ACT Heritage Library Manuscript Collection

HMSS 0115 Eulea Kiraly Papers

Scope and content notes

Call Number

HMSS 0115

Collection

Eulea Kiraly Papers

Date Range

1977-2001

Quantity

2.5m (15 manuscript boxes and 1 oversized item)

Access Conditions open
Copying Conditions with attribution
Related Collections

HMSS 0013 Upfront Community Theatre Association Inc. Records

HMSS 0175 Alphabet Soup Women's Drama Group Records

Eulea Kiraly was a noted theatre director in Canberra. These are records of the productions she directed 1977-2001. Ms Kiraly returned to the United States in 2009. 

Box List

Box No. Description Quantity Production Date
1

Pure as Driven Snow

Script, Cast and Crew Details/Lists.

1 file

1977

1

Pure as Driven Snow

Rehearsals, Canberra Theatre Booking, Finance, Signed Program, Photos with some Negatives.

1 file 1977
1

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

A Red Bow, Cast and Crew Lists, Audition Forms, Rehearsal Notes/Timetables, 3 Letters to Miss Knowles.

1 file 1978
1 Props and Costume Lists, Finance, Canberra Theatre Bookings, Good Wishes (telegrams, letters and a card), Program and Photos with some negatives 1 file
1 10 Pieces of paper with stage layout sketches 1 file
1

The Effect of Gamma Rays on the Moon

Original Folder Cover, 2 copies of Script and Newspaper Articles.

1 file 1979
1

The Effect of Gamma Rays on the Moon

Cast and Crew Details, Rehearsal Notes/Timetables and a Directors sign.

1 file 1979
1

The Effect of Gamma Rays on the Moon

Production Sign, Props Lists, Canberra Theatre Booking, Good Wishes, Tickets, Negatives and Photos.

1 file 1979
1

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Rehearsal Lists, 8 Stage Layout Sketches

1 file
1

Audio Recordings

Sound Effects: Sea Wash (Time: 28:30).

1 tape 1977-1979
1

Audio Recordings

Sea Wash

1 tape 1977-1979
1

Audio Recordings

Pre-Show (38 min) and Wooing Marilyn Intro.

1 tape 1977-1979
2

The Wiz

Script, Cast and Crew Details, Permission Slips, Letters.

1 file 1987
2

The Wiz

Rehearsal Notes, Production Notes, Budget and Theatre Hire, Programs and Photos

1 file 1987
2

The Wiz

Large green album called: Photographs The Wiz (April 1987).

1 album 1987
16

The Wiz

School Play Wiz (25/4/87)

1 video tape 1987
2

The Wiz

The Wiz (Orange) Parts 1 and 2

1 audio tape 1987
2

The Wiz

The Wiz Part 3 and 4.

1 audio tape 1987
2

Jaques & His Master

The Jacques Tapes: For Eulea.

1 audio tape October 1989
2

Jaques & His Master

Script, Cast and Crew Details, Production Notes.

1 file October 1989
2

Jaques & His Master

Rehearsal Notes, Invitation Lists.

1 file October 1989
2

Jaques & His Master

Invitations, Special Concession Night Send-outs, Letters/Faxes, Cards of Good Luck and Thanks, Newspaper Articles.

1 file October 1989
2

Jaques & His Master

Program, Photos and Negatives.

1 file October 1989
2

Jaques & His Master

Photos with Negatives continued.

1 file October 1989
2

Jaques & His Master

Jacques & His Master Poster.

1 poster October 1989
3

Twelfth Night

Script, Cast and Crew Details.

1 file July 1990
3

Twelfth Night

Rehearsal Notes.

1 file July 1990
3

Twelfth Night

References, Finance and Theatre Hire, Fax Copies, Letters and Cards.

1 file July 1990
3

Twelfth Night

Tickets, Programs, Newspaper Articles, Photos, Negatives and Slides.

1 file July 1990
3

Twelfth Night

Studio Twelfth Night.

1 video tape July 1990
3

Twelfth Night

2CC Eulea/Julie/Janet (20/3/90)

1 audio tape July 1990
3

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night Music by Adrian Enesco (1990).

1 audio tape July 1990
3

Adult Child/Dead Child

Script, Cast and Crew Details, Rehearsals.

1 file October 1990
3

Adult Child/Dead Child

Letters and Cards, Program, Newspaper Articles, Photos and Negatives.

1 file

October 1990

3

Adult Child/Dead Child

Adult Child/Dead Child, Umbrellas, One For the Road CADS 1990.

1 video tape October 1990
3

CIRCO

Script, Cast and Crew Details, Rehearsal Notes.

1 file July 1991
3

CIRCO

Production Notes, Letters, Programs, Photos and Negatives.

1 file July 1991
3

CIRCO

Circo Soundtrack.

1 audio tape July 1991
3

CIRCO

Circo Applauses.

1 audio tape July 1991
4

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

2 copies of Script in Mac disk format, Script Material.

1 file January 1992
4

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

Research.

1 file January 1992
4

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

Precious People Lists, Production and Rehearsal Notes.

1 file January 1992
4

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

Finance (Budget and Grants Info), Letters, Faxes and Cards.

1 file January 19992
4

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

Invitations, Programs, Newspaper Articles, a Magazine, Photos.

1 file January 1992
4

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love Rehearsal Tape (6/1/92).

1 audio tape January 1992
4

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

Eulea Kiraly on 2XX SoundPrint (26/1/92).

1 audio tape January 1992
5

Nobody Here But Us Chickens

Scripts: Nobody Here But Us Chickens, More Than a Touch of Zen, Not As Bad As They Seem.

Research, Rehearsal and Production Notes, Faxes and Cards (of Good Luck), a Poster, Newspaper Articles

1 file April 1992
5

Ficky Stingers

Script in disk and paper forms, Precious People Contract Lists.

1 file

August 1992

5

Ficky Stingers

Research on Plays Themes, Student Info Kits.

1 file August 1992
5

Ficky Stingers

Production Notes.

1 file

August 1992

5

Ficky Stingers

Grants Information, Rehearsal Notes.

1 file August 1992
5

Ficky Stingers

Budget and Venue Hire Info.

1 file August 1992
5

Ficky Stingers

Invitations and Bookings, Newspaper Articles and Letters of Support.

1 file August 1992
5

Ficky Stingers

Programs and Designs, Assorted Sketches, Adelaide Fringe Festival Info.

1 file

August 1992

5

Ficky Stingers

2 Posters, Photos and Negatives.

1 file August 1992
5

The Mad Woman of Chaillot

Poster, Script, Research, Set Design, Characterisation Work-sheets.

1 file September 1992
5

The Mad Woman of Chaillot

Rehearsal and Production Notes, Letters and Cards, Articles, Photos and Negatives.

1 file September 1992
5

The Mad Woman of Chaillot

The Company (1/12/92).

1 audio file September 1992
6

Antigone

Script in paper and Mac disk form, Cast and Crew Details.

1 file July 1994
6

Antigone

Research, Rehearsal Notes.

1 file July 1994
6

Antigone

Production Notes, Finance and Grants Info.

1 file

July 1994

6

Antigone

Extensive Contact Lists, Letters.

1 file July 1994
6

Antigone

Information on relationship between Gorman House and the ANU Arts Centre, Program Notes, Many Programs.

1 file July 1994
6

Antigone

Newspaper Articles, Transcript of Radio Interview with Eulea Kiraly.

1 file July 1994
6

Antigone

Cards, Photos and Negatives.

1 file July 1994
6

Antigone

Antigone.

1 video tape July 1994
6

Antigone

Antigone Master

Camera Steve Little (23 June 94).

Camera video July 1994
6

Antigone

Side A: Antigone. Side B: Here + Now.

1 audio tape July 1994
6

Antigone

Antigone parts 12-16 (16/6/94).

1 audio tape July 1994
6

Antigone

Antigone (with blue label).

1 audio tape July 1994
6

Antigone

Antigone (also with blue label).

1 audio tape July 1994
7

Before the Doll

Script in IBM and Mac disk format, Cast and Crew Info (including Auditions), The Sunny South and Here Under Heaven Info, Ned Kelly Info, The Touch of Silk Info, The Time is not Yet Ripe Info, Brumby Innes Info.

1 file September 1995
7

Before the Doll

Finance and Grants Info, Letters/Faxes and National Library of Australia Info. 

1 file September 1995
7

Before the Doll

Public Relations/Press Releases, Newspaper Articles. 

1 file September 1995
7

Before the Doll

Assorted Arts Magazines, Programs.

1 file September 1995
8

The Company at the Currong - A series of Sunday play reading staged by Canberra Directors

Schedule of Readings, Directors, Jigsaw Theatre Info, Budget, Production Misc, Media Coverage Newspaper Articles.

1 file 1996
8

The Company at the Currong - A series of Sunday play reading staged by Canberra Directors

The Plays:

February: Albertine in Five Times by Michel Tremblay, directed by Eulea Kiraly.

March: Lovers by Carey Harrison, directed by Nicola Parry.

April: The Day Before Tomorrow by Ric Throssell, directed by Carol Woodrow.

May: Violine written and directed by Joe Woodward.

June: Summit Conference by Robert David MacDonald, directed by Naone Carrel.

July: Three Winters Green by Campion Decent, directed by David Atfield.

August: Agnes of God by Joe Pielmeyer, directed by Lyn Wallis.

September: Unidentified Remains & The True Nature of Love by Brad Fraser,

directed by Cathy Mann.

October: Gasping by Ben Elton, directed by Mandy Brown.

November: This Side of Heaven written and directed by Dominic Mico.

December: The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui by Bertolt Brecht, directed by Roland Manderson.

1 file 1996
8

The Stronger

The Script in Mac and PC disk format, The Script, Research, Letters and Faxes.

1 file February 1996
8

The Stronger

Cards of Good Luck and Thanks, Finance, Avant Card Information (with Photos), Programs and Postcards.

1 file February 1996
8

The Stronger

Table Seating Plan for the Café Neruda, Café Neruda Menu, Newspaper Articles, Photos and Negatives.

1 file February 1996
8

Away

Script, Cast and Crew Contact Lists, 3 copies of Canberra Rep Forms.

1 file February 1996
8

Away

Rehearsal and Production Notes, Set and Prop Lists, Budget, Card to Eulea, Program, Articles.

1 file February 1996
8

A Servant of Two Masters

Script, Cast and Crew Lists, Production Schedule, Production Meeting Notes, Rehearsal Lists and Notes, Program, Newspaper Article.

1 file July 1996
9

The Company at Currong - "Another series of Sunday play readings staged by Canberra directors.

2 copies of Company at the Currong Readings in Mac disk format.

Schedule, Cast and Crew Details, Letters, Budget, Newspaper Articles, The Plays:

February: The Shoe-Horn Sonata by John Misto, directed by Eulea Kiraly (Note: also see Box 12 for full 1998 production).

March: Autogeddon by Heathcote Williams, directed by Patrick Troy.

April: My Body, My Blood by Margaret Kirby, directed by Yvonne Webber.

May: All Souls by Daniel Keene, directed by Camilla Blunden.

June: Wildest Dreams by Alan Ayckbourn, directed by Greg Lissaman.

July: Fire on the Snow by Douglas Stewart, directed by Phil Mackenzie.

August: Beneath Heaven by Daniel Keene, directed by David Branson.

September: The Crackwalker by Judith Thompson, directed by Cathie Clelland.

October: Slow Motion by Eduardo Pavlovsky, directed by Jorge Bagnini.

November: Search and Destroy by Howard Korder, directed by Robert Bunzli.

1 file 1997
9

Artistories

Artistories on Disk, The Script (in fragmented form), Rehearsal Notes.

1 file February 1997
9

Artistories

Cast and Crew Details

1 file February 1997
9

Artistories

Letters and some Cards, The Street Theatre (Hire Information).

 

1 file

February 1997
9

Artistories

Newspaper Articles, Flyer and Program Drafts, Flyers and Programs, Photos and Negatives.

1 file February 1997
9

Artistories

Niki and Anna Interviewed about Artistories on Artsound FM 103.1 (15/2/97).

1 audio tape

February 1997

9

Artistories

Artistories Taped Music for Interval. Side B: Meeting By The River.

1 audio tape

February 1997
9

Artistories

Niki Pre Show.

1 audio tape February 1997
9

Artistories

Anna -Blue Danube.

1 audio tape February 1997
9

BOD

BOD Script in Mac Disk format, used BOD Script.

1 file May 1997
9

BOD

Used BOD Script continued, BOD Draft Script (June, 1996).

1 file May 1997
9

BOD

Post Production Draft of BOD Script, Cast and Crew Contact Lists.

1 file May 1997
9

BOD

Rehearsal Notes, Research, Production Notes(including Props and Lighting Details).

1 file May 1997
9

BOD

Colour Photocopy of Buddha, Piece of material with Painting, Letters, Cards of Good Luck and Thanks, Poster, Program, Newspaper Articles.

1 file May 1997
10

Lysistrata

3 copies of Lysistrata Script on Disk, 2 copies of Paper Script, Translation Notes.

1 file August 1997
10

Lysistrata

Audition Forms and Notes, Cast and Crew details, Rehearsal Notes.

1 file August 1997
10

Lysistrata

Rehearsal Notes continued, Stage Plans.

1 file August 197
10

Lysistrata

Street Theatre Info, CADS (Campus Amateur Dramatic Society ANU) Collaboration Info, Budget.

1 file August 1997
10

Lysistrata

Contracts and Agreements, Letters and Faxes, Publicity and Contract Lists, School Invitations and Bookings Info.

1 file August 1997
10

Lysistrata

Newspaper and Magazine Articles.

1 file August 1997
10

Lysistrata

Messages and Cars of Goodluck, Thanks and Congratulations, Lysistrata Postcards, Programs, Some Photos, Slides.

1 file August 1997
10

Lysistrata

Large Carboard Good Luck Card (blue).

1 item August 1997
10

Lysistrata

6 Packets of Photographs with Negatives.

6 packets August 1997
10

Lysistrata

Lysistrata Videod by Joe Woodward at the Street Theatre (14/8/97).

1 video tape August 1997
10

Lysistrata

Lysistrata (on an ANU Library Tape).

1 audio tape August 1997
11

Making Babies

Research (Newspaper Articles and Notes), Rehearsal Notes.

1 file November 1997
11

Making Babies

Contracts, Budget, Grants Info.

1 file November 1997
11

Making Babies

Letters, Invitations, Newspaper Articles.

1 file November 1997
11

Making Babies

(1)Making Babies, (2)Snippits from Lysistrata development, (3)Moya Simpsons: Achtype Workshop (Lysistrata).

1 file November 1997
12

The Shoe Horn Sonata

Script in Mac Disk Format, Paper Script, Research (including photos), Cast and Crew Details.

1 file February 1998
12

The Shoe Horn Sonata

Rehearsal Notes, Production Notes.

1 file February 1998
12

The Shoe Horn Sonata

Rehearsal Notes, Production Notes.

1 file February 1998
12

The Shoe Horn Sonata

Agreements Cast and Crew Employment Info.

1 file February 1998
12

The Shoe Horn Sonata

Visiting cards, Writer Royalty, Finance, Grants Info, Australian War Memorial Info.

1 file February 1998
12

The Shoe Horn Sonata

Australian Nurses Memorial Info, Letters, Cards of Good Luck and Thanks.

1 file February 1998
12

The Shoe Horn Sonata

Publicity Report, Schools Liaison.

1 file February 1998
12

The Shoe Horn Sonata

Photos for Publicity, Postcards, Posters and Programs, Photos and Negatives.

1 file February 1998
12

The Shoe Horn Sonata

Shoe-Horn Sonata Music: Pre-show, interval, post-show.

1 CD February 1998
12

The Shoe Horn Sonata

Shoe-Horn Sonata Show CD (20/4/98)

1 CD February 1998
12

The Shoe Horn Sonata

Shoe-Horn Sonata Show Final Improved Show CD (21/4/98). 

1 CD February 1998
12

The Shoe Horn Sonata

3 boxes of Shoe-Horn Sonata Show Slides.

3 Boxes February 1998
12

The Shoe Horn Sonata

The Shoe-Horn Sonata Interview by Rod Quin at 666 2CN (23/4/98).

1 audio tape February 1998
13

Sheep Dip

Research, Rehearsal Notes, Budget, Canberra Festival Booklet (1998), Newspaper Articles, Programs

1 file March 1998
13

My Funny Old

My Funny Old Script used in Production, Scripts in draft form.

1 file October 1988
13

My Funny Old

Research, Cast and Crew details, Audition Forms.

1 file October 1988
13

My Funny Old

Rehearsal Notes.

1 file October 1988
13

My Funny Old

Letters, Street Theatre Hire and Agreements.

1 file October 1988
13

My Funny Old

Finance Budgets, Health Pact Grants and Sponsorship Info, Contracts.

1 file October 1988
13

My Funny Old

Programs, Newspaper Articles.

1 file October 1988
13

My Funny Old

Photos and Negatives.

1 file October 1988
13

My Funny Old

Les Belles-Soeurs (possibly unrelated to production).

1 video tape October 1988
14

Miss Julie

Script, Cast and Crew Details (including Photos of Cast).

1 file October 1999
14

Miss Julie

Production and Rehearsal Notes.

1 file October 1999
14

Miss Julie

Production and Rehearsal Notes continued, Set Design and Costume Research.

1 file October 1999
14

Miss Julie

Finance, Letters, Cards of Good Wishes and Thanks, Program and Poster, Newspaper Articles, Photos and Negatives.

1 file October 1999
14

Miss Julie

Miss Julie pre-show CD Performed by John Garden and Jenny Gall.

1 CD October 1999
14

The View from Mount Ainslie

Script in Mac Disk Format, BITS Theatre Info, Scripts:

Lovely Louiseby David Atfield, Extract of The Lullby Thomas Murphy, Mrs Honeywells Advice by Marion Halligan, BEAT by Tommy Murphy, Boys and Girls by Tommy Murphy, Diving into a Shallow Pool by Francesca Rendle-Short (2 copies: one dated 9/12/99 and the other 3/12/99).

1 file January 2000
14

The View from Mount Ainslie

More Scripts: Wonder by David Atfield, The Lake by David Atfield, Lying to Your Mother by Eulea Kiraly (3 copies).

Cast and Crew Details Personal Info, Script Development Contracts.

1 file January 2000
15

Can't Stand Up for Falling Down

Script in PC Disk Format, Paper Script, Research, Cast and Crew Lists, Rehearsal Notes.

1 file February 2001
15

Can't Stand Up for Falling Down

Publicity Agreements, Benefit Performance Info.

1 file February 2001
15

Can't Stand Up for Falling Down

Finance, Theatre Hire and Agreements, General Letters, Cards and Letters of Good Luck and Thanks.

1 file February 2001
15

Can't Stand Up for Falling Down

Posters, Advertisements, Programs, Newspaper Articles, Photos and Negatives. 

1 file February 2001
15

Can't Stand Up for Falling Down

Eulea Kiraly feature on Meet The Artist ArtSound FM 92.7 (7/2/01). 

1 audio tape February 2001
15

Can't Stand Up for Falling Down

Pre-Show Tape One.

1 audio tape February 2001
15

Can't Stand Up for Falling Down

Post-Show Tape Two.

1 audio tape February 2001