Event A Toast To Melba
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Venue Nimrod Upstairs, Surry Hills, NSW
First Date 9 May 1984
Opening Date 9 May 1984
Last Date 1 July 1984
Dates Estimated Yes
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description The play traces opera diva Nellie Melba's career from her early caterwauling by the banks of the Yarra to her lofty achievements on the stage at Covent Garden.
Description Source Website
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Test Play with Music
Musical Biography
Subjects Australian National Identity
Entertainers
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Meg Chilcott Actor
Barry Lovett Actor
Gaye MacFarlane Actor
Sally McKenzie Actor
Phillip Scott Actor
Martin Sharman Actor
Duncan Wass Actor
Bevan Wilson Actor
Lindy Hume Choreographer
Victoria Feitscher Designer
John Milson Director
Phillip Scott Musical Director
Jack Hibberd Playwright
Works
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Event Identifier 11942