Item F2482 - Papers relating to Brisbane Repertory Theatre, 1945-1947

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Papers relating to Brisbane Repertory Theatre, 1945-1947


  • 1945-1947. (Creation)

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8 leaves ; ill. ;

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Born 30 March 1924 at Brisbane. Studied drawing. Gained a BA in Political Science at the University of Queensland in 1985. One of the original members of the 'Social Alternatives Collective'. Died 31 August 2010, Brisbane Queensland.

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The Brisbane Repertory Theatre was formed in 1925, by Barbara Sisley and J.J. Stable. In 1933 it was incorporated to become the Brisbane Repertory Theatre. In the 1940s to 1960s, its most used venue was the Albert Hall. In 1972 it opened La Boite, Brisbane's first theatre-in-the-round. The Brisbane Repertory Theatre has since been popularly known as La Boite. In 1993, the Company turned professional and changed its name to La Boite Theatre.

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Newspaper clippings, photographs and theatre programmes, pasted on loose leaves of album (incomplete.)

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  • English

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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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