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Guide to the Robert A. Potter Plays
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Series I. Original Plays

Box 1: 1

Finding guide and list of plays produced by Potter--working draft (10/3/99)

Box 1: 2

Fifteen Signs of the Apocalypse, 1978

Box 1: 3

In a Pig's Eye, 1972

Box 1: 4

Just Across the Border, 1981

Box 1: 5

The Sea Lion, 1983

Box 1: 6

The Vision of Children, 1980

Box 1: 7

Where is Sicily, 1969

Box 2: 1

Amusia, 1999

Box 2: 2

Amusia (production script), 1999

Box 2: 3

Amusia (background, press clippings), 1999

Box 2: 4

Amusia (festivities), 1999

Box 2: 5

Amusia (music), 1999

Box 2: 6

Amusia (production script), 2007

Box 2: 7

Amusia (programs), 1999

Box 2: 8

Amusia (publicity), 1999

Box 3: 1

Baby

Box 3: 2

Baby (background, clippings), 1966

Box 3: 3

Bedtime Story, 1992

Box 3: 4

Bedtime Story (stage directions), 1992

Box 3: 5

Bedtime Story (third draft), 1993

Box 3: 6

Bird of Paradise, 1996

Box 3: 7

Butterfly Summer, 1960

Box 3: 8

The Famous Tug of War, 1959

Box 3: 9

Fifteen Signs of the Apocalypse, 1978

Box 3: 10

Fifteen Signs of the Apocalypse (production material), 1978

Box 4: 1

A Fine and Private Place (first draft), 1990

Box 4: 2

A Fine and Private Place, 1991

Box 4: 3

A Fine and Private Place (reviews, programs, cards), 1991

Box 4: 4

Ilyria, 1977

Box 4: 5

Imaginary Music, 1999

Box 4: 6

In a Pig's Eye (copy 1), 1972

Box 4: 7

In a Pig's Eye (copy 2), 1972

Box 5: 1

In a Pig's Eye (copy 3), 1972

Box 5: 2

In a Pig's Eye (production script), 1975

Box 5: 3

Just Like Life (background, production)

Box 5: 4

Just Like Life, 1993

Box 5: 5

The Labyrinth (first draft), 1985

Box 5: 6

The Labyrinth (copy 1), 1985

Box 5: 7

The Labyrinth (copy 2), 1985

Box 6: 1

The Lady in the Labyrinth (background, design)

Box 6: 2

The Lady in the Labyrinth, 1988

Box 6: 3

The Lady in the Labyrinth (May 1988, script 7)

Box 6: 4

The Lady in the Labyrinth (script 4), 1988

Box 6: 5

The Lady in the Labyrinth (1988 production script)

Box 6: 6

The Lady in the Labyrinth (RAP production script), 1989

Box 6: 7

The Lady in the Labyrinth (March 1989 revision)

Box 7: 1

The Lady in the Labyrinth (May 1989, #12)

Box 7: 2

The Lady in the Labyrinth (first stage workshop), 1989

Box 7: 3

The Lady in the Labyrinth (UCSB Winter 1989 production)

Box 7: 4

The Lady in the Labyrinth (publicity)

Box 7: 5

The Lady in the Labyrinth (reviews, articles)

Box 7: 6

The Lady in the Labyrinth (sound)

Box 8: 1

Last Days of Empire, 2007

Box 8: 2

Last Days of Empire (background, notes)

Box 8: 3

Last Days of Empire (music)

Box 8: 4

Last Days of Empire (press clippings)

Box 8: 5

The Last Liberal (1.0), 2005

Box 8: 6

The Last Liberal (1.1), 2005

Box 8: 7

The Last Liberal (press clippings)

Box 8: 8

The Man in the Middle

Box 8: 9

Morning Song, 2000

Box 8: 10

My Scrape with the CHP and Other Ten Minute Plays (Four plays: My Scrape with the CHP (1999); Waveplay (1999); Remiehzla's Disease (1997, never completed); Boxing on the Radio)

Box 9: 1

Mutt's Monologue (From the Space Between the Stars), 1993

Box 9: 2

Saint Barbara in the Flesh, 1995

Box 9: 3

A Seagull on the South Shore (After Chekhov)

Box 9: 4

The Sea Lion, 1981

Box 9: 5

The Sea Lion (March 1982)

Box 9: 6

The Sea Lion (July 1982)

Box 9: 7

The Sea Lion (November 1982)

Box 9: 8

The Sea Lion (December 1982, copy 1)

Box 10: 1

The Sea Lion (December 1982, copy 2)

Box 10: 2

The Sea Lion, 1983

Box 10: 3

The Sea Lion (March 1987)

Box 10: 4

The Space Between the Stars, 2003

Box 10: 5

The Space Between the Stars (production photos), 2003

Box 10: 6

Universe City, 1974

Box 11: 1

The Vision of Children, 1978

Box 11: 2

The Vision of Children, 1980

Box 11: 3

Where is Sicily? (first draft), 1969

Box 11: 4

Where is Sicily? (copy 1), 1969

Box 12: 1

The Wind Dancers, 1981

Box 12: 2

The Wind Dancers (notes), 1987

Box 12: 3

The Wind Dancers (script, notes), 1987

Box 12: 4

The Wind Dancers, 1987

 

Series II. Adaptations

Box 13: 1

Brechtian Variations (The Private Life of the Master Race) (Bertolt Brecht), 1994

Box 13: 2

Faust: An Entertainment (Johann Goethe), 1982

Box 13: 3

Faust: An Entertainment (Johann Goethe) (background, notes)

Box 13: 4

Faust: An Entertainment (Johann Goethe) (production)

Box 13: 5

Fiorenza (Thomas Mann), 1975

Box 13: 6

Fiorenza (Thomas Mann) (background, notes)

Box 13: 1

King Johan (John Bale) (1964 Bristol production), 1964

Box 14: 2

King Johan (John Bale) (notes)

Box 14: 3

La Celestina (Fernando de Rojas), 1987

Box 14: 4

La Celestina (Fernando de Rojas) (illustrations, notes), 1987

Box 14: 5

La Celestina (Fernando de Rojas) (third draft), 1990

Box 15: 1

The Left Hand of God (Jose Saramago) (1.0), 2007

Box 15: 2

The Left Hand of God (Jose Saramago) (2.0), 2009

Box 15: 3

The Left Hand of God (Jose Saramago) (2.0, unbound, notes, additions), 2009

Box 15: 4

The Left Hand of God (Jose Saramago) (2.1), 2009

Box 15: 5

The Left Hand of God (Jose Saramago) (unbound script)

Box 15: 6

The Left Hand of God (Jose Saramago) (background, notes)

Box 15: 7

The Left Hand of God (Jose Saramago) (letters)

Box 16: 1

The Left Hand of God (Jose Saramago) (first draft, notes)

Box 16: 2

The Left Hand of God (Jose Saramago) (notes)

Box 16: 3

The Left Hand of God (Jose Saramago) (work in progress)

Box 16: 4

Life is a Dream (Calderon de la Barca), 1997

Box 16: 5

Life is a Dream (Calderon de la Barca) (script, clippings), 1997

Box 16: 6

Life is a Dream (Calderon de la Barca) (script, clippings), 1997

Box 16: 7

Life is a Dream (Calderon de la Barca) (third draft), 1997

Box 16: 8

Life is a Dream (Calderon de la Barca) (background), 1997

Box 16: 9

Lost Posadas (Brian Hansen), 2007

Box 17: 1

Man's Desire and Fleeting Beauty (Unknown, 16th century Dutch) (notes, music, programs)

Box 17: 2

Man's Desire and Fleeting Beauty (Unknown, 16th century Dutch) (Cambridge production), 1984

Box 17: 3

The Merry Wives of Windsor (Shakespeare), 1993

Box 17: 4

The Miser (Moliere), 1965

Box 17: 5

Mother Courage (Bertolt Brecht), 1979

Box 17: 6

Mother Courage (Bertolt Brecht) (revision, programs), 1998

Box 17: 7

Mother Courage (Bertolt Brecht), 1998

Box 18: 1

Mother Courage (Bertolt Brecht) (clippings)

Box 18: 2

Mother Courage (Bertolt Brecht) (music)

Box 18: 3

Panhandle (Walter Davis), 1972

Box 18: 4

Panhandle (Walter Davis) (background, notes, music), 1972

Box 18: 5

Queen Margaret of England (Shakespeare), 1976

Box 18: 6

Queen Margaret of England (Shakespeare) (Act I), 1977

Box 18: 7

Queen Margaret of England (Shakespeare) (Act II), 1977

Box 18: 8

Queen Margaret of England (Shakespeare), 2000

Box 18: 9

Queen Margaret of England (Shakespeare) (Act I Rewrite), 2000

Box 18: 10

Queen Margaret of England (Shakespeare) (Act I second draft), 2000

Box 19: 1

Queen Margaret of England (Shakespeare) (Act II second draft), 2000

Box 19: 2

Queen Margaret of England (Shakespeare) (November 2000 first draft)

Box 19: 3

Queen Margaret of England (Shakespeare) (December 2000 second draft)

Box 19: 4

Queen Margaret of England (Shakespeare) (2001 notes, revision, redux)

Box 19: 5

Queen Margaret of England (Shakespeare) (notes, Act I revision), 2001

Box 19: 6

Queen Margaret of England (Shakespeare) (RAP production script), 2001

Box 19: 7

Queen Margaret of England (Shakespeare) (2001 revision)

Box 19: 8

Queen Margaret of England (Shakespeare) (August 2001 revision)

Box 19: 9

The Tragicall History of the Tapioca Misanthropa (Walter Davis)

Box 19: 10

Volpone (Ben Jonson), 1978

Box 1: 8

Fiorenza (Thomas Mann)

Box 1: 9

Queen Margaret of England (Shakespeare), 1976

 

Series III. Miscellaneous

Box 20: 1

Robert Potter: Playwriting 1978-88. Excerpts from Ten Years Work (Mother Courage (1979); The Vision of Children (1980); Just Across the Border (1982); The Sea Lion (1983); The Wind Dancers (1987); The Lady in the Labyrinth (1988))

Box 20: 2

Opera Projects (The Parakeet; The Man of the Future)

Box 20: 3

Potter Plays Misc Clippings