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Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.. Rosanna, Victoria

Heidelberg Theatre Company is an amateur theatre company based in Rosanna Victoria, Australia. It has been in existence for 63 years. It holds hard and digital copies of programs, newsletters, posters, photographs and other memorabilia related to the 400 plus productions it has staged since 1952. There are also photos and memorabilia relating to the various buildings that have housed the Company and dvds of special events and anniversary celebrations of the Company and interviews of members who have made an important contribution to the Company. Also there is a collection of costumes and furniture, many of which have been donated by local families and others were purchased or made by members of the Company over the years..

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P.O. Box 141 Rosanna Victoria 3087
phone
+61 03 9457 4117

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Opening Hours

No set opening hours other than performance times and dates when a production is being staged. Research enquiries to be made via email.

Location

36 Turnham Ave Rosanna Victoria

Heidelberg Theatre Company. Printed and scanned copies of programmes, newsletters, posters, photographs, related to the productions the Company has staged since 1952. A collections of costumes and properties, Copies of documents relating to the forming and running of the Company, including Minutes of Committee and Annual General Meetings.

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Amateur theatre

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371 items

371 items

Program Photos Reviews Newsletter Poster - Steel Magnolias written by Robert Harling by special arrangement with Origin Theatrical directed by Brett Turner

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

Program, Photos, Reviews, Newsletter - The Effects of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds by Paul Zindel directed by Bill Cherrey

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

1. - Program - Jade coloured card with dark blue typeface, 2. - Photos -photographic paper. 3. - Review - photocopy paper. 4. - Roneod duplicate on foolscap paper.

Historical information

Stella Dunn played Nanny, a senile old woman, in 'Gamma Rays' in April 1976 when she was a sprightly 82 year old.

Inscriptions & Markings

2. - Typed information on Stella Dunn glued onto the back of the photo, reverse side of photo has typed paper glued on as well as remnants of masking tape 3. - Photocopy of a review of The Effects of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds on page 6 of the VDL (Victorian Drama League) newsletter 'Theatrecraft' April 1976. Includes photo of Sue Lukis as Tillie. 4. - Prompts Newsletter No 2 19th March, 1976. – Typed. Includes information on next production, reminders of happenings and forthcoming events and the Moomba Drama Festival results

Photos and various articles - General Memorabilia

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

Photocopies of original articles from Theatrecraft and other unidentified newspapers

Historical information

2_1952 - 1. Reg Rudd founded the City of Heidelberg Repertory Group. It was a breakaway group from the Heidelberg National Theatre, which is believed to have been active in the district from the 1930s. It is understood the Heidelberg National Theatre folded in the late 1950s 6_1952 articles2 - Cuttings, including articles advertising first meeting of the City of Heidelberg Repertory Group on the 1st February, 6_1952 articles7 - Article reporting on AGM held in February, 1953 with Cr F. Boyd presiding, when comprehensive reports were read by Mr Reg Rudd, the director, the financial report was presented by Mr Mel Morgan.

Program Photos Newsletter Poster Articles - Broadway Bound by Neil Simon directed by Doug Bennett

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

Program Photos Newsletter Poster - Breaker Morant by Kenneth Ross by special arrangement with Curtis Brown directed by Steve Cummins

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

Program Photos Newsletter Poster Articles - Scenes from a Separation by Hannie Rayson and Andrew Bovell directed by Joan Moriarty

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

Program Photos Reviews Newsletter Poster Articles Special Events - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Dale Wasserman based on the novel by Ken Kesey by arrangement with Origin Theatrical, on behalf of Samuel French Ltd directed by Chris Baldock

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

Program Photos Review Newsletter Poster Articles - The Club by David Williamson directed by Gavin Williams

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

All items in good condition

Historical information

Produced and acted by members of the Heidelberg Theatre Company and all supporting areas including set design, set building, lighting and sound design and operation, costumes, front of house, ticket sales, publicity and administration were undertaken by members of the Heidelberg Theatre Company.

Program Photos - The caretaker by Harold Pinter directed by George Bugge

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

Program Poster Articles Memorabilia Special Events - Morning Departure by Kenneth Woolard

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

All items in good condition

Historical information

Produced and acted by members of the City of Heidelberg Repertory Group (now Heidelberg Theatre Company) and all supporting areas including set design, set building, lighting and sound design and operation, costumes, front of house, ticket sales, publicity and administration were undertaken by members of the City of Heidelberg Repertory Group now (Heidelberg Theatre Company).

Program Photos Newsletter Poster Articles - Glorious by Peter Quilter by special arrangement with Dominie Pty. Ltd. and Williamstown Little Theatre directed by Doug Bennett

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

Program Photos Newsletter Poster Articles Memorabilia - I Hate Hamlet by Paul Rudnick by special arrangement with Dominie Pty Ltd directed by Doug Bennett

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

Program Photos Newsletter Poster Articles Memorabilia - I Ought To Be In Pictures by Neil Simon directed by Geoff Hickey

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

Photos Newsletter Memorabilia Playbill Awards President's Report - 2003 HTC General Memorabilia Awards AGM Presidents Report

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

Program Photos - The Wizard of Oz written by Alfred Bradley from the story by L. Frank Baum directed by Elise Dorian

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

Program Review Articles - Alias Jimmy Valentine by Paul Armstrong

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

All items in good condition

Historical information

Produced and acted by members of the City of Heidelberg Repertory Group (now Heidelberg Theatre Company) and all supporting areas including set design, set building, lighting and sound design and operation, costumes, front of house, ticket sales, publicity and administration were undertaken by members of the City of Heidelberg Repertory Group now (Heidelberg Theatre Company).

Program Photos Reviews Newsletter Poster Articles - Moonlight and Magnolias by Ron Hutchinson directed by Bruce Akers

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

All items in good condition 1 Program 2 photos 3 Review 4 Newsletter 5 poster 6 newspaper article and photo from The Melbourne Observer

Historical information

Produced and acted by members of the Heidelberg Theatre Company and all supporting areas including set design, set building, lighting and sound design and operation, costumes, front of house, ticket sales, publicity and administration were undertaken by HTC members.

Significance

Artistic aesthetic social significance for the members, subscribers and audience of the heidelberg theatre company

Photos Newsletter Poster Articles Playbill Special Events - 2011 HTC General Memorabilia

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

Program Photos Newsletter Articles - The One Day of the Year by Alan Seymour by arrangement with HAL Management directed by Paul King

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

Program Special Events - 1982 HTC General Memorabilia 30 Anniversary Opening of theatre at Turnham Avenue Rosanna

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

Program Poster Youth - How Tom Beat Captain Najork and His Hired Sportsmen by Russell Hoban directed by Deirdre Oliver

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

Program - The fantasticks by Tom Jones directed by Ian Robinson

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

Program Photos Newsletter Poster Memorabilia - Abelard and Heliose by Ronald Millar directed by Joan Moriarty

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

Program Photos Reviews Newsletter Poster - When Dad Married Fury by David Williamson

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

Program Photos Newsletter Poster - Amadeus by Peter Shaffer directed by David Small

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

Program Photos Poster - This Old Man Comes Rolling Home by Dorothy Hewett by special arrangement with HLA Management Pty Ltd directed by Gayle Poor

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

All items in good condition

Historical information

Produced and acted by members of the Heidelberg Theatre Company and all supporting areas including set design, set building, lighting and sound design and operation, costumes, front of house, ticket sales, publicity and administration were undertaken by members of the Heidelberg Theatre Company.

Program Newsletter Articles - The odd couple by Neil Simon directed by Fred Merryweather

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

Program Photos Newsletter Articles Special Events - Shadows of heroes by Robert Ardrey directed by Alice Bugge

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

Program Photos Newsletter Poster Articles - Glengarry Glen Ross by David Mamet by special arrangement with Dominie Pty. Ltd. directed by Paul King

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna

Program Photos Newsletter Poster - Grace by Doug Lucie by special arrangement with Dominie Pty Ltd directed by Paul King

Heidelberg Theatre Company Inc.., Rosanna