Event The Popular Mechanicals
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Venue Russell Street Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
First Date 18 May 1988
Opening Date 21 May 1988
Last Date 18 June 1988
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
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."
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Comedy
Name Function Notes
Paul Blackwell Actor
Gillian Hyde Actor
Monica Maughan Actor
Keith Robinson Actor
Peter Rowley Actor
Tony Taylor Actor
Jackie Nieuwenhuizen Assistant Stage Manager
Stephen Curtis Designer
Geoffrey Rush Director
Elizabeth Allen Lighting Designer
Colin Alexander Lighting Operator
Keith Robinson Playwright
William Shakespeare Playwright
Tony Taylor Playwright
Ian Cookesley Production Manager
Elizabeth Allen Stage Manager
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Cast List MTC Records
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record May 1988
Data Reviewed By Jenny Fewster (JennyFewster) on 29 May 2015
Event Identifier 573