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Venue Marsden Theatre, Parramatta, NSW
First Date 8 August 1979
Last Date 12 August 1979
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description A staff meeting of the Engineering Dept in a College of Advanced Education is the occasion in this play for an acute dissection of the workings of bureaucracy and the absurd politicking needed to support it.
Description Source Website
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Comedy
Subjects Academics
Australian National Identity
Working Life
Name Function Notes
Gae Anderson Actor Sue
Alan Brel Actor Hans
Ron Brown Actor Owen
Bill Conn Actor Peter
Judy Davis Actor Myra
Peter de Salis Actor Robby
James Elliott Actor Gordon
Ben Gabriel Actor Bobby
Kevin Jackson Actor John
Peter Kingston Actor Al
Cheryl Pike Costume Co-ordinator
Arthur Dicks Designer
Richard Brooks Director
Trevor Connell Lighting Designer
Trevor Connell Photographer
David Williamson Playwright
Leone Sharp Properties Master / Mistress
Marco Vanderfelt Set and/or Property Maker
Libby Higgin Stage Manager
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Event Identifier 133867