Herbert Whittaker: Catalyst for Change in Canadian Theatre

In category: Exhibitions
Sketch of Herbert Whittaker
Herbert Whittaker drawing

September 2010
to September 2011

Macdonald Heaslip Walkway of Theatre History

Curated by Kate Barris

The founding chair of Theatre Museum Canada, Herbert William Whittaker (1910 – 2006) helped shape and promote Canadian theatre as a critic, mentor, set and costume designer, director, author, collector, visionary, advocate and friend.

The exhibit highlighted important designs, writings and materials donated to establish the Herbert Whittaker Collection, the first contribution to our permanent collection.

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