Event Harold in Italy
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Venue Drama Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
First Date 17 July 1989
Opening Date 22 July 1989
Last Date 19 August 1989
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Description Its theme is beauty and life. It's about man the animal and man the artist, man who loves and man who destroys. It is a multi-medium fable ... attempting to capture four art forms - drama, dance, song and classical music.
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Dance
Name Function Notes
Isabelle Anderson Actor Susanna / Guide
Stuart Bennett Actor Paris
Peter Carroll Actor Marius
Romano Crivici Actor Man 3 / Artis t/ Violinist
Garry Lester Actor Man 1 / Obstetrician / Doctor of Science
John O'May Actor Harold
Miki Oikawa Actor Shequa
John Sinatore Actor Man 2 /Veterinarian / Museum Curator
Garry Stewart Actor Luke
Sonia Todd Actor Julia
Kai Tai Chan Choreographer
Hector Berlioz Composer
Terry Ryan Costume Designer
Richard Wherrett Director
Wayne Harrison Dramaturg
John Rayment Lighting Designer
Justin Fleming Playwright
Brian Thomson Set Designer
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Brochure Sydney Opera House Diary Jun/Jul 1989
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record July 1989
Book John McCallum, Belonging: Australian Playwriting in the 20th Century, Currency Press, Strawberry Hills, NSW, 2009
Event Identifier 1874