Collection consists of radio reports and reviews of all major theatre productions in NYC between 1979 and 1992 as well as interviews with various cultural figures such as Bobby Short (3/3/1981), Judd Hirsch (3/21/1992), Donald Pippin (8/30/1993), Harvey Fierstein (at the IRTS Luncheon 5/18/1983), Peter Nichols (3/28/1985), Roberta Flack, Heidi Landesman (9/15/1993), Jule Styne (4/28/1979 and 8/22/1993), Marsha Norman (8/6/1993), Neil Simon (4/30/1991), Mary Travers and Pete Seeger (5/1978) and Manny Azenberg (2/11/1991) recorded on cassette tapes. Contains Sheridan Morley and Bill Moran live interviews of Leida Snow.
Six commercial sound discs have been incorporated into the archives and cataloged separately into the online catalog.
A list by year of the titles of the theatre productions the author reviewed, selected transcripts of the interviews, notes and a program of 34th Drama Desk Awards celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Drama Desk available in *L-CLP (Snow, Leida).
Acquisition: Gift ; Leida Snow ; 2009 ; *L(Special) 09-02.
Biographical/historical: For some 13 years Leida Snow covered the cultural life of New York as Theater Critic for 1010 WINS Radio and Business News Network as well as being a reporter/reviewer on theatre for other various types of media sources.