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Australia shows: production materials, 1984-1987

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The Australia shows: production materials (1984-1987) contain Jerry Jackson's papers, designs, and photographs for the productions Starz and its sequel, Galaxies. Both shows were produced in Queensland, Australia at the Conrad International Hotel and Jupiter's Casino. Jackson was the writer, director, choreographer, and costume designer, and wrote original music and lyrics. Materials include show outlines, production cues, lyrics, music notes, sheet music, choreography notes, costume and prop breakdowns, running and hang plots, breakdowns, budgets, costume design drawings, news clippings, and photographs. Set design drawings by Charles Lisanby are also included.




14.2 Linear Feet (35 folders, 1 oversize box, 3 flat files)
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Collection Number: MS-00573
Collection Name: Jerry Jackson Papers
Box/Folder: N/A


The subseries is arranged in rough chronological order with materials for Starz and Galaxies grouped together. Items within these productions are grouped together and arranged according to production phase (costume, set, choreography, etc.).