Event Knuckledusters - The Jewels of Edith Sitwell
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Venue Russell Street Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
First Date 22 March 1989
Opening Date 25 March 1989
Last Date 22 April 1989
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description A theatrical adaptation based on the writings of eccentric English poet Edith Sitwell, with music by friends and associates of the Sitwells, such as William Walton, Francis Poulenc et al. Also accompanied by 'mockumentary film' sequences.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Adaptation
Subjects Biography
Name Function Notes
Stuart Halcroft Actor film only
Nicholas Opolski Actor
Keith Robinson Actor film only
Peter Rowley Actor film only
Dinah Shearing Actor film only
Kerry Walker Actor
Nigel Butterley Composer
Tess Schofield Costume Designer
Di Drew Director
Ron Blair Dramaturg
Elizabeth Allen Lighting Designer
Mark Howett Lighting Designer Transfer
Colin Alexander Lighting Operator
Boris Conley Musician
Kerry Walker Playwright
Rona Wallace Production Manager
Lisa Meagher Set Designer
Kerry Saxby Sound Designer
Rona Wallace Stage Manager
Carol Adams Voice Over Artist
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Cast List MTC Records
Programme Russell St season
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record March 1989
Data Reviewed By Jenny Fewster (JennyFewster) on 20 February 2014
Event Identifier 1710