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Venue La Mama, Carlton, VIC
First Date 29 November 1989
Last Date 17 December 1989
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional cooperative
World Premiere Yes
Description Set in a pub "where male relics slowly drink themselves to death in the cause of mateship"; the very kind of bar in which they're drinking - with its sporting and social memorabilia on the walls - is fast disappearing. A humorous look at a piece of Australia's social heritage.
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Comedy
Drama
Subjects Alcoholism
Community
Social Issues
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Humphrey Bower Actor
Polly Croke Actor
Jacqui Kennedy Actor
Paul McCarthy Actor
Margaret Mills Actor
Scott Taylor Actor
Susan Turner Actor
Wendy Black Designer
Ian Scott Director
Jo Irving-Spray Lighting Designer
Scott Taylor Playwright
Owen Smith Set Designer
Resources
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record November 1989
Programme La Mama season
Data Reviewed By Geoffrey Milne (GeoffreyMilne) on 3 December 2011
Event Identifier 2037