File MS-3-1, OS Folder 308 - Dumb waiter

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Dumb waiter

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MS-3-1, OS Folder 308

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  • March 1980 (Creation)
    Preston, Lesley

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6 pages ; 90.5 x 66 cm or smaller

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Lesley Preston is a Professor of Theatre and Chair of the Department of Theatre at Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from Dalhousie University and her Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Design from the University of Calgary. She previously worked as a free-lance set designer in Canada, including at Neptune Theatre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She designed the set for the world premiere of Step Dance at Neptune.

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File contains original and annotated copies of the set designs for Neptune Theatre's lunchtime production of the "Dumbwaiter," directed by John Neville and designed by Lesley Preston.

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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 "The Dumb Waiter."

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Original Neptune Theatre catalogue number: Lunchtime Series 8

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  • Oversize-folder: MS-3-1, OS Folder 308