Event The Life of Galileo
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Venue Nimrod Upstairs, Surry Hills, NSW
First Date 27 June 1979
Opening Date 27 June 1979
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Drama
Subjects Censorship
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Les Amussen Actor Venetian Senator / Lord Chamberlain / Fat Prelate / Mr Vanni / Papal Monk
Alan Becher Actor Mathematician / Cardinal Inquisitor
Stuart Campbell Actor Sagredo / Astronomer / Clerk / Shady Individual
Arthur Dignam Actor Cardinal Barberini
Sean Fonti Actor Andrea Sarti, as a boy / Boy Soprano / Boy 2 (or Nicholas Raschke)
Drew Forsythe Actor Doge of Venice / Thin Monk / Andrea Sarti
John Frawley Actor Cardinal Bellarmine / Mr Gaffone
John Gaden Actor Galileo Galilei
Julie Hamilton Actor Mrs Sarti / Ballad Singer's Wife
Gillian Jones Actor Virginia
Chris Orchard Actor Ludovico Marsili / Christopher Clavius / Ballad Singer
Nicholas Raschke Actor Andrea Sarti, as a boy / Bot Soprano / Boy 2 (or Sean Fronti)
John Stone Actor Little Monk
Ian Suddards Actor Mr Priuli / Philosopher / Border Guard / Florentine Official
Martin Vaughan Actor Federzoni / Old Cardinal / Musician
Paul Wentford Actor Venetian Senator / Cosmo de Medici / Monk / Secretary / Peasant / Boy 1
Sharon Raschke Composer
Melody Cooper Costume Designer
John Gaden Director
Kenneth Horler Director
Nigel Levings Lighting Designer
Sharon Raschke Musical Director
Bertolt Brecht Playwright
Fran Stanton Production Coordinator
Kim Carpenter Set Designer
Michael Manuell Stage Manager
Ralph Manheim Translator
Wolfgang Sauerlander Translator
Works
Text Nationality Germany
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Book Performing Arts Year Book of Australia 1979
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Event Identifier 6158