Event The Serpent
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Venue New Theatre, Darlinghurst, NSW
First Date 5 July 1969
Opening Date 5 July 1969
Dates Estimated No
Status Pro-Am
World Premiere No
Description By Jean-Claude Van Itallie and the Open Theatre. "How can I live at all, knowing I am going to die? How can I attach myself to anything precious if I know it's going to perish? Yet 'The Serpent' is the celebration of man's mortality and his potential to live his life. 'Shall' I risk losing all these?"
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Drama
Subjects Humanity
Name Function Notes
Edda Boyd Actor
Maree D'Arcy Actor
Rob Dallas Actor
Susan Day Actor
Judy Finlason Actor
Wilfred Fulton Actor
Sandi Greentree Actor
James Kemp Actor
Lex Marinos Actor
Golda Meehan Actor
Ronald Moss Actor
Hilary Oliver Actor
Maya Potter Actor
Maya Punak Actor
Marilyn Ramage Actor
Michael Rolfe Actor
Carole Skinner Actor
Barbara St. Clair Actor
Anne Tait Actor
Robyn Hughes Costume Designer
Trina Parker Designer
Aarne Neeme Director
Ellis D Fogg Lighting Designer
Jean-Claude van Itallie Playwright
Ann Tobin Stage Manager
Data Source
Source Description
Programme PROMPT Collection, National Library of Australia
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Event Identifier 21310