Event Caroline
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Venue The Playhouse Theatre, Hobart, TAS
First Date 22 February 1983
Opening Date 22 February 1983
Dates Estimated No
Status Amateur
World Premiere No
Description Based on the life and times of Caroline Chisholm, the 19th century social reformer. It tells of her efforts to find homes, work and sanctuary for Sydney's single immigrant women, in the face of opposition from colonial authorities.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Musical
Musical Biography
Subjects Historical
Name Function Notes
Adrian Barber Actor Tom Shepherd
Fiona Barber Actor Flora
Reg Byers Actor
George Coleman Actor
Desmond Cooper Actor
Maurice Ducker Actor Governor Gipps
Xanthe Eickhoff Actor
Murray Hamilton Actor
Mark Heron Actor
David Hickey Actor
Terry Kelly Actor
Nigel Kidd Actor Captain Chisholm
Nick Lazaroff Actor
Peter Middleton Actor Earl Grey
Kate Paulovics Actor Ann Shepherd
Betty Picot Actor
Jean Pidd Actor Lady Gipps
Greg Pritchard Actor
John Ryan Actor
Michael Sampey Actor
Shirley Schlesinger Actor
Judith Shaw Actor Caroline Chisholm
Pat Tilley Actor Dr John Lang
Marianne Waldhoff Actor
Jenny Willing Actor
Sandra Zotch Actor
Peter Pinne Composer
Jean Adams Costume Co-ordinator
Lois Thornton Costume Co-ordinator
Sonia Johnson Director
Mappie Bootsman Lighting Operator
Paul Hudson Lighting Operator
Don Battye Lyricist
Peter Pinne Lyricist
Elizabeth Eden Musical Director
Vern McTye Set and/or Property Maker
Ruth Cooper Stage Manager
Don Battye Writer
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
The Noreen Le Mottee Collection Programme
Event Identifier 25638