Event The Caucasian Chalk Circle
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Venue Drama Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
Umbrella Event World Play Season
First Date 4 July 1979
Last Date 4 August 1979
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description "Comedy, drama, music, poetry and dance - a great epic play."
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Drama
Subjects Political
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Contributors
Name Function Notes
James Belton Actor The Dispute Over the Valley - Musician / The Story of Azdak - Invalid
Steve Bisley Actor The Story of Grusha - Ironshirt / The Story of Azdak - Ironshirt / The Chalk Circle - Ironshirt
Maggie Blinco Actor The Dispute Over the Valley - The Expert / The Story of Grusha - Peasant Woman , Sister in Law / The Story of Azdak - Mother Grusinia / The Chalk Circle - Cook
Peter Browne Actor The Easter Revolution - Architect / The Story of Azdak - Farmer
Peter Carroll Actor The Dispute Over the Valley - Singer / The Easter Revolution - Singer / The Story of Grusha - Singer / The Story of Azdak - Singer / The Chalk Circle - Singer
Mervyn Drake Actor The Easter Revolution - Governor / The Story of Azdak - Shauva
Nicholas Eadie Actor The Easter Revolution - Architect / The Story of Grusha - Merchant / The Story of Azdak - Farmer
Brendan Ebejer Actor The Story of Grusha - Michael (or Mark Spain)
Jon Ewing Actor The Dispute Over the Valley - Rosa Luxmbourg Delegate / The Easter Revolution - Fat Prince / The Story of Grusha - Monk / The Story of Azdak - Fat Prince / The Chalk Circle - Lawyer
Colin Friels Actor The Easter Revolution - Simon Chachava / The Story of Grusha - Simon Chachava / The Chalk Circle - Simon Chachava
Kim Gyngell Actor The Story of Grusha - Ironshirt / The Story of Azdak - Ironshirt / The Chalk Circle - Ironshirt
Lynette Haddrick Actor The Story of Grusha - Merchant
Jennifer Hagan Actor The Easter Revolution - Natella Abashvili / The Story of Grusha - Mother in Law / The Story of Azdak - Natella Abashvili / The Chalk Circle - Natella Abashvili
Michael Harrs Actor The Dispute Over the Valley - Chorus / The Story of Grusha - Sosso
Peter Hernfield Actor The Story of Azdak - Farmer
Noel Hodda Actor The Easter Revolution - Nephew / The Story of Azdak - Nephew
Jim Holt Actor The Easter Revolution - Adjutant / The Story of Azdak - Adjutant
Elaine Hudson Actor The Dispute Over the Valley - Rosa Luxembourg Delegate / The Easter Revolution - Grusha / The Story of Grusha - Grusha / The Chalk Circle - Grusha
Christine Jeston Actor The Story of Grusha - Old Woman
Jim Kemp Actor The Easter Revolution - Architect / The Story of Azdak - Doctor
Mark Little Actor The Story of Azdak - Ironshirt / The Chalk Circle - Ironshirt
Andrew Martin Actor The Dispute Over the Valley - Musician / The Story of Azdak - Blackmailer
John McTernan Actor The Dispute Over the Valley - Galinski Delegate / The Easter Revolution - Doctor / The Story of Grusha - Old Man, Jussup / The Story of Azdak - Irakli the Bandit / The Chalk Circle - Old Man
Peter Merrill Actor The Story of Azdak - Stablehand
Heather Mitchell Actor The Story of Grusha - Merchant / The Chalk Circle - Old Woman
Christine O'Connor Actor The Dispute Over the Valley - Chorus / The Story of Azdak - Ludovica
Robert Philippe Actor The Story of Grusha - Merchant / The Story of Azdak - Innkeeper
David Robson Actor The Chalk Circle - Rider
Gary Samolin Actor The Dispute Over the Valley - Musician / The Story of Azdak - Limping Man
Garry Scale Actor The Story of Grusha - Peasant
Mark Spain Actor The Story of Grusha - Michael (or Brendan Ebejer)
Wendy Strehlow Actor The Dispute Over the Valley - Chorus
Alan Tobin Actor The Dispute Over the Valley - Galinski Delegate / The Easter Revolution - Doctor / The Story of Grusha Lavrenti / The Story of Azdak - Grand Duke / The Chalk Circle - Lawyer
Gary Stonehouse Assistant Director
Guillermo Keys-Arenas Choreographer
Mervyn Drake Composer
Kim Carpenter Costume Designer
John Clark Director
Mark Carpenter Lighting Designer
Nicholas Bavarelli Musician Piano Accordion
Bertolt Brecht Playwright
Allan Lees Set Designer
Roma Conway Singer
Maxine Le Guier Stage Manager
Julie Warn Stage Manager
Fiona Williams Stage Manager
Betty Williams Voice Coach
Works
Text Nationality Germany
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Dates sourced from programme for Q Theatre's 1979 production of The Devil's Disciple.
Data Source
Source Description
Book Performing Arts Year Book of Australia 1979
Programme Advertisement Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Event Identifier 21288