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A journey to the centre of the universe : [drafts]

File contains drafts of a series of monologues or one woman shows called "A Journey to the Centre of the Universe," written and performed by Jenny Munday. The drafts include two drafts of "A Journey to the Centre of the Universe" by Jenny Munday, completed in November 1986 in Fredericton, New Brunswick and performed for the 40th Anniversary of Credit Union; "A Journey to the Centre of the Universe - Part Two" by Jenny Munday, completed on December 31, 1987 and originally performed as part of First Night Celebrations in Fredericton, New Brunswick; a draft and photocopy of "A Journey to the Centre of the Universe Part II" by Jenny Munday, performed for the York Sunbury Queens Medical Society on February 12, 1988; "A Journey to the Centre of the University Part 3" or "I'm a Victim of Fashion and Accessories" by Jenny Munday, performed at the Annual Fur Dinner on February 8, 1988 in Fredericton, New Brunswick; "A Journey to the Centre of the Universe - Part 5?" by Jenny Munday, performed on December 31, 1989 at First Night in Fredericton, New Brunswick; "A Journey to the Centre of the Universe" by Jenny Munday, completed in February 1987; and an unidentified monologue about life in the Maritimes.

A midsummer night's dream

File contains set designs for Neptune Theatre's production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream," directed by Ouzounian and designed by Chesney. The file includes Chesney's original drawings and some annotated copies.

Anna's Pet: A Puppet Play

File contains the script for the play by Frederick H. Thury, adapted from the children's book of the same name by Joyce Barkhouse and Margaret Atwood. The file also contains newspaper clippings and correspondence related to the play.

Art Penson fonds

  • MS-3-38, Box 1
  • Fonds
  • 1977-2005
Fonds comprises set, furniture and prop design sketches for Neptune Theatre.

Penson, Art

Battle fatigue : [fourth draft]

File contains two copies of the fourth draft of "Battle Fatigue" by Jenny Munday. The draft was written in Guysborough and Montreal from August to October 1989, with re-writes in March 1990.

Catherine Banks fonds

  • MS-2-8
  • Fonds
  • 1973-2012
Fonds contains materials documenting Catherine Banks' professional playwrighting career beginning with her first published play, Eula's Offer. Records include research notes and manuscripts (handwritten and typed), correspondence, contracts, production and publicity materials, a videocassette, a DVD, photographs, sketches, and a small selection of personal papers.

Banks, Catherine, 1957-

Citizen Ambassador Program information and other documents

File contains posters for the "1864" Historical Costume Showcase, a letter about the 1864 Costume Workshop, a schedule for Charlottetown Heritage and History Day, a paper called "Re-creating our Heritage: A paper, presented to the Charlottetown Confederation Players on the merits of recreating an image of the island historical heritage," other correspondence with the Charlottetown Confederation Players and the Historical Costume Initiative, correspondence with the Capital Commission, several fabric samples, and photocopies of a notebook with notes about the construction of various objects (possibly set pieces). The file also contains documents related to Doyle's participation in the Citizen Ambassador Program Theatre Education Delegation to the People's Republic of China, including an application for life and disability insurance and information about a short term travel grant from the Canada Council.

Contracts, correspondence, and other documents from Jenny Munday's residency at Live Bait Theatre

File contains documents related to Jenny Munday's residency at Live Bait Theatre. The documents include contracts and letters of agreement between Live Bait Theatre and Munday; newspaper articles about the residency; programs for "Relatively Harmless" and other plays; correspondence between Live Bait Theatre and Munday; notes; press releases; Live Bait Theatre newsletters; payment information; information about the development of "Morning Coffee" by Munday; two drafts of "Morning Coffee"; and a flyer for the Short Grain Writing Contest.

Contracts, posters, and other documents from dinner theatre productions of "Have you ever been to Bombay?"

File contains documents related to a dinner theatre production of "Have You Ever Been to Bombay?" by Jenny Munday, Elizabeth Goodyear, and Ilkay Silk. The documents include photocopies of reviews of the play; a draft of the program; posters; press releases; contracts between the authors and the hotels where the dinner theatre was performed; expense reports; budgets; schedules; and an application for financial assistance from the New Brunswick Department of Tourism, Recreation, and Heritage Cultural Development Branch for the production.

Contracts, programs, and other documents from Live Bait Theatre's production of "Relatively Harmless"

File contains documents related to Live Bait Theatre's 2005 production of "Relatively Harmless" by Jenny Munday. The documents include programs from the production; flyers from Live Bait Theatre; a contract between Munday and Live Bait Theatre; correspondence between Live Bait Theatre and Munday; a program from a reading of the play; rehearsal and production schedules; sound queue lists; contact lists; programs from Art Across the Marsh Studio Tour; and a poster for Writers With Punch.

Correspondence and other documents from the Jenny Munday's participation in the Banff Centre for the Arts Playwrights' Colony

File contains documents related to Jenny Munday's participation in the 1993 Banff Centre for the Arts Playwrights' Colony. The documents include an issue of "The Canadian Voice: A Newsletter Devoted to New Plays and New Play Development"; a contact list; correspondence between Munday and Banff; drafts of "Drowning for Beginners" by Edward Manning and "In Banff There Are Swimmers in the Sky" by Munday; a contract between the Banff and Munday; a travel itinerary; information about the playwrights' colony; and a flyer about Michel Tremblay, recipient of the Banff Centre National Award 1993.

Correspondence and other documents related to a workshop of "Battle fatigue" at Gallery Connexion

File contains documents related to a workshop of "Battle Fatigue" (previously known as "A Woman's War" and "Mother What Do I Do Now?") by Jenny Munday at Gallery Connexion in Fredericton, New Brunswick. The documents include a poster for the workshop; correspondence between Munday and Edward Leger of Tourism, Recreation, & Heritage New Brunswick; applications for workshop funding; expense reports for the production; notes on the script; related addresses; other correspondence.

Correspondence from Anna Frery

File contains a letter from the actress Anna Frery, thanking John Daniel Logan for his critique of her performance in Aida by Giuseppe Verdi. The letter is written on letterhead from the Grand Union Hotel Co., Limited.

Correspondence from Charles F. Towle

File contains an advertisement and pamphlet on the plays presented by the Stratford-upon-Avon Players at the Princess Theatre in Toronto as part of their first American Tour. Charles F. Towle was the business director of the tour.

Correspondence from Harry Irvine

File contains a letter from the English actor Harry Irvine in response to John Daniel Logan's criticism of his performance in "Othello" at an unidentified theatre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The letter mentions a future lecture at Dalhousie College on "William Shakespeare: A Human Being."

Correspondence from Julia Marlowe Sothern

File contains a letter from the English-born American actress Julia Marlowe Sothern thanking John Daniel Logan for sending her and her husband (E. H. Sothern) some of his poetry and inviting Logan to visit them backstage at one of their performances.

Correspondence from Julie Opp Faversham

File contains a letter from Julie Opp Faversham (1871–1921), an American stage actress, thanking John Daniel Logan for a poem and his comments about a production of Julius Caesar that she acted in with her husband, William Faversham.

Correspondence from Percy Haswell

File contains a letter from the American actress Percy Haswell thanking John Daniel Logan for his newspaper articles on her. The letter is written on letterhead from the R.M.S. Royal Edward.

Correspondence, meeting minutes, and other documents from the President's Advisory Committee for Theatre at St. Thomas University

File contains documents related to Jenny Munday's participation in the President's Advisory Committee for Theatre at St. Thomas University. The documents include correspondence; meeting minutes; proposals; information about events at STU, Black Box Theatre, and other theatre organizations; and other documents.

Costume Society Symposium information and other documents

File contains documents about the 4th Annual Costume Society Symposium at Bath, other documents related to the Costume Society, a project proposal for the Dalhousie Craft Fashion Project, information about a Dalhousie Theatre Department fashion show, criteria for promotion from the University of Regina Theatre Department, information about an exhibit called "Women of Invention" at the Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature including two slides, photographs and sketches of the Salvation Army building on Cunard Street, a letter about a development on Hollis Street, a price list from Weaver's Loft, a list of contact information for various services, documents about the Louisbourg Calendar Project,

Costume design for Basho

Item is a watercolour sketch of a costume design for Red Deer College's production of Edward Bond's The Bundle. The costumes are for a character (or characters) named Basho. The sketch shows two figures wearing the costumes.

Costume design for Basho as Court Judge

Item is a watercolour sketch of a costume design for Red Deer College's production of Edward Bond's The Bundle. The costume is for a character named Basho as a court judge. The sketch shows a figure wearing the costume as well as a detail of the figure's profile.

Costume design for Belville

Item is a watercolour sketch of a costume design for Brock University's production of The Rover. The costume is for a character named Belville who is a soldier.

Costume design for Kung-Tu

Item is a watercolour sketch of a costume design for Red Deer College's production of Edward Bond's The Bundle. The costume is for a character named Kung-Tu. The sketch shows a male figure wearing the costume as well as a detail of the character's profile.

Costume design for To-Si

Item is a watercolour sketch of a costume design for Red Deer College's production of Edward Bond's The Bundle. The costume is for a character named To-Si and the sketch shows a figure wearing he costume.

Costume design for Tor Quo

Item is a watercolour sketch of a costume design for Red Deer College's production of Edward Bond's The Bundle. The costume is for a character named Tor Quo and the sketch shows a figure wearing the costume.

Costume design for the Ferryman and Wife

Item is a watercolour sketch of a costume design for Red Deer College's production of Edward Bond's The Bundle. The costumes are for the ferryman and his wife. The sketch shows two figures wearing the costumes.

Crake Fellow in Drama at Mount Allison University

Series contains documents related to Jenny Munday's time as Crake Fellow in Drama at Mount Allison University. The series includes correspondence, applications, contracts, and other records from the fellowship. The series also includes records from theatre courses taught by Munday at Mount Allison during her fellowship.

Dark Night Theatre fonds

  • MS-3-45
  • Fonds
  • 1984-1993
This collection primarily consists of theatre and film scripts read during the "ScripTease" dramatic reading series or "Playwright's Corner." The fonds also contains some correspondence and administrative records and two catalogues of plays.

Dark Night Theatre.

Holiday inn

File contains original and annotated copies of stage diagrams for the Holiday Inn in Halifax, Nova Scotia and the Inn at Willow Tree. The Holiday Inn drawings were drawn by Trevor Parsons.

Parsons, Trevor

Linda Moore

  • MS-3-41.2009-010
  • Collection
  • 1960-2007
The fonds includes Linda Moore's papers and files relating to her work as director of Neptune Theatre in Halifax. The fonds includes designs and annotated construction plans and photos of the theatre; annotated scripts, photos, and production notes from Neptune shows; correspondence and interview texts; video and audio footage of productions and auditions. There is also a substantial volume of material relating to the world premier production of Dracula: a Chamber Musical.

Moore, Linda

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