Event You Can't Take It With You
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Venue The Playhouse, Broken Hill, NSW
First Date 1968
Dates Estimated No
Status Amateur
World Premiere No
Description A celebrated comedy, You Can't Take It With You is one of the most popular and successful plays of modern times. At first the Sycamores seem mad, but it not long before we realise that if they are made the rest of the world is madder. In contrast to these delightful people are the unhappy Kirby's. The plot shows how Tony, attractive son of the Kirby's, falls in love with Alice Sycamore and brings his parents to dine at the Sycamore home on the wrong evening. The trauma sustained by all concerned when the two families meet (The visit actually culminates in everyone spending the night in gaol) shows that Alice and Tony's marriage is out of the question.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Comedy
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Uve Anderson Actor First of Three Men
Monty Chase Actor Martin Vanderhof, Grandpa
Graham Gadden Actor Tony Kirby
Albie Jones Actor Donald
Doug Jones Actor Second of Three Men
Lyn Kennedy Actor Alice
Marie Kilsby Actor Gay Wellington
Jo Lock Actor Penelope Sycamore
Helen Mileshkin Actor Olga
Eric Minchin Actor Henderson
Brenda Norris Actor Mrs Kirby
David O'Connor Actor Ed
Jo Peoples Actor Rheba
Peter Perry Actor Boris Kolenkov
Peter Sweeney Actor Mr de Pinna
Bob Telfer Actor Mr Kirby
Doug Tweedie Actor Third of Three Men
Tony Youngman Actor Paul Sycamore
Moss Hart Playwright
George Kaufman Playwright
Kay McLachlan Producer
Works
Text Nationality United States of America
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Broken Hill Repertory Society Plays, 1960-1968, Broken Hill Library, A792.02 BRO
Event Identifier 101419