Event Yanagai! Yanagai!
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Venue Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal, Cumbria, England
Umbrella Event Undergrowth Australian Arts UK 2006
First Date 7 October 2006
Last Date 7 October 2006
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description Yanagai! Yanagai! brings together a clan of Aboriginal storytellers and musicians to celebrate their survival as an Aboriginal nation. Presented by Melbourne Workers Theatre, a group renowned for powerful, professional theatre produced for, with and about working class people, this is a passionate and compelling theatrical event.
Set on the banks of the River Murray, music, puppetry and touches of magic realism blend Aboriginal dreaming and memories of Australia's colonial past with the present. Children and elders, spirits and ghosts, dingoes and min-min lights are threaded together in thes
Description Source Website
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Drama
Indigenous
Music
Puppetry
Subjects Indigenous Australian
Land rights
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
David Adamson Actor
Bryan Andy Actor
Lou Bennett Actor
Tony Briggs Actor
Lisa Maza Actor
Lou Bennett Composer
Adrienne Chisholm Designer
Andrea James Director
Patricia Cornelius Dramaturg
Philip Lethlean Lighting Designer
Andrea James Playwright
Katrina Gaskell Puppet Designer
Phillip Millar Puppet Designer
Sarah Kriegler Puppetry Consultant
David Franzke Sound Designer
Resources
Works
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Part of a tour of regional Victoria (Australia), Wales and England.
Data Source
Source Description
Web Archived program Undergrowth Australian Arts UK http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/52292/20060907-0000/www.undergrowth.org.uk/artists/melbourne_workers_theatre/default.html
Newspaper
Event Identifier 119390