Event A Touchy Subject
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Venue Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide, SA
First Date 19 August 1987
Opening Date 19 August 1987
Last Date 19 August 1987
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description A Touchy Subject was first produced at The Parks Community Centre Theatre 1 at 2pm on Friday 3rd July and was launched by Anne Levy MLC in front of an invited audience. The original set was designed to look like a giant comic book. The play was a comic look at Sexual Harassment and the law was designed as a discussion starter for T.A.F.E, Government Departments and Work Sites. It toured interstate and intrastate and was funded by a variety of sources including arts and non arts funding. It was written and designed to be used as a training tool by Government and Educational institutions.
Description Source Production Company
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Drama
Subjects Sexual abuse
Sexual harassment
Women's Issues
Name Function Notes
Ollie Black Actor
Margaret Fischer Actor
Michelle Stanley Actor
Cath Cantlon Designer
Darrelyn Gunzburg Director
Chia Moan Graphic Designer
David Wilson Photographer
Ollie Black Playwright
Margaret Fischer Playwright
Darrelyn Gunzburg Playwright
Richard Back Set and/or Property Maker
Ruth Hardman Set and/or Property Maker
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information 1 show at 4pm for staff in the Southern Rehearsal Room
Data Source
Source Description
CV Catherine Fitzgerald CV
Book John McCallum, Belonging: Australian Playwriting in the 20th Century, Currency Press, Strawberry Hills, NSW, 2009
Production Company
Event Identifier 132481