Event The Mark of Cain and No Chaperone
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Venue Peacock Theatre, Hobart, TAS
First Date 23 October 2004
Last Date 23 October 2004
Dates Estimated No
Status Unknown
World Premiere Yes
Description Rehearsed reading of this new play. The Mark of Cain is a combination of two of Swinbourne's prevoius plays :Seed of the Revolution, set in Poland in 1939 , and Family Business, set in contemporary Sydney . The play tells the story of the court martial of a Russian Officer in 1939 determines the outcome of a mayoral election in modern day Sydney.Purcell's No Chaperone, is a light hearted physical performance piece that explores the complexities of relationships and the struggle of the independent woman to find her identity in the modern world.
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Contemporary
Historical
Physical Theatre
Reading
Subjects Political
Women's Issues
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Laura Purcell Playwright
Leigh Swinbourne Playwright
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Newspaper The Mercury Tasmania 14/10/2004
Event Identifier 65079