Event Cross Section
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Venue Phillip Street Theatre (1954-1961), Sydney, NSW
First Date 12 September 1957
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Test Revue
Subjects Australian National Identity
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Peter Batey Actor
Noel Brophy Actor
Ruth Cracknell Actor
Rhonny Gabriel Actor
Reg Livermore Actor
John Meillon Actor
John Parker Actor
June Salter Actor
Dolore Whiteman Actor
Ronald Hay Choreographer
Ray Cook Composer
Dorothy Mendoza Composer
Lance Mulcahy Composer
Eric Rasdall Composer
Peter Sculthorpe Composer
Frank Mitchell Costume Designer
Antonio Rodrigues Dancer
Yolanda Rodrigues Dancer
Gerry Donovan Lyricist
Ronald Frazer Lyricist
Hermione Gingold Lyricist
Dudley Goldman Lyricist
John McKellar Lyricist
Eric Rasdall Lyricist
William Orr Producer
Joseph Shearer Set Designer
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information There are three programmes with minor cast differences (John Meillon joins company).The note from Director of Productions, William Orr, on p.3 of the programme annotated 'prog 1' states that 'Cross Section' was in its seventh month at the time of printing. The opening date is sourced from programme for 'The Willow Pattern Plate', Phillip Street Theatre, 1957.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme PROMPT Collection, National Library of Australia
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Event Identifier 26109