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Exhibits
The Book in the Age of Theatre Exhibit The Book in the Age of Theatre. 1550-1750
This exhibition explores the relationship between the printed book and the theater during a key period in their developments in Europe.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
Jan. 1 — April 1, 2001
Subjects
Theater
Default Placeholder Photo A Gray City Playbill: Student Theatre at The University of Chicago, 1895-1950
This exhibit of programs, photographs, and scripts from 55 years of student productions narrates the history of dramatic satire at the University. Beginning with the Dramatic Club, the University's first theater group, founded in 1895, the exhibit traces the development of the University's famous student theater.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
Nov. 1 — Feb. 1, 1982
Subjects
Theater
Italian Drama of the Renaissance Exhibit Program Italian Drama of the Renaissance: An Exhibition of Books from the Collection of the University of Chicago Library
This exhibition highlights the University's strong collection of Renaissance drama, which "includes some of the rarest editions of Italian plays ... and examples of every known dramatic genre from the sixteenth century to the middle of the eighteenth century" and recognizes the gifts of Louis H. Silver, Ira J. Hechler, and Howard Weingrow.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
Nov. 1 — Dec. 31, 1961
Subjects
Italian Literature
Theater
Default Placeholder Photo Plays, Playwrights, and Players: A Selection from the Drama and Theatre Collection
This exhibit presents rare books, playbills, and posters illustrating the depth of the University Library's drama collections, considered to be among the best in the country.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
Oct. 1 — Feb. 1, 1982
Subjects
Theater