Event Mano Nera
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Venue Bille Brown Studio, Brisbane, QLD
Umbrella Event Queensland Theatre Company 2005 Season
First Date 6 June 2005
Opening Date 9 June 2005
Last Date 9 July 2005
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Description "This play reveals the extraordinary, largely untold, story of the violent reign of La Mano Ner (The Black Hand) among the Italian immigrants in Far North Queensland in the 1930s. It is a sweeping tale of the hopes, dreams, fear and prejudice that accompany the immigrant experience."
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Drama
Name Function Notes
Brett Collery Composer
Bruce McKinven Designer
Jean-Marc Russ Director
Matt Scott Lighting Designer
Adam Grossetti Playwright
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Queensland Premier's Drama Award Winner.
Data Source
Source Description
Brochure QPACM
Book John McCallum, Belonging: Australian Playwriting in the 20th Century, Currency Press, Strawberry Hills, NSW, 2009
Event Identifier 64944