File FTPF42 - Schonell Theatre Program File

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Schonell Theatre Program File


  • 1970- (Creation)

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1 folder ; 30 cm.

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The Schonell Theatre is a cinema and theatre complex at the University of Queensland. It was constructed in 1970 and refurbished in 2005. For thirty years it hosted regular screenings of popular, alternative & foreign films. In 2006 the theatre was forced to cease regular cinema screenings, although live theatre performances continued. It is also home to the Cement Box Theatre located in the basement of the building. The Schonell Theatre has once again opened for limited screenings and events.

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Cement Box Theatre at the University of Queensland, Underground Productions was the resident student-run theatre company at the University of Queensland. Located underneath the Schonell Theatre on the University of Queensland's St Lucia Campus, Brisbane. It was closed in 2006 due to the run down state of the building. In 2010 it reopened and was renamed the Geoffrey Rush Drama Studio.

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From the Fryer Library Theatre Programs.

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

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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Revised, Linda Justo, 14-Mar-2023. Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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