File MS-3-1, OS Folder 217 - Driving Miss. Daisy

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Driving Miss. Daisy

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MS-3-1, OS Folder 217

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  • February 17, 1991 - February 19, 1991 (Creation)
    Kerwin, Shawn
  • April 15, 1991 (Creation)
    Pincott, Brian

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7 pages ; 109 x 84 cm or smaller

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Shawn Kerwin studied theatre design at the Sadlers Wells School in London, England. She also studied drawing and painting in New York at various institutions, including the New Brooklyn School, the Arts Students' League, and the New York Academy of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture. She has worked as a set and costume designer with several theatre companies, including the National Arts Centre, the Stratford Festival, Soulpepper, the Citadel, heatre New Brunswick, Neptune Theatre, Mirvish Productions, Factory Theatre, Canadian Stage Company, Pacific Opera, Blyth Festival, and many others. She has received two Dora Awards (Toronto) for outstanding design, a Harold Award (Toronto), the Tom Patterson Award (Stratford), and four Canada Council Awards. She has also designed over 250 windows for Tiffany & Co.'s flagship store in Toronto, Ontario. She is currently an associate professor of stage design at York University in Toronto.

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Brian Pincott is a lighting designer and politician. He is the production and lighting manager at Alberta Theatre Projects and was previously a city councilor in Calgary, Alberta for ten years (2007-2017). He studied at Acadia University from 1980 until 1986. He has worked with various other Canadian theatre companies, including Theatre Calgary, Tarragon Theatre, and Neptune Theatre.

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File contains set and light plot designs for Neptune Theatre's production of "Driving Miss. Daisy," directed by Francis Hyland and designed by Shawn Kerwin (set) and Brian Pincott (lights).

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  • English

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Set and light designs are annotated copies of the original drawings. Location of original drawings unknown.

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See the production records for this play in the Neptune Theatre fonds (MS-3-1) under the series "Production records," subseries "Driving Miss Daisy."

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Original Neptune Theatre catalogue number: 228

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  • Oversize-folder: MS-3-1, OS Folder 218