Event Pastrana
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Venue Broadwalk Studio (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
First Date 7 December 1988
Last Date 10 December 1988
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description "Follows the 19th century career of Julia Pastrana, a Mexican singer, born almost totally covered with hair and with dog-like teeth and jowls".
Music and lyrics by Allan McFadden Book and Lyrics by Peter Northwood and Directed by Nancye Hayes.
A totally original music-theatre experience starring Valerie Bader as the deformed Mexican peasant who became a star of the 19th century European stage.
Description Source Brochure
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Musical
Musical Biography
Name Function Notes
Peter Northwood Book and Lyrics
Allan McFadden Composer
Allan McFadden Lyricist
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Staged in concert.
Data Source
Source Description
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record December 1988
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Brochure Sydney Opera House Diary Dec 1988
Event Identifier 1546