Contributor John Casson
Export | Feedback | Map | Network | Print
Gender Male
Nationality English
Date of Birth 28 October 1909
Date of Death 1999
Functions Director, Producer
Notes Son of Lewis Casson and Sybil Thorndike. Joined Navy in Second War and POW for five years. JC Williamson resident director from 1953-54
Events

Producer

Director

Leo Packer - Musical Director, Conductor

Evie Hayes - Actor and Singer, Actor, Performer

Hayes Gordon - Actor, Actor and Singer

Hugh Hastings - Playwright

Alec Kellaway - Actor

Reginald Newson - Actor, Actor and Singer

Irving Berlin - Composer, Music and Lyrics

Charles Crawford - Actor, Actor and Singer

Donald Kirk - Actor, Actor and Singer

Michael Anderson - Actor

William Hodge - Actor

Brian James - Actor

Kevin Miles - Actor

Frank Taylor - Actor

Keneth Thornett - Actor

Don Crosby - Actor

Nick Dana - Choreographer, Dance Director

  • Kiss Me, Kate, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 1 July 1954
  • Kiss Me Kate, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 4 April 1953
  • Kiss Me, Kate, His Majesty's Theatre, Brisbane, QLD, 31 January 1953
  • Kiss Me, Kate, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 2 August 1952
  • Kiss Me, Kate, His Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 2 February 1952

Shirley May Donald - Actor

Maggie Fitzgibbon - Actor, Actor and Singer

Cole Porter - Lyricist, Composer, Music and Lyrics

  • Kiss Me, Kate, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 1 July 1954
  • Kiss Me Kate, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 4 April 1953
  • Kiss Me, Kate, His Majesty's Theatre, Brisbane, QLD, 31 January 1953
  • Kiss Me, Kate, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 2 August 1952
  • Kiss Me, Kate, His Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 2 February 1952

Betty Pounder - Dance Director, Choreographer, Ballet Master/Mistress

Bella Spewack - Writer

  • Kiss Me, Kate, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 1 July 1954
  • Kiss Me Kate, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 4 April 1953
  • Kiss Me, Kate, His Majesty's Theatre, Brisbane, QLD, 31 January 1953
  • Kiss Me, Kate, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 2 August 1952
  • Kiss Me, Kate, His Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 2 February 1952

Sam Spewack - Writer

  • Kiss Me, Kate, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 1 July 1954
  • Kiss Me Kate, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 4 April 1953
  • Kiss Me, Kate, His Majesty's Theatre, Brisbane, QLD, 31 January 1953
  • Kiss Me, Kate, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 2 August 1952
  • Kiss Me, Kate, His Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 2 February 1952

Brian Tait - Actor, Actor and Singer, Singer

Arthur Taylor - Actor, Actor and Singer

Fay Agnew - Actor and Singer, Singer, Actor

Graeme Bent - Actor, Assistant to the Director, Assistant Stage Manager

Dorothy Fields - Book and Lyrics, Writer, Playwright

Herbert Fields - Composer, Writer, Playwright

Robert Healey - Actor and Singer, Actor

J Alan Kenyon - Scenic Artist, Set Designer

Cecil Newman - Scenic Artist, Set Designer

John Stevens - Actor, Dancer, Actor and Singer

William Arnold - Actor, Singer, Actor and Singer

Dorothy Burge - Dancer

Gordon Chater - Actor

Gordon Cornish - Musician, Dancer

Russel Crouse - Writer

  • Call Me Madam, His Majesty's Theatre, Brisbane, QLD, 10 September 1954
  • Call Me Madam, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 30 January 1954
  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Kenneth Firth - Actor

Betty Gribble - Actor and Singer, Actor, Singer

Alton Harvey - Actor and Singer, Assistant Stage Manager, Actor

Jack Horton - Actor and Singer, Actor, Dancer

Adele Jarrett - Dancer

Kevan Johnston - Dancer, Performer

  • Call Me Madam, His Majesty's Theatre, Brisbane, QLD, 10 September 1954
  • Call Me Madam, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 30 January 1954
  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Les King - Stage Manager

Howard Lindsay - Writer

  • Call Me Madam, His Majesty's Theatre, Brisbane, QLD, 10 September 1954
  • Call Me Madam, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 30 January 1954
  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Hal Marsden - Dancer

Gerald McErlean - Dancer

Shirley Murphy - Actor, Dancer

Jill Perryman - Actor, Performer, Singer

  • Call Me Madam, His Majesty's Theatre, Brisbane, QLD, 10 September 1954
  • Call Me Madam, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 30 January 1954
  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Harvey Roland - Actor and Singer, Dancer, Musician

Keitha Ross Munro - Stage Manager

Howard Short - Actor, Actor and Singer

Shirley Sunners - Ballet Master/Mistress, Dancer

Frank Armstrong - Actor and Singer

H Birbeck - Mechanist

Ian Burgis - Actor, Dancer

David Cahill - Actor, Performer

  • Call Me Madam, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 30 January 1954
  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

George Carden - Dance Director

  • Call Me Madam, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 30 January 1954
  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Blaine Cordner - Actor

Joy Cross - Musician

June Dayton - Actor

Ann Donald - Actor

Pamela Evans - Actor and Singer

Geoff Filtness - Actor and Singer

Ron Folkard - Actor

L Goddard - Actor and Singer, Dancer

Keith Gregory - Lyricist, Lighting Operator

Dean Harens - Actor

F. Hugh Herbert - Playwright

Ann Holmes - Actor and Singer

June Jago - Actor

Lorelei Jones - Actor and Singer

Ron Kelly - Actor, Actor and Singer

Nan Kirkham - Dancer

Marie La Varre - Actor

Charles McCallum - Performer, Actor

  • Call Me Madam, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 30 January 1954
  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Henry McGee - Actor

Boyd Michele - Dancer

Pat Nicholson - Dancer

James Powell - Musician, Pianist

Nola Powell - Musician, Pianist

Isabel Pratt - Actor and Singer, Actor

William Rees - Performer, Actor

  • Call Me Madam, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 30 January 1954
  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Bruce Rodger - Dancer

Desmond Rolfe - Actor

J Sidoli - Properties Master

Shirley Smith - Actor

Joy Turpin - Actor

  • Kiss Me, Kate, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 2 August 1952
  • Kiss Me, Kate, His Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 2 February 1952

Garth Welch - Dancer, Performer

  • Call Me Madam, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 30 January 1954
  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Zelma White - Dancer

Keith Wright - Actor

William Akers - Actor

Peter Batey - Assistant Stage Manager

David Blair - Singer

  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Margo Braybrook - Administrator

Beth Brown - Wardrobe Master / Mistress

Zoe Caldwell - Actor

Stanley Chisholm - Actor

  • Kiss Me, Kate, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 2 August 1952

Len Clerehan - Wardrobe Master / Mistress

June Clyne - Actor

June Collis - Stage Manager

William Constable - Designer

Lloyd Cunnington - Assistant Stage Manager

Morgan Davies - Actor

  • Kiss Me, Kate, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 2 August 1952

Coral Deague - Actor

  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Dudley Diamond - Dancer

  • Kiss Me, Kate, His Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 2 February 1952

Duke Diamond - Dancer

  • Kiss Me, Kate, His Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 2 February 1952

Shirley Donald - Actor and Singer

William Douglas Home - Playwright

Joan Duan - Actor

Michael Duffield - Actor

Patricia Dutton - Actor and Singer

Terry Dynes - Singer

  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

John Edmund - Actor

Ron Field - Stage Director

Jewel Firth - Dancer

  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Margaret Fitzgibbon - Actor

  • Kiss Me, Kate, His Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 2 February 1952

Billie Fowler - Singer

  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Ron Frank - Singer

  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Gordon Glenwright - Actor

Evelyn Godly - Singer

  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Diana Gregory - Actor and Singer

Dorothy Gulliver - Singer

  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Harry Hambleton - Actor

  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Oscar Hammerstein - Lyricist

Kevin Healy - Actor

Clive Hearne - Singer

  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Alec Hellaway - Actor and Singer

Winifred Hindle - Actor

Hanya Holm - Choreographer

Anne Holmes - Singer, Actor

  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Michael Hourihan - Actor

Ross Howard - Dancer

  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Roy Howell - Singer

  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

John Huson - Actor

  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Ellis Irving - Actor

Roma Johnston - Actor

Frederick Knott - Playwright

Ray Lawler - Actor

Sid Lawson - Actor

  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Bobby Mack - Actor

  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Mary Mackay - Actor

  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Christine Main - Dancer

Maree Marsden - Actor

Jessie Matthews - Actor

Mary McCrone - Wardrobe Master / Mistress

Alan Melville - Playwright

Colin Morris - Playwright

Ann Nichols - Actor and Singer

Ann Nicholson - Actor

Carmel O'Shea - Singer

  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Pamela Page - Actor

Brett Pannell - Assistant Stage Manager

Rene Paul - Actor

  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Phillip Penney - Dancer

  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Stan Prescott - Singer

  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Patricia Raye - Dancer

  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Sylvia Reid - Actor, Assistant Stage Manager

Malcolm Robertson - Stage Manager

Richard Rodgers - Writer

Hector Ross - Actor

Alex Scott - Actor

Gil Slattery - Mechanist

Maxine Smitherham - Actor

Dawn Spry - Dancer

  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Nellie Stewart - Actor

Helen Stocks - Dancer

  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Frank S. Tait - Entrepreneur

J. Nevin Tait - Entrepreneur

John H Tait - Entrepreneur

Grant Taylor - Actor

Warren Taylor - Actor

Sandra Thomas - Actor

Maree Tomasetti - Actor

Janice Turner - Actor

Doreen Warburton - Actor

Anthony Ward - Actor

Arthur Watkyn - Playwright

Richard Webb - Actor

  • Call Me Madam, Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC, 5 September 1953

Owen Weingott - Actor

Alan White - Actor

J. C. Williamson Theatres Limited (1943-1976)

J. C. Williamson Limited (1910-1938)

Lemuel Ayres

  • Kiss Me, Kate, His Majesty's Theatre, Brisbane, QLD, 31 January 1953
  • Kiss Me, Kate, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 2 August 1952

Saint Subber

  • Kiss Me, Kate, His Majesty's Theatre, Brisbane, QLD, 31 January 1953
  • Kiss Me, Kate, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 2 August 1952

Aztec Services Pty Ltd

Garnet H. Carroll

Sir Benjamin Fuller

The University of Melbourne

Union Theatre Repertory Company

Identifier 232700