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Drama L - S, 1981 - 1987

 Item — Folder: 3, Box: 335/9
Identifier: NZSA00729

Scope and Contents note

Includes files on:

- Heather Lindsay : 1x Letters from a Fainthearted Feminist review dated 16-06-1984.

- Living Wallies : 2 x Playbills; 2 x colour photographs; Performers: George Marriot; Guy Boyce

- Stuart McKenzie (Free Theatre Inc.) :1984-1985 correspondence, Playmarket assessment of two plays 'The-rapist over Suzannah' and 'A letter from L'.

- Maidment Arts Centre : 1984 Handbills for young writers & correspondence.

- Selaelo Maredi : 1983 - correspondence & bio.

- George Marriot : (The Living Wally): 1986 - correspondence; 9 colour photograph includes duplicates.

- James Marx : 1986 & 1987 - Correspondence & press kit; 2 x b&w photographs.

- Ed Metzger "Albert Einstein" : Press Kit

- Mime International: NZSAC Event Report 24-07-1986; 1 x review.

- Mime River (Michael Lynch): 3 x b&w photographs, 2 x contact sheets w/negatives; reviews; NzSAC Event Report dated 11-03-1982.

- Monstrous Regiment : 1983 PR Kit & correspondence.

- Richard Morris (Great Britain): PR kit; playbills and reviews from performances outside of New Zealand.

- National Opera : 1 x news clipping

- Val Murphy : 1 x news clipping

- NZ Plays (including Mervyn T. Saga) Reviews on Top Girls; A Dream Romance; Multiple Choice; Blacktown Blues; and attack on Mervyn Thompson.

- NZ Puppet Theatre : 1 x review; Puppeteers: Richard Buckley, Anne Forbes.

- NZ Writers Guild : Putting Us in the Picture; Pamela Stirling article in NZ Listener; 16-06-1984.

- Raun Raun Theatre (Papua New Guinea) : 1x letter dated 10-10-1984; 1x review.

- Play-Space Theatre: 2 x Reviews, 1 x PR pamphlet; 1 x Poster; 3x mini-posters advertising Weird People Tour. Performers: Alan Clay; Theresa Urlich.

- Polyphony : (1983-) 1 x b&w photograph; PR kit of reviews.

- QEII Mime/Clowning : Despite its title - this envelope only contains 1 b&wh photograph of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip.

- Red Mole : 1979 - 15 x black & white photographs; 2 x contact sheets; Performers: Alan Brunton; Neil Hannan; Deborah Hunt; John Davies; Jan Preston; Martin Edmond; Sally Rodwell. Photographer: Joseph Bleakley

- Reg & Shell : (1985) Application for funding includes resumes and reviews. Actors: Lucy Sheehan; Augusta MacDonald.

- Francis Reid: (Lighting Design Lecturer) 1982 - 4 x b&w photographs subject: Francis Reid; Photographers: Bury Free Press Copyright Production.

- Slick Stage : (1981) 13 x b&w photographs (some duplicates), Performers: Peta Rutter; Peter Rowell.

- Small Change Theatre : PR Kit; 1 x letter dated 18-03-1985

- Smart Artz : (1987?) 1x letter; 2 x PR leaflets; Performers: Partick Duffy; Gavin Buxton.

- Soluble Fish - 1 x print; 1 x PR sheet; 1x NZ Listener article dated 19-04-1986; 1 x sheet of lyrics to songs; Performers :Bill Direen & Carol Direen

- Songs to the Judges : 48 b&w photographs (includes duplicates); 2x contact sheets with negatives; 1x ticket for entry. Performers: Margaret Blay, Mervyn Thompson, Arthur Ranford, Hemi Rapata, Maggie Maxwell, Richard Eriwatu, Photographer: Peter Cathro

- Splinta Stilt Theatre : Correspondence 01-11-1983; 2 x PR pamphelets; 5 x b&w photos; Keith Nicolson of Lyttleton (Photographer)

- Splinters Political Satire : NZSAC Activities Report dated 17-11-1981 performance at Carrington Tech.

- Bruce Stewart : 2 x letters dated 25-11-1982 & 24-01-1983; 1 x PR biography sheet.

- Stiff Glue : 1 x clipping Capital Times 18-28-02-1986; 2x reviews; 1 xblack&white photograph; 1 x programme for "the Little Red Song book" at Circa theatre 19-25-02-19??; 1 x promotional sheet; Performers: Sarah Davison; Rod Dunbar.

- Tom Stoppard "Real Thing" : 1x Listener clipping dated 04-08-1984

Files include mostly photographs, news-clippings and P.R. material.


  • 1981 - 1987

Conditions Governing Access note

Access restrictions:

Access to the NZSAC records is open to 'bona-fide scholars or persons with a relevant need if they appear suitable to the Librarian'. Note that some files contain personal data, subject to the Privacy Act 1993.

Access to the posters is unrestricted, but use is restricted as follows: "This material has been copied by the Library of Victoria University of Wellington under Section 55(a)of the Copyright Act 1994. You may make a digital or print copy for your personal research and study use. You may not make copies of an image or part of an image for other persons, or distribute an image or part of an image to other persons by any means whatsoever including mounting the image on a server, without the written permission of Victoria University of Wellington and the copyright owner. You may not modify an image or incorporate an image or part of an image in another work without the written permission of Victoria University of Wellington and the copyright owner. You must include this copyright statement in any copy that you make."


From the Fonds: 3500 linear_centimeters (25 linear metres plus 600 posters 1713 items)

Language of Materials

From the Sub-Series: English

Container Summary

General Correspondence, Ephemera, News Clippings, Photographic Film Negatives, Loose Photographic Prints, Photocopied Documents, CV and Forms

Repository Details

Part of the J C Beaglehole Room, Victoria University of Wellington Library Repository

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