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Posters on Theatre, Dance, Music and other performance, 1965-2001
collected by Dr Alan Brissenden

Map Cabinet 769.5 P857


Folder 1: Shakespeare

Adelaide University Theatre Guild see University of Adelaide Theatre Guild
Bell Shakespeare Company
Romeo and Juliet Her Majesty's Theatre, Adelaide 1993 season [2 copies]
Commedia dell arte Shakespeare performance, Wetpack Theatre, Living Arts Centre, March 1988
English Shakespeare Company
Coriolanus and Winter's tale Her Majesty's Theatre, Adelaide 1991
National Theatre, London
Anthony and Cleopatra 1987
Prospect Theatre Company
King Lear & Love's Labours Lost 1972
Rough Magic Productions
Richard II Old Parliament House, Adelaide [Adelaide Festival Fringe], February-March 2000
[South Australian College of Advanced Education]
The Merchant of Venice Hartley Playhouse, Magill, April 1984
University of Adelaide Theatre Guild
As you like it May 1988
Merchant of Venice May-June 1990
Richard II April 1969 [poster by Robert Jones] 2 copies
[Walford Church of England Girls School]
A midsummer night's dream June-July 1978
Shakespeare under the stars
Much ado about nothing: a musical comedy Botanic Park, March 2000

Australian and New Zealand Shakespeare Association conference 1992
Australian and New Zealand Shakespeare Association conference 1996
5th World Shakespeare Conference, Tokyo August 1991
7th World Shakespeare Conference, Valencia April 2001

Folder 2: Other theatre and performance

Adelaide Theatre Group
A chaste maid in Cheapside Sheridan Theatre, North Adelaide 1971
[dir. Alan Brissenden]
Adelaide University Dramatic Society
Tribe in The Serpent, Saturday and Mushrooms  December 1969
Adelaide University Theatre Guild see University of Adelaide Theatre Guild
Peter Brennan
Rime of the Ancient Mariner Living Arts Theatre, March 1988
Sasha Grocholewska
Play dice with Demeter Balcony Theatre, March 1980
The National Theatre
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead  (Stoppard), undated.
Sydney Theatre Company
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (Charles Dickens), Festival Theatre, Feb-March 1985
The Therry Dramatic Society
The Living Room (Graham Greene) May  [no year]
University of Adelaide Theatre Guild
Caucasian Chalk Circle (Brecht) Union Hall, February-March 1978
The Caretaker (Pinter) November 1969
Tales of a violent man (W. B. Yeats), July 1969

[Elder Conservatorium]
Pilgrim's progress [Festival Theatre, May 1973]
[design by Clare Robertson for projected Elder Conservatorium production cancelled owing to lack of funds]

[facsimiles of early Australian theatre/public entertainment posters reproduced from the originals held in the Mitchell Library, N.S.W. and published by The Australian in1965]
The recruiting officer and The virgin unmasked March 8th, 1800
'Grand night ascensions…Blondin…Fireworks...' [Nov. 1874]
'Christmas pantomime… Amphibrio… the Rhine Queen…' Victoria Theatre [no date] (torn copy)
'New dramatic season…New faces and old favourites…Mr Frank Hussey [in Hazard]…Miss Lizzie Watson…' Royal Victoria Theatre [no date]

Set of early theatre programmes/daybills from Her Majesty's Theatre undated, New Theatre Royal Drury Lane 1823, Lyceum Theatre undated, Theatre Royal 1860 and 1886, and Criterion Theatre c1879, from collections in the Mitchell Library, reproduced as table mats.

Folder 3: Dance

Australian Ballet
Laszlo Seregi's Spartacus 1978
Swan Lake Palais Theatre, St. Kilda 1977 ['a new version by Anne Woolliams']
Australian Dance Theatre
Adelaide season, Opera Theatre, 1981
Australian Dance Theatre/Meryl Tankard
Furioso Festival Centre Playhouse, November 1997
Danceworks (Tuula Roppola)
Lion Theatre, Adelaide, April 1997
Henry Yu and dancers
Adelaide College of the Arts and Education, May 1981
Human Veins Dance Theatre [Don Asker and dancers]
Under the skin Scott Theatre, April - May 1981
Liana Vargas Flamenco Dance Co.
Scott Theatre, Adelaide, October 1995
Limbs ['New Zealand's leading modern dance company']
Balcony Theatre, November [1979]
Lindsay Kemp Company
Flowers and The Dream [Australian Tour] Feb-April 198?
Meryl Tankard see Australian Dance Theatre
Mornington Island Aboriginal Dancers
S.A. Museum, March 1982?
Paul O'Sullivan
Hanging in there Promethean Theatre, Adelaide [Adelaide Festival Fringe], February 1998
South Australian Ballet Company
Arts Theatre, November 1972 and 1973 seasons
Sydney Dance Company
Sh'ehe'razade 1980 season
Graeme Murphy's Beauty and the Beast May 1993
Twyla Tharp
Festival Theatre, 1998
National Tour, March April 1988

Champagne Fairs Mates {Dance, Music, Theatre} Balcony Theatre [Adelaide Festival Fringe], March 1982.
Made to move: dance across Australia series [various companies and performers] 1998

Dance exhibitions and publicity
'Dance people dance' National Library Gallery travelling exhibition October 1997
Dance Australia, poster commemorating Dance Australia's 100th issue, 1999
'From Russia with Love: costumes for the Ballets Russes 1909-1944', National Gallery of Australia 1999

Folder 4: Music, children's theatre, festivals and other entertainment

[Adelaide Teachers College Musical Society]
Love Rides the Rails Scott Theatre, Kintore Ave,  Dec 17th-20th [no year].
Flight of Ideas Chamber Choir
St Bartholomew's Church, September 1996
Oz Opera
Magic Flute Queen's Theatre, 1996
Victorian State Opera
My Fair Lady Festival Theatre, 1988

Wirth's Circus and Menagerie
[educational poster] c1920s (coloured lithograph)

Adelaide Festival of Arts 1974, 1976, 1990, 1996, 1998, 2002
Adelaide Writers' Week 1986, 1988, 1990, 1994
Adelaide Festival Fringe 1980
Australian and British Exhibition in Association with Adelaide Festival of Arts Myer, 1982

Patch Theatre
Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge Space Theatre, 1987
Come Out 1983, 1993
International Association of Theatre for Children and Young People
World Congress, Adelaide, April 1987

Sydney Opera House Festival October 1973

5° Congresso Internazionale sull'  Illuminismo Universita di Pisa, August-September 1979

Folder 5: Literary, bibliography and printing and miscellaneous

Samuel Johnson, 1778-80 - portraits by James Barry and  Sir Joshua Reynolds, undated
James Boswell of Auchinleck - portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds, undated
Sir Philip Sidney - exhibition on 400th anniversary of his death, Bodleian Library 1986-8
First Münster Symposium on Jonathan Swift, Münster University Library, June 1984

Posters and other printed sheets used in teaching Bibliography and printing history, including How a book is made poster, Caxton Quincentenary in Oxfordshire 1976, flyer for Early Imprints Project, South Australia, and sample page proofs.

The Broadsheet 1, Vietnam issue, 1967 Napalm Sunday  [no.800 of 1000 copies]

Holocaust & Illusions and smaller realities, revolution and reaction, Irish Hall [Adelaide] June [no year]

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