Event Manning Clark's History of Australia: The Musical
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Venue Princess Theatre (1886- ), Melbourne, VIC
First Date 16 January 1988
Opening Date 10 January 1988
Last Date 5 March 1988
Dates Estimated Yes
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Description "This extraordinary show represents something uniquely Australian, not just in its subject matter, but in its combination of a massive intellectual project with popular modes of entertainment to create something which is both unpretentious and extremely ambitious, raising serious issues and raising a lot of laughs, too".
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Test Comedy
Historical
Subjects Australian National Identity
Colonial Issues
Convicts
Federation
History
World War 1
World War 2
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Terry Bader Actor
Jonathan Biggins Actor
Terry Brady Actor
Tina Bursill Actor
Darryl Emmerson Actor
Michele Fawdon Actor
Bob Hornery Actor
Geoffrey Jenkins Actor
Ivar Kants Actor
John McTernan Actor
Linda Nagle Actor
Helen Noonan Actor
Ingrid Silveus Actor
Greg Stone Actor
Carmen Tanti Actor
Kate Turner Actor
Jenny Vuletic Actor
Ross Williams Actor
Dennis Watkins Assistant Director
Karen Norris Assistant Lighting Designer
Michael Tyack Assistant Musical Director
Hilary Bell Assistant Stage Manager
Mark Daly Choreographer
Martin Armiger Composer
George Dreyfus Composer
David King Composer
Annie Marshall Costume Designer
Elly Kamal Deputy Stage Manager
John Bell Director
Nigel Levings Lighting Designer
David King Musical Director
Mike Grabowski Musician
Phil Henderson Musician
Tyrone Landau Musician
Gary Norman Musician
Evan Pritchard Musician
Michael Tyack Musician
Tim Robertson Playwright
John Romeril Playwright
Don Watson Playwright
John Timlin Producer
Shaun Gurton Set Designer
John Scandrett Sound Designer
Malcolm Leech Stage Manager
Resources
Works
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Australian Theatre Record January 1988
Programme
Magazine New Theatre: Australia No. 4 March - April 1988
Event Identifier 417