Event The Underpants
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Venue Glen Street Theatre, Frenchs Forest, NSW
First Date 2 March 2004
Opening Date 2 March 2004
Last Date 13 March 2004
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description Louise is at a street parade for the Kaiser when her underpants fall off. She is pretty sure no-one noticed but within hours the rumours are all over Dusseldorf. Meanwhile her bullet-headed husband fears for his precious nine to five position as a tiny cog in the loud clanky machine of pre-war German bureaucracy. Forced to sub-divide his modest flat he is pleasantly surprised by the number of keen, male, would-be boarders lining up to apply. The cruelly neglected Louise is suddenly a star. Her buried desires are awakened. And then things rapidly start to get out of control.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Comedy
Name Function Notes
John Batchelor Actor
Rebecca Massey Actor
Keith Robinson Actor
Richard Sydenham Actor
Lucy Taylor Actor
Matthew Whittet Actor
Steve Martin Adaptor
Julian Louis Assistant Director
Alan John Composer
Stephen Curtis Designer
Neil Armfield Director
Damien Cooper Lighting Designer
Carl Sternheim Playwright
Paul Charlier Sound Designer
Text Nationality Germany
United States of America
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Flyer PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Event Identifier 61539