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Manuscripts, Plays and Theater [series]:
 
Play Scripts [subseries]:
  7  
"Atlantic City"
Under the name Arnold Krueger. Not produced and unpublished

  7  
"After"
Fragment of play self-published in "Heavy Hangers" collection of plays.

Note: Plays in the "Heavy Hangers" collection are sequenced chronologically but the plays were not written in that order; chronology was imposed later. Originally written as individual plays, then reconceived as a series.

  7  
"Samson"
Produced in New York City and self-published in "Heavy Hangers" collection of plays.

Partly based on letters exchanged between Arch Brown and James Waller in 1982-1983 (dated 1977-1978 in the play)

  7  
"News Boy"
Manuscript of Arch Brown's first and most commercially successful play.

Self-published in "Heavy Hangers" collection of plays.

  7  
"Sex Symbols"
Arch Brown's second play, produced off-off Broadway.

Self-published in "Heavy Hangers" collection of plays.

  7  
"Breakfast with Ferkin and Farelli"
Never produced. Self-published in "Heavy Hangers" collection of plays.

  7  
"Comeback"
2 copies. Never produced. Self-published in "Heavy Hangers" collection of plays.

  7  
"Seeing Red"
Never produced. Self-published in "Heavy Hangers" collection of plays.

  7  
"Two Married Men"
Incomplete. Produced. Self-published in "Heavy Hangers" collection of plays.

  7  
"News Boy"
Printed Copy

  7  
unknown - missing title page
  7  
"Sex Symbols"
  7  
"Two Married Men"
  7  
"Two Married Men"
In binder with other Thorny Theater materials

  7  
"Samson"
Cast member scripts. With Notes

  7  
"The Dying Fall of Eric Tarr
By Arch Brown and Joseph Hansen. Never produced.

  7  
"Red Rod"
Never produced.

  7  
Church Island Woman
Never produced.

  7  
"Freeze!"
Original 1st version

  7  
"Freeze!"
Original 2nd version. Published and produced at least 2x, in New York City and Palm Springs.

  7  
"Freeze!"
  7  
"Freeze!"
  7  
"Freeze!"
With notations.

  7  
"Freeze!"
  7  
"Freeze!"
  7  
"Freeze!"
  7  
"Doubletalk"
Jean Caussin copy

  7  
"Doubletalk"
2 versions

  7  
"Pantheon"
2 versions.

  7  
"Pantheon"
Printed version; stage designs, incomplete script

  7  
"Variations on a Scheme"
  7  
"Variations on a Scheme"
Title page changed to "Edward II by Christopher Marlow." 2 copies

  7  
The Bottom Drawer
2 versions. Autobiographical play based on Arch Brown's relationship with his parents, particularly his mother.

  8  
"Hypotenuse"
Very early play.

  8  
Peace by Piece
Printed version.

  8  
Peace by Piece
  8  
Peace by Piece
Script from a performance at the Thorny Theater

  8  
"Dr. Farce"
No author credit given. Corrections are in Arch Brown's hand.

  8  
Misc. scripts
No author credit given. Audion scripts mostly are drawn from Arch Brown's plays.

Includes excerpt from Caryl Churchill's "Cloud 9" which was produced by the Thorny Theater.

  8  
Untitled script
Incomplete, possibly an early playwriting attempt.

No author credit given but corrections are in Arch Brown's hand.

  8  
"Give us the Night" by Jack Weiser; "To Find Something Blue"
  8  
"Mr. Charles, Currently of Palm Beach" by Paul Rudnick
 
Other Manuscript and Printed Material [subseries]:
  4  
3 Sex Comics
"Henry in 'The Only Way'"; Didddle Daley Presents The Katzenjammers in 'Shipwrecked'"; "The Frigidaire Salesman"; "Iona Douche Bag presents Tille in 'Foul Ball'"; "Dagwood in 'The Facts of Life'"; "Boots"

  8  
"Harry, Eric and Death"
Novel by "Al Krown" which seems to be a pseudonym for Arnold Krueger and Bruce Brown.

  8  
Early Novel
Corrections in Arch Brown's hand.

  8  
"The Country"
Script for a film by Arch Brown

  8  
notebooks
2 notebooks only a few pages used. One is marked Joel Winkelas and the other Barry Northwoods

 
Production Materials [subseries]:
  5  
Cast photos and poster for the Thorny Theater production of "Kitchen Duty...After Eleven"
  8  
Model and actor releases
  8  
Model and actor releases and casting sheets
  8  
Agents and publishers rejections
  8  
"Freeze!" Adobe Oven theater
  8  
"Freeze!" Adobe Oven theater
Negatives

  8  
"Freeze!" Adobe Oven theater
Prints

  8  
Freeze! New York
  8  
Freeze! Miranda
  8  
New Phoenix Theater Prize
  8  
Ledger, marked Jack Ellison
  8  
Sir Real - receipts
  8  
Research
 
Thorny Theater [subseries]:
  8  
Thorny Theater construction
  8  
Ticket Web user agreement
  8  
Thorny Theater
Various materials including event postcards, promotional materials, cast photos.

  8  
Thorny Theater
Various materials including event postcards, promotional materials, cast photos.

  8  
Box Office Reports/Expenses
  8  
Profit and Loss Annual
  8  
Godparents
List of donors to the theater.

  8  
Godparents
  8  
Promotional Materials
  8  
Box Office Reports/Expenses
  8  
Subscribers
  8  
Thorny Theater
Mainly cast photos and other promotional material.

  8  
Profit and Loss Annual
  8  
Quicken report
  8  
Refunds/Credits
  8  
Treasurer's report
For the Arch and Bruce Brown Foundation

  8  
Arch's contributions
  8  
Bank of America - Foundation
  8  
Bank of America - Theater
  8  
Service (1099 employees)
  8  
Advertising
  8  
Godparents
  8  
Business License
  9  
"108 Waverly" - ticket sales and expenses
  9  
"The Bombay Trunk" - ticket sales and expenses
  9  
"Samson" - ticket sales and expenses
  9  
"Sex Symbols" - ticket sales and expenses
  9  
"The Judy Show" - ticket sales and expenses
  9  
Subscribers
  9  
Promotional materials and clippings
  9  
Profit and Loss Annual
  9  
Quicken report
  9  
Banks of America - Theater
  9  
Bank of America - Foundation
  9  
Labor detail
  9  
Advertising
  9  
Phone orders (sample)
  9  
"May 27th and Dudes" - Head shots
  9  
"Porn Yesterday" - ticket sales and expenses
  9  
"Cloud 9" - ticket sales and expenses
  9  
"Dangerous" - ticket sales and expenses
  9  
"Blowing Whistles" - ticket sales and expenses
  9  
"Forever After" - ticket sales and expenses
  9  
"Chiaroscuro" - ticket sales and expenses
  9  
"Candy and Dorothy" - ticket sales and expenses
  9  
"May 27th and Dudes"
  9  
Profit and Loss Annual
  9  
Quicken report
  9  
Bank of America - Theater
  9  
Bank of America - Foundation
  9  
Labor deatil
  9  
Advertising
  9  
"Two Married Men" - ticket sales and expenses
  9  
"Mansky's Burlyesque" - ticket sales and expenses
  9  
"A Perfect Relationship" - ticket sales and expenses
  9  
"Mansky's Burlyesque" - ticket sales and expenses
  9  
"P.S. Your Cat is Dead" - ticket sales and expenses
  9  
"Love! Valor! Compassion!" - ticket sales and expenses
  9  
Press Clippings
  9  
Press Clippings
  9  
Press Clippings
  9  
Press Clippings
  9  
Press Clippings
  9  
Press Clippings
missing September

  9  
Press Clippings
  9  
The Bottom Line magazine
3 issues

  9  
The Bottom Line magazine
3 issues

  9  
Magazines
  12  
Desert Theater League Award for Best Drama (MU-2086)
  1  
Tackee David Award for Best New Retail Business (MU-2087)
 
Posters, Flyers and Other Promotional Materials [subseries]:
  10  
"News Boy" (surplus)
Materials related to productions of "News Boy" in New York (1980), San Francisco (1981), and Dallas (1985). This includes reviews, programs, ads, cast photos and actor headshots.

Also includes materials related to New York production of Doric Wilson's a "Perfect Relationship" which ran in repertory with "News Bot" in 1980.

  10  
"News Boy" - Arizona
  10  
"Top Story"
Fliers and news clippings

  10  
"Freeze!" - Buffalo
Photos, fliers and clippings

  10  
Freeze!" - Miranda
posters and clippings

  10  
Pantheon - Hollywood
Includes zip disk and photographs

  10  
Pantheon - Hollywood (ZD-6)
  10  
Pantheon - Hollywood
Magazines

  11  
Sir Real!
Flyers and clippings

  11  
Thorny Theater Productions
Flyers, cast photographs, posters and other oversized materials

  11  
Posters
Mainly for Thorny Theater productions.

Some early productions appear as well.

  11  
News Boy
  11  
News clippings
  13  
Television Reviews and articles written by Arch Brown
Scrapbook. TV reviews written by Arch Brown for the New York Native, The Villager, and other publications.

  13  
Theater and play clippings
Scrapbook. Includes reviews, fan letters, programs, cast photos, for New York City productions of "Sex Symbols" (1982), "Brute Force" (1984), and the San Francisco production of "News Boy" (1981).