13th THA Annual General Meeting
Notice is hereby given that the 13th Annual General Meeting of Theatre Heritage Australia Inc. will be held on Saturday 14 May 2022 at the Melbourne Athenaeum Library, Level 1, 188 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC. The AGM will also be streamed via Zoom.
3.00 pm – AGM
3.30 pm – Special Guest speaker – Simon Plant, Author
Please join us for drinks afterwards at The Westin Melbourne.
Special Guest speaker – Simon Plant, author
Our guest speaker will be Melbourne writer Simon Plant who is writing a book about George Coppin’s travels in the United States in 1864-65.
His address, titled ‘Going through a difficult stage’, will serve as both an introduction to this little known Victorian-era episode and a progress report on his manuscript.
Simon’s book ‘Entertaining Mr Coppin: An Australian Showman in Civil War America’ is due for completion in 2023 with a view to it being published by Theatre Heritage Australia.
Simon, who holds a Masters degree in Australian History, was a reporter and editor at News Limited for 30 years where he specialised in arts and entertainment. He has also co-curated three exhibitions including ‘Making a Song and Dance: The Quest for an Australian Musical’ (2004).
This is a free event – all THA members & their guests are welcome.
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Theatre Heritage Australia
13th Annual General Meeting
3.00pm, Saturday 14 May 2022
Melbourne Athenaeum Library | Level 1, 188 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC
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