Papers of Carol Doherty, 1979-1981.


Papers of Carol Doherty, 1979-1981.

These papers are centered around the research and development of Doherty's research project and paper, "A Model Theatre." They are organized into two series: I. Research; II. "A Model Theatre". Additional scope and content notes are found after the series titles. Interestingly, included are descriptions of the American Shakespeare Theatre before the organization's demise; and the Stratford Festival internal struggles, 1979-1981.

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