Event The Popular Mechanicals
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Venue Belvoir Street Theatre, Surry Hills, NSW
First Date 19 November 1987
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Description "Drawing inspiration from the rustic tradesmen of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, Mechanicals follows the adventures of Peter Quince, Nick Bottom, Robin Starveling and the rest".
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Name Function Notes
Paul Blackwell Actor
Gillian Hyde Actor
Keith Robinson Actor
Peter Rowley Actor
Tony Taylor Actor
Kerry Walker Actor
Stephen Curtis Designer
Geoffrey Rush Director
Elizabeth Allen Lighting Designer
Keith Robinson Playwright
William Shakespeare Playwright
Tony Taylor Playwright
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Magazine New Theatre: Australia No. 3 February 1988
Book John McCallum, Belonging: Australian Playwriting in the 20th Century, Currency Press, Strawberry Hills, NSW, 2009
Australian Theatre Record November 1987
Event Identifier 371