Event A White Sports Coat
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Venue Belvoir Street Downstairs Theatre, Surry Hills, NSW
First Date 5 December 1989
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description "A White Sports Coat is a largely autobiographical piece written by Tess Lyssiotis about growing up, a child of immigrants, in the Wimmera district. The action of the play takes place as the protagonist is desperately trying to finish writing a play before rushing to hospital to have a baby".
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Monodrama
Subjects Biography
Greeks
Multicultural
Writing
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Mary Sitarenos Actor
Simon Barley Designer
Robert Draffin Director
Liz Pain Lighting Designer
Tes Lyssiotis Playwright
Resources
Works
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Sydney transfer of play which enjoyed considerable success at La Mama in 1988 and at TheatreWorks in 1989.
Data Source
Source Description
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record December 1989
Correspondence with Paul Davies
Data Reviewed By Geoffrey Milne (GeoffreyMilne) on 19 March 2012
Event Identifier 2065