Los Angeles Actors' Theatre press clippings and ephemera, 1976-1981

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Title: Los Angeles Actors' Theatre press clippings and ephemera
Collection number: PASC 277
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.25 linear ft. (3 boxes)
Date (inclusive): 1976-1981
Abstract: The Los Angeles Actors' Theatre (LAAT) was founded in 1975 by Ralph Waite to provide provide education and the theater experience to low income populations. The collection consist of photocopied news clippings and articles, press releases, and ephemera related to LAAT.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.
Creator: Los Angeles Actors' Theatre

Restrictions on Access

Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Los Angeles Actors' Theatre Press Clippings and Ephemera (Collection PASC 277). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Biography

The Los Angeles Actors' Theatre (LAAT) was founded in 1975 by Ralph Waite; Waite also served as artistic director. LAAT was created to provide a permanent, professional company of creative talent, provide teaching opportunities to apprentice and minority talent; and at the same time bring the theater experience to low income populations.

Scope and Content

The collection consist of photocopied news clippings and articles, press releases, and ephemera related to the Los Angeles Actors Theatre (LAAT). Includes general information about LAAT and their productions, and founder Ralph Waite

Organization and Arrangement

There is no specific arrangement to the collection.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4859533 

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Los Angeles Actors' Theatre
Theaters--California--Los Angeles--Archives

Container List

Box 1

Primarily photocopied news clippings and articles, press releases, and ephemera. 1976 - 1981.

Scope and Content Note

Includes information related to LAAT (general), Teatro, Ralph Waite, Bill Bushnell, Hairy Ape, Kitchen, Cock-A-Doodle Dandy, A Month in the Country, Buy the Bi and Bye, Getting' it Together, Museum, The Secret Place, Female Transport, Baker's End, Mulatto's Orgy, Short Eyes, Waiting for Godot.
Box 2

Primarily photocopied news clippings and articles, original news clippings and articles, press releases, fliers, and ephemera. 1977 - 1981.

Scope and Content Note

Includes information related to Midnight Moon, The Sisters, My Sister My Sister, Perfume, Harmfullness of Tobacco, Skaters, Venus of Menshen Falls, Vision of Anne Sexton, Transformations, Trilogy Blue, The Guntower, Medal of Honor Rag, Every Good Boy Does Fine, The Schoolteacher, The Orgy, Cronica de un Secuestro, Old Times, The Tricycle, Sunday, Night of the Assassins, Trojan Woman, Drop Hammer, Wild Air, Al Chemist Show, Totem Pole, Lady of the House, Georgia Brown, Widow's Blind Date
Box 3

Primarily photocopied news clippings and articles, original news clippings and articles, press releases, fliers, and ephemera. 1981.

Scope and Content Note

Includes information related to LAAT at Midnight, Federico, Throne of Straw, Macbeth, 2 by South, and LAAT Productions list with cast.