Event Shadow and Splendour
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Venue Suncorp Theatre, Brisbane, QLD
First Date 20 February 1992
Opening Date 20 February 1992
Last Date 7 March 1992
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Description "A masquerade of love and intrigue". "Recreates the world of intrigue, lust and espionage which existed in pre-World War 2 Tokyo".
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Biographical
Romantic
Organisations
Royal Queensland Theatre Company, Presenting Company
State Theatre Company of South Australia, Presenting Company
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Jennifer Blocksidge Actor
Heather Bolton Actor
Claire Crowther Actor
Fumiko Dan Actor
Wayne Freer Actor
Colin Friels Actor
Eugene Gilfedder Actor
Jonathan Hardy Actor
Edwin Hodgeman Actor
Russell Kiefel Actor
Maria Mercedes Actor
John O'Brien Actor
Miki Oikawa Actor
James Sinclair Actor
Darren R. Yap Actor
Ian McDonald Composer
Shaun Gurton Designer
Jim Sharman Director
David Walters Lighting Designer
Jim Sharman Playwright
Resources
Book: Jim Sharman, Blood and Tinsel, The Miegunyah Press, Carlton, Victoria, 2008
Review: Adrian Kiernander, The Australian, 24 February 1992
Review: Alison Cotes, The Brisbane Review, 27 February 1992
Review: Brett Debritz, Sunday Sun, 23 February 1992
Review: Mary Nemeth, Time Off, 28 February 1992
Review: Peta Koch, Courier Mail, 21 February 1992
Review: Sue Gough, The Bulletin, 10 March 1992
Works
Shadow and Splendour
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Based on the true story of a German journalist, Richard Sorge, who was a Russian spy in Tokyo from 1937-41.
Data Source
Source Description
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record February 1992
Event Identifier 13775