Event America Hurrah
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Venue New Theatre, Darlinghurst, NSW
First Date 22 June 1968
Opening Date 22 June 1968
Dates Estimated No
Status Pro-Am
World Premiere No
Description About the dehumanisation and demoralisation of western culture. Adults only.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Drama
Satire
Black Comedy
Subjects Capitalism
Organisations
New Theatre (Sydney, N.S.W.), Production Company
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Marie Armstrong Actor
Dany Ashton Actor
Mary Bryan Actor
Paul Creevy Actor
Susan Day Actor
Dora Hall Actor
John Hargreaves Actor
Maggie Kirkpatrick Actor
Roger Milliss Actor
Paul Rosenblum Actor
Carole Skinner Actor
Norm Slater Actor
Barry Sterling Actor
Caroline Terry Actor
Roderick Williams Actor
David Milliss Designer
John Tasker Director
Laurie McDonald Lighting Designer
Jean-Claude van Itallie Playwright
Graydon West Stage Manager
Resources
Rehearsal Recording: University of New England, Stage on Screen Collection, 20 August 1968
Further Information Australian premiere. This production provoked censorship authorities to attempt to ban this play in Australia. No charges were laid.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme PROMPT Collection, National Library of Australia
Programme SBW Foundation Archives and Performing Arts Collection
Flyer SBW Foundation Archives and Performing Arts Collection
Event Identifier 20461