This collection comprises papers of
Robert Cohen, a professor of drama and founding faculty member at the University of
California, Irvine. Fifty-three production books, which include scripts, reviews,
photographs and stage directions, document Cohen's work as director for theater productions
at UCI and the Utah and Colorado Shakespeare Festivals. The collection also includes
reviews, correspondence, and information about UCI Drama Department alumni, as well as
textbooks and articles written by Cohen and issues of theater publications.
Robert Cohen is the founding chair of the University of California, Irvine Drama Department
and a renowned professor, director, translator, playwright, essayist, and drama critic. In
2001 he was named Claire Trevor Professor of Drama at UCI.
8.7 Linear Feet
(20 boxes and one oversized folder) and 2.3 unprocessed linear
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by
the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish,
please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
The collection is open for research. Access to original film is restricted; researchers may
request viewing copies.