Event The Hired Man
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Venue New Theatre, Sydney (1973-), Newtown, NSW
Umbrella Event A New Theatre 60th Anniversary Production
First Date 28 September 1991
Opening Date 28 September 1991
Dates Estimated No
Status Pro-Am
World Premiere No
Description Melvyn Bragg's chorale tribute to his paternal grandfather. Set in England between 1890 and 1920.
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Historical
Musical
Subjects Class Issues
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Ron Brewster Actor
Felicity Carter Actor
Steven Dawson Actor
Jose Element Actor
Peter Farmer Actor
Christine Jeffery Actor
Patricia Jones Actor
Narida Mather Actor
Cedric McLaughlin Actor
Kim Mordaunt Actor
Leigh Rowney Actor
Bruce Russell Actor
David Sollis Actor
Eleanor Stahl Actor
Neville Standen Actor
Rune Woodman Actor
Howard Goodall Book and Lyrics
Miles Modder Costume Designer
Marie Armstrong Director
Gill Falson Director
Martin Kinnane Lighting Designer
Betty Leone Musical Director
John Short Musical Director
John Foster Set Designer
Bryce Kershaw Set Designer
Melvyn Bragg Writer
Resources
Further Information National Library also holds a poster for this production. The Wolanski Collection University of New South Wales holds another programme. Musicians not indexed.
Data Source
Source Description
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record September 1991
Programme PROMPT Collection, National Library of Australia
Flyer PROMPT Collection, National Library of Australia
Event Identifier 15462