Event Mavis Goes to Timor
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Venue Playhouse Theatre, Perth, WA
First Date 22 August 2003
Opening Date 22 August 2003
Last Date 23 August 2003
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description In 1999 as we watched the images of devastation in East Timor, an 86 year old haberdasher from Yarrawonga remembered the debt Australia owed to Timor from World War II, the outrage of the 1975 invasion, the murder of the "Balibo 5" and the injustices that have been perpetuated against the Balinese for decades. Determined to give something back, she surprises family and friends by leaving Australia for the first time to set up a woman's sewing co-operative in East Timor.
Description Source Flyer/Poster
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Drama
Subjects Humanity
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Anito Matos Actor
Kavisha Mazzella Actor
Kerry-Ella McAullay Actor
Anne Phelan Actor
Cidalia Pires Actor
Marco Quiroz Actor
Kavisha Mazzella Composer
Mand Markey Costume Designer
Angela Chaplin Director
Mark Howett Lighting Designer
Kavisha Mazzella Musical Director
Angela Chaplin Playwright
Kavisha Mazzella Playwright
Katherine Thomson Playwright
Michael Betts Set Designer
Works
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Flyer PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Event Identifier 63892