Event Aftershocks
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Venue Playhouse, Newcastle, NSW
First Date 12 November 1991
Opening Date 12 November 1991
Last Date 30 November 1991
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Description A verbatim theatre piece based on interviews with staff and members of the Newcastle Workers Club about the 1989 earthquake.
Description Source Personal Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Documentary Drama
Verbatim Theatre
Subjects Community
Human Suffering
Name Function Notes
Rebecca Brandon Actor
David Cameron Actor
Kath Leahy Actor
Paul Makeham Actor
Susie Porter Actor
David Yarrow Actor
Brent McGregor Director
David Watt Director
Paul Brown Playwright
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Book Our Australian Theatre in the 1990s, edited by Veronica Kelly, contains a chapter by Paul Makeham about the production of Aftershocks.
Programme Records held by the Workers Cultural Action Committee
Book John McCallum, Belonging, Currency Press, Sydney, 2009
Event Identifier 61052