Event Bacchae - Burning by Water
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Venue IRAA Theatre, Alphington, VIC
First Date 15 February 1994
Opening Date 15 February 1994
Last Date 12 March 1994
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description The final offering in what has been a five-part project of representation of the Greek classics ... The Bacchae, above all, dramatises the archetypal struggle between the rational, orderly Pentheus and the liberatory, anarchic dangerous Dionysius.
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Tragedy
Subjects Social Issues
  • IRAA, Presenting Company
  • IRAA, Production Company
Name Function Notes
Nadja Kostich Actor
Robert Meldrum Actor
Catherine Simmonds Actor
Tony Yap Actor
Renato Cuocolo Designer
Renato Cuocolo Devisor
Nadja Kostich Devisor
Robert Meldrum Devisor
Catherine Simmonds Devisor
Tony Yap Devisor
Renato Cuocolo Director
Greg Dyson Lighting Designer
Greg Dyson Sound Designer
Text Nationality Greece
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information As usual, Cuocolo claims authorship, but credits Euripides, J Joyce, B M Koltes, T Mann and A Robbe-Grillet as the sources of the 'texts'.
Data Source
Source Description
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record February 1994
Programme Melbourne season
Data Reviewed By Geoffrey Milne (GeoffreyMilne) on 12 April 2012
Event Identifier 23476