Event The Circumnavigations of Captain Asterion
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Venue La Mama, Carlton, VIC
First Date 11 March 1987
Opening Date 11 March 1987
Last Date 29 March 1987
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional cooperative
World Premiere Yes
Description "A densely packed 85-minute dialogue on the philosophical question of Everything and Nothing". Two-hander (a man in a pool of water and a massive, elaborately constructed armchair which is also a man) drawing on Greek mythology, science fiction, alchemy and the fable of the great south land (programme note).
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Drama
Visual Theatre
Surrealism
Subjects Exploration
Fantasy
Myth
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Christopher Barnett Actor
Christian Manon Actor
Peter Stitt Designer
Arpad Mihaly Director
Graham Henderson Playwright
Resources
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Australian Theatre Record March 1987
Programme La Mama season
Data Reviewed By Geoffrey Milne (GeoffreyMilne) on 5 September 2011
Event Identifier 1353