Ted Maloof photographs of Academy Theater productions

Ted Maloof photographs of Academy Theater productions

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Maloof, Maurice Theodore, (Ted)
Title: Ted Maloof photographs of Academy Theater productions
Dates: 1960-1962, 1964, 1986
Quantity: 0.75 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Coll. Number: ms3806

Biographical/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 Note

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).

Index Terms

Academy Theatre. (Atlanta, Ga.)
Bynum, R. Cary
Clippings (information artifacts)
Maloof, Gloria
Theater--United States.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

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

Related Material

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

11Academy Theatre general clippings and reviews
2Academy Theatre clippings and reviews
3Clerambard, 1960
4Waiting for Godot, 1960
5The Flowering Peach, 1960
6Exiles, 1961
7Misalliance, 1961
8The Rebel Queen, 1961
9Moon for the Misbegotten, 1961
10Richard II, 1961
11As You Like It, 1961
12King Lear, 1961
13The Marriage, 1961
14Endgame, 1962
15The Lady's Not for Burning, 1962
16Chronicles of Hell, 1962
21Juno and the Paycock, 1962
2Henry IV, 1962
3Othello, 1962
4Mandragola, 1962
5Twelfth Night, 1962
6Oh Dad, Poor Dad, 1964
7Seascape, 1986
8The Boyfriend, 1962