Event Songs for the Fallen
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Venue Newcastle Civic Theatre, Newcastle, NSW
First Date 15 October 2015
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description On 15 January 1847, Marie Duplessis - courtesan, party girl, liar and legend - got out of bed, put on a dress, ordered a bottle of champagne, and sat alone in her Paris apartment to celebrate her birthday. She died 18 days later, aged 23… But Mademoiselle is not done yet.

After a hugely successful season, that had critics and audiences raving, Songs for the Fallen, part vaudeville, part punk opera, part MTV-does-Baroque, is the wild and unforgettable final birthday party Marie never had. With a lush live baroque-pop score (Basil Hogios AFI Nominee), Marie Duplessis (Sheridan Harbridge, Bes
Description Source Production Company
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Music Theatre
Subjects Nineteenth Century
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Ben Gerard Actor
Sheridan Harbridge Actor
Garth Holcombe Actor
Basil Hogios Composer
Lisa Mimmocchi Costume Designer
Shane Anthony Director
Alexander Berlage Lighting Designer
Basil Hogios Musical Director
Michael Hankin Set Designer
Sheridan Harbridge Writer
Works
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Web
Event Identifier 121538