Event The Man Who Came to Dinner
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Venue Russell Street Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
First Date 6 March 1963
Opening Date 6 March 1963
Last Date 8 June 1963
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Tells the story of critic and socialite Sheridan Whiteside, who while dining at the home of a wealthy Ohio family, The Stanleys, slips on their doorstep and winds up unable to travel for six weeks. He immediately takes over their house and orders them to keep out of his way. The house is soon swarming with his friends.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Comedy
Name Function Notes
Elspeth Ballantyne Actor
Laurence Beck Actor
Jane Bertelson Actor
Simon Chilvers Actor
Michael Duffield Actor
Carmel Dunn Actor
Paul Eddey Actor
Marion Edward Actor
Jon Finlayson Actor
Lynne Flanagan Actor
Penny Hall Actor
Brian Harold Actor
Eric Hoek Actor
Alan Hopgood Actor
Madeleine Howell Actor
Paul Karo Actor
Penelope Shelton Actor
Robert Stirling Actor
Frank Thring Actor
Myrtle Woods Actor
Jane Bertelson Assistant Stage Manager
Brian Harold Assistant Stage Manager
John Sumner Director
Len Fisher Electrician
Anne Fraser Set Designer
Eric Hoek Stage Manager
Moss Hart Writer
George Kaufman Writer
Text Nationality United States of America
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Advertisement Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Cast List MTC records
Event Identifier 25023