Event Playland
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Venue Fairfax Studio, Melbourne, VIC
First Date 8 February 1994
Opening Date 8 February 1994
Last Date 19 February 1994
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description The original South African production of Playland on tour ... set at an amusement park on New Year's Eve 1989. A white ex-soldier has got himself out of the house and is intent on having a good time talking to the black night-watchman.
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Drama
Subjects Multicultural
Race relations
South Africans
Name Function Notes
John Kani Actor
Sean Taylor Actor
Susan Hilferty Designer
Athol Fugard Director
Mannie Manim Lighting Designer
Athol Fugard Playwright
Mark Malherbe Sound Designer
Text Nationality South Africa
Production Nationality South Africa
Further Information This production also played Warrnambool Performing Arts Centre (15 Mar) and Geelong Performing Arts Centre (17-19 March), having begun its tour in Sydney for the Sydney Festival & Carnivale.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Fairfax Studio season
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record February 1994
Data Reviewed By Sean Weatherly (SeanWeatherly) on 23 November 2015
Event Identifier 23491