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Venue Alexander Theatre, Clayton, VIC
First Date 16 March 1994
Opening Date 17 March 1994
Last Date 19 March 1994
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description A sample late-70s family: father, mother and young son. Marvin, the father, moves out to take up with his homosexual lover. The wife moves in with her Jewish psychiatrist. Jason the son, is the one sane member of the cast.
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Test Musical
Subjects Family
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Valerie Bader Actor
Simon Burke Actor
Beth Daly Actor
Michael Hamilton Actor
Sharon Millerchip Actor
John O'May Actor
Kerry-Andre Palavicino Actor
Gina Riley Actor
Michael Smith Actor
Brett Stiller Actor
Nancye Hayes Choreographer
Kym Barrett Costume Designer
Wayne Harrison Director
Rory Dempster Lighting Designer
William Finn Music and Lyrics
Michael Tyack Musical Director
Brian Thomson Set Designer
James Lapine Writer
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Text Nationality United States of America
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Originally conceived as two separate one-act musicals which had their premiere off-Broadway. Later Lapine and Finn cannibalised the pair for Broadway.
Data Source
Source Description
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record March 1994
Data Reviewed By Jenny Fewster (JennyFewster) on 16 May 2017
Event Identifier 23686