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Finding Aid to the Jason Stuart Collection, 1982-2009 Coll2013.064
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  • Processing Information
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Separated Materials note
  • Acquisition
  • Biography
  • Preferred Citation

  • Title: Jason Stuart Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2013.064
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.4 linear feet. 1 flat box
    Date (inclusive): 1982-2009
    Abstract: Promotional materials, programs, and recordings of the acting and stand-up comedy performances of Jason Stuart, 1982-2009. Stuart is a openly gay stand-up comedian as well as a theater, television, and movie actor.
    creator: Stuart, Jason

    Processing Information

    Collection processed by Kyle Morgan, 2013.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

    Scope and Contents note

    Recordings, flyers, posters and programs for the acting and stand-up comedy performances of Jason Stuart, 1982-2009.

    Separated Materials note

    Playbills and event programs in which Jason Stuart's name did not appear were separated to the ONE Performing Arts Collection.
    Separated to the ONE Periodical Collection
    The Advocate, January 19, 1999, and April 30, 2000
    Separated to the ONE Programs Collection
    AIDS Walk Los Angeles, 1987 and 1988
    AGLA (Alliance for Gay and Lesbian Artists) Media Awards, 1983 and 1984
    Commitment to Live VI, AIDS Project Los Angeles, November 18, 1992
    Divas: Simply Singing, 1994, 1995, 1997, 2000, 2002
    Get Centered!, L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center 35th Anniversary Gala and Auction, November 18, 2006
    GLAAD Media Awards, 2002
    Human Rights Campaign Gala 2000, Los Angeles Dinner and Awards Ceremony, February 19, 2000
    Illumination: An AIDS Benefit, Northern Lights Alternatives, undated
    Los Angeles International Gay and Lesbian Film and Video Festival, July 8-18, 1993
    National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Leadership Awards, September 28, 2003
    Outfest, Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, and 2005
    Outmusic Awards, June 8-11, 2006
    Task Force Leadership Awards, Los Angeles, September 21, 2008
    A Tribute to Jerry Herman, the Millennium March on Washington for Equality Opening Gala Dinner, April 28, 2000
    Weho Awards, March 12, 2002 [Stuart preformed at event]
    Separated to the ONE Non-LGBT Magazine Cover Story Collection
    LA Weekly, v.31, no.47, October 9-15, 2000
    Deaccessioned Periodicals
    Esquire, April 1999
    LA Weekly, v.31, no.33, July 3-9, 2009
    Los Angeles Times, front page covers special edition


    Donated by Jason Stuart on April 21, 2010.


    Jason Stuart is an openly gay stand-up comedian who has performed at comedy clubs, comedy festivals, gay events and prides, colleges and universities, and on Broadway. His comedy has been featured in the audio recording Jason Stuart: Gay Comedy Without A Dress and the video recording Jason Stuart: Making It To The Middle. As of 2013, he hosts a chat show on RadioTitans.com, Name-Dropping with Jason Stuart.
    Stuart has worked as a television actor on over forty television shows, including The Secret Of The American Teenager, The Closer, Will & Grace, George Lopez, Everybody Hates Chris, House, M.D., It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Charmed, My Wife and Kids , and the comedy series One Night Stand-Up. As a movie actor, Stuart was featured in A Day Without a Mexican and Gia, and has appeared in such films as Kindergarten Cop and Vegas Vacation. Stuart has been nominated for a Gay International Film Award for best supporting actor in Coffee Date. Stuart also produced and starred in his own improvised independent film 10 Attitudes.
    Stuart has performed at countless benefits for issues from AIDS to the homeless. He is the Co-Chairman of the SAG / AFTRA LGBT Committee, and chairs the comedy shows for Lifeworks Mentoring Program. He has also created the corporate lecture program, Coming Out In Hollywood, on being openly gay in the workplace.
    Source: "Jason Stuart - bio," http://www.jasonstuart.com/bio/ (accessed 2013)

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder #, or item name] Jason Stuart Collection, Coll2013-064, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gay men--Comedians
    Stand-up comedy