Ted Maloof photographs of Academy Theater productions

Ted Maloof photographs of Academy Theater productions

Descriptive Summary

Title: Ted Maloof photographs of Academy Theater productions
Creator: Maloof, Maurice Theodore (Ted)
Inclusive Dates: 1960-1962, 1964, 1986
Language: English
Extent: 0.75 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Collection Number: ms3806
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The Academy Theatre, one of the oldest professional theaters in Georgia, and Southeastern Academy of Theatre and Music were created by Frank Wittow in 1956. The Southeastern Academy offered acting classes, labs, children's programs, and a film series. Wittow served as the artistic director of the Academy Theatre until his death in 2006.The Theatre premiered the first Southeastern Shakespeare Festival in the summer of 1961.

Ted and Gloria Maloof met at the Academy Theatre in 1956 and married in 1959. Gloria Maloof attended the Atlanta Division of the University of Georgia and was an active member of the Atlanta Radio Theatre and Atlanta Civic Theatre. After joining the Academy Theatre, Gloria Maloof became a member of the Academy's four-person acting ensemble.

Scope and Content

This collection includes 200 photographs, taken by Ted Maloof, of twenty-two plays performed in Atlanta primarily between 1960 and 1962. Nineteen of the plays were produced by the Academy Theatre (1960-1962), "The Boyfriend" at Spelman College (1962), "Oh Dad, Poor Dad" at the Pocket Theater (1964), and a production of "Seascape" by the Rocket Theater (1986).


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ted Maloof photographs of Academy Theater productions, ms 3806, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Related Collections in this Repository

Related collections in this repository: Brenda and Cary Bynum theater collection, ms 3258 and Judith Winograd costume design collection, ms 3839.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11Academy Theatre general clippings and reviews
 
12Academy Theatre clippings and reviews
 
13Clerambard , 1960
 
14Waiting for Godot, 1960
 
15The Flowering Peach, 1960
 
16Exiles, 1961
 
17Misalliance, 1961
 
18The Rebel Queen, 1961
 
19Moon for the Misbegotten, 1961
 
110Richard II, 1961
 
111As You Like It, 1961
 
112King Lear, 1961
 
113The Marriage, 1961
 
114Endgame, 1962
 
115The Lady's Not for Burning, 1962
 
116Chronicles of Hell, 1962
 
boxfolder
21Juno and the Paycock, 1962
 
22Henry IV, 1962
 
23Othello, 1962
 
24Mandragola, 1962
 
25Twelfth Night, 1962
 
26Oh Dad, Poor Dad, 1964
 
27Seascape, 1986
 
28The Boyfriend, 1962

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