Event A Dream Play
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Venue The Playhouse, Adelaide, SA
First Date 25 November 1988
Opening Date 26 November 1988
Last Date 17 December 1988
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description Attempts "to imitate the inconsequent yet transparently logical shape of a dream...Time and place do not exist".
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Drama
Name Function Notes
Elsa Baldino Actor Child
Don Barker Actor Blind Man / Gent / Dean of Law
Kathryn Fleming Actor Dance / Alice / She
Benjamin Franklin Actor Father / Quarantine Master / Chancellor
Ben Gabriel Actor Bill Poster / Coal Carrier / Dean of Philosophy
John Gaden Actor Lawyer
Julie Godfrey Actor Lina / Edith / Chorister
Daphne Grey Actor Stagedoor Keeper / Edith's Mother
Ron Hackett Actor Policeman / Coal Carrier / Dean of Medicine / Don Juan
Derek Harrison Actor Child
Edwin Hodgeman Actor Glazier / Schoolteacher
Kristoffer Janko Actor Child
Dieter Linde Actor Child
Luciano Martucci Actor Poet
Emma McCartney Actor Child
Rhys McConnochie Actor Officer
Heather Mitchell Actor Agnes
Myra Noblett Actor Coquette / Singer
Antony Waddington Actor Prompter / Dean of Theology / Naval Officer / He
Barbara West Actor Mother / Kristin / Wife
Mark Thompson Assistant Designer
Ken Wilby Assistant Director
Arabella Powell Assistant Stage Manager
Carl Friederich Oberle Designer
Goran Jarvefelt Director
Sylvia Horsman Dresser
Jana de Biasi Hair Stylist
Greg Paul Head Electrician
Malcolm Lamb Head Mechanist
Nigel Levings Lighting Designer
Caroline Marquis Lighting Operator
Oleh Kurpita Mechanist
August Strindberg Playwright
Michael McCabe Sound Operator/Engineer
Jenny Ward Stage Manager
Elizabeth Sprigge Translator
Text Nationality Sweden
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Written in 1901. This is the first professional production done in Australia.
Data Source
Source Description
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record November 1988
Event Identifier 1578