Event Niugini! Four Plays from Papua New Guinea
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Venue New Theatre, Darlinghurst, NSW
First Date 11 September 1971
Opening Date 11 September 1971
Dates Estimated No
Status Pro-Am
World Premiere No
Description This production consists of four short plays by Papua New Guinean playwrights. These are: Alive, by M. Lovori, The Old Man's Reward, by Arthur Jawodimbari, The Unexpected Hawk, by John Waiko and The Ungrateful Daughter, by Leo Hannet. The Old Man's Reward is based on Ferdinand Oyono's novel The Old Man and The Medal, a true story.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Drama
Biographical
Short Play
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Leigh Antill Actor
Nancy Black Actor
Joy Browne Actor
John Buddle Actor
Simon Burke Actor
Frank Busby Actor
Helen Cox Actor
John Currey Actor
Frank Curtain Actor
Wendy Damien Actor
Philip De Carle Actor
Tarquin de la Force Actor
Roy Dias Actor
John Hall Actor
Ray Irons Actor
Joan Janson Actor
Deborah Kennedy Actor
Lindsay Norris Actor
Paul Quinn Actor
Graham Richards Actor
Zigurds Richters Actor
Ian Shannon Actor
Chris Wickens Actor
David Fitchew Costume Designer
Algis Butavicius Director
Trevor Finch Lighting Designer
Bob Sawkins Lighting Designer
Leo Hannet Playwright
Arthur Jawodimbari Playwright
M Lovori Playwright
John Waiko Playwright
Jamie Stevens Stage Manager
Text Nationality Papua New Guinea
Further Information These four short plays have been indexed under one entry as the same cast and production crew are used for each play.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme PROMPT Collection, National Library of Australia
Event Identifier 20893