Event The Marriage of Figaro
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Venue Playhouse, Melbourne, VIC
First Date 1 August 1991
Opening Date 3 August 1991
Last Date 7 September 1991
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description The action of The Marriage of Figaro takes place after the events in The Barber of Seville, and recounts a single day in the palace of the Count Almaviva in Spain. A 18th century classic political farce about power, lechery and mistaken identity. Staged with the Victorian State Opera.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Opera
Farce
Subjects Love
Marriage
Power
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Nadia Coreno Actor
Paul English Actor
Reg Evans Actor
George Fairfax Actor
Julie Forsyth Actor
Jacek Koman Actor
Alex Menglet Actor
Helen Morse Actor
Barry Otto Actor
Pamela Rabe Actor
Ian Scott Actor
Ross Williams Actor
Katherine Crawford-Gray Assistant Stage Manager
Lynette Mann Choreographer
Sam Mallet Composer
Angus Strathie Costume Designer
Barrie Kosky Director Opera
Jean-Pierre Mignon Director
Suzanne Chaundy Dramaturg
Jamieson Lewis Lighting Designer
Lloyd James Make-up Artist
Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais Playwright
Ian Cookesley Production Manager
Stephen Curtis Set Designer
Kerry Saxby Sound Designer
Trevlyn Gilmour Stage Manager
Anne C. Murch Translator
Resources
Works
Text Nationality France
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Opera performances (directed by Barrie Kosky): August 15,17,19,21,23,26 and September 3 & 5.
Data Source
Source Description
Cast List MTC Records
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record August, 1991
Event Identifier 14848