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MS Acc09.028, MS Acc10.103, MS Acc17.138

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Collection Summary

Creator
Sharman, Jim (James David)
Title
Papers of Jim Sharman
Date Range
1940-2010
Collection Number
MS Acc09.028, MS Acc10.103, MS Acc17.138
Extent
40.85 metres (67 boxes + 8 large cartons + 21 folio boxes + 67 boxes + 8 large cartons + 21 folio boxes + 5 oversize bundles + 2 small rolled boxes + 6 map folios + 2 phase boxes)
Language of Materials
English
Repository
Special Collections (Manuscripts)

Introduction

Scope and Contents

The bulk of the papers in MS Acc09.028 relate to the many theatrical productions on which Sharman has worked over the course of his career. They include correspondence, including a small group of letters from Patrick White, scripts, production notes, reviews, ephemera, photographs, scrap books, costume designs and research notes. There is also correspondence with family, friends and colleagues, appointment diaries, diaries containing Sharman's writings and miscellanous papers relating to specific productions, photographs, posters and a large collection of programs. There is a small group of papers and photographs relating to Sharman's father, James Michael (Jimmy) Sharman (63 boxes, 8 large cartons, 19 fol. boxes, 13 oversize packets).

The Acc10.103 instalment comprises correspondence, photographs, family and personal papers, writings of Jim Sharman, ephemera relating to theatre productions and legal papers. The correspondence includes letters and cards relating to Sharman's career in the theatre, as well as personal greetings cards and messages of condolence on the deaths of his parents. The photographs comprise family snaps, photographs of the Jimmy Sharman Boxing Troupe, production photographs (Roll Up, Shirley Thompson and the aliens, Death in Venice) and portraits of Sharman. There is production ephemera for Hair, The threepenny opera, A midsummer night's dream, Sunrise, Blood wedding and Death in Venice. Further production records relate to Death in Venice, a Performance of songs by Lou Reed, Brecht-Weill and Randy Newman, and The three furies. Sharman's writing is represented by draft librettos and scripts for operettas and a musical (Encore, abccb, The Artist is Wilde and Achievement), and draft excerpts of his memoir Blood and tinsel. The legal papers include contracts relating to the musical, Hair (4 boxes, 1 fol. box).

The MS Acc17.138 instalment comprises a visual diary of 1970s musicals including Hair, Jesus Christ Superstar, Hair (Japan), Rocky Horror Picture Show. The visual diary includes newspaper cuttings, programs, and photographs (1 fol. box).

Conditions Governing Access

Please refer to the collection's catalogue record for the access conditions (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn4579845).

Conditions Governing Use

Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions. For such material, written permission to publish must be obtained from the copyright holder(s). Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.

Preferred Citation

Items from this collection should be cited as '[Title or description of manuscript item], Papers of Jim Sharman, National Library of Australia, [class number, box number and series and/or file number]'.

Finding Aid Source(s)

Please note: This finding aid may comprise or contain descriptive information provided by donors, researchers and/or volunteers.

Collection Retrieval Advice

Please note: each consignment in this collection has a separate box number sequence (i.e. there are multiple Box 1's). Please cite the relevant Class number as well as the Box number when requesting retrieval of material from the collection.

Item Descriptions

Class MS Acc09.028. Original consignment

Papers mostly relating to the many theatrical productions on which Sharman has worked over the course of his career. They include correspondence, including a small group of letters from Patrick White, scripts, production notes, reviews, ephemera, photographs, scrap books, costume designs and research notes. There is also correspondence with family, friends and colleagues, appointment diaries, diaries containing Sharman's writings and miscellanous papers relating to specific productions, photographs, posters and a large collection of programs. There is a small group of papers and photographs relating to Sharman's father, James Michael (Jimmy) Sharman).

Comprises 63 boxes, 8 large cartons, 19 folio boxes + 13 oversize packets.

Series. Carnival Culture

4 binders of typescript draft (File) - Box 1

Series. Postcards

Postcards from family, friends and colleagues,, 1960-2001 (File) - Box 2A/B

Series. Photographs

Family, Slides, Old album of early black and white images (File) - Box 3
Productions, Binder of negatives, Slides (File) - Box 4A/B
Friends portraits (File) - Box 5A/B
Travel, Binder and negatives, Slides (File) - Box 6A/B
Albums (File) - Box 37A/B
Productions, Family, Portraits, Travel (File) - Box 38A/B

Series. Productions

Early works: NIDA - First year design project, Fan mail, Sketch books, Notes and design ideas, 1960-1973 (File) - Box 7A/B
Shirley Thompson vs the Aliens. King Lear. Roll up. Hair, 1969-1972 (File) - Box 8A/B
Paris. Threepenny Opera. Angel City. Big Toys. A Cheery soul. Pandora's Cross. The night the power. Jesus Christ Superstar, 1973-1979 (File) - Box 9A/B
Death in Venice 1980 (and 1988). Lulu 1981. Shock treatment, 1981-1982 (File) - Box 10A/B

Oversized item, see Box 50

Adelaide Festival, 1982 (File) - Box 11
Lighthouse Theatre Company, Adelaide correspondence, Programs, Reviews, 1982-1983 (File) - Box 12A/B
The Royal show, A midsummer night dream. Prince of Homburg. Restaurant. Mother Courage. Silver Lining. Sunrise Blind giant is dancing. Lighthouse. Blood wedding, 1982-1983 (File) - Box 13A/B
Dream Play. Dance of death. Strindberg notes (File) - Box 14A/B
Voss - Includes bound score of opera, 1986 (File) - Box 15A/B
A lie of the mind. Blood relations. The Rake';s progress. The screens. Conquest of the South Pole, 1987-1988 (File) - Box 16A/B
Chess, Shadow of Splendour. Tokyo. The Boring piano. Letters Reviews, Production notes, 1988-1993 (File) - Box 17C
After China - includes VHS video (File) - Box 18
The wedding song. Villain of flowers (File) - Box 19
The Eighth Wonder. The Splendid (File) - Box 20A/B
The Adelaide Festival, 1996-1997 (File) - Box 21
The tempest, 1997 (File) - Box 22
Berlin to Broadway. The Mirage, 1998-200 (File) - Box 23
The Cairo Suite, 200-2002 (File) - Box 25A/B
The young Savoyards. Death in Venice. Voss. On stage Oz. Jesus Christ superstar. Hair. Rocky horror picture show(Scrapbook), (File) - Box 36A/B

Oversized item see box 50

Series. Screenplays

Bound scripts (File) - Box 24

Series. Press clippings

Press clipping. Portrait photographs of Sharman (File) - Box 26A/B

Oversized item see box 51

Series. Correspondence

Folders annotated with date ranges. Re Adelaide Festival - letters and postcards, 1965-1982 (File) - Box 27 - 31

Series. Audio visual material

VHS tapes, Cassette Tapes, Large DAT tape, Small Dictaphone tape (File) - Box 32A/B
'The Cairo Suite' tape 1 10/04/2000, 10/04/2000 (Item NLA.MS-DM002234) - Cassette-Box 336

Dimensions: Sony 60, Physical Facet: Consumer formats - eg miniDV

'The Cairo Suite' tape 2 10/04/2000, 10/04/2000 (Item NLA.MS-DM002235) - Cassette-Box 336

Dimensions: Sony 60, Physical Facet: Consumer formats - eg miniDV

'The Cairo Suite' screen test tape 1 (Item NLA.MS-DM002236) - Cassette-Box 336

Dimensions: Panasonic DVM63, Physical Facet: Consumer formats - eg miniDV

'The Cairo Suite' screen test tape 2 (Item NLA.MS-DM002237) - Cassette-Box 496

Dimensions: Panasonic DVM63, Physical Facet: Consumer formats - eg miniDV

'The Night The Prowler' (Item NLA.MS-SAV009820) - Shelf-Tall OH1-19-021

Dimensions: Unbranded, Physical Facet: Consumer formats - VHS, S-VHS etc

Recorded by NSW Film and Television Office. 86 minutes

'The Burning Piano - A Portrait of Patrick White' (Item NLA.MS-SAV009821) - Shelf-Tall OH1-19-021

Dimensions: Unbranded E-120, Physical Facet: Consumer formats - VHS, S-VHS etc

Recorded by ABC TV

'The Burning Piano - A Portrait of Patrick White' Short Version (Item NLA.MS-SAV009822) - Shelf-Tall OH1-19-021

Dimensions: Scotch E60, Physical Facet: Consumer formats - VHS, S-VHS etc

ABC TV Documentaries. 58 minutes 15 seconds

'The Tempest' segment on '&.30 Report', ABC TV, Adelaide October 1997, Oct-97 (Item NLA.MS-SAV009823) - Shelf-Tall OH1-19-021

Dimensions: Unbranded E30, Physical Facet: Consumer formats - VHS, S-VHS etc

Recorded by ABC TV

'Jimmy Sharman - Green Dedication' 8 March 1998, 8/03/1998 (Item NLA.MS-SAV009824) - Shelf-Tall OH1-19-021

Dimensions: Unbranded E120, Physical Facet: Consumer formats - VHS, S-VHS etc

Recorded by ABC TV

Tent Boxing (Item NLA.MS-SAV009825) - Shelf-Tall OH1-19-021

Dimensions: BASF E240, Physical Facet: Consumer formats - VHS, S-VHS etc

'The Mirage' Rough Cut Ex AVID (Item NLA.MS-SAV009826) - Shelf-Tall OH1-19-021

Dimensions: Sony E180, Physical Facet: Consumer formats - VHS, S-VHS etc

'Roll Up' Reel 1 (Item NLA.MS-SAV009827) - Shelf-Tall OH1-19-021

Dimensions: Scotch E60, Physical Facet: Consumer formats - VHS, S-VHS etc

Recorded by ABC TV. 10 minutes only

'Roll Up' Reel 2 Excerpts (Item NLA.MS-SAV009828) - Shelf-Tall OH1-19-021

Dimensions: Scotch E61, Physical Facet: Consumer formats - VHS, S-VHS etc

Recorded by ABC TV

'If only' Adelaide Festival 2001 short video for USA, 25/10/2001 (Item NLA.MS-SAV009829) - Shelf-Tall OH1-19-021

Dimensions: Unbranded E15, Physical Facet: Consumer formats - VHS, S-VHS etc

Recorded by Rising Sun Pictures. Rough cut. 30 seconds

'Show Train' (Item NLA.MS-SAV009830) - Shelf-Tall OH1-19-021

Dimensions: Fuji E60, Physical Facet: Consumer formats - VHS, S-VHS etc

'Show Train' and '4 Corners' (Item NLA.MS-SAV009831) - Shelf-Tall OH1-19-021

Dimensions: Unbranded E105, Physical Facet: Consumer formats - VHS, S-VHS etc

'The Cairo Suite' Screen Tests (Item NLA.MS-SAV009832) - Shelf-Tall OH1-19-021

Dimensions: Unbranded E15, Physical Facet: Consumer formats - VHS, S-VHS etc

Duration 8 minutes 18 seconds. NTSC Format. Aspect Ratio: 4:3

'The Cairo Suite' Screen Tests (Item NLA.MS-SAV009833) - Shelf-Tall OH1-19-021

Dimensions: Unbranded E15, Physical Facet: Consumer formats - VHS, S-VHS etc

Duration 8 minutes 18 seconds. NTSC Format. Aspect Ratio: 4:3

'The Cairo Suite' Screen Tests (Item NLA.MS-SAV010074) - Shelf-Tall OH1-19-021

Dimensions: Unbranded E15, Physical Facet: Consumer formats - VHS, S-VHS etc

Duration 8 minutes 18 seconds. . Aspect Ratio: 4:3

'The Cairo Suite' Screen Tests July 2001, Jul-01 (Item NLA.MS-SAV010075) - Shelf-Tall OH1-19-021

Dimensions: Unbranded E10, Physical Facet: Consumer formats - VHS, S-VHS etc

'The Cairo Suite' Screen Tests July 2001 (Item NLA.MS-SAV010076) - Shelf-Tall OH1-19-021

Dimensions: Maxell Professional 20, Physical Facet: Pro formats - Betacam, Betacam SP etc

'The Cairo Suite' Screen Tests Tape 1 (Item NLA.MS-SAV010077) - Shelf-Tall OH1-19-021

Dimensions: Sony BCT-60MLAS 457metres, Physical Facet: Pro formats - Betacam, Betacam SP etc

'The Cairo Suite' Screen Tests Tape 2 (Item NLA.MS-SAV010078) - Shelf-Tall OH1-19-021

Dimensions: Sony BCT-60MLAS 457metres, Physical Facet: Pro formats - Betacam, Betacam SP etc

'Shirley Thompson Vs The aliens', 30/08/2006 (Item NLA.MS-SAV010079) - Shelf-Tall OH1-19-021

Dimensions: Sony BCT90MLAS, Physical Facet: Pro formats - Betacam, Betacam SP etc

Copy from the National Film and Sound Archive. 71 minutes 26 seconds. Mono audio

Jim Sharman Productions DAT - SP XFER (Item NLA.MS-SAV010080) - Shelf-Tall OH1-19-021

Dimensions: Sony BCT-60MLAS, Physical Facet: Pro formats - Betacam, Betacam SP etc

20 minutes?

Festival Forum 19 March 1982 Jim Sharman, 19/03/1982 (Item NLA.MS-SAV010081) - Cassette-Box 494

Dimensions: Scotch 90, Physical Facet: Compact cassette tape

Untitled musical by Alan John and Nick Wright - Demo tape (Item NLA.MS-SAV010082) - Cassette-Box 494

Dimensions: TDK AD90, Physical Facet: Compact cassette tape

Track listing in cassette case

Orlando Rourke, 30/07/1985 (Item NLA.MS-SAV010083) - Cassette-Box 494

Dimensions: BASF LH extra I 90, Physical Facet: Compact cassette tape

Orlando Rourke Workshop (Item NLA.MS-SAV010084) - Cassette-Box 494

Dimensions: Sony HF90, Physical Facet: Compact cassette tape

Side A: Razzle Dazzle. Side B: Orlando Rourke (Item NLA.MS-SAV010085) - Cassette-Box 494

Dimensions: TDK AD46, Physical Facet: Compact cassette tape

Track listing in cassette case

Mahler Symphony No 8 in E? (Symphony of a Thousand) conducted by Jascha Horenstein, March 1959, Royal Albert Hall (Item NLA.MS-SAV010086) - Cassette-Box 494

Dimensions: TDK AD 90, Physical Facet: Compact cassette tape

performers listed in cassette case

'On the Beach' (Item NLA.MS-SAV010087) - Cassette-Box 494

Dimensions: TDK D90, Physical Facet: Compact cassette tape

'The Mirage' work-in-progress. Lyrics Nick Enright, Music Tyrone Landau, April 1998, Apr-98 (Item NLA.MS-SAV010088) - Cassette-Box 494

Dimensions: Philip[s CD Plus 60, Physical Facet: Compact cassette tape

'The Mirage' April 1998, Apr-98 (Item NLA.MS-SAV010089) - Cassette-Box 494

Dimensions: Philip[s CD Plus 60, Physical Facet: Compact cassette tape

'The Mirage' work-in-progress. Lyrics Nick Enright, Music Tyrone Landau, April 1998, Apr-98 (Item NLA.MS-SAV010090) - Cassette-Box 494

Dimensions: Philip[s CD Plus 60, Physical Facet: Compact cassette tape

'The Mirage' work-in-progress. April 1997, Apr-98 (Item NLA.MS-SAV010091) - Cassette-Box 494

Dimensions: Sony HF46, Physical Facet: Compact cassette tape

Track list in cassette case

'The Mirage' work-in-progress. April 1998, Apr-98 (Item NLA.MS-SAV010092) - Cassette-Box 494

Dimensions: Sony Chrome Class UX90, Physical Facet: Compact cassette tape

Track list in cassette case

'The Cairo Suite' - Demo, Apr-98 (Item NLA.MS-SAV010093) - Cassette-Box 494

Dimensions: TDK SA46, Physical Facet: Compact cassette tape

Tracks: 1 Istanbul. 2 Love for Sale. 3 Bilbao x 2. 4 Sailor's Tango x 2

Series. Unrealised projects

Large carton of papers (File) - Box 33

Series. Family memorabilia

Two condolence books for Sharman';s mother and father. Childhood letters, CDs, Address books, Cassette tapes, Photo album, High school memorabilia. (File) - Box 34
Scrapbook of family photos (File) - Box 34A/B

Oversized item see box 50

Jim Sharman interview by Bill Stephens 1 of 3, 8/06/2004 (Item NLA.MS-DM002238) - Digital-Carriers-Box 49

Dimensions: Prodisc Audio Master 74, Physical Facet: Data CD (any content on recordable CD-R)

NLA ORAL TRC 5161/1. Duration 62 minutes 01 seconds

Jim Sharman interview by Bill Stephens 2 of 3, 8/06/2004 (Item NLA.MS-DM002239) - Digital-Carriers-Box 49

Dimensions: Prodisc Audio Master 74, Physical Facet: Data CD (any content on recordable CD-R)

NLA ORAL TRC 5161/2. Duration 53 minutes 56 seconds

Jim Sharman interview by Bill Stephens 3 of 3, 8/06/2004 (Item NLA.MS-DM002240) - Digital-Carriers-Box 49

Dimensions: Prodisc Audio Master 74, Physical Facet: Data CD (any content on recordable CD-R)

NLA ORAL TRC 5161/3. Duration 21 minutes 37 seconds

'Funeral Service of Jimmy Sharman', Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park South Chapel 3/05/2006, 3/05/2006 (Item NLA.MS-DM002241) - Digital-Carriers-Box 49

Dimensions: Unbranded, Physical Facet: Data DVD (any content of recordable DVD-R)

'Funeral Service of Jimmy Sharman', Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park South Chapel 3/05/2006, 3/05/2006 (Item NLA.MS-DM002242) - Digital-Carriers-Box 49

Dimensions: Unbranded, Physical Facet: Data DVD (any content of recordable DVD-R)

Jim Sharman with Anne Brake Tape 1 copy, 24/08/1992 (Item NLA.MS-SAV010094) - Cassette-Box 496

Dimensions: Silver TrakUDX C60, Physical Facet: Compact cassette tape

Interview with Jimmy Sharman (Item NLA.MS-SAV010095) - Cassette-Box 496

Dimensions: BASF LH SM90, Physical Facet: Compact cassette tape

'Roll Up' 1 and 2 (Item NLA.MS-SAV010096) - Cassette-Box 496

Dimensions: TDK SA60, Physical Facet: Compact cassette tape

[no details] (Item NLA.MS-SAV010097) - Cassette-Box 496

Dimensions: Scotch Master I 120?s EQ 90, Physical Facet: Compact cassette tape

Series. Patrick White

A copy of The great world, inscribe to Sharman by the author, David Malouf (File) - Box 35B

Item packed separately see box 51

A collection of items relating to Patrick White e.g. screenplays, script, Collections of books, Poems, Magazine (File) - Box 35A/B

Series. Scrapbook

Birthday party, Various Images, Original designs, Reviews, Tokyo correspondence. (File) - Box 37C/D

Series. Diaries

Appointment diaries, address books. Visual Diaries/ Photographs, 1972-2000 (File) - Box 39-49A/B/C/D

Series. Oversized Items

From boxes 10, 13, 34, 36 (File) - Box 50
From boxes 17, 26, 35 (File) - Box 51

Series. Programs

Programs (File) - Box 25-58

Series. Artwork

Photographs of unidentified productions (File) - Box 59A/B/C
Black and white portrait photos, Colour portrait photos. Photographic images. Sketch. Framed, Unframed (File) - Box 60A/B/C
Poster, Flyer, Black and white photos (File) - Box 61
Framed posters, Paintings, Photographs of Patrick White, 1982-1991 (File) - Box 65, 67, 70, 72, Elephant-Folio 64, 66, 68a & b, 71, Piece 62-63, Piece 69a &b (2 framed items), Piece 69c

Class MS Acc10.103. Consignment received 2010

Correspondence, photographs, family and personal papers, writings of Jim Sharman, ephemera relating to theatre productions and legal papers. The correspondence includes letters and cards relating to Sharman's career in the theatre, as well as personal greetings cards and messages of condolence on the deaths of his parents. The photographs comprise family snaps, photographs of the Jimmy Sharman Boxing Troupe, production photographs (Roll Up, Shirley Thompson and the aliens, Death in Venice) and portraits of Sharman. There is production ephemera for Hair, The threepenny opera, A midsummer night's dream, Sunrise, Blood wedding and Death in Venice. Further production records relate to Death in Venice, a Performance of songs by Lou Reed, Brecht-Weill and Randy Newman, and The three furies. Sharman's writing is represented by draft librettos and scripts for operettas and a musical (Encore, abccb, The Artist is Wilde and Achievement), and draft excerpts of his memoir Blood and tinsel. The legal papers include contracts relating to the musical, Hair.

Comprises 4 boxes + 1 folio box.

Series. Correspondence

Birthday 'card' from Brian, 1984 (File 1) - Box 1
Plastic file of greeting cards, 2003-2006 (File 2) - Box 1

Includes Christmas and birthday greetings, as well as cards of condolence on the death of Sharman's father and his funeral program, postcards, notes, photographs and news cuttings.

Plastic file of letters largely relating to various Sharman productions, 1965-1974 (File 5) - Box 1

Includes references to A Taste of Honey, Hair, As You Like It and Yeomen of the Guard

Plastic bag of Christmas cards, largely addressed to JM Sharman, Jim Sharman's father, 2003-2005 (File 1) - Box 2
Plastic bag of greeting cards, largely Christmas and birthday greetings, but including thank you cards from people with whom Sharman has worked and cards wishing Sharman well with opening nights and with writing his memoir, 2003-2010 (File 2) - Box 2

Includes family photographs and some of an Adelaide trip (2010).

Plastic bag of greeting cards, including Christmas and birthday greetings, cards from theatre colleagues and condolences on the death of his mother (2003), 2003-2008 (File 3) - Box 2

Includes a badge comprising a photograph of Jim Sharman with friend (1970s?)

Plastic bag of greeting cards, including Christmas and birthday greetings, some addressed to Sharman's father, JM Sharman, and cards from theatre colleagues, 1996-2007 (File 4) - Box 2

Includes photographs from the 48th Sydney Film Festival, a book of poems by Jeremy Gadd (2000) and a thank you card from Manoly Lascaris, Patrick White's partner.

Series. Legal, travel and financial papers

Plastic file, 1965-1972 (File 3) - Box 1

Includes: contracts with M&L Casting Consultants Pty Limited and Harry M. Miller Attractions and Sharman, including those in relation to the musical Hair; and documents regarding National Service (ie conscription).

Passports of Jim Sharman, 1973-1994 (File 1) - Box 3

Series. Family and personal papers

Plastic file of family photographs and letters, school and NIDA papers, employment papers and references, and receipts, c. 1950-1972 (File 4) - Box 1

Includes childhood photographs of Sharman

Series. Photographs

Plastic bag of photographs (File 7) - Box 1

Includes portraits of Sharman and production shots

Plastic bag of photographs (File) - Box 3

Includes early family photographs including snaps of show characters and the Jimmy Sharman Boxing Troupe.

Orange manila folder of colour prints, c.1998 (File 1) - Box 4

Includes a photograph of Sharman and family photos.

Series. Writings of Jim Sharman

Includes draft librettos/scripts of operettas and a musical by Sharman, and stage plans (File) - Box 3

Titles are Encore, abccb, The Artist is Wilde and Achievement?

Series. Blood tinsel

Book proposal, 2005 (File 2) - Box 4
Notes, draft manuscript excerpts, research material, proofs[?] and correspondence, c.1993-2007 (File 3) - Box 4

Includes: a transcript of a Festival Faces interview of Richard Meale by Sharman; an annotated typescript article by Louis Nowra, Jim Sharman's Films; and a letter from MUP editor.

Series. Roll Up and Shirley Thompson and the Aliens

Film set production photographs - prints and digital copies (File 4) - Box 4

Includes photographs of Jim Sharman Snr.

Series. Death in Venice (Opera Australia)

Material relating to the production by Sharman at the Sydney Opera House, 2005 (File 5) - Box 4

Includes: cards from performers Philip Langridge, Peter Coleman-Wright, choreographer Meryl Tankard and designer Brian Thomson; program; prints of production photographs; notes; reviews; stage plans; production schedules, notes and emails; and photocopies relating to the 1989 production.

Series. Amie McKenna and David Hawkings in a Performance of Songs by Lou Reed, Brecht-Weill and Randy Newman

Books of lyrics, costume designs and fliers, 2002 (File 6) - Box 4
A gift from writer Bill Harding - Framed image (File) - Box 3

Series. The Three Furies

Material relating to Sharman's production, 2005-2006 (File 2) - Folio-Box 5

Auckland, Adelaide and Sydney Festival programs and travel papers.

Material relating to Sharman's production, 2005-2006 (File 3) - Folio-Box 5

Adelaide Festival programs and reviews; Sydney Festival program, production scene breakdown and reviews; and Perth Festival programs.

Series. Miscellaneous

Plastic bag containing the text of a lecture and an oral history interview by Sharman, 1976, 1995 (File 6) - Box 1

The lecture was the first Rex Cramphorn lecture, 1995.

Plastic bag of realia (File 2) - Box 3

Includes badges and other theatre memorabilia

An autograph book, notebooks, an appointment diary, a framed image, draft manuscripts, stage plans and photographs, c. 1950-2004 (File) - Box 3
A Bible (File) - Box 3
A boxed edition of Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-Tung, 1966 (File) - Box 3
Production brochures, postcards, magazines, posters and photographs, c.1970-1982 (File 1) - Folio-Box 5

The material relates to productions of Hair, the Adelaide Festival of Arts, The Threepenny Opera, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Sunrise and Blood Wedding.

Class MS Acc17.138. Consignment received 2017

Comprising a visual diary of 1970s musicals including Hair, Jesus Christ Superstar, Hair (Japan), Rocky Horror Picture Show. The material dates from 1969 to 1978 and includes newspaper cuttings, programs, and photographs.

Contained in 1 folio box (MS Acc17.138, Folio Box 1).


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