Event Once a Catholic
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Venue Russell Street Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
First Date 14 November 1978
Last Date 20 January 1979
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description "The confusions and contradictions and general awfulness of being a Catholic schoolgirl. Bombarded by saints, sin and suffering, three fifth form girls in a London convent school battle their way through adolescence with a stubborn resolve not to give in."
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Comedy
Subjects Catholicism
Youth Issues
Name Function Notes
Christine Amor Actor Mary McGinty
Vivien Davies Actor Mary Mooney
Kim Deacon Actor Mary Flanagan
Mercia Deane-Johns Actor Mary Murphy
Marion Edward Actor Mother Basil
Robert Essex Actor Father Mullarkey
Bruce Kerr Actor Mr Emanuelli
Matthew King Actor Derek
David Letch Actor Cuthbert
Elaine Mangan Actor Mary O'Grady
Judith McGrath Actor Mother Thomas Aquinas
Nano Nagle Actor Mary Hennessy
Kate Turner Actor
Jennifer West Actor Mother Peter
Katy Wild Actor Mary Gallagher
Keith Foote Assistant Stage Manager
Wilton Morley Assistant to the Director
Tony Tripp Designer
Ray Lawler Director
Jamieson Lewis Lighting Designer
Philip Wadds Lighting Operator
Bill Murdoch Musical Director Plain Chant Director
Mary O'Malley Playwright
Peter Roehlen Production Manager
Simon Dickeson Stage Manager
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Cast List MTC Records
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Event Identifier 29142