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New Playwrights' Theatre Collection

 Collection 0140-SCPA
The New Playwrights' Theatre was founded in 1972 by artistic director Harry M. Bagdasian as a non-profit theatre in Washington, DC devoted to aspiring American Playwrights. From 1972 to 1984 the Theatre produced 75 world premiere productions and over 200 readings of works-in-progress. The collection consists of 109 scripts of original productions, CDs, 1 DVD and 1 book. This collection is unprocessed; an inventory is available upon request.


  • 1972-1986

Use and Access to Collection

There are no restricted files in this collection.


114 Items

Related Material

For other related archival and manuscript collections, please see the following subject guides.
New Playwrights' Theatre (NPT) Collection
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Finding aid written in English

Library Details

Part of the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library

University of Maryland Libraries
8270 Alumni Drive
College Park MD 20742 United States