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  • UF Records about facilities used to stage dramatic performances. Records about drama as performance, or acted on the stage, are entered under [Theatre]. Records about drama as a literary form are entered under [Drama].

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2008 Governor General's Literary Award for Bone Cage award letter and related materials

File contains award letter, program and related materials of the Governor General's Literary Award, held at the Rideau Hall in Ottawa on December 10th, 2008. File also contains printed photographs of Catherine at the Library of Parliament and the 2008 Governor General's Award winners. Catherine Banks won Governor General's Award for English-language Drama for her play Bone Cage.

Canadian gothic and american modern : [program]

Item consists of a program created by Dalhousie Theatre Productions for the 1983 season production of Joanna M. Glass's Canadian Gothic and American Modern. The production was directed by Alan Andrews and features a cast and crew of Dalhousie University students. The program contains a list of the cast and crew, advertisements from organizations at Dalhousie University.

Chester Playhouse fonds

  • MS-3-36, Boxes 1 - 18
  • Fonds
  • 1982-2002
This fonds consists of records created and collected by both the Canadian Puppet Festival and the Chester Theatre Council related to the management of the Chester Playhouse, including financial records such as statements, budgets, balance sheets, and invoices; press releases; photocopies of reviews; advertising and marketing records; personnel files; construction and maintenance records; meeting minutes and agendas; reports such as attendance records and box office sales; grant applications and fundraising files; correspondence; and event files, including programmes, tickets, and other promotional materials.

Chester Playhouse.

Closed doors and bridge crossing : spatial connections in Catherine Banks' Bone Cage / by Reina Green : [conference presentation]

File contains a copy of the article "Closed Doors and Bridge Crossing : Spatial Connections in Catherine Banks' Bone Cage" presented by Dr. Reina Green (Associate Professor of English, Mount Saint Vincent University) at the 2012 Canadian Association for Theatre Research (CATR/ACRT) conference in Waterloo, ON, 26-29 May 2012.

Death the musical, the CD

Item is a poster for Neptune Theatre's production of "Death: The Musical" at the DuMaurier Theatre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The musical was written by Jan Morrison and featured the Nova Scotia Mass Choir, Laura Smith, Jeremiah Sparks, Doris Mason, Bill Stevenson, and others.

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir and friends

File contains documents related to Laura Smith, Reeny Smith, Reverend Wallace Smith, Deanna Sparks, Jamie Sparks, Jeremiah Sparks, Richard Sparks, Mavis Staples, Gary Steed, and Symphony Nova Scotia.

Documents include programs, ephemera, magazine clippings, and newspaper clippings related to the Halifax Jazz Festival, the African Nova Scotian Music Association awards, the Prismatic Arts Festival, the annual Martin Luther King "I Have a Dream" concert, and various theatrical productions. Theatrical productions include Neptune Theatre's "Five Guys Named Moe," "Riot," "World Without Shadows," "The Wizard of Oz," as well as Eastern Front Theatre's "The Satchmo Suite."

Documents related to Nova Scotia Mass Choir and friends

File contains documents related to Karl Falkenham, Jim Faraday, Shelley Fashan, Four the Moment musical group, Four Walls of Blue, Carolyn Fowler, Isaac Fraser, Rosie Fraser, Freedom Festival , Suzy Gangoo Hansen, Marsha Gannon, Neptune Theatre, the Gospel Heirs musical group, Adrien Gough, Judith Virginia Grace, Belinda Grant, and Glen Grant.

Documents include newspaper clippings, posters, programs, and ephemera related to the art exhibit "Mommay's Patches: Traditions and Superstitions" by Letitia Fraser, Four the Moment's final performance, the Gospel Heirs performances, Neptune Theatre's productions of "The Gospel at Colonus" and "To Kill a Mockingbird," and others.

Flyers and programs of theatre productions in which Joan Orenstein appeared

File contains flyers and programs for "Revelations," "The Collected Works of Billy the Kid," and "Forever Yours, Marie-Lou" produced at Second Stage; "The Empire Builders" at Pier 1; "The Daughter-in-law" at Theatre New Brunswick; "The Devil's Disciple" at Neptune Theatre; and "The Satyricon" and "All the Queen's Men." File also contains a postcard of the Charlottetown Summer Festival.

Henry Orenstein's records

Series consists of Henry Orenstein's materials regarding his professional activities, including photographs, negatives, sketches, programs, flyers, posters, postcards, slides, correspondence and other materials. Fonds contains several of Henry Orenstein's art pieces and sketches, including related to the "Sudbury Industrial Landscape" project. In the 1950s, Henry Orenstein was commissioned by the Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers of Sudbury to paint a mural for the local union hall, which was the centre of a broad-ranging cultural role of Mine Mill Local 598 in the Sudbury area. At that time, Mine Mill was in the midst of a series of raids by the United Steelworkers.

Joan and Henry Orenstein fonds

  • MS-2-774
  • Fonds
  • [194-?] - [before 2011]
Fonds consists of Joan and Henry Orenstein's materials regarding their professional activities, including photographs, negatives, sketches, programs, flyers, posters, postcards, slides, correspondence and other materials. Fonds includes several photographs of Joan Orenstein acting, Henry Orenstein's art pieces and sketches, and Joan and Henry Orenstein's family photographic negatives.

Orenstein, Henry, 1918-2008

Joan Orenstein's records

Series consists of Joan Orenstein's materials regarding her professional activities, including photographs, programs, flyers, postcards, correspondence and other materials. Fonds includes several photographs of Joan Orenstein acting in "Stone Angel," "La Sagouine," "William Schwenck and Arthur Who" or "Shades of G&S," "Wood Demon" and other productions.

Orenstein, Joan, 1923-2009

Miss n me : [ticket and clippings]

File contains a ticket stub for Eastern Front Theatre's production of Miss n Me. The play was presented at the Neptune Theatre Scotiabank Studio March 14 -24, 2019. File also includes clippings of a book, "The Feminine Mystique" by Betty Friedan, with handwritten notes, "Miss N Me production."

Neptune Theatre fonds

  • MS-3-1
  • Fonds
  • 1943-2017
Fonds consists of records that document every aspect of Neptune Theatre as an organization, including various textual records and graphic and audio-visual material pertaining to productions, events, personnel, and the administration of the Theatre. Types of records include correspondence, meeting minutes, reports and newsletters, financial records, box office records, applications, licenses, contracts, scripts, posters, newspaper clippings, production notes, programs, press kits, videocassettes, audiocassettes, negatives, contact sheets, slides, photographs, and other materials.

Neptune Theatre

Photocopied clippings regarding Summer of the Piping Plover and a ticket stub

File contains a photocopied newspaper clipping titled 'Upstart Theatre beats odds and plans second round,' by Tim Arsenault. File also includes a photocopied review of Summer of the Piping Plover, by Tim Carlson, published in the Halifax Daily News. File also contains a ticket stub for of UpStart production of Summer of the Piping Plover.

Photographs of the play Whylah Falls

File contains photographs related to Eastern Front Theatre and the National Arts Centre's theatrical production, "Whylah Falls," in 2000. The play was written by George Elliot Clark.

Photographs feature Linda Carvery, Novelee Buchan, and others.

Pier One Theatre fonds

  • MS-3-7
  • Fonds
  • 1971-1975

Fonds contains correspondence, production records, scripts, flyers, posters, programs, promotional materials, press reviews, financial records, organizational management, documents regarding the theatre building and property, workshop programming, as well as touring production records. There is extensive correspondence regarding script acquisition and production; some correspondents included Canadian and Haligonian playwrights. Many scripts contain annotations by directors and actors. Set drawings, lighting cues, props lists and theatre renovation plans are also part of this fonds.

Unprocessed materials from the fonds not included here amount to approximately 94 cm. Please consult the Archives staff for access.

Pier One Theatre.

The satchmo suite

Item is a poster for Eastern Front Theatre's musical production, "The Satchmo Suite," written by Hans Böggild and Doug Innis. The musical featured Jeremiah Sparks as jazz artist, Louis Armstrong.

Theatre 1707 fonds

  • MS-3-31
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1980, predominantly 1979
This collection contains materials related to the administration and productions of Theatre 1707 as well as the Bit Players society. The records include administrative documents, reports, programs, posters, proposals, newspaper clippings, reviews, and photographs.

Theatre 1707.

Two Planks and a Passion Theatre fonds

  • MS-3-32
  • Fonds
  • 1990 - 2019
Fonds documents the management and theatrical productions of Two Planks and a Passion Theatre Company from 1992-2016. Series include Administrative, Education and outreach, and Production records, the latter being divided into subseries reflecting the types of materials generated by theatrical productions, including prompt books, posters and programs, photographs and reviews. A sousfond, Ross Creek Centre for the Arts, contains records illustrating the development of the Centre , which was founded by Two Planks' artistic directors, Chris O'Neill and Ken Schwartz.

Two Planks and a Passion Theatre Company

Whylah falls

Item is a poster for the theatrical production, "Whylah Falls," presented by Eastern Front Theatre Company and the National Arts Centre. The play was written by George Elliott Clarke and the musical score was by Jeremiah Sparks and Joe Sealy. Jeremiah Sparks was also the play's musical director. The play was presented at Alderney Landing Theatre in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

World without shadows

Item is a poster for Neptune Theatre's Maud Lewis production, "World Without Shadows." The play was written by Lance Woolaver, directed by Michael Chaisson, and featured Jeremiah Sparks, Walter Borden, and Nicola Lipman.