The Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee Theatre Research Institute supports researchers, students, and life-long learners in journeys of discovery that lead to new knowledge, scholarship, and creative works through exploration and deep engagement with extraordinary performing arts resources.
Our holdings include personal papers; costume, scene, lighting designs; technical theatre documentation; costumes; models of stage sets; photographs; posters; artwork; dance notation; video and sound recordings; realia and so much more, making this special collection an extraordinary resource for researchers, students, and life-long learners.
Theatre is the universal means of expression. It embraces all of the arts through which human minds seek to reach one another.
- Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, November, 1986