Event The Idiot
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Venue Theatreworks, St Kilda, VIC
First Date 11 July 1992
Opening Date 11 July 1992
Last Date 9 August 1992
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Description Prince Myshkin, the titular idiot, is like Dostoyevski, an epileptic. The social isolation caused by his illness has left him Christ-like: naive, unworldly, innocent and disarmigly honest.
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Adaptation
Name Function Notes
Kerry Armstrong Actor
Humphrey Bower Actor
Polly Croke Actor
Ernie Gray Actor
Melita Jurisic Actor
David Pledger Actor
Ian Scott Actor
Mary Sitarenos Actor
Humphrey Bower Adaptor
Robert Draffin Adaptor
Fiona Bennett Assistant Stage Manager
Eleanor McDonald Costume Co-ordinator
Lloyd James Costume Designer
Lloyd James Designer
Tomek Koman Designer
Robert Draffin Director
Robert Taylor Lighting Designer
Jennifer Pryce Production Manager
Jo Irving-Spray Stage Manager
Fyodor Dostoyevsky Writer
Text Nationality Russia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record July, 1992
Data Reviewed By Geoffrey Milne (GeoffreyMilne) on 11 February 2012
Event Identifier 16662