Ephemera and Music Collections

Thames District Theatre and Drama collection consists of Thames Museum Society Ephemera and Music materials relating to early local professional and amateur productions and overseas touring companies. These performed scenes from Shakespeare and a variety of dramas at venues such as the Royal Hotel and the Thames Academy of Music. The Society also hold a published play script enacting an 1860s goldfields story written circa 1950s for high school pupils. Newspapers held at the Public Library also contain accounts of local productions.