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Law School (University of Michigan) records: 1852-2010
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Theater [series]
Box   1  
Index of Theatrical Works and Songs Transferred by the Weinstein Intellectual Trust 2013 [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room] (.XLSX and .TXT files) [download item]
 
American Revolution

(music by Tony Greco)

Box   1  
Libretti 2002, undated (2 folders)
Box   1  
Music score 1976, undated
Box   1  
Project file 1973, undated
Box   1  
Ancient Cabaret 2001, 2005, undated

(music by William Bolcom)

Box   1  
Artists in Residence

(concept)

Box   1  
Barnyard Boogaloo circa 1980 [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room]

(in manuscript and digital formats; music by William Bolcom)

(.ZIP file) [download item]
Box   1  
Blue Light undated [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room]

(in manuscript and digital formats; dramatic piece)

(.ZIP file) [download item]
 
Cabaret Songs

(music by William Bolcom)

Box   1  
Analysis: The "Cabaret Songs," Volume One of William Bolcom and Arnold Weinstein: an Exploration and Analysis (Master's thesis by Marlene Titus Bateman) 2001
 
"Black Max"
Box   1  
Project file 1979, 1985
Box   9  
Music score, oversize 1978-1985
  Online  
Review: "De Kooning's Rotterdam Days," 1986 [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room] (.ZIP file) [download item]
Box   1  
Cabaret Songs Volumes 1-4 1985, 1997 (2 volumes)
Box   1  
Last Lousy Moments 1970s, 2000
Box   1  
Music score and publicity material
Box   1  
Programs 1986-2004, undated
Box   1  
Reviews 1986-2004, undated
Box   1  
Song lyrics undated [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room]

(in manuscript and digital formats)

(.ZIP file) [download item]
Box   1  
Café Classico

(concept)

 
Casino Paradise: a Cabaret Opera

(music by William Bolcom)

 
Music Score
Box   9  
Oversize 1987-1988, 2005
Box   1  
1991, 1995, undated (5 folders)
Box   2  
1991, 1995, undated
 
Libretti
Box   2  
1989-1990, 2004, undated (3 folders)
  Online  
Drafts and various scenes and songs circa 1990 [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room] (.ZIP file) [download item]
Box   2  
Programs and publicity material 1990-2005
Box   2  
Reviews 1986, 1990-1992, 2004
Box   2  
Vocal score
Box   2  
Cleopatra: Three Songs

(music by Laurence Rosenthal)

 
The Dreamer: An Opera in Two Acts

(music by Charles Schwarz)

Box   2  
Libretto and Review undated
  Online  
Libretto Drafts and Plot Outline undated [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room] (.PDF) [download item]
 
Dynamite Tonite

(music by William Bolcom)

Box   2  
"Gosh, I Can't Believe It's True Blues," undated
 
Libretti
Box   2  
1964, undated
  Online  
Drafts (with possible revisions) 2001 [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room] (.ZIP file) [download item]
Box   9  
Music score, outsize undated
Oversize Volume   1  
Piano/vocal score 1967
Box   2  
Reviews, programs and publicity material 1966-1987, undated
Box   2  
Dynamo 2004-2005 and undated

(concept)

Box   2  
Final Ingredient: a Passover Opera, 1965

(music by David Amram)

Box   2  
Food for Thought undated

(with Fran Landesman, music by Lawrence Rosenthal and Jimmy Williams)

Box   2  
Fortuna 1960s, 2001

(music by Frances Thorne)

Box   2  
Galileo Galilei 2002 and undated [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room]

(in manuscript and digital formats; music by Philip Glass; digital version includes multiple drafts and notes addressed to Glass)

(.ZIP file) [download item]
 
General Opera

(music by William Russo)

Box   2  
Libretti 1977, undated (2 folders)
Box   2  
Music score 1977, undated (2 folders)
 
Greatshot: an Opera for Actors; a Play without Words

(music by William Bolcom)

Box   2  
Libretto
Box   10  
Music score, oversize 1969, undated
  Online  
Drafts of Lyrics and Libretti undated [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room] (.ZIP file) [download item]
Box   2  
Gypsy New York undated

(see Lorca, NY)

Box   2  
Half Meeting: a Burlesque undated
Box   2  
Hamlet: the Musical undated

(by Shel Silverstein)

Box   2  
Hansel and Gretel 1964, undated
Box   2  
Hermits undated
Box   2  
Idiot's Delight undated [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room]

(in manuscript and digital formats; music by William Bolcom)

(.ZIP file) [download item]
Box   2  
Lady Liberty (Living Theatre) undated (2 folders (.ZIP file))  [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room]

(in manuscript and digital formats)

[download item]
 
Lorca, NY

(music by Tony Greco)

Box   3  
Libretto
Box   3  
Music score
Box   3  
Project file 1985, undated (2 folders)
  Online  
Lyrics, Translated Poetry, and Biographical Sketch of Frederico Garcia Lorca undated (.ZIP file) [download item]
  Online  
Lysistrata (working title: Liz Estrada) undated [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room]

(Proposal, lyrics, and related materials)

(.ZIP file) [download item]
Box   3  
Maha Sonnet 1990

(music by William Bolcom)

 
Mahagonny

(adapted from Bertolt Brecht, music by Kurt Weill)

Box   3  
Libretti undated (2 folders)
Box   3  
Music score 1956, 1969 (3 volumes)
Box   3  
Project file
Box   3  
Reviews 1970s-2000
  Online  
Drafts of Libretti undated [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room] (.ZIP file) [download item]
 
McTeague

(music by William Bolcom)

Box   3  
Reviews and miscellaneous 1992, 2004-2005
Box   3  
Vocal Score 1995
  Online  
Outline, Notes, and Lyrics circa 2005 [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room]

(Notes and lyrics appear to be from a proposed revision of McTeague for the 2006-2007 season of the Lyric Opera of Chicago)

(.ZIP file) [download item]
 
Medusa

(music by William Bolcom)

Box   3  
Music score 2002
Box   3  
Project file 2003, undated
Box   10  
Vocal/Piano score, oversize 2002
  Online  
Notes and Lyrics (multiple drafts) circa 2002 [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room] (.ZIP file) [download item]
 
Metamorphoses

(music by Tony Greco)

Box   3  
Libretti (2 folders)
Box   10  
Music score, outsize
Box   3  
Project file
Box   3  
Publicity, reviews 1970s-1990s
  Online  
Drafts of Libretti undated [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room] (.ZIP file) [download item]
Box   4  
Miracle: Nine Madrigals after Giovanni Pascoli 2000

(music by William Bolcom)

 
Monkey

(see also Story Theatre)

Box   4  
Book and lyrics by Arnold Weinstein from the Paul Sills "Story Theatre," 1994
Box   4  
Book by Arnold Weinstein and Paul Sills undated (4 folders)
Box   4  
Milwaukee production 1976
Box   4  
Project file 1978, 2002, undated
  Online  
Additional work files circa 1994 [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room] (.ZIP file) [download item]
 
Monkey King: A Martial Arts Musical

(music by Bright Sheng)

Box   4  
King of the Mountain 2004
Box   4  
Project file 2004-2005, 2007, undated (4 folders)
  Online  
Notes, Plot Descriptions, and Drafts of Lyrics circa 2004 [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room] (.ZIP file) [download item]
Box   4  
Mr. & Mrs. & Mr.

(with Rhoda Roberts and Kenneth Jacobson, music by Kenneth Jacobson)

Box   4  
Nervous Set

(by Fran Landesmann, music by Tommy Wolf)

 
Old Addresses
Box   4  
Drafts 2001

(music by William Bolcom; includes versions of "Africa: Adapted from a Prison Letter by George Jackson")

Box   4  
Lyrics related to George Jackson circa 2001 [download item]
  Online  
Pal Joey 2003 [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room]

(Notes and drafts of lyrics and dialogue)

(.ZIP file) [download item]
  Online  
Parables of Chuang Chu undated [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room] (.ZIP file) [download item]
 
The Party

(music by Laurence Rosenthal)

  Online  
Early version undated [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room] (.ZIP file) [download item]
Box   4  
Fifty 1983 [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room]

(Revised version; in manuscript and digital formats)

(.ZIP file) [download item]
Box   4  
Libretto
Box   4  
Music sheets
Box   4  
Programs and reviews 1977, 1982, circa 1985
Box   4  
Project file
Box   10  
Music score, outsize
 
Play of Consciousness

(music by William Bolcom, William Russo, Laurence Rosenthal, Daniel Schreier, and others)

Box   4  
Baba (earlier version) circa 1978, undated
Box   4  
Libretto
  Online  
Drafts of Lyrics and Libretti undated [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room] (.ZIP file) [download item]
Box   5  
Project file (2 folders)
Box   5  
Punch & Judy Get Divorced 1996 [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room]

(in manuscript and digital formats; with David and Ain Gordon, music by Edward Barnes)

(.ZIP file) [download item]
 
Red Eye of Love
Box   5  
Music by William Bolcom 1961-1963, 1978, 1992, undated

(dramatic work)

Box   5  
Music by Jan Warner 1984-2008
Box   5  
Music by Sam Davis 2013
  Online  
Programs, Lyrics, Song Sheets and Scripts 1961-2013 [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room]

(Includes multiple productions)

(.ZIP file) [download item]
Box   5  
Reg. US Pat. Off.
Box   5  
Rigoletto circa 1997 [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room]

(in manuscript and digital formats; proposal, lyrics, and libretto)

(.ZIP file) [download item]
 
Riot: An Hysterical Drawing Room Comedy

(music by Tony Greco)

Box   5  
Baldwin 1978, undated

(Alternate version)

Box   5  
Music sheets
Box   5  
Now Nasrudine
Box   5  
Project file 1968-2004, undated
  Online  
Various Notes and Drafts for Baldwin and Riot undated [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room]

(May also contain material related to Rigoletto, Tupelo, and other works.)

(.ZIP file) [download item]
Box   5  
Round the Christmas Table 1962
 
Shlemiel the First

(music by Hankus Netsky and Zalman Mlatek)

Box   5  
Libretti 1994-2009 (4 folders)
Box   5  
Music score
Box   5  
Programs, publicity, reviews
  Online  
Notes and Drafts of Lyrics and Libretti undated [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room] (.ZIP file) [download item]
Box   5  
Starving
 
Story Theatre

(see also Monkey)

Box   5  
Ovid music sheets 1971
Box   5  
Paul Sills' Story Theater Four Shows

(New York, London: 2000)

Box   5  
Project file 1970s-2004, undated
Box   5  
Scripts
Box   5  
Taco Dilemma
 
They (A Mystical Farce)
Box   6  
Old versions 1994, undated (2 folders)
Box   6  
Script
  Online  
Drafts of Libretti undated [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room] (.ZIP file) [download item]
Box   6  
To Find another Island
 
Tupelo

(with Kevin Eggers; music by Anthony Davis)

Box   6  
Elvis'56: In the Beginning by Alfred Wertheimer

(New York: 1979)

Box   6  
Libretti 2002, undated (2 folders)
Box   6  
Music score 1999-2000
  Online  
Drafts of Lyrics and Libretti (with 'master' version) circa 2002 [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room] (.ZIP file) [download item]
Box   6  
Twenty Five Cent White Summer Cap
Box   6  
Undercover Lover: a Musical Comedy undated

(in manuscript and digital formats; with Frank O'Hara, music by John Gruen)

(.ZIP file) [download item]
Box   6  
Vain and the Venal
 
A View from the Bridge

(with Arthur Miller; music by William Bolcom)

 
Libretti
Box   6  
English 1999
Box   6  
German 2002
Box   6  
Italian and English 2011
Box   6  
Photographs
Box   6  
Programs 1999-2005
Box   6  
Reviews, publicity 1999-2005
Box   6  
Vocal score 2001-2002 (3 volumes)
  Online  
Drafts of Lyrics and Libretti circa 1999 [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room] (.ZIP file) [download item]
Box   6  
W. C. undated

(in manuscript and digital formats; with Fran Landesman, music by Laurence Rosenthal)

(.ZIP file) [download item]
Box   6  
Ward Six undated (2 folders (.ZIP file))  [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room]

(in manuscript and digital formats; music by Lukas Foss)

[download item]
 
A Wedding

(based on the film by Robert Altman; music by William Bolcom)

Box   7  
Libretti 2004, undated
Box   7  
Music score, 2003/2003-2004 (4 volumes)
Box   7  
Reviews, programs, publicity 2004-2005
  Online  
Drafts of Lyrics and Libretti circa 2003-2004 [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room]

(Also contains poems, presumably by Weinstein)

(.ZIP file) [download item]
 
Wind in the Willows

(with Paul Sills, music by William Bolcom)

Box   7  
Libretti
Box   7  
1996-1997, 2001 (4 folders)
  Online  
1983-2001 [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room] (.ZIP file) [download item]
Box   10  
Music score, outsize
Box   7  
Production materials (North Haven, Conn.) 1997
Box   7  
Programs, publicity, reviews 1998-2004
  Online  
Posters, Playbills, and Promotional Stills (various) circa 1961-2000 [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room] (.ZIP file) [download item]
  Online  
Idea Files circa 1980s-2000s [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room]

(Includes notes, outlines, and drafts for essays, theater pieces, and Larry Rivers autobiography)

(.ZIP file) [download item]
  Online  
Various Solos, Songs, and Stories undated [Download Access Restricted to BHL Reading Room]

(Collected poems, lyrics, and scripts by Weinstein, including)

(.ZIP file) [download item]