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Venue The Edge Theatre, Newtown, NSW
First Date 13 April 1989
Last Date 29 April 1989
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Joint work by the Paranormal Music Society and Entr'Acte Theatre. Rehearsed over 3 weeks, performed over 3 weekends, The Edge, Newtown (CV document).
"...meaningful buffoonery...clowning verges on slapstick without losing the sense of serious purpose which has always been their main characteristics.
The comic flair and musical insights of Romano Crivici, Blair Greenberg and Linsey Pollak, whose wind instruments include a clarinet watering can and bagpipe rubber gloves, came close to stealing the show.
But the fusion of the partnership and the strengths of the movement talents in Entr'acte - outstandingly those of Pierre Thibaudeau - made sure they didn't quite get away with it." SMH
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Experimental
Corporeal Theatre
Name Function Notes
Elisabeth Burke Devisor
Romano Crivici Devisor
Blair Greenberg Devisor
Deborah Leiser Devisor
Linsey Pollak Devisor
Pierre Thibaudeau Devisor
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Review Preview. Ann Howell, the Eastern Herald, Thursday April 13, 1989. Jill Sykes, "Irresistible buffoonery", Sydney Morning Herald, Wednesday April 19, 1989
Entr'acte Archives Videos: USPS_187-188
Entr'acte Archives ETL10: folders of programs, publicity and reviews.
CV EB&PT long CV-unedited 1979-1991, p.5, Entr’acte Archives
Event Identifier 143173