Event A Hard God
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Venue Wharf 1 Theatre, Sydney, NSW
Umbrella Event Sydney Theatre Company Season 2006
First Date 11 March 2006
Opening Date 17 March 2006
Last Date 23 April 2006
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description The Cassidys wrestle with God, but their's is not a benevolent Lord. He is harsh, even cruel, yet they cling to their faith with a stoicism and thousand-mile gaze born of adversity. The three brothers all do God's work in their own ways: Martin through fighting the red infiltration of workers on the Warragamba Dam; Paddy resisting temptation and trying to keep the illusion of family together; and Dan, slowly losing his sight but remaining true to a vision of grace and humility. In the midst of them all is Aggie, married to Dan through good times and bad, for whom the weight of heaven seems more
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Drama
Subjects Australian National Identity
Family
Religion
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Ralph Cotterill Actor
Max Gillies Actor
David Lyons Actor
Ben Matthews Actor
Maeliosa Stafford Actor
Kerry Walker Actor
Jacki Weaver Actor
Andrew Tighe Assistant Director
Alan John Composer
Jennie Tate Designer
Denis Moore Director
Damien Cooper Lighting Designer
Peter Kenna Playwright
Jo Maund Production Manager
Steve Francis Sound Designer
Juliette Kingcott Stage Manager
Resources
Works
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Programme PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Brochure PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Event Identifier 68255