Event Ron Raygun in the Antipodes (The Oscar-Missing President)
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Venue New Theatre, Sydney (1973-), Newtown, NSW
First Date 22 January 1983
Opening Date 22 January 1983
Last Date 26 March 1983
Dates Estimated No
Status Pro-Am
World Premiere Yes
Description "A political musical in two acts based on the Reagan presidency. A satire of American and Australian politics."
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Musical
Black Comedy
Subjects Political
Name Function Notes
Michael Adam-Smith Actor
Julie Bailue Actor
Jon Concannon Actor
Jenifa Dwyer Actor
Elwyn Edwards Actor
Colin France Actor
Kim Knuckey Actor
Andrew Lucre Actor
Terry Meller Actor
Paul Meverley Actor
Susheela Millburn Actor
Jan Oxenbould Actor
Susan Rigg Actor
Les Ross Actor
Carmen Russo Actor
Peter Talmacs Actor
Tom Bridges Book and Lyrics
Stafford Sanders Book and Lyrics
Patrick Cook Cartoonist
Jenny Coopes Cartoonist
Tom Bannerman Designer
Fay Mokotow Director
John Van Loendersloot Lighting Designer
Tony Preece Musical Advisor
Tom Bridges Musical Director
Michael Schell Sound Designer
Kim Valentine Stage Manager
Peter Kemp Writer
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Musicians have not been indexed. Programme is not dated. Information given is from The New Years, 1932 - The Plays, People and Events of Six Decades of Sydney's Radical New Theatre, New Theatre, 1992.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme PROMPT Collection, National Library of Australia
Flyer PROMPT Collection, National Library of Australia
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Event Identifier 21190