Event Dead Man Walking
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Venue Festival Theatre, Adelaide, SA
First Date 7 August 2003
Last Date 16 August 2003
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Story based on novel Dead Man Walking by Sister Helen Prejean. Sister Helen was the spiritual advisor to the convicted murderer of a teenage couple. Dead Man walking is a moving account of their moral and spiritual journey while preparing for his execution.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Test Opera
Subjects Humanity
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Jake Heggie Composer
Patrick Summers Conductor
Sam Fleming Costume Designer
Joe Mantello Director
Terrence McNally Librettist
Jennifer Tipton Lighting Designer
Michael Yeargan Set Designer
Stephen Bennett Singer
Andrew Brunsdon Singer
Elizabeth Campbell Singer
Robert England Singer
Brian Gilbertson Singer
Kirsti Harms Singer
David Hibbard Singer
Wendy Hopkins Singer
Rosalind Martin Singer
Douglas McNicol Singer
Merlyn Quaife Singer
Teddy Tahu Rhodes Singer
Roger Gans Sound Designer
Sister Helen Prejean Writer
Resources
Text Nationality United States of America
Production Nationality United States of America
Further Information Australian premiere.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme University of Adelaide BSL Special Collections, Theatre Collection
Event Identifier 16025