Event The Puccini Spectacular
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Venue Melbourne Park, Melbourne, VIC
First Date 23 May 1996
Last Date 25 May 1996
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description A stunning visual and musical spectacular brilliantly staged with over 200 performers. Featuring the best-loved scenes from La Boheme, Turandot, Madam Butterfly and Tosca. Fully staged in the round.
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Test Opera
Spectacle
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Joan Carden Actor Tosca
Geoffrey Chard Actor Alcindoro
Jose Cura Actor Rudolfo/Mario Cavaradossi/Pinkerton/Calaf
Eilene Hannan Actor Suzuki
Dwayne Jones Actor Goro
Roger Lemke Actor Marcello
Martin Muir Actor Spoletta
Dennis Olsen Actor Giacomo Puccini/The Emperor
Marilyn Richardson Actor Turandot
Deborah Riedel Actor Mimi
Gary Rowley Actor Colline
Shinobu Satoh Actor Madame Butterfly
Gillian Sullivan Actor Musetta
Nicholas Todorovic Actor Schaunard/Sciarrone
Neil Vinson Actor Trouble
John Wegner Actor Baron Scarpia
Jan Pinkerton Assistant Choreographer
Antonio Pretto Assistant Director
Jilly Judges Assistant Lighting Designer
Kim Walker Choreographer
Patricia Ball Chorus
Glenda Beeston Chorus
Michelle Black Chorus
Robyn Bugg Chorus
Helen Burnham Chorus
Glenys Cappelli Chorus
Jarrod Carland Chorus
Joanne Carroll Chorus
Tanya Christensen Chorus
Naomi Cochrane Chorus
Leopoldo Conchello Chorus
Roland Copley Chorus
Ian Dickson Chorus
Anthony Douglas Chorus
David Eckstein Chorus
Lea Francis Chorus
Nicola Fraser Chorus
Narelle Gille Chorus
Don Holden Chorus
Nicole Johnston Chorus
Kevin Kelley Chorus
Eleanor Kerr Chorus
Kim Kirkman Chorus
Steve Lane Chorus
Michael Lapina Chorus
Mary Lawrey Chorus
Benjamin Logan Chorus
Nicole Marshman Chorus
Harlin Martin Chorus
John Marum Chorus
Jeremy McPherson Chorus
Patricia McPike Chorus
Lawrence Moore Chorus
Jacqueline Moran Chorus
Katrina O'Connor Chorus
Patrick O'Neill Chorus
Bette Opitz Chorus
Connie Panagakis Chorus
Jane Pinkerton Chorus
Katherine Rekaris Chorus
Greg Riddell Chorus
Edwin Roberts Chorus
Graeme Russell Chorus
Racquel Rydlewski Chorus
Mary Louise Santa Chorus
Jonathan G. Schmolzer Chorus
Ian Sequeira Chorus
Diana Simpson Chorus
Michael Smallwood Chorus
Christopher Steele Chorus
Christopher Stobie Chorus
John Tacey Chorus
Amanda Taylor Chorus
Mary Toye Chorus
Dermott Tutty Chorus
Joe Vacirca Chorus
Patricia Vivian Chorus
Simon Vowles Chorus
Mei Wang Chorus
Ivan Williams Chorus
John Dingle Chorus Master/Mistress
Richard Divall Conductor
Hugh Colman Costume Designer
Michael Edwards Director
David Murray Lighting Designer
Giacomo Puccini Music and Lyrics
Richard Divall Orchestrator
Ken Mackenzie-Forbes Realisation
Eril Bassed Repetiteur
David McSkimming Repetiteur
Michael Scott-Mitchell Set Designer
John Scandrett Sound Designer
Denis Watkins Writer Text for Giacomo Puccini
Works
Text Nationality Italy
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Mark Gogoll
Event Identifier 110862