Event Collits' Inn
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Venue The Savoy Theatre, Sydney, NSW
First Date 5 December 1932
Opening Date 5 December 1932
Last Date 9 December 1932
Dates Estimated No
Status Amateur
World Premiere Yes
Description "The first Australian historical musical play"
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Musical
Subjects Bushrangers
Colonial Issues
Indigenous Australian
Name Function Notes
Philippa Alston Actor
Charles Anscombe Actor
Ambrose Bourke Actor
Geoffrey Bowyer Actor
Colin Friend Actor
Robert Gemmell Actor
Richard J Hickson Actor
Eileen Johnston Actor
Heather Kinnaird Actor
Jack Kinson Actor
Zerlina Levy Actor
Rene Maxwell Actor
Robert Maynard Actor
Andrew McGhie Actor
Donald McNiven Actor
Ann Stuart Gurr Actor
Robert Turner Actor
Jack Win Actor
Wendy Woolfrey Actor
Evelyn Parratt Ballet Master/Mistress
Nathalie Rosenwax Chorus Master/Mistress
Varney Monk Composer
Howard Carr Conductor
Nathalie Rosenwax Entrepreneur
Thomas Stuart Gurr Librettist
Varney Monk Lyricist
Howard Carr Orchestrator
E. Elliott Lloyd Producer
Andrew McGhie Stage Manager
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information This run preceeded the professional Melbourne premiere on 23 December 1933
Data Source
Source Description
Programme PROMPT Collection. National L:ibrary of Australia
Book John McCallum, Belonging: Australian Playwriting in the 20th Century, Currency Press, Strawberry Hills, NSW, 2009
Australian Drama Project (UQ) COLLITSTG
Event Identifier 25526