Event A. W. Monds Theatre Bequest Commemoration
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Venue National Theatre, Launceston, TAS
First Date 9 July 1955
Opening Date 9 July 1955
Last Date 9 July 1955
Dates Estimated No
Status Amateur
World Premiere No
Description A night of music, dance and theatre. The Mayor, Ald. B. M. Thornley unveiled the A. W. Monds Memorial Plaque. The Launceston Players performed "The Shadow of the Glen". The Joan Burnett School of Ballet also performed, as did member of the Launceston Male Choir, the Crescent Ladies Choir and the St Thomas More's verse-speaking choir.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Name Function Notes
Douglas Cossins Stage Manager
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information The A. W. Monds bequest was used by the Launceston City Council to purchase the National Theatre in 1954.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme CHS 15, 6/2, Launceston Players Society Collection, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery
Event Identifier 100198