Event A Toast to Melba
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Venue Theatre 62, Hilton, SA
Umbrella Event Adelaide Festival of Arts 1976
First Date 6 March 1976
Opening Date 6 March 1976
Last Date 20 March 1976
Dates Estimated Yes
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Part of a Tour Yes
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 Programme
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Test Biographical
Subjects Australian National Identity
Entertainers
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Claire Dobbin Actor
Peter Finlay Actor
Max Gillies Actor
Paul Hampton Actor
Evelyn Krape Actor
Fay Mokotow Actor
Tony Taylor Actor
Jack Weiner Actor
Lorraine Milne Composer
Peter Corrigan Designer
Jack Hibberd Director
Jack Hibberd Playwright
Resources
Works
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Programme contains brief biographies and photographs.The complete cast has been entered.
Data Source
Source Description
Brochure Performing Arts Collection of South Australia
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Event Identifier 12337