Black Ensemble Theater Collection

Institution: Chicago Public Library - Harold Washington Library Center
400 S. State Street
Chicago, IL 60605
Phone: 312-747-4300
Date: 1975-1994
Extent: 4.5 Linear Feet
Finding Aid: None

Biographical/Historical Note:
Founded in 1976 by producer, playwright and actress Jackie Taylor. Black Ensemble Theater has grown from a small community arts organization to a nationally and internationally renowned strong arts institution.

Scope and Content Note:
Tthe papers primarily relate to the donor, Jackie Taylor, and only provide glimpses of other ensemble members. The collection also provides documentation of the theater's finances, including box office receipts, fund-raising, grants and related correspondence, and promotional materials.

Related Material: None