Event Peer Gynt
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Venue Universal Theatre, North Fitzroy, VIC
First Date 12 November 1990
Opening Date 14 November 1990
Last Date 9 December 1990
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description "It is a devastating parody of that most enduring of male myths, the epic hero, taking the ancient form of the quest and, through the life of its anti-hero, Peer Gynt, exposing the emptiness and destructiveness which lies at its core".
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Jane Conroy Actor
Hope Csutoros Actor
Julie Forsyth Actor
John Howard Actor
Jo Kennedy Actor
Jacek Koman Actor
Sam Mallet Actor
Robert Menzies Actor
Louise Newey Actor
John Penman Actor
Jennifer Robinson Actor
Ian Scott Actor
Sergio Tell Actor
Sam Mallet Composer
Mary Moore Designer
Jean-Pierre Mignon Director
May-Brit Akerholt Dramaturg
Nigel Levings Lighting Designer
Henrik Ibsen Playwright
May-Brit Akerholt Translator
Resources
Works
Text Nationality Norway
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information This is the last play Ibsen wrote in verse before turning to naturalism.
Data Source
Source Description
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record November 1990
Event Identifier 12896