Organic Theater Records

Dates: 1969-2000. Size: 21 linear feet in 40 boxes (including 503 photographs and 4 artifacts), 3 oversize folders and 12 audiocassettes. Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Special Collections, Chicago Theater Collection. Founded in 1969 by Stuart Gordon and Carolyn Purdy-Gordon, the Organic Theater staged a number of influential productions, including Warp, a science fiction epic adventure, and Bleacher Bums, which featured Dennis Franz and Joe Mantegna. The collection consists of artistic, administrative, outreach and production files. [Finding aid and unprocessed material]