This group of posters is a graphic record of stage productions at Phillip Street Theatre and Phillip Theatre in Sydney. The posters document a thriving, non-subsidised commercial theatre production in Australia. They feature locally written productions and local productions of imported shows. William Orr, a Scotsman, pioneered the intimate satirical revue in Sydney in the 1950s. He took over the Mercury Theatre in Phillip St and re-opened it as the Phillip Street Theatre in 1954. Here he present...
Posters (8), theatre, paper, various makers, used by Phillip Street Theatre / Phillip Theatre, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1961-1964
Collection of eight assorted paper posters used to promote performances at the Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney. Posters include 'The Importance of Being Oscar', 'A Wish is a Dream', 'Do You Mind', 'At It Again', 'Stop Press' designed by Brian Ford (1929-2013), 'Out on a Limb' and 'Beyond the Fringe'.