50th Anniversary of the New Fortune Theatre, University of Western Australia
Date: Wednesday 29 January 2014
Venue: The New Fortune Theatre in the Arts Building at the University of Western Australia
Many hundreds of students, academics and lovers of theatre have fond memories of either performing or watching a variety of plays and events in the New Fortune Theatre over the past 50 years. Come along and celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the only replica Elizabethan theatre in the southern hemisphere, hear about the construction and opening night and enjoy performances by the Graduate Dramatic Society including a scene from the first performed play on the stage, Shakespeare’s Hamlet (on opening night in 1964 messages were received from Sir John Gielgud, Sir Lawrence Olivier and many esteemed actors.)
This is a free event but because of limited seating, please RSVP to Jenny Pynes by Wednesday 22 January. Tickets will be allocated by first responses until run out!