Story: Theatre companies and producers

WEA theatre programme, late 1930s

Click through the pages of this programme of a production of Bird in hand, performed by the Dunedin branch of the Workers' Educational Association (WEA) in the late 1930s. Professional theatre producer George Worthington worked with WEA branches in the South Island during this period, supporting amateur drama groups such as this one to stage their shows. 

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-A-DRAMA-1930s-01-Front

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Mark Derby, 'Theatre companies and producers - Wartime and interwar theatre', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 5 July 2022)

Story by Mark Derby, published 22 Oct 2014