Manuscript Collections
Firehouse Theatre Archives.

Collection Number: D-064

Extent
4.9 linear feet
Biography
The Firehouse Theatre was founded in Minneapolis in 1963 as an avant-garde theatre company, and moved to San Francisco in 1969. Dedicated to experimental theatre with new staging techniques, they produced works by Jack Gelber, Megan Terry, Sam Shepard, and Jean-Claude Van Itallie, among others.
Description
Correspondence, films, photographs, promotional materials, and workshop notebooks documenting the history of the Firehouse Theatre from its beginnings in Minnesota to its residence in San Francisco.
Inclusive Dates
1930-1990.
Subject
Performing Arts
Finding Aid on the Online Archive of California (http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt987023hp)
Access
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