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Double Edge Theater

Double Edge Theatre Records, 1970-2002.

28 boxes (15.5 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 455
Bold Stroke for a Wife
Bold Stroke for a Wife

Since its founding, Double Edge Theatre has embraced a two-fold mission: to develop and promote the highest quality of original theatre performance, and to create a permanent center of performance, practice, training research, and cultural exchange.

The collection documents the Theatre’s focus on research, international collaboration, and the elevation of artistic performance above and beyond stage work into the realm of cultural exchange.

Background on Double Edge Theatre

Double Edge Theatre, founded in 1982, views itself as having a two-fold mission: to develop and promote the highest quality of original theatre performance, and to create at its home, “The Farm,” located in Ashfield, Massachusetts, a permanent center of performance, practice, training research, and cultural exchange. The group’s focus is on “living culture,” a term used to describe both their unique method of research, exchange and collaborations in many parts of the world, and the belief that their work has the ability to transform an audience. This vision is exemplified in The Song Trilogy, a performance cycle more than ten years in the making about the life of the Jewish community in diaspora and its relationship to the various cultures which it confronts.

The group first performed in Allston, a district of Boston, before purchasing the Farm in 1995 both to escape the high cost of rent in the city as well as to expand the activities of the center. The 105-acre farm, one of oldest dairy farms in rural Ashfield, hosts artists, students, and community exchange, and permits the theatre to more fully embrace the practice of “living culture.” From the Farm’s opening in 1997, DET has premiered four of its own performances, created extra-theatrical research and exchange projects, long-term residencies, and collaborations with over a dozen artists and countries from across the United States, Asia, Latin America and Europe. In 1999 Double Edge initiated the first artist’s think tank in this country to research theatre, culture, and creation, and to provide a place for professional artists to work free from the demands of daily survival.

Contents of Collection

The Unanswered Question postcard

The Unanswered Question postcard

The records of Double Edge Theatre trace the history of this experimental company from their first performance featuring an all female cast to their more recent collaborations and projects, which have secured them a prominent place in the international theater community. The collection documents the theatre’s focus on research, international collaboration, and the elevation of artistic performance above and beyond stage work into the realm of cultural exchange.

The collection is organized into five series that together document Double Edge’s productions and performances, their involvement and relationships with other theaters and cultural projects, as well as the administrative side of operating the theatre.

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Series Descriptions
1982-1999 4.75 linear ft.

Bringing together research material, rehearsal notes, and scripts with programs, flyers, and reviews, this series documents the entire creative process from a project’s conception to its performance before an audience. Each of the theatre’s major productions is represented, and often times individual performances of these productions, demonstrating how they have evolved over time.

Beginning with the group’s first production, Rites, which later became part of the Women’s Cycle, through The Song Trilogy and Republic of Dreams, this series also provides a record of their artistic growth and thematic movement. Over the years, Double Edge has changed, but they have always stayed true to their mission of training, research, performance, and cultural exchange.

Of particular importance is their work on The Song Trilogy developed from 1987 to 1998. Consisting of three productions, Song of Absence, Song of Songs, and Keter, the Crowing Song, the Trilogy deals with the Jewish diaspora and its relationship to the cultures it encounters. Out of this performance cycle emerged Republic of Dreams, an international Jewish / American / Central European cultural exchange project, which focused on breaking through cultural and social isolation by unearthing remains of Jewish culture and other indigenous cultures through music, celebration, research, and oral histories of Holocaust and Stalinist survivors.

1972-2002 4.5 linear ft.

Double Edge Theatre has been involved in international study, exchange, and collaboration since its earliest days. Their first major collaboration was with Poland’s Gardzienice Theater Association, a collaboration that since 1986 has included producing one another’s work, hosting pedagogical sessions, symposia, and creating projects together, such as Republic of Dreams.
This series documents the theatre’s collaborations with Gardzienice as well as with many other theater companies around the world and in the U.S., including Odin Teatret, Diablomundo, Charlestown Working Theater, and Women in Theater Festival/Next Stage. Also covered are cultural exchanges seminars and symposia, residences and research, as well as international guest artists performing with DET.

1973-2002 2.5 linear ft.

This series consists almost entirely of correspondence between Double Edge and other artists or companies from around the world. Critical to understanding the development of the theatre are the correspondence, speeches, and writings of Stacy Klein, founder of Double Edge. There is some overlap between the correspondence series and the other series in this collection, in particular, Series 2: Theaters and Collaborations. Many of the proposals and exchanges discussed in the letters found here were later developed into the projects and collaborations documented primarily in series 2. For the most comprehensive view of the evolution of projects from research to performance, both series should be consulted.

1982-2001 2.25 linear ft.

Dealing chiefly with the more prosaic details of operating a theatre group, this series includes records that reveal details about the company’s day-to-day activities, covering financial, legal, and fundraising aspects. Minutes of meetings from the early years of the theatre are of particular interest as well as the notes and financial records documenting the formation of the Conversation project, a symposia for directors from Central Europe and the U.S. which concluded in a public forum for fifty arts professionals.

1970-1998 1.50 linear ft.

The series consists mostly of photographs of Double Edge productions and collaborations, again documenting the evolution of their productions. Beyond capturing the staged performances of the theatre’s work, though, this series also includes images of the company’s training and life on the Farm, providing a unique behind-the-scenes look at this artistic community.

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Inventory of Collection
1982-1999
Blood Rubies 1982 Box 1
Blood Rubies: posters ca. 1982 Box 28
Blood Rubies: programs and invitation 1982 Box 22
Blood Rubies: publicity 1982 Box 22
Blood Rubies: reviews 1982 Box 22
Blood Rubies: scripts 1982 Box 1
Blood Rubies: scripts 1982 Box 1

Second draft.

Blood Rubies: scripts 1982 Box 1

Third draft.

Bold Stroke for a Wife: flyers 1985 Box 22
Bold Stroke for a Wife: posters ca. 1985 Box 28
Bold Stroke for a Wife: printed material 1985 Box 1
Bold Stroke for a Wife: programs 1985 Box 22
Bold Stroke for a Wife: research 1985 Box 1
Bold Stroke for a Wife: review 1985 Box 22
Bold Stroke for a Wife: scripts undated Box 1
Bold Stroke for a Wife: set design undated Box 1
Chehov Project: posters ca. 1986 Box 28
Chehov Project: programs 1986 Box 22
Chehov Project: scripts ca. 1984 Box 22
Chehov Project: scripts ca. 1984 Box 22
Chehov Project: Work on 3 Sisters 1984-1986 Box 1
Electra 1984-1988 Box 1
Electra: brochures and programs 1988 Box 22
Electra: correspondence and notes 1982-1988 Box 22
Electra: correspondence and notes 1987 Box 22
Electra: correspondence and notes 1987-1988 Box 22
Electra: correspondence and notes 1988 Box 22
Electra: form letter ca. 1984 Box 22
Electra: flyers ca. 1984 Box 22
Electra: planning 1987-1988 Box 23
Electra: publicity 1987-1988 Box 23
Electra: resolution, City of Boston 1988 Box 23
Electra: reviews 1987-1989 Box 23
Electra: scripts ca. 1987 Box 23
Had She Spoken 1984-1985 Box 1
Had She Spoken: box office reports 1984 Box 1
Had She Spoken: flyers ca. 1984 Box 23
Had She Spoken: posters ca. 1984 Box 28
Had She Spoken: programs 1984 Box 23
Had She Spoken: scripts ca. 1985 Box 1
Hunger Artist 1984 Box 1
Hunger Artist: program 1984 Box 23
Hunger Artist: publicity 1984 Box 23
Hunger Artist: rehearsal notes 1983-1984 Box 1
Hunger Artist: reviews 1984 Box 23
Hunger Artist: script and set designs 1984 Box 23
Hunger Artist: scripts 1983-1984 Box 1
My Sister in This House: posters ca. 1983 Box 28
My Sister in This House: production 1983 Box 2
My Sister in This House: production and set designs 1982 Box 23
My Sister in This House: programs 1983 Box 23
My Sister in This House: programs and flyers 1983 Box 2
My Sister in This House: rehearsal notes 1983 Box 2
My Sister in This House: reviews 1983 Box 2
My Sister in This House: review 1986 Box 23
My Sister in This House: script 1983-1984 Box 2
Republic of Dreams 1993-1994 Box 2
Republic of Dreams: correspondence 1993-1994 Box 2
Republic of Dreams: news clippings 1994-1996 Box 2
Republic of Dreams: proposals and reports 1992-1997 Box 2
Republic of Dreams: scripts and music undated Box 2
Request Concert 1986 Box 2
Request Concert: notes 1986 Box 23
Request Concert: publicity 1986 Box 23
Request Concert: reviews 1986 Box 23
Rites 1982 Box 2
Rites: posters ca. 1983 Box 2
Rites: programs and brochures 1983 Box 2
Rites: reviews 1982 Box 2
Sojourn at Ararat undated Box 28
Song Trilogy 1986-1999 Box 2
Keter, the Crowning Song: costumes and props undated Box 3
Keter, the Crowning Song: production 1996-1999 Box 2
Keter, the Crowning Song: programs and posters 1996-1997 Box 3
Keter, the Crowning Song: reviews 1996-1998 Box 3
Keter, the Crowning Song: review 1996-1998 Box 23
Song of Absence: Box office reports 1987-1992 Box 3
Song of Absence: flyers ca. 1989 Box 33
Song of Absence: posters 1992 Box 23
Song of Absence: posters ca. 1992 Box 28
Song of Absence: programs and flyers 1989-1996 Box 3
Song of Absence: programs and flyers 1989-1996 Box 3
Song of Absence: programs ca. 1989 Box 23
Song of Absence: project description and writings 1989-1995 Box 3
Song of Absence: receipts 1988 Box 3
Song of Absence: reviews 1986-1989 Box 3
Song of Absence: reviews 1988-1989 Box 23
Song of Absence: reviews
Language: Polish.
1988-1989 Box 3
Song of Absence: text ca. 1986 Box 3
Song of Absence: tributes and memorials 1972-1987 Box 4
Song of Songs: Box office reports undated Box 4
Song of Songs: flyers and printed material 1992-1995 Box 4
Song of Songs: posters 1993-1995 Box 23
Song of Songs: posters ca. 1993 Box 28
Song of Songs: programs 1993-1994 Box 23
Song of Songs: reviews 1990-1995 Box 4
Song Trilogy: technical requirements and sets 1992-1996 Box 4
Unanswered Question ca. 2008 Box 23
1972-2002
7 Stages (Atlanta, Ga.) 1986-1994 Box 4
Akademia Ruchu 1980-1988 Box 4
Alternative Roots 1987 Box 23
Arbos ca. 1996 Box 4
Armenian Youth Federation of Boston 1986-1988 Box 4
Armenian Youth Federation of Boston 1989 Box 4
Arts Boston 1983 Box 4
Arts Lac Champlain 1993 Box 4
Baltimore Theatre Project 1995 Box 4
Bengkel Teater Pendra 1987 Box 4
Buster-Scimitar Theater undated Box 4
Cardiff Laboratory Theatre 1986-1987 Box 4
Center for Performance Research 1995-1996 Box 4
Charlestown Working Theater 1995-1997 Box 4
Charter Oak Temple Cultural Center 1991-1992 Box 5
Dah Teatar 1995-1996 Box 5
Dàk Theatre Co. 1989 Box 5
Double Edge Theatre: background packets 1985-1995 Box 5
Double Edge Theatre: consortium contacts undated Box 5
Double Edge Theatre: contacts 1996-1998 Box 5
Double Edge Theatre: Conversation Open Forum contacts 1997 Box 5
Double Edge Theatre: Conversation Open Forum guest information 1997 Box 5
Double Edge Theatre: Conversation Open Forum invitation list 1996 Box 5
Double Edge Theatre: exchange projects, Diablomundo 1992-2001 Box 5
Double Edge Theatre: exchange projects, Diablomundo undated Box 5

Spiral Mirror.

Double Edge Theatre: exchange projects, Hungary 1996 Box 5
Double Edge Theatre: National Ensemble Theatre Conference 1999-2000 Box 5
Double Edge Theatre: posters 2002, undated Box 5
Double Edge Theatre: press release packet ca. 1992 Box 5
Double Edge Theatre: press releases and news clippings 1983-1995 Box 5
Double Edge Theatre: press releases and news clippings 1996-1999 Box 5
Double Edge Theatre: scripts, possibilities ca. 1982 Box 6
Double Edge Theatre: scripts, possibilities ca. 1982 Box 6
Double Edge Theatre: workshop residency 1998 Box 6

Linklater residency.

Double Edge Theatre: workshops 1986 Box 24
Double Edge Theatre: workshops 1987-1991 Box 24
Double Edge Theatre: workshops and training residency 1996-2001 Box 6
Double Edge Theatre: works in progress 1986 Box 6
En Garde Arts 1989-1993 Box 6
Ensemble Studio Theatre 1991 Box 6
Five Lesbian Brothers: Brave Smiles undated Box 6
Gardzienice 1985 Box 24
Gardzienice: Appalachian project 1987 Box 24
Gardzienice: brochures 1986-1989 Box 24
Gardzienice: college tours, Bennington College 1998 Box 6
Gardzienice: college tours, Central Connecticut University 1998 Box 6
Gardzienice: college tours, SUNY Buffalo 1998 Box 6
Gardzienice: company resume ca. 1985 Box 24
Gardzienice: consortium background 1999 Box 6
Gardzienice: consortium participant information 1999-2001 Box 6
Gardzienice: consortium student response 2000-2002 Box 6
Gardzienice: grants 1986 Box 24
Gardzienice: International Theatre Symposium 1987 Box 6
Gardzienice: Metamorphosis 1998-2001 Box 6
Gardzienice: performances 1985, 2000 Box 6
Gardzienice: planning 1987-2000 Box 7
Gardzienice: posters 1986-1987 Box 7
Gardzienice: posters undated Box 28
Gardzienice: press releases and clippings 1980-1986 Box 7
Gardzienice: press releases and clippings 1988-1993 Box 7
Gardzienice: press releases and clippings 1997-1998 Box 7
Gardzienice: press releases and clippings 1983-1992 Box 24
Gardzienice: productions ca. 1986 Box 24
Gardzienice: productions ca. 1986 Box 24
Gardzienice: programs 1983-1998 Box 7
Gardzienice: technical and stage undated Box 7
George Coates Performance Works 1983-1992 Box 7
Grenland Friteater ca. 1986 Box 24
Grenland Friteater 1987-1995 Box 8
Heggen, Gonnie and Poelstra, Frans 1991-1992 Box 24
International Contemporary Theatre Festival and Symposium 1987 Box 24
International Consortium of Theatre Practice Training Program 2000 Box 8
International Festival of Young Professional Theatre (Sibu, Romania) 1993-1996 Box 8
International Theatre Institute of the United States 1996-1997 Box 8
International Women’s Culture Festival 1995 Box 8
Invisible Theatre 1994 Box 8
Jordcirkus 1982-1989 Box 8
Konfrontacje Teatralne: The International Festival Theatre Confrontations 1997 Box 8
Latitude 45 1997 Box 8
Mabou Mines 1983-1986 Box 8
MC 93 Bobigny 1990 Box 8
Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater Schnerin 1990-1991 Box 8
Netherlands Theatre Institute ca. 1992 Box 24
New England Artists Trust 1993 Box 8
Next Stage 1992 Box 8
Odin Teatret: grants 1986 Box 24
Odin Teatret: International School of Theatre Anthropology 1986-1995 Box 8
Odin Teatret: press releases and news clippings 1967 June-1972 Oct Box 9
Odin Teatret: press releases and news clippings 1973 May-1976 Nov Box 9
Odin Teatret: press releases and news clippings, book 1976 Box 9
Odin Teatret: press releases and news clippings 1978 May-1983 Dec Box 9
Odin Teatret: press releases and news clippings 1984 May-1986 Mar Box 9
Odin Teatret: production report, FERAI ca. 1972 Box 9
Odin Teatret: programs and festivals 1974-1984 Box 9
Odin Teatret: scripts 1972-1982 Box 9
Odin Teatret: scripts 1972-1982 Box 9
Organic Performance Center 1987 Box 10
Osjan 1988 Box 10
Philadelphia Festival for the Arts 1991-1994 Box 10
Pilgrim Theatre: 2nd Stage 1994-1995 Box 10
Polish Theatre 1977-1987 Box 10
Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council: flyers and programs 1989-1990 Box 10
Research Center for Experimental Theatre, Inc. 1994 Box 10
Roy Hart Theatre 1985-1987 Box 10
Shlomo Bar and Habrera Hativit 1988-1991 Box 10
Silesian Dance Theatre 1995 Box 10
Sitges Teatre International 1991 Box 10
Sleeveless Theatre 1989 Box 10
Suzuki Company of Toga (SCOT) ca. 1987 Box 10
Teatr Ósmego DNIA 1985-1996 Box 10
Teatr Provisorium 1986-1987 Box 10
Teatret York 1985-1986 Box 10
Teatro Nucleo 1986-1987 Box 10
Theater im Pumpenhaus 1986 Box 10
Theater im Pumpenhaus 1986 Box 24
Theater Instituut Nederland 1996-1997 Box 10
Theater Instituut Nederland 1996-1997 Box 11
Theatre Communications Group, Inc. 1999-2002 Box 11
Theater Der Welt 1993 Box 11
Theatre Druzba 1990 Box 11
Theater Project 1985 Box 24
Theatre S. 1985 Box 11
TMU-NA Theatre 1987-1993 Box 11
Voiceworks! 1990 Box 11
Women in Theatre 1985-1986 Box 24
Women in Theatre: Magdalena Project 1982-1995 Box 11
1973-2002
Ahrens, Lois 1998-2000 Box 11
Akko Festival ca. 1994 Box 11
Allston Brighton Arts Council ca. 1983 Box 24
Allston Brighton Theater Workshop ca. 1985 Box 24
Ambrová, Alena 1980-1981 Box 11
American Repertory Theatre 1992-1993 Box 11
Argentina 1993 Box 11
Arnoult, Philip 1991-1995 Box 11
Arnoult, Philip 1996 Box 11
Arnoult, Philip 1996 Box 12
Arnoult, Philip 1997 Box 12
Arnoult, Philip 1997 Box 12
Arnoult, Philip 1998, undated Box 12
Arsem, Marilyn 1985-1987 Box 24
Arsem, Marilyn 1987 Box 12
Asian Cultural Council 1996-1998 Box 12
Barba, Eugenio 1975-1985 Box 12
Bornstein, Kate 1989 Box 24
Central Connecticut University 1992-1995 Box 12
Ceterchi, Liana 1997 Box 12
Chack, David Yehudah 1990 Box 12
Chadwick, Helen 1989-1991 Box 12
Chiriac, Constantin 1996-1997 Box 12
Church of St. Luke’s & St. Margaret’s 1993-1997 Box 12
Chwat, Jacques 1973-1985 Box 12
Chwat, Jacques 1982-1986 Box 25
Chwat, Jacques 1986 Box 25
Coigney, Martha 1987-1998 Box 12
Conference on Cultural Conservation 1987 Box 25
Coorlawala, Uttara 1982-1985 Box 25
Coorlawala, Uttara 1984-1988 Box 12
Cordon, Bonnie 1988-1997 Box 12
Cox, Amelia 1993-1996 Box 12
Cox, Amelia 1997 Box 12
Cunha, Edite 2000-2001 Box 12
Czechoslovakia 1991 Box 13
Dishy, Andrea 1986 Box 13
Double Edge Theatre: community support letters 1991-1994 Box 13
Double Edge Theatre: Gardzienice 1986 Box 25
Double Edge Theatre: Gardzienice Consortium 1999 Box 13
Double Edge Theatre: Gardzienice Consortium 2000 Box 13
Double Edge Theatre: Gardzienice Consortium 2001 Box 13
Double Edge Theatre: general 1982-1994, undated Box 13
Double Edge Theatre: general 1982-1986 Box 25
Double Edge Theatre: workshop residency 1998 Box 13
Duffy, Maureen undated Box 13
Durand, Carroll 1982-1997 Box 13
Dzamonja, Dario undated Box 13
Facing History and Ourselves 1988-1989 Box 25
Flaxman, David 1986-1996 Box 13
Gabow, Michelle 1989-1990 Box 13
Gardzienice Theatre 1986-2001 Box 13
Gardzienice Theatre: national theater status 1998-1999 Box 13
Germany: tour contacts 1995 Box 13
Gierat, Krzysztof 1992-1999 Box 13
Gökçer, Ayten undated Box 13
González, Pilar Medina ca. 1986 Box 13
Greenhalgh, Jill 1986-1987 Box 13
Greenland Friteater 1988-1996 Box 13
Griggs, Michael 1994 Box 13
Grusková, Anna 1995-1996 Box 13
Heggen, Gonnie and Poelstra, Frans 1991 Box 25
Hur, Soon-ja 1996-1997 Box 13
International Meeting of Moving Theatre 1998 Box 14
Israeli Fringe Theatre Festival 1994 Box 14
Janiszewski, Tadeusz 1994-1995 Box 14
Jausovec-Novack, Aniece 1994 Box 14
Jones, Rhodessa 1992 Box 14
Joods Historisch Museum 1994 Box 14
Jordcirkus 1987-1989 Box 14
Kanter, Shauna 1990 Box 14
Katal, Dmytro undated Box 14
Keller, Anthony 1996-1999 Box 14
Kesmarky, Nora 1999 Box 14
Klein, Stacy: biographical material ca. 1985-1996 Box 14
Klien, Stacy: correspondence 1981-1992 Box 25
Klien, Stacy: correspondence 1982-1986 Box 14
Klein, Stacy: correspondence 1987-1988 Box 14
Klein, Stacy: correspondence 1989-1991 Box 14
Klein, Stacy: correspondence 1992-1996 Box 14
Klein, Stacy: correspondence 1997 Box 14
Klein, Stacy: correspondence 1998-2001 Box 14
Klein, Stacy: correspondence undated Box 14
Klein, Stacy: dissertation 1988 Box 14
Klein, Stacy: dissertation 1988 Box 15
Klein, Stacy: speeches and writings 1992-1997, undated Box 15
Kot, Marcin 1997 Box 15
Kroetz Dramatik 1986-1988 Box 25
Krukowska, Jolanta ca. 1986 Box 25
Krukowski, Wojtek 1988-1989 Box 15
Krukowski, Wojtek 1988 Box 25
Lica, Anna 1986 Box 25
Lorca, Frederico Garcia undated Box 15
Lubavitch 1987 Box 25
Makuch, Janusz 1995 Box 15
Marmor, Kathy 1989 Box 15
Milosevic, Dijana 1998 Box 15
Mirecka, Irena 1984-1986 Box 25
Molik, Zygmut ca. 1984 Box 25
Murray, Michael 1990 Box 15
Nascimento, Claudia Tatinge 1997 Box 15
New England Foundation for the Arts 1993 Box 15
Odin Teatret 1980-1999 Box 15
Ostaszewski, Jacek 1988-1989 Box 15
Palar, Max Edison 1982-1987 Box 15
Paquin, Normand 1993-1994 Box 15
Peitso, John 1997 Box 15
Pilgrim Theatre 1993, 2002 Box 15
Plotsky, Netta ca. 1983 Box 25
Plotsky, Netta ca. 1987 Box 15
Poland: festival correspondence 1991-1997 Box 15
Popchristov, Damian 1987 Box 15
Portland State University 1994-1998 Box 15
Primus Theatre 1995-1996 Box 15
Prithvi Theatre 1998 Box 15
Reichblum, Bill 1986-1999 Box 15
Rendra, W.S. 1981-1987 Box 15
Reyna, Marie 2000-2001 Box 15
Robins, Daina 1983-1984 Box 15
Roth, Beatrice 1987 Box 16
Sadowski, Andrzej 1995 Box 16
Saito, Ikuko 1986-1987 Box 16
Samarth, Alaknanda 1987 Box 16
Samarth, Alaknanda 1987 Box 25
Samarth, Alaknanda 1987 Box 16
Sarabhai, Mallika 1990 Box 16
Scales, Barbara 1996-1998 Box 16
Scott, Alexander 1987-1989 Box 16
Seattle Repertory Theatre 1995 Box 16
Senelick, Laurence 1991-1993 Box 16
Serious Play 1998 Box 16
Sherman, Margo Lee 1987 Box 16
Sibiu International Theatre Festival 1997 Box 16
Slowiak, James 1989 Box 16
Spain: tour contacts undated Box 16
Stage International 1991 Box 16
Staniewski, Wlodzimierz 1980-1988 Box 16
Staniewski, Wlodzimierz 1992-1996 Box 16
Staniewski, Wlodzimierz 1997 Box 16
Staniewski, Wlodzimierz 1998-2000 Box 16
Takei, Kei 1976-1984 Box 25
Takei, Kei 1976-1985 Box 16
Talking Debs, Inc. 1998 Box 16
Teatr Powszechny 1994 Box 16
Teatret Marquez 1985 Box 25
Teatret Yorick 1987 Box 25
Teatret Yorick 1988-1994 Box 16
Theatre of Nations (Korea) 1996-1997 Box 16
Tierney, Hannah 1986 Box 16
Timmons, Ann 1989 Box 16
Todorov, Petar 1995-1996 Box 16
Toll, Nelly: Without Surrender posters undated Box 28
Trust for Mutual Understanding 1993-2001 Box 16
University of Tennessee Theatres 1992 Box 16
Uriona, Carlos 1997 Box 16
Vasiu, Codruta 1999 Box 16
Vaughn, Roderick undated Box 16
Ward, Lucy undated Box 17
Warner, Gwynne 1996 Box 17
Women in Theatre Festival 1984-1986 Box 17
Women in Theatre Festival 1987-1989 Box 17
Women in Theatre International: Magdelena Project 1986 Box 25
Zlatkes, Gwido ca. 1986 Box 25
Zlatkes, Gwido 1987-1995 Box 17
1982-2001
Advertising 1984-1986 Box 17
Application 1986 Box 25
Biographical sketches ca. 1990-2000 Box 17
Board of Directors 1982-1986 Box 25
Box office 1994-2000 Box 17
Brochure: DET history ca. 1997 Box 17
Building use agreement 1985-1986 Box 25
Calendars 2000 Box 17
Company members and staff 1983-1984 Box 25
Contracts 1982-2000 Box 17
Contracts: Church of Sts. Luke and Margaret 1985-1994 Box 17
Contracts: Odin Teatret 1985 Box 17
Contracts: Theatre of Nations (Seoul-Kyonggi) 1997 Box 17
Conversation project: contracts 1997 Box 17
Conversation project: finances 1997-1999 Box 17
Conversation project: meeting notes 1997 Box 17
Finances 1982-1985 Box 25
Finances 1983-1991 Box 25
Finances 1986-1998 Box 18
Finances: accounts payable 1996-1997 Box 18
Finances: Blood Rubies 1982 Box 25
Finances: budgets 1985-1992 Box 25
Finances: budgets 1989-1992 Box 18
Finances: Chehov Project 1986 Box 26
Finances: Gardzienice 1986, 1996 Box 18
Finances: Gardzienice 1988 Box 26
Finances: Gardzienice 1998-1999 Box 18
Finances: Gardzienice 2000-2001 Box 18
Finances: Request Concert 1982-1985 Box 26
Finances: Rites 1982 Box 26
Finances: Song of Absence 1987 Box 26
Floor plan: Harris, Ryan undated Box 18
Fundraising 1981-1982 Box 26
Fundraising 1982-1991 Box 18
Grants 1983-1985 Box 26
Grants 1995-1996 Box 18
Grants: Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities 1985 Box 26
Grants: Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities 1986 Box 26
Grants: Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities 1987 Box 26
Grants: Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities 1987 Box 26
Grants: Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities 1988 Box 26
Grants: Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities 1989 Box 26
Grants: Massachusetts Cultural Council 1990 Box 26
Grants: Massachusetts Foundation for Humanities and Public Policy 1984-1985 Box 26
Grants: Massachusetts Foundation for Humanities and Public Policy 1985 Box 26
Grants: Sommerville Arts Council 1983-1985 Box 26
Letterhead and stationery undated Box 18
Liability forms 1989-1998 Box 18
Massachusetts Cultural Alliance: Organizational Development Project 1983 Box 27
Memoranda 1982-19833 Box 27
Minutes 1983 Box 18
Minutes 1984-1985 Box 19
Minutes 1986, 1993 Box 19
Mission statements ca. 1984 Box 27
Newsletter 1985-1986 Box 27
Newspaper clippings: MCC funding 1993 Box 19
Outreach 1985-1987 Box 27
Printed materials: brochure insterts 1985-1988 Box 27
Printed materials: brochure insterts ca. 1990 Box 27
Printed materials: brochures 1985-1988 Box 27
Printed materials: brochures ca. 1991 Box 27
Promotion packet ca. 1988 Box 27
Schedules ca. 1989, 2008 Box 27
Second Stage Programs: letters of agreement 1994-1996 Box 19
Travel 1997-2000 Box 19
Travel: Gardzienice 1986 Box 19
Travel: Ukrania 1994 Box 19
Writings and miscellaneous 1987, undated Box 19
Workshops 1987-1988 Box 27
1970-1998
Akademia Ruchu 1982-1986 Box 19
Ambrová, Alena undated Box 19
Armenian Youth Federation of Boston 1989 Box 19
Arnoult, Philip 1988 Box 19
Arsem, Marilyn 1987 Box 19
Blood Rubies 1982 Box 19
Blood Rubies 1982 Box 19
Bold Stroke For a Wife 1985 Box 19
Bold Stroke For a Wife 1985 Box 19
Coorlawala, Uttara Asha undated Box 19
Chehov Project: Work on 3 Sisters 1986 Box 19
Chehov Project: Work on 3 Sisters 1986 Box 19
Company portraits undated Box 19
Electra 1987 Box 27
Electra 1988 Box 19
Electra: negatives 1987 Box 27
Electra: slides 1987 Box 27
Farm life (Ashfield, Mass.) ca. 1996 Box 19
Gardzienice 1980-1985 Box 19
Gardzienice 1979-1980 Box 27
Gardzienice: Metamorphosis undated Box 19
Gardzienice: Taos (New Mexico) 1998 Box 19
Gatherings undated Box 19
Grenland Friteater 1991 Box 20
Had She Spoken 1984 Box 20
Had She Spoken 1984 Box 20
Hunger Artist 1984 Box 20
Hunger Artist 1984 Box 20
Maleczech, Ruth 1983 Box 20
Mirecka, Rena: Beckett 1985 Box 20
Mirecka, Rena: Italy 1985 Box 20
My Sister in This House 1983 Box 20
My Sister in This House 1983 Box 20
My Sister in This House: negatives 1983 Box 20

Head shots of entire company.

My Sister in This House 1983 Box 27
Odin Teatret: productions undated Box 20

Figures 1.1-1.20.

Odin Teatret: productions undated Box 20

Figures 2.1-2.49, 3.1.

Odin Teatret: productions undated Box 20

Figures 4.1-4.14.

Palar, Max 1975-1987 Box 20
Plotsky, Netta undated Box 20
Protnowski, Kenta 1987 Box 20
Rendra-Bengkel Theatre 1970-1987 Box 20
Request Concert 1986 Box 27
Request Concert: negatives 1986 Box 27
Rites 1981 Box 20
Rites 1982 Box 20
Samarth, Alaknanda 1981 Box 20
Sleeveless Theatre undated Box 20
Song of Absence: art work and documentary research 1987 Box 20
Song of Absence: Poland research ca. 1985 Box 21
Song of Absence 1986-1987 Box 21
Song of Absence 1988 Box 21

Pre-Poland tour.

Song of Absence 1988 Box 21

Polish tour.

Song of Absence 1988 Box 21
Song of Absence 1989 Box 21
Song of Absence 1990 Box 21
Song of Absence undated Box 21

Technical shots.

Song of Absence undated Box 21

Negatives.

Song of Songs 1990 Box 21

Prepatory work in Maine.

Song of Songs 1990-1991 Box 21
Song Trilogy 1998 Box 21
Suzuki Company of Toga undated Box 21
Takei, Kei 1982-1983 Box 21
Teatro Nucleo undated Box 21
Teatr Provisorium undated Box 21
Teatret York: Madame Bovary – Downtown ca. 1985 Box 21
Teatret York: Richard III undated Box 21
Theater im Pumpenhaus 1985-1987 Box 21
Theatre Druzba undated Box 21
Training 1985-1986 Box 21
Training 1993-1999 Box 21
Unidentified undated Box 20
Unidentified undated Box 27
Vanch Qui Rit (Hegger/Poelstra) ca. 1991 Box 27
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Provenance

Acquired from Stacy Klein in 2005.

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Double Edge Theatre Records (MS 455). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.

Subjects

  • Experimental theater
  • Theater and society
  • Theatrical companies--Massachusetts

Contributors

  • Arnoult, Philip
  • Double Edge Theatre
  • Durand, Carroll
  • Klein, Stacy
  • Odin teatret
  • Staniewski, Wlodzimierz
  • Stowarzyszenie Teatralne "Gardzienice"

Types of material

  • Photographs
  • Posters
  • Programs
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