Ephemera Collection

The Christchurch City Libraries Ephemera Collection includes programmes, reviews and other materials relating to New Zealand and visiting overseas theatre companies, as well as material from Christchurch and Canterbury theatre companies and societies. The touring companies include J. C. Williamson, New Zealand Players and the New Zealand Theatre Company. Local groups represented include the British Drama League, Canterbury Repertory Theatre, Canterbury Theatre Company, Christchurch Operatic Society, Christchurch Religious Drama Society, Court Theatre, Canterbury Children's Theatre, Phoenix Theatre, Risingholme Drama Group, Southern Comedy Players and the University of Canterbury Drama Society. There is also material from the Theatre Royal, Christchurch secondary schools and the Christchurch Teachers' Training College.