Sinfonicron Light Opera Company records
Scope and Contents
This collection contains clippings, programs, photographs, and other material produced by the Sinfonicron Light Opera Company at William & Mary. Included in the records are photographs of productions such as 42nd Street, City of Angels, Gondoliers, and Iolanthe. A scrapbook of programs from the first production in 1965 through 1992 is also included in this collection. Sinfonicron is a student-run company that puts on one opera production a year, usually during the Spring Semester.
- Creation: 1965-[ongoing]
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Conditions Governing Use
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Biographical / Historical
Known as the Williamsburg area's premiere Gilbert and Sullivan company, Sinfonicron is student-run on every level of production, from set design and construction, to direction, costuming and administration. Members come from William and Mary's three music fraternities, Delta Omicron, Phi Mu Alpha and Nu Kappa Epsilon, and the Theater Students Association. Sinfonicron produces one show every January on a three-year rotating schedule of two Gilbert and Sullivan shows and one non-Gilbert and Sullivan show.
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A portion of this collection was previously part of the University Archives Publications Collection.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Acc. 2012.006 was hand delivered to Special Collection on 1/23/2012. Acquisition information for material received after 7/13/2009 is available by consulting a Special Collections Research Center staff member.
Two audiocassette tapes of the 1988 production of The Mikado have been pulled from Acc. 2013.081 and were added to the University Archives Audiovisual Collection.
Acc. 2012.006 accessioned and minimally described by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in January 2012. Acc. 2013.081 accessioned and minimally described by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in May 2013.
- Guide to the Sinfonicron Light Opera Company records
- William & Mary Special Collections Research Center staff.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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