Event The Ham Funeral
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Venue CUB Malthouse, Southbank, VIC
First Date 16 April 2005
Opening Date 16 April 2005
Last Date 7 May 2005
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Revival of this landmark, pre New Wave, Australian play chosen to launch the new Malthouse Theatre (formerly Playbox) in a reasonably orthodox performance style but with the upper level separated by glass partitions from the lower. Performed in repertory with Journal of a Plague Year with same cast of seven actors.
Description Source Personal Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Drama
Subjects Artists
Death
Fantasy
Human relations
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Marta Dusseldorp Actor
Julie Forsyth Actor
Robert Menzies Actor
Dan Spielman Actor
Lucy Taylor Actor
Matthew Whittet Actor
Ross Williams Actor
Fiona Crombie Costume Designer
Michael Kantor Director
Paul Jackson Lighting Designer
Patrick White Playwright
Anna Tregloan Set Designer
Max Lyandvert Sound Designer
Martina Murray Stage Manager
Resources
Works
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information The Ham Funeral shared its cast with the concurrent Journal of the Plague Year, but also a number of the creative contributors and elements of the same set. (GJM May 2011)
Data Source
Source Description
Newspaper
Programme Malthouse Autumn Season Programme
Event Identifier 66353