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Kenneth W. Leish Theatre Reviews, 1961-68


Kenneth W. Leish Theatre Reviews, 1961-68


Scope and Contents

Variety Newsprint clippings of reviews of off-Broadway openings, or follow-up reviews of long running Broadway shows, or shows with a new cast. Includes annotations by the author-donor. Occasionally includes letters and memos from readers, editors or cast.

Persons of note (award winners, or mentioned at least 3 times): Alvin Ailey, Alan Arkin, Leonard Bernstein, Ray Bradbury, Faye Dunaway, Robert Duvall, Rosemary Harris, James Earl Jones, Le Roi Jones, Linda Lavin, Ming Cho Lee, Liza Minelli, Jerry Orbach, Estelle Parsons, Harold Pinter, George C. Scott, Stephen Sondheim, Jon Voight, Billy Dee Williams.

The records may contain harmful language that reflects attitudes and biases of their time.


Collected, compiled and occasionally annotated by the original creator, Kenn. Donated to MU in 2018.