File FTPF28 - Her Majesty's Theatre (Brisbane) Theatre Program File

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Reference code

FTPF28

Title

Her Majesty's Theatre (Brisbane) Theatre Program File

Date(s)

  • 1955-1983. (Creation)

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File

Extent and medium

2 boxes.

Context area

Name of creator

(1888-1983)

Administrative history

The original theatre opened in Queen Street, Brisbane as Her Imperial Majesty's Opera House. The architect was Stombucco and Son. It was originally owned by G. Byrne & leased by C.H. Homes. Later leased by Harold Ashton it was reopened as His Majesty's Theatre, 23 March 1901. Rebuilt and reopened 30 March 1929, the architects were Cedric Ballantyne or George McLeish. It was later renamed Her Majesty's. The building was demolished in 1983. Prior to the building of the Queensland Performing Arts Complex it was the only Brisbane theatre stage that could accommodate the scenery of productions that toured from Melbourne or Sydney.

Archival history

From the Fryer Library Theatre Programs.

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Content and structure area

Scope and content

This series contains material such as theatre programs, concert notes, invitations and ephemeral items relating to Australian theatres.

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Conditions governing access

Unrestricted access.

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Language of material

  • English

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Status

Migrated

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.

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