Event The Recruiting Officer
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Venue Union Hall, Adelaide, SA
Umbrella Event Adelaide Festival of Arts 1968
First Date 7 March 1968
Opening Date 7 March 1968
Last Date 23 March 1968
Dates Estimated No
Status Amateur
World Premiere No
Description "Set in Shrewsbury, 1704, and presented as it might have been played by the convict cast in Sydney in 1789."
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Comedy
Organisations
The University of Adelaide Theatre Guild, Production Company
The Adelaide Festival of Arts, Presenting Company
Adelaide University Union, Presenting Company
Contributors
Name Function Notes
June Ball Actor
Laurie Davies Actor
Tony Haslam Actor
Max Height Actor Production Assistant
Harry Lawrence Actor
Elaine Lee Actor
Barry Lovett Actor
Betty Martin Actor Costume Sewing
Gordon McDougall Actor
Peter Meredith Actor
John Norman Actor
Ron Robinson Actor
John Sabine Actor
Peter Smith Actor
Shirley Smith Actor
Audrie Stern Actor
Barbara Stevens Actor
Roger Taylor Actor
John Trinder Actor
Leonie Waye Costume Designer
Maria Osadnik Costume Maker
Ann Robertson Costume Maker
Ruby Saunders Costume Maker
Peter O'Shaughnessy Director
Harry Medlin Executive Producer
Lola Beames Front of House Production Assistant
Sid Cole Lighting Designer
Robert Kemp Lighting Designer
John Reid Lighting Designer
Lee Torop Lighting Designer
Pat Grummet Make-up Artist
Phil Grummet Make-up Artist
Grahame Dudley Musical Supervisor
George Farquhar Playwright
Murray Butler Production Manager Assistant
Mary Dodgson Production Manager Assistant
Betty Marcus Production Manager Assistant
Ralph Middenway Production Manager Production Assistant
Peter Miles Production Manager Assistant
Harold Rodda Production Manager Foyer Arranger Assistant
Malise Thiersch Production Manager Assistant
Margaret Forte Properties Master
Paul Aamodt Publicist
Gordon McDougall Resident Director
Kerry Elliott Scenic Artist
Heather Freeman Scenic Artist
Giaconda Furlani Scenic Artist
Victor Mednis Scenic Artist
Clive Richardson Scenic Artist
Claire Robertson Scenic Artist
Sandy Taylor Scenic Artist
David Grieve Set and/or Property Maker
Bill Kay Set and/or Property Maker
Stan Ostoja-Kotkowski Set Designer
Anne McLeod Stage Director
Margaret Day Stage Manager Production Assistant
Gerald Haddad Stage Manager
Craig Hill Stage Manager
Keith Johnson Stage Manager
Mick Mykyta Stage Manager Properties Production Assistant
Kathleen Parker Stage Manager
Margaret Smith Stage Manager
Owen Weingott Supervising Director
Leon White Violinist Fiddler
Janyce Crosby Social Arranger
Barbara Klenner Box Office
Harold Rodda Foyer Arranger
Resources
Flyer: The Recruiting Officer, University of Adelaide Library Special Collections
Invitation: The Recruiting Officer, University of Adelaide Library Special Collections
Invitation: The Recruiting Officer, University of Adelaide Library Special Collections
Invitation: The Recruiting Officer, University of Adelaide Library Special Collections
Programme: The Recruiting Officer, Flinders University Library Special Collections, 7 March 1968
Programme: The Recruiting Officer, University of Adelaide Library Special Collections
Programme: The Recruiting Officer, University of Adelaide Library Special Collections
Programme: The Recruiting Officer, University of Adelaide Library Special Collections, 7 March 1968
Review: Romola Costantino, Nimble farce, Sydney Morning Herald, 13 March 1968, 20
Review: The Recruiting Officer / iiij [four] Mediaeval Plays: The Creation and Fall of Lucifer / The Taking and Trial of Christ / The Resurrection / The Last Judgement, On Dit, University of Adelaide Library Special Collections, 6 March 1968
Works
The Recruiting Officer
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Adelaide University Theatre Guild in association with The Adelaide University Union presented. The programme contains short essays by Professor Brian Coghlan, Dr. J. Bray, Dr. H. Medlan and others. It also contains copies of the programme for Sydney production in 1800. Four copies at Flinders. Final Dress Rehearsal programme also at Barr Smith Special Collections.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Flinders University Library Special Collections Theatre Programmes 1968
Programme Adelaide Festival of Arts 7th-23rd March 1968
Programme University of Adelaide Theatre Collection
Event Identifier 31862