Event Rough Crossing
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Venue The Playhouse, Adelaide, SA
First Date 28 May 1988
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description An entertaining comedy, loosely based on Ferenc Molnar's The Play at the Castle.
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Name Function Notes
Tina Bursill Actor Natasha Navratilova
Ronald Falk Actor Dvornichek
Paul Goddard Actor Adam Adam
Donald MacDonald Actor Ivor Fish
Dennis Olsen Actor Sandor Turai
Henri Szeps Actor Alex Gal
Tom Stoppard Adaptor
Sue Lewis Assistant Stage Manager
Andre Previn Composer
Eamon D'Arcy Designer
John Gaden Director
Denis Harford Hair Stylist
Kym Johnson Head Electrician
Malcolm Lamb Head Mechanist
John Comeadow Lighting Designer
Susan Grey-Gardner Lighting Operator
Oleh Kurpita Mechanist
David McLean Mechanist
Brian Shepherd Mechanist
David Wilson Photographer
Ferenc Molnar Playwright
Tom Cowcill Sound Operator/Engineer
Steven Ford Stage Manager
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information In 1984 Stoppard translated Molnar's 'The Play at the Castle' (1924). It was also adapted in 1926 for American audiences as 'The Play's The Thing' by P.G. Wodehouse.
Data Source
Source Description
Magazine New Theatre: Australia No. 6 July - August 1988
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record May 1988
Event Identifier 594