Townships Theatres: Identities and Circuits, 1935-1982

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Author/collaborator
Title
Townships Theatres: Identities and Circuits, 1935-1982
Abstract
The author points out that Anglophone theatrical activity that has been singularly vital in the Eastern Townships since the late nineteenth century. The author outlines a brief history of theatrical, cross-border traffic of English-language drama and theatre in Quebec, and then a comparative analysis of the dramatic repertoire of the Townships' major summer playhouses: The Brae Manor Playhouse (1935–56), The North Hatley Playhouse (1956–62), The Piggery (1965–), and Theatre Lac Brome (1986–).
Publication
Journal of Eastern Townships Studies / Revue d'études des Cantons-de-l'Est
Volume
No. 46
Pages
15-35
Date
Spring 2016
Language
en
Citation
Hurley, Erin. “Townships Theatres: Identities and Circuits, 1935-1982.” Journal of Eastern Townships Studies / Revue d’études des Cantons-de-l’Est No. 46 (Spring 2016): 15–35.
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