University of Texas at Austin

Norman Bel Geddes Database

Job 89, Theatre Guild Theatre, 1923-1925

Summary: Bel Geddes designed the Guild Theatre, an all-purpose theater building (Theatre Number Sixteen), for the Theatre Guild in 1923. The theater was built in 1925 using a portion of these plans.

In 2005 the theater was renamed the August Wilson Theatre.

Hunter Code: TH 33
Hunter Guide: page 188

Box/Location Folder Description
theater box 160 e 1-2 Preliminary Sketches --- 40 Sections, plans.
theater box 160 j 1 Correspondence 1923-1925.
theater box 160 n 1-2 Blueprints --- 11 Preliminary sketches (e.1) and 11 sketches (e.2).
flat file n 3 Blueprints --- 'Fourth Scheme' floor plans.
theater box 160 w 1 Preliminary Sketches --- 2 Rejected sketches.