Necessary Angel


With a name inspired by a Wallace Stevens poem, Necessary Angel was founded in 1978. Based in Toronto, Necessary Angel has dedicated itself to creating original works with the goal of creating original works designed to challenge and engage audiences. The company has been the source of premiering works by Michael Ondaatje, Richard Rose, Timothy Findley, and many other notable playwrights. Most of their performances are North American and International premieres, and they are still in operation today.

Featured in this collection are manuscripts, reviews, performance files, house programs, publicity information, and administrative files.


24 cm of textual and visual materials. 

Type(s) Of Materials: 
Published Material
Unpublished Material and Manuscripts
How To Access: 

XZ1 MS A977 to XZ1 MS A979

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