Stage production materials, ca.1880s-1940s

Scope and Content

Materials relating to running times, curtain calls, property plots, and call sheets, as well as correspondence and additional stage management materials relating to J.M. Gordon and his time as stage manager of the company.

Administrative / Biographical History

J.M. (John MacRobbie) Gordon began his relationship with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company as a member of the men's chorus (1833-1890). In 1907 he was employed as stage manager for the repertory company, and went on to become the main company stage manager. He retired in 1939.