Event Heart for the Future
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Venue Playhouse, Melbourne, VIC
First Date 17 October 1989
Last Date 4 November 1989
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Description Heart for the Future deals, quintessentially, with the perverse capacity of images to become more real than their referents - the people, objects or concepts they represent. The main focus is an ultra-marathon race in outback Australia - mediated by the media covering the event. Wildly impressionistic set of outback territory which sat uneasily with the interior scenes ...
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Drama
Subjects Australian National Identity
Name Function Notes
Brandon Burke Actor
Dennis Coard Actor
Victoria Eagger Actor
Alan Fletcher Actor
Jan Friedl Actor
Andrea Swifte Actor
Helen Tripp Actor
Nicki Wendt Actor
David Ridgway Assistant Stage Manager
Frank Millward Composer
Tony Tripp Designer
Roger Hodgman Director
Jamieson Lewis Lighting Designer
Janis Balodis Playwright
Ian Cookesley Production Manager
Kerry Saxby Sound Designer
Garth Browne Stage Manager
Alex Bialocki Video Director
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Melbourne Theatre Company's 500th production.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme VAC Playhouse season
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record October 1989
Cast List MTC Records
Data Reviewed By Jonathan Bollen (JonathanBollen) on 13 October 2013
Event Identifier 1989