Collection: BC MS 20c Theatre West Yorkshire Playhouse: West Yorkshire Playhouse (Leeds Playhouse) Archive

Archive File icon Archive File: The Beatification of Area Boy' by Wole Soyinka

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Title: The Beatification of Area Boy' by Wole Soyinka

Level: File 

Classmark: BC MS 20c Theatre WYP Pro/7/6/4

Date: 1995

Size and medium: 7 folders, 1 envelope

Persistent link: https://library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/485632 

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File A includes budget breakdown, cast and production staff lists, correspondence, props lists, rehearsal notes, scene breakdown and stage plans. File B includes budgets, contracts, correspondence, Equity agreement, invoices, photocopies of press cuttings, productions costs, tour schedule and travel arrangements. Documents refer primarily to the tour to Copenhagen in Denmark, New York in the USA, Perth in Australia and Zurich in Scotland. File C includes budgets, contracts, correspondence, invoices, photocopies of press cuttings, productions costs, tour schedule and travel arrangements. Documents refer primarily to the production at the West Yorkshire Playhouse and the tour to Battersea Arts Centre, London as part of africa95. Also correspondence about a recording of the production at West Yorkshire Playhouse by the BBC. File D agreement between the West Yorkshire Playhouse and NAWAO, Cultural Exchange Programmes and Consulting, Zurich to tour the production, budgets, correspondence, funding, 'Nigerian Trumpet' newspaper Feb. 1996, production schedules, programme for Perth festival. Documents refer primarily to the tour to Copenhagen in Denmark, New York in the USA, Perth in Australia and South Africa. File E includes budgets, contracts, correspondence, 'Nigerian Trumpet' newspaper Feb. 1996, 'Visiting Arts' magazine No. 31, Summer 1996 and tour schedule for Australia. Documents refer primarily to the European tour, the tour to Perth and Sydney in Australia, and the tour to New York in the USA. File F is divided into 3. File 1 includes budgets, contracts, correspondence, Equity Agreement for Overseas Touring 1993, production arrangements, tour schedule and travel arrangements. Documents primarily relate to the tour of Australia. File 2 includes cast lists, contracts, correspondence, insurance, press release, production notes, stage plan for Perth, tour schedule, travel arrangements documents primarily relate to the tour of Australia. File 3 includes media release for Sydney Festival, photocopies of newspaper reviews, Sydney Festival programmes and Sydney Festival Brochure published by The Sydney Morning Herald. File G contains documents relating to the Ken Saro-Wiwa benefit held on the last night of 'The Beatification of Area Boy'. It includes flyers, a report 'Nigeria - Stolen by Generals', photocopies of newspaper articles and correspondence. Envelope H contains a DVD+R labelled 'Ken Sarowiwa', a cassette tape labelled 'Beatification of Area Boy' Wole Soyinka interview and a cassette tape labelled BBC World Services, 'Meridian doc' 31.10.95.

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