Event Breaker Morant
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Venue Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
First Date 31 January 1978
Opening Date 22 February 1978
Last Date 11 March 1978
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Description "Don't make a mess of it". Of such stuff are legends built, heroes made, and plays written. Here Ross, in theatrical terms, has created the last days of 'Breaker' Morant based on what is known of the characters involved, the circumstances leading up to the arrests, and a number of events known to have occurred at the time.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Drama
Historical
Subjects Boer War
War
War crimes
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Roy Baldwin Actor
Detlef Bauer Actor
Simon Chilvers Actor
Gary Day Actor
Terence Donovan Actor
Gary Down Actor
Peter Dunn Actor
Michael Edgar Actor
Jonathan Hardy Actor
Robert Harrison Actor
Anthony Hawkins Actor
Edward Hepple Actor
Barry Hill Actor
Gerard Maguire Actor
Michael Morrell Actor
John Stanton Actor
Ian Suddards Actor
Michael Morrell Assistant Stage Manager
John Sumner Costume Designer
Dianne Lynn Deputy Stage Manager
John Sumner Director
Jamieson Lewis Lighting Designer
Philip Wadds Lighting Operator
Kenneth Ross Playwright
Peter Roehlen Production Manager
John Sumner Set Designer
Julanne Rosbrook Stage Manager
Resources
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information The programme contains photos taken during rehearsal.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Cast List MTC Records
Event Identifier 5970