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Galley Theatrical Lighting, started by Charles Galley and Sandra Galley, provided theatrical lighting equipment for rental to schools, community theaters, and professional companies. This collection includes receipts and invoices for lighting rental services and equipment, mainly for the Theatre Workshop of Nantucket and the Straight Wharf Theatre from 1969 to 1975. The collection also contains ephemera related to the Straight Wharf Theatre and the Theatre Workshop.
- Collection Number:
- Galley Theatrical Lighting Records
- Galley Theatrical Lighting.
- Nantucket Historical Association
- Material is in English.
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Restrictions to Access: No restrictions. Open for research.
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Preferred Citation: [identification of item], in the Galley Theatrical Lighting Records, Nantucket Historical Association.
Gift of Sandra Galley in November 2019 (Acc. RL2019.52).Sensitive Materials Statement:
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- MS66 Theater Collection, Nantucket Historical Association.
- Galley Theatrical Lighting.
- Straight Wharf Theatre (Nantucket, Mass.)
- Theatre Workshop (Nantucket, Mass.)
- Stage lighting--Massachusetts--Nantucket.
Galley Theatrical Lighting was started by Charles Galley and Sandra Galley in Andover, Mass. The company provided theatrical lighting equipment for rental to schools, community theaters, and professional companies. They worked with the Straight Wharf Theatre and the Theatre Workshop of Nantucket in Nantucket, Mass., in the 1970s.
Scope and Content
The collection includes receipts and invoices for lighting rental services and equipment, mainly for the Theatre Workshop of Nantucket and the Straight Wharf Theatre, as well as other Nantucket businesses. Also includes Straight Wharf Theatre 1969 season program, Theatre Workshop program for three one-act plays, and newspaper articles about the Straight Wharf Theatre and Theatre Workshops.
Folder 1: Galley Theatrical lighting rental receipts, theatre programs, and theatre-related articles, 1969–1975
Processed by Kelli Yakabu, April 2021. Finding aid by Kelli Yakabu, May 2021.