Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the George Greanias’s Play ‘Wilson’ papers, 1971-1974 MS 014

creator Greanias, George
Title: George Greanias’s Play ‘Wilson’ papers
Dates: 1971-1974
Abstract: Drafts, revisions, typescripts, and actors' prompt books for George Greanias' play, "Wilson" relating to Woodrow Wilson, dating 1971-1974.
Identification: MS 014
Quantity: 1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Language: English
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical Note

Playwright, professor and attorney George Greanias (b. 1948) taught at Rice University from 1977-1983.

His "Hello Hamlet!" (two-act play), was first produced in Houston, Tex., at Weiss College, Rice University, October, 1967. "Wilson" (two-act play), was first produced in Miami, Fla., at Players Repertory Theater, August, 1973.

Greanias also contributes articles and reviews to newspapers and communication and law journals.He is a member of the steering committee of Houston/Harris County Sports and Health Association; advisory director of Reading, Education, and Development Council; member of board of directors of Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse, Older American Services, Westbury Hospital, Young Audiences of Houston, and Midtown Art Center; member of advisory board of Girls Club of Houston, Houston Action for Soviet Jewry, Houston Symphony Orchestra, and Alley Theatre; trustee of Annunciation Church School, Lighthouse for the Blind, and Houston Museum of Fine Arts.

Source: Contemporary Authors Online. The Gale Group, 2001.

Scope and Contents

Drafts, revisions, typescripts, and actors' prompt books for George Greanias' play, "Wilson", relating to Woodrow Wilson, dating from 1971-1974.


Materials have been arrnaged in the order in which they were created.


Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions on access to these papers or the accompanying oral interviews.

Conditions Governing Access

Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via woodson@rice.edu or call 713-348-2586.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from George Greanias’s Play ‘Wilson’ papers must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Index Terms

Alley Theatre (Houston, Tex.)
Rice University
Wilson, Woodrow
Players Repertory theatre (Miami, Fla.)
Greanias, George

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

George Greanias’s Play ‘Wilson’ papers , 1971-1974, MS 014, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Acquisition Information

Purchased from George Greanias, 1975, with one addendum 1978.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Drafts, 1971-1973

1 Drafts I - III, 1971-1973
Revisions, March, 1972
Final draft, April, 1972

Series II: Production books, 1973-1974

1 Production book for Players, Repertory Theatre, Miami, Fla., August, 1973
Sections of Prompt Book for Alley Theatre Production, Houston, Tex., (with Alternate Act III endings), Oct. - Nov., 1974

Series III: Typescripts from WNET 13

2 Davidson College, Act I revision and others