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Levy (Jessica) Playbills Collection
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  • Scope and Contents
  • Arrangement Note
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Source of Acquisition
  • Accruals and Additions
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biographical Note

  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections & University Archives
    Title: Jessica Levy Playbills Collection
    Creator: Levy, Jessica
    Identifier/Call Number: MS-0153
    Physical Description: 17.10 Linear Feet
    Date (inclusive): 1955-2003
    Language of Material: English .

    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.

    Arrangement Note

    Playbills are filed alphabetically by title.

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

    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.

    Source of Acquisition

    Jessica Levy

    Accruals and Additions


    Preferred Citation

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

    Biographical Note

    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.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Theater programs--New York (State)--New York
    Theater programs--United States
    Playbills--New York (State)--New York
    Playbills--United States
    Musical theater--New York (State)--New York
    Musical theater--United States