The collection consists of flyers, press materials, playbills, advertisements, reviews, and occasional administrative records
for Arch Brown's films and plays, 1973-2007. Arch Brown has published and/or produced award-winning plays and film, written
theater criticism and essays on media and the arts, and is a founder of the Arch and Bruce Brown Foundation and of G-MAN,
the Gay Men’s Arts Network.
Born and raised in Chicago, Arch Brown attended Northwestern University where he studied under the legendary Alvina Krause
and was graduated with a B.S. in Theatre and Television. Almost immediately after graduation, he was invited to move to New
York City to join the staff of The Circle in the Square Theatre where he became the Design and Technical Assistant on Children
of Darkness, The Quare Fellow and Our Town. During his early years in New York he also designed several musical revues at
The Duplex, The Showplace and Upstairs at the Downstairs.
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