Event The Underpants
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Venue Riverside Theatres, Parramatta, NSW
First Date 4 August 2004
Opening Date 4 August 2004
Last Date 7 August 2004
Dates Estimated Yes
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 Farce
Name Function Notes
Marta Dusseldorp Actor
Eliza Logan Actor
Arky Michael Actor
Keith Robinson Actor
Richard Sydenham 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 United States of America
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Brochure PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Event Identifier 63327