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Accession Number: 97-1017

Title

Arbor Theatre fonds. Additions. -- 1988-1992. -- 1 folder.

Biography / History

Arbor Theatre began in Peterborough in 1976 when John Plank arrived to direct "The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds" for the Peterborough Theatre Guild. The following year, local support led to the creation of Arbor Productions and John Plank directed "Private Lives" followed by "Belle of Amherst" and "Lady Audley's Secret" in 1978. In 1979 the group was reorganized as a professional theatre company performing during the summer season at Trent University's Wenjack Theatre.

Custodial History

This fonds was created by and in the custody of Arbor Theatre before it was donated to Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of materials relating to the stage production of "18 wheels", July-August 1992, and includes 13 related photographs and 24 negatives. Also included are stage sketches for the plays "Man of La Mancha", "Rock and Roll", "The Red Lion", and "We Must Kill Toni", plus 13 unidentifed photos.

Notes

Title based on the creator of the fonds.

This fonds was donated by Arbor Theatre via Elaine Goselin.

Restrictions: N

Finding aids: Y

This fonds along with 86-008, 86-025, 87-008, 87-012, 87-013, 90-004, and 93-019 is an addition to 85-007.

For related records see: 90-009