphabetically title. Gaard's first completed play, Lee Foster was performed as The Acme Novelty Company; another early Gaard play, Swing to the Right was performed as The Day They Gave Babies Away.
 

About Bernard Carlton 1999

Physical Description: 6.0 folders.
Box-folder 1 : 1-5

Early script with notes, revised scripts, promotion materials, and reviews 1999

Physical Description: 5.0 folders.
Box-folder 5 : 1 (Oversize)

Promotional materials and reviews 1999

Box-folder 1 : 6

The Acme Novelty Co., Script 1971

Box-folder 1 : 7-8

And Puppy Dog Tails, Scripts and promotional materials 1974-1975

Physical Description: 2.0 folders.
Box-folder 1 : 9

As Tears Go By, Script 1999

 

Befriending Beau 2000-2002

Physical Description: 3.0 folders.
Box-folder 1 : 10-12

Scripts, screenplay, production and promotional materials, and reviews 2000-2002

Physical Description: 2.0 folders.
Box-folder 5 : 2 (Oversize)

Promotional materials, ticket sale reports, and reviews 2000

Box-folder 1 : 13

Cocaine Before Chapel, Early script circa 1985

Box-folder 1 : 14

The Day They Gave Babies Away, Revised Script circa 1973

Box-folder 1 : 15-16

eXs, Script, promotional materials, and reviews 2001

Physical Description: 2.0 folders.
Box-folder 1 : 17

The Fabulous Ten O'Clock Scholar, Scripts 1999-2003

Box-folder 1 : 19-20

Flash!!, Scripts by David Gaard and M. Sanford Kaplan 1997

Physical Description: 2.0 folders.
Box-folder 1 : 21-22

Fog Over Frisco, Synopsis, sample dialogue, screenplay 1995

Physical Description: 2.0 folders.
Box-folder 1 : 23-24

The Ghost of Sergeant Pepper, Synopsis, outline of screenplay and novel, and three sample chapters 1994

Physical Description: 2.0 folders.
Box-folder 1 : 25

Gramercy Park Dot Com, Project outline circa 1997

Box-folder 1 : 26-28

High Crimes and Treason, Synopsis and scripts 1995-2002

Physical Description: 3.0 folders.
Box-folder 2 : 1

Hook, Line, and Sinker, Screenplay rough draft 1998

Box-folder 2 : 32

Later Than Spring, Rough draft and script 1994

Box-folder 2 : 2

Lee Foster, Script circa 1966

 

Made for Each Other 1996-1998

Physical Description: 6.0 folders.
Box-folder 2 : 3-6

Scripts, production materials, and reviews 1996-1998

Physical Description: 4.0 folders.
Box-folder 5 : 3 (Oversize)

Reviews 1996-1998

Box-folder 4 : 1

Photographs - Publicity Stills 1997

Box-folder 2 : 7-8

Made for Each Other, Screenplay by David Gaard and M. Sanford Kaplan 1998

Physical Description: 2.0 folders.
Box-folder 2 : 9-10

The Marilyn Project, Script 1974, 2004

Box-folder 2 : 11

Mother's Day, Treatment by David Gaard and M. Sanford Kaplan 1999

 

Power Strokes 1999-2001

Physical Description: 4.0 folders.
Box-folder 2 : 12-13

Working script, production and promotional materials, and reviews 1999-2001

Physical Description: 2.0 folders.
Box-folder 5 : 4 (Oversize)

Ticket sale reports and reviews 2000

Box-folder 4 : 2

Photographs - Casting Headshots 1999-2000

Box-folder 2 : 14

Praire Light, Script circa 1982

Box-folder 2 : 15-17

The Sailor, Home from the Sea, Script, production and promotional materials, and reviews 1999-2000

Physical Description: 3.0 folders.
Box-folder 2 : 18-20

Shadow Boy, Script 2001

Physical Description: 3.0 folders.
 

Sheets 1997-1998

Physical Description: 5.0 folders.
Box-folder 2 : 21-24

Production and promotional materials and draft and revised scripts by David Gaard and M. SanfordKaplan 1997-1998

Physical Description: 4.0 folders.
Box-folder 5 : 5 (Oversize)

Reviews 1998

Box-folder 2 : 25

Something Evil, Synopsis rough draft circa 1995

Box-folder 2 : 26

Steve Adams and the the Curse of the Vindictive Heart, Cast List circa 1973

Box-folder 2 : 27

Swing to the Right, Script 1969

Box-folder 2 : 28

The Talent for Deception, Script, production proposal, and synopsis circa 1995

Box-folder 1 : 18

The Ten O'Clock Scholar (working title), Script rough draft 1999

Box-folder 2 : 29

Thursday's Child, Rough draft circa 1995

Box-folder 2 : 30-31

Young and Deadly, Script 1998-1999

Physical Description: 2.0 folders.
 

Adaptations and Productions Series 2: 1973-circa 2005

Physical Description: 27.0 folders.

Series Scope and Content

The Adaptations and Productions Series consists of theatrical works and screenplays adapted, directed, or produced by Gaard. The series consists of proposals, treatments, along with production and promotional materials such as scripts, set designs, schedules, flyers, programs, and reviews. The plays are organized alphabetically by performance title.
Box-folder 3 : 1

Alice in Wonderland, by Lewis Caroll, produced by M. Sanford Kaplan and David Gaard, Script 1997

 

All's Well That Ends Well, by William Shakespeare, conceived and adapted by David Gaard 2000

Physical Description: 5.0 folders.
Box-folder 3 : 2-5

Treatment, script, production and promotional materials, and reviews 2000

Physical Description: 4.0 folders.
Box-folder 5 : 6 (Oversize)

Promotional material and reviews 2000

 

Antigone, by Sophocles, adapted by David Gaard and M. Sanford Kaplan 1996

Physical Description: 2.0 folders.
Box-folder 3 : 6

Modellbuch for a mixed media production 1996

Box-folder 5 : 7 (Oversize)

Set sketches 1996

Box-folder 3 : 7

The Battle for Brennan Street, from a story by Robert Cummins, by David Gaard and M. Sanford Kaplan, Screen treatment circa 1985

 

Dead End, by Sidney Kingsley, directed by David Gaard 2001

Physical Description: 3.0 folders.
Box-folder 3 : 8-9

Script and promotional materials 2001

Physical Description: 2.0 folders.
Box-folder 5 : 8 (Oversize)

Reviews 2001

Box-folder 3 : 10

The Flowroom, by John Peterson, directed by David Gaard, Production and promotional materials 1999

Box-folder 3 : 11

It's Enough to Make you Sick, 3 plays directed by David Gaard and Bill Lentsch, Flyer 1973

Box-folder 3 : 12-13

The Killer, by Eugene Ionesco, directed by David Gaard, Proposal, script, and production and promotional materials 2001

Physical Description: 2.0 folders.
Box-folder 3 : 14

The Last Good Time, based on a novel by Richard Bausch, play by David Gaard, Script 1987

Box-folder 3 : 15

A Midsummer Night's Dream, by William Shakespeare, produced by M. Sanford Kaplan and David Gaard, Program 1997

Box-folder 3 : 16

Mother Courage, by Bertold Brecht, translated by Ralph Manheim, edited by David Gaard and Richard Schechner, Script 1974

Box-folder 3 : 17

Much Ado About Nothing, by William Shakespeare, Proposal by David Gaard circa 2005

 

Two Gentlemen of Verona, by William Shakespeare 2001

Physical Description: 4.0 folders.
Box-folder 3 : 18-20

Treatment for an environmental production, conceived and directed by David Gaard 2001

Physical Description: 3.0 folders.
Box-folder 5 : 9

Promotional material and reviews 2001

Box-folder 3 : 21-22

Wars, Whores, and Tin Pan Alley, text by Bertold Brecht, music by Kurt Weill and Dominic Muldowney, conceived and adapted by David Gaard and Swen Swenson, Scripts and programs 1986

Physical Description: 2.0 folders.
Box-folder 3 : 23

The Women's Representativeby Sun Yu, adapted by David Gaard, Script 1973

 

Personal and Miscellaneous Series 3: 1994-2007

Physical Description: 9.0 folders.

Series Scope and Content

The Personal and Miscellaneous Series consists of various biographical and miscellaneous materials relating to Gaard's personal and professional life. The biographical information consists of autobiographical notes written for performances and to document the materials in his collection; it also includes Gaard’s personal recollection of the production of the PRIDE Newsletter, forerunner of the Advocate. The Clippings file consists of newspaper clipping which may have been considered for concept development. The Correspondence File includes e-mail and letters not directly related to a work, other performance programs, and loose performance materials. The GAle GAtes et al. file documents several performances of the company. The spiral bound notebooks includes various incomplete titled works and acts, including A Sky Full of Moon, The Ghost of Sergeant Pepper, Those are Revolting Queens., Dakota Visitor, About Leonard Carrington, and Midnight in Marrakech.
Box-folder 3 : 24

Biographical information 1999-2007

Box-folder 5 : 10 (Oversize)

Clippings 1992-2000

Box-folder 3 : 25

Correspondence 1993-2002

Box-folder 5 : 11 (Oversize)

Fringe Festival programs and newspapers 1997-2001

Box-folder 3 : 26

GAle et GAtes et al. 1996

Box-folder 3 : 27-29

Spiral Bound notebooks circa 1990-circa 1997

Physical Description: 3.0 folders.
Box-folder 4 : 3

Photographs and a slide from an unknown performance circa 1998