Event The Imaginary Invalid
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Venue Sydney Town Hall, Sydney, NSW
First Date 20 September 1948
Opening Date 20 September 1948
Last Date 22 September 1948
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Comedy.
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Comedy
Drama
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Allan Ashbolt Actor
John Brunskill Actor
Elsie Dayne Actor
John Faassen Actor
Peter Finch Actor
Frants Folmer Actor
Patricia Harrison Actor
Arthur Husband Actor
Tom Lake Actor
Al Thomas Actor
June Wimble Actor
Creswick Jenkinson Adaptor
Sydney John Kay Composer
Weaver Hawkins Costume Designer
Jean-Baptiste Moliere Playwright
Sydney John Kay Producer
Works
Further Information These performances were attended by Laurence Olivier and Vivian Leigh while touring with the Old Vic 1948. They were very impressed by actor Peter Finch, and encouraged him to move to England to pursue his career, which he did.
Data Source
Source Description
Brochure PROMPT Collection, National Library of Australia
Event Identifier 20174