Manuscript Collection - Trinidad Theatre Workshop Papers

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Trinidad Theatre Workshop Papers


  • 1965-2005 (Creation)

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The Trinidad Theatre Workshop was founded by Derek Walcott in 1959. It introduced the first theatre season in Trinidad and Tobago with three plays: Jean Genet's The Blacks, Eric Roach's Belle Fanto, and Wole Soyinka's The Road. Since that time the Workshop has produced Trinidad's foremost actors, and indeed has been a source of theatre skills for the entire Caribbean.

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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