Event The Fall of the House of Usher
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Venue Merlyn Theatre, Southbank, VIC
First Date 30 August 1990
Opening Date 30 August 1990
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Description An opera created from "one of Edgar Allan Poe's most arresting and densely ambiguous stories".
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Opera
Name Function Notes
Donald Cant Actor William
Rob Gravestocks Actor Servant I
Hamish Inglis Actor Servant II
Barbara Sambell Actor Madeline Usher
Michael Smith Actor Roderick Usher
Hamish Inglis Assistant Stage Manager
Stephen Howe Bassist
Hugh Ponnuthurai Bassoonist
Stephen Armstrong Company Manager
Philip Glass Composer
Wiggy Brennan Costume Designer
Trina Parker Designer
Douglas Horton Director
Nicky Newton Flautist
Jochen Schubert Guitarist
Tony Brookes Hornist
Peter Locke Keyboardist
David Murray Lighting Designer
Sarah Masters Lighting Operator
Arthur Yorinkls Lyricist
Brian Stacey Musical Director
Rosanne Hunt Musician Violincello
Paul Sarcich Percussionist
Elizabeth Claxton Piccoloist
Russell Field Production Manager
Rob Gravestocks Production Manager Assistant
Peter Locke Repetiteur
Joanna Sapir Stage Manager
Jonathan Carter Violinist
Leon La Gruta Violinist
Margaret Pestoris Violist
Peter Locke Voice Coach
Edgar Allan Poe Writer
Nicky Newton
Text Nationality United States of America
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record August 1990
Event Identifier 12307