Event Waiting for Godot?
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Venue Guild Theatre, Parkville, VIC
Umbrella Event MUDFest 1991
First Date 7 August 1991
Last Date 19 August 1991
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional Training Schools/Colleges
World Premiere No
Description Feminist interpretation of Beckett’s play – all female cast. What happens to the big questions of life with women in these roles? Are they still big questions, or does the washing-up water them down?
Description Source Website
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
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Contributors
Name Function Notes
Jennifer Pfeiffer Actor
Niki Pidd Actor
Anne Radvansky Actor
Kate Siahaan-Rigg Actor
Jo McIntyre Choreographer
Francis D Italiano Designer
Maree Pollard Designer
Karen Corbett Director
Samuel Beckett Playwright
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Further Information Beckett forbade an all female Godot in his will, so permission had to be obtained from his estate to mount the play. As it stands, a letter had to be read out before each performance stating Beckett’s views on the matter. – the first female cast production.
Data Source
Source Description
Melbourne University Student Theatre DB
Event Identifier 145608