Event Don's Party
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Venue Albury, Albury, NSW
First Date August 1973
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description On federal election night in 1969, Don and Kath Henderson host a party, to celebrate what they expect will be a Labor victory after 20 years of conservative government. Most of their friends vote Labor. As the television results dash their hopes, the men devote their energies to drinking and debauchery with the younger women, while their wives and girlfriends scowl. There are punch-ups, match-ups, feel-ups and knock-backs as disappointment takes over from hope.

Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Comedy
Subjects Marriage
Politics
Relationships
Sex
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Briony Behets Actor Susan
James H. Bowles Actor Mack
Noeline Brown Actor Jenny
John Ewart Actor Cooley
Robyn Gurney Actor Kath
Martin Harris Actor Don
Allan Lander Actor Mal
Kerry McGuire Actor Kerry
Judy Nunn Actor Jody
Gregory Ross Actor Evan
Damon Sanders Actor Simon
David Foster Assistant Stage Manager Understudy
Carole Yelland Assistant Stage Manager Understudy
Lindsay Megarrity Costume Designer
John Clark Director
Jamieson Lewis Lighting Designer
David Williamson Playwright
Lindsay Megarrity Set Designer
Ian Tasker Stage Director
Roger Tonkin Stage Manager
Robert Moore Voice Over Artist
Works
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Old Tote Theatre Company presents a National Institute of Dramatic Art / Jane St production.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Correspondence
Event Identifier 101598