Event Minefields and Miniskirts
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Venue Karralyka Centre, Ringwood East, VIC
First Date 8 July 2005
Opening Date 8 July 2005
Last Date 9 July 2005
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description Adapted by Terence O'Connell from award-winning writer Siobhan McHugh's book, "Minefield and Miniskirts" brings to life a collage of true stories from the women who played a part in the Vietnam War. When their paths cross on Anzac Day in the 1980's, a helicopter hovers over them, transporting the women back to Vietnam with memories of rice paddies and richly coloured paper lanterns, orphaned children and the terror of constant bombardment.
Description Source Flyer/Poster
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Subjects War
Women's Issues
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Robyn Arthur Actor
Wendy Stapleton Actor
Anne Wood Actor
Terence O'Connell Adaptor
Ken Moffat Associate Director
Alana Scanlan Choreographer
Catherine Raven Designer
Terence O'Connell Director
Philip Lethlean Lighting Designer
Rod Davies Sound Designer
Works
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Newsletter
Event Identifier 67025