Event Danton's Death
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Venue Russell Street Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
First Date 25 April 1972
Opening Date 25 April 1972
Last Date 27 May 1972
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Set during the French Revolution, the play relates the events leading up to Danton's execution, including his arrest and trial.
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Drama
Subjects Fatalism
France
Revolution
Trials
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Peter Adams Actor
Rod Anderson Actor
Barrie Barkla Actor
Simon Chilvers Actor
Jennifer Claire Actor
Gary Day Actor
John Derum Actor
Michael Duffield Actor
Ronald Falk Actor
Nancye Hayes Actor
Wendy Hughes Actor
Irene Inescort Actor
Ronald Korosy Actor
Tony Llewellyn-Jones Actor
Dennis Olsen Actor
Sandra Lee Paterson Actor
Malcolm Phillips Actor
Michael Sabbatucci Actor
Frank Thring Actor
John Williams Actor
John Wells Adaptor
Louis Brown Assistant Stage Manager
Kim Carpenter Costume Designer
Rick Billinghurst Director
Nigel Levings Electrician
Helen Gifford Musical Advisor
Georg Buchner Playwright
Kim Carpenter Set Designer
Roland Rocchiccioli Stage Manager
Peter Roehlen Technical Director
Resources
Works
Text Nationality Germany
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Williams, Sabbatucci and Korosy alternated as Danton's son.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Cast List MTC Records
Event Identifier 14388