Event Journal of the Plague Year
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Venue CUB Malthouse, Southbank, VIC
First Date 11 April 2005
Opening Date 11 April 2005
Last Date 8 May 2005
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description A great city, struck down by the plague. Men, women and children drop like flies while the King and Queen flee and hide in the countryside. Is this just a passing horror? Or has history come to an end?
Based on the work of Daniel Defoe.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Contemporary
Subjects Historical
Name Function Notes
Marta Dusseldorp Actor
Julie Forsyth Actor
Francis Greenslade Actor
Robert Menzies Actor
Dan Spielman Actor
Lucy Taylor Actor
Matthew Whittet Actor
Ross Williams Actor
Tom Wright Adaptor
Daniel Defoe Author
Max Lyandvert Composer
Fiona Crombie Costume Designer
Michael Kantor Director
Paul Jackson Lighting Designer
Anna Tregloan Set Designer
Martina Murray Stage Manager
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Performed in repertory with The Ham Funeral as the launch season for the new Malthouse Theatre (formerly Playbox), with the same ensemble of seven actors and most of the same creative personnel and elements of the same set.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Malthouse Autumn season 2005
Event Identifier 66606