Read an article by Tim Williams (02/09/13) about the two nights of projections onto the side of the Theatre. Article with sneak peek photo.
Read an article by Peter Goers: 100 years of memories at Her Majesty’s Theatre (01/09/13).
The eastern wall of the wings with a staircase climbing above the Technical Office.
These were originally suspended across the top of the stage and blended with the gold tassels across the bottom of the house curtain when raised. The hand-made double-tiered silk tasselled fringe was originally installed during a major renovation in 1962, and these now rest on the back of a door in a storeroom.
This chandelier is located in the main auditorium. It is comprised of hundreds of glass tubes and was installed during a refurbishment in the 1970’s.
Black drapes will always come in handy in a theatre. It is estimated that these were manufactured locally in the 60’s or 70’s.
The full title of the production is Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical, thus the reference to Tribe on the tour sticker that is still attached to a door backstage. The season that commenced in November 1972 featured a cast with Reg Livermore and Marcia Hines.
A tour souvenir sticker that was applied to the locker when Spike Milligan presented An Evening with Spike Milligan as part of the Adelaide Festival of Arts in March 1976.
The fireplace was acquired in 1991 when the English Shakespeare Touring Company concluded their Australian tour. The office is located in the north east corner of the stage, adjacent to Dressing Room 1.
When Barry Humphries performs at his favourite theatre, this is his preferred dressing room. Close to the stage.
The scenery dock with souvenirs from the Mikado (c1995) and Back to My Roots and Other Suckers (c2003).