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Accession 2009-024

Accession consists of administrative records related to the operation of the Obsidian Theatre Company, and includes promotional and production material for plays mounted by the theatre and its associates such as "the Polished Hoe", "Late | Black Medea", "Joyous Celebration", "the Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God", "the Piano Lesson", "Two Can Play", "the Monument", and "Consecrated Ground."

Accession 2012-002

Accession consists of production binders pertaining to five productions, including "ruined", "Yellow Man", "Intimate Apparel, who knew grannie: a dub aria", and "Late". Also includes news clippings, promotional material, posters, and programs for said productions.

Accession 2014-004

Accession consists of records pertaining to the operations of the Obsidian Theatre Company and its productions between 2011 and 2014. Records include production agreements, forms and invoices; correspondence; a 2012 strategic plan; grant applications; programs, flyers and posters; Board of Directors agendas, minutes and reports; costume drawings; photographs and video recordings of performances.

Bernice Trimble props

File consists of printed images and descriptions of potential props for the 2013 Obsidian Theatre Company-Factory Theatre production of “The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble”.

Obsidian Theatre Company fonds

  • F0555
  • Fonds
  • 1999-2014

Fonds consists of production material, organizational documents, correspondence, grant applications, budget reports, programs, posters, photographs, video recordings, as well as press coverage and reviews of theatre productions, community workshops, fund-raising concerts, public readings and other events organized and hosted by members of Obsidian Theatre Company's board of directors. Includes material from the following productions: The Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God (2001-2002), The Piano Lesson (2002-2003), Consecrated Ground (2003-2004), Two Can Play (2004-2005), Cast Iron (2004/2005), Born Ready/Pusha Man (2005-2006), The Monument (2005-2006), Hip Hop (Who Stole the Soul?) (2006-2007), The Polished Hoe (2006-2007), Born Ready (2007-2008), Intimate Apparel (2007-2008), Black Medea (2008-2009), Late (2008-2009), Intimate Apparel (2011), Ruined (2011), Caroline, or Change (2012), Topdog/Underdog (2011), Shakespeare's Nigga (2013), The Whipping Man (2013), The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble (2013), dirty butterfly (2013), Nightmare Dream (2014).

Obsidian Theatre Company


File consists of posters advertising the following Obsidian Theatre Company-related productions or events: “Ruined” (2011; two copies, signed), “Caroline, or Change” (2012), “Voices from the Black Diaspora” (2012), “Nightmare Dream” (2014), “Once on this Island” (2014), “Aneemah's Spot” (2014), “Shakespeare’s Nigga” (2013; signed), “The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble (2013; two copies), “Topdog/Underdog” (2011).

Show DVDs : 11/12, 12/13, 13/14

File consists of DVD recordings pertaining to the Obsidian Theatre Company’s 2011-2012, 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 seasons, featuring “Topdog/Underdog”, “The Whipping Man”, “The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble, “Shakespeare’s Nigga”.