Event Cain's Hand
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Venue Nimrod Upstairs, Surry Hills, NSW
First Date 15 May 1981
Opening Date 15 May 1981
Last Date 7 June 1981
Dates Estimated No
Status Youth Theatre
World Premiere No
Description Cain's Hand is a memory of violence. The memory belongs to seven teenagers who recreated their experiences of an indolent and sinister Sunday afternoon in a bleak seaside suburb. Somehow the gap between their three dimensional lives and the world of television and movies becomes confused.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Test Youth Theatre
Subjects Australian National Identity
Name Function Notes
Lucinda Cowden Actor Ro
Kaarin Fairfax Actor Kathy
Dorian Lazar Actor Matty
Julien Lodge Actor Burkey
Jane Mendoza Actor Sue
Justin Napier Actor Bob
Keir Saltmarsh Actor Alec
Hugh Fraser Assistant Stage Manager
Anne Stewart Assistant Stage Manager
Robyn Sedgwick Choreographer
Jenny Bannister Costume Designer
Helmut Bakaitis Director
George Huxley Hair Stylist
David Murray Lighting Designer
Helmut Bakaitis Music and Lyrics
Geoffrey O'Connell Musical Director
Brian McMahon Musician
Geoffrey O'Connell Musician
Peter Oliphant Musician
Allan MacKay Playwright
Julanne Rosbrook Production Manager
Michael Pearce Set Designer
John Woodland Stage Manager
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Australian Drama Project (UQ) CAINSHAAM
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Book Performing Arts Year Book of Australia 1981
Event Identifier 25178