Event Amy's View
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Venue Suncorp Theatre, Brisbane, QLD
First Date March 1998
Opening Date March 1998
Last Date March 1998
Dates Estimated Yes
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description A political play, a social comedy, a modern tragedy, a study of the changing problems of women in society, a saga of twenty years of one family's trials and tribulations. The play revolves around the dynamic between Amy and her widowed mother Esme, its four acts tracking the family from 1979 to 1997, with stops in 1984 and 1993. The plot is driven by the ups and downs both of Amy's relationship with cynical media-man Dominic and of Esme's career as an actress. Dominic's and Esme debate the value of theatre as opposed to television and film, of high and low art, of art and art-criticism.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Robyn Nevin Actor
Vivienne Walshe Actor
Dale Ferguson Designer
Simon Phillips Director
David Walters Lighting Designer
David Hare Playwright
Resources
Works
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Australia
Event Identifier 32540