Event The Legend of King O'Malley
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Venue La Boite Theatre (June 1972 - 2003), Milton, QLD
First Date 19 September 1980
Last Date 18 October 1980
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description The story of the Texan idealist who became a member of two Australian Parliaments and was defeated in 1917 for opposing conscription - this play made stage history when produced in 1970, drawing upon the vaudeville tradition and creating a new all-Australian larrikin form.
Description Source Article
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Musical
Musical Biography
Subjects Australian National Identity
Name Function Notes
Peter Darch Actor
Lil Kelman Actor
Kym Lynch Actor Billy Hughes
Sean Mee Actor Mr Angel
Anthony Phelan Actor King O'Malley
Lynne Samson Actor Rosy
Paul Sugars Actor
Delwyn Trigger Actor
Rosamund Vidgen Actor
Sue Anderson Assistant Stage Manager
Megan Henderson Choreographer
Malcolm Blaylock Director
Len Bauska Lighting Designer
Julian Foster Lighting Operator
Ben Stein Lighting Operator
Bob Ellis Lyricist
Lee Brown Pianist
Michael Boddy Playwright
Julian Foster Set and/or Property Maker
David Jessop Set and/or Property Maker
Linda Leman Set and/or Property Maker
David Moore Set and/or Property Maker
Bob Sorich Set and/or Property Maker
Shirley Springer Set and/or Property Maker
Ben Stein Set and/or Property Maker
Sandy Francis Stage Manager
Heather Goater Technician Crew
Julie Hughes Technician Crew
Karen Mansfield Technician Crew
Scott McBernie Technician Crew
Leslie Meredith Technician Crew
Bob Sorich Technician Crew
Jane Ware Technician Crew
Shedri Weston Visual Artist Special Graphics
Glenys Homan Wardrobe Master / Mistress Supervisor
Graeme Johnston Wardrobe Master / Mistress
Karen Mansfield Wardrobe Master / Mistress
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Book Performing Arts Year Book of Australia 1980
Australian Drama Project (UQ) LEGENDOMB
Event Identifier 28184