Event Elizabeth I
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Venue New Theatre, Sydney (1973-), Newtown, NSW
First Date 10 January 1976
Opening Date 10 January 1976
Dates Estimated No
Status Pro-Am
World Premiere No
Description By Paul Foster.
"Using the device of a scrubby troupe of players touring and performing their version of the life of Elizabeth, Foster presents an inspired play-within-a-play experience which hits the high spots of Elizabeth's rein, while creating a feeling for what it was like for both royalty and ruffians in Elizabeth's turbulent times". "An outrageous and hilarious free-wheeling knock-about".
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Comedy
Name Function Notes
Antoinette Blaxland Actor
Lorrie Cruickshank Actor
Lynella Fletcher Actor
Aloma Gardiner Actor
Robert McDonough Actor
David Melov Actor
Marty O'Neill Actor
Mark Onslow Actor
Norman Phillips Actor
Graeme Ratcliffe Actor
Kevin Williams Actor
Marie Armstrong Choreographer
Robert McDonough Composer
Paris Portingale Composer
Andrew Blaxland Designer
Paul Quinn Director
Laurie McDonald Lighting Designer
Robert McDonough Musical Director
Phil Abbey Musician
Chris Hood Musician
Katie Hood Musician
Arthur Tsihlakis Musician
Paul Foster Playwright
Monte Edwards Stage Manager
Data Source
Source Description
Programme PROMPT Collection, National Library of Australia
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Event Identifier 20611