Event Moliere
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Venue Key Studios, Melbourne, VIC
Umbrella Event Spoleto Melbourne Festival 1988
First Date 1 September 1988
Last Date 18 September 1988
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Explores the struggles of a great playwright to fulfil his artistic needs while satisfying those with the power to ban. Obvious parallels are drawn between Moliere's and Bulgakov's careers. This play itself was initially banned after seven performances and not revived until 1967.
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Biographical
Subjects Censorship
Playwrights
Power
Theatre
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Michael Bishop Actor
Nick Carrafa Actor
Wilkie Collins Actor
Giordano Gangl Actor
Verity Higgins Actor
Jacek Koman Actor
Catherine McClements Actor
Jillian Murray Actor
Andrew Oliver Actor
Roderick Poole Actor
Gary Samolin Actor
Dalibor Satalic Actor
Ian Scott Actor
Tim Sullivan Actor
Bill Ten Eyck Actor
Suzanne Chaundy Assistant Director
Sandra Ayache Assistant Stage Manager
Sam Mallet Composer
Rose Chong Costume Co-ordinator
Mary Moore Designer
Jean-Pierre Mignon Director
Liz Pain Lighting Designer
Lloyd James Make-up Artist
Mikhail Bulgakov Playwright
Liz Pain Production Manager
Christine Hutchins Stage Manager
Resources
Works
Text Nationality Russia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record September 1988
Programme
Data Reviewed By Jenny Fewster (JennyFewster) on 28 May 2015
Event Identifier 1472