Event Top Silk
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Venue York Theatre, Chippendale, NSW
Umbrella Event Festival of Sydney 1989
First Date 11 January 1989
Last Date 1 April 1989
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Description Top Silk takes its audience deep into the power plays underlying modern Australian society. Trevor Fredericks, a leading Q.C. and his wife Jane, a legal aid lawyer, grapple with an unexpected series of personal and professional crises.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Comedy
Satire
Subjects Drugs
Family
Law
Legal profession
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Helmut Bakaitis Actor
Tina Bursill Actor
John Clayton Actor
John Howard Actor
Simon Kay Actor
Barbara Lowing Actor
Vince Martin Actor
Geoff Morrell Actor
Leo Wockner Actor
Jan Hurley Costume Designer
Shaun Gurton Designer
Rodney Fisher Director
Philip Parsons Dramaturg
John Rayment Lighting Designer
David Williamson Playwright
Resources
Works
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Sydney Festival
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record January 1989
Book John McCallum, Belonging: Australian Playwriting in the 20th Century, Currency Press, Strawberry Hills, NSW, 2009
Data Reviewed By Sean Weatherly (SeanWeatherly) on 12 November 2015
Event Identifier 1606