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Her Majesty's Theatre
Did you know that we nearly lost Her Majesty's Theatre? By 1963 the theatre was in a state of disrepair. Performers made their way from dressing room to stage holding umberellas to stop themselves from being rained upon! Here is a rare recording of Ballarat Light Opera Company director, Neil Case, making the case for saving Her.
Articles from Ballarat Light Opera Company:The First Twenty one Years - 1959 - 1980 Click on image to read!
Speech by BLOC director Neil Case to save Her Majesty's Theatre 1963, directly after their performance of Carousel
Articles and audio source: Nancy Sedgwick
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