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New Fortune Theatre 50th Anniversary

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Date: Wednesday 29 January 2014
Time: 7.00pm
Venue: New Fortune Theatre, Arts Building, The University of Western Australia
RSVP: This is a free event.  However, because of limited seating, please RSVP to Jenny Pynes by Wednesday 22 January.  Tickets will be allocated by first responses until run out.

Many hundreds of students, academics and lovers of theatre have fond memories of either performing or watching a variety of plays and events in the New Fortune Theatre over the past 50 years. Come along and celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the only replica Elizabethan theatre in the southern hemisphere, hear about the construction and opening night and enjoy performances by the Graduate Dramatic Society including a scene from the first performed play on the stage, Shakespeare’s Hamlet (on opening night in 1964 messages were received from Sir John Gielgud, Sir Lawrence Olivier and many esteemed actors.)

Please pass this invitation to anyone you know who had an interest or performed on the New Fortune Theatre stage.

Refreshments will be available for purchase.