Event Knuckledusters: The Jewels of Edith Sitwell
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Venue Belvoir Street Theatre, Surry Hills, NSW
Umbrella Event Festival of Sydney 1989
First Date 2 January 1989
Last Date 26 January 1989
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Description Kerry Walker gives a dramatised portrait of Edith Sitwell. The piece also included music by friends and contemporaries of the Sitwells, including William Walton and Francis Poulenc as well as 'mockumentary film' footage of the Sitwells' lives.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Adaptation
Subjects Artists
Name Function Notes
Nicholas Opolski Actor
Nigel Butterley Composer
Tess Schofield Costume Designer
Kerry Walker Devisor
Di Drew Director
Ron Blair Dramaturg
Elizabeth Allen Lighting Designer
Boris Conley Musician
Kerry Walker Performer
Lisa Meagher Set Designer
Edith Sitwell Writer
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Magazine New Theatre: Australia No. 9 March - April 1989
Programme Sydney Festival
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record January 1989
Event Identifier 1608