Event Coralie Lansdowne Says No
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Venue Russell Street Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
First Date 3 December 1974
Opening Date 5 December 1974
Last Date 25 January 1975
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Coralie, a self-styled 'high-flying bird', refuses to be tied down to convention, or to the affections of any one of the men in her life. However, her stay in an ex-lover's beach house, plus a series of visitors, make for radical changes and a possible solution to Coralie's place in the world. Wryly questions the advantages of moral freedom.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Comedy
Subjects Freedom
Women's Issues
The Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust, Grant Body
Melbourne Theatre Company, Presenting Company
Melbourne Theatre Company, Production Company
The University of Melbourne, Sponsor
The Victorian Ministry for the Arts, Grant Body
Australia Council for the Arts, Grant Body
Melbourne City Council, Sponsor
Name Function Notes
Natalie Bate Actor
Peter Curtin Actor
Sandy Gore Actor
Jonathan Hardy Actor
Edwin Hodgeman Actor
Joy Mitchell Actor
Frederick Parslow Actor
Bill Jeffrey Assistant Stage Manager
Sue Russell Costume Designer
John Sumner Director
Jamieson Lewis Lighting Designer
Richard Johnstone Lighting Operator
Alexander Buzo Playwright
Peter Roehlen Production Manager
Sue Russell Set Designer
Judith Alexander Stage Manager
Review: Ian Marshall, [Coralie Landsdowne Says No], Sunday Press, 8 December 1974, 32
Coralie Lansdowne Says No
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Cast List MTC Records
Programme SBW Foundation Archives and Performing Arts Collection
Event Identifier 14660