Event Pirates at the Barn
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Venue Minerva Theatre (1939-1950), Kings Cross, NSW
First Date 27 December 1949
Opening Date 27 December 1949
Last Date January 1950
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description A children's play based on a small barn in Mosman's Bay, Sydney, that used to be a whaling station.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Dance
Children's Theatre
Name Function Notes
Philip Albright Actor
Marie Bremner Actor
J. Roger Cox Actor
Ken Fraser Actor
Gordon Glenwright Actor
Charles Gordon Actor
John Gray Actor
Gordon Lishman Actor
John Meillon Actor
Wendy Playfair Actor
William Redmond Actor
Haydee Seldon Actor
Bruce Stewart Actor
Grant Taylor Actor
Daphne Winslow Actor
Phyllis Culbert Choreographer
Thelma Afford Costume Designer
Dorothy Mendoza Musician
Eleanor Witcombe Playwright
Fifi Banvard Producer
Clement Kennedy Set Designer
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information A Christmas production - may have continued into Jan, 1950. During this period, the term 'Producer' refers to the stage director and 'Director' is used to describe those people who produce or manage the venue, company and/or its productions. Published under title Pirates at the Barn: An Australian Comedy for Children, illus. Les Tanner (Sydney: Ure Smith, 1963).
Data Source
Source Description
Programme PROMPT Collection, National Library of Australia
Australian Drama Project (UQ) Key PIRATESEW
Web AustLit Database
Event Identifier 14357