Event The Play's the Thing
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Venue 2CA Theatre, Canberra, ACT
First Date 2 March 1950
Opening Date 2 March 1950
Last Date 1 April 1950
Dates Estimated No
Status Amateur
World Premiere No
Description this is a theatrical play in every sense of the term. The play-within-the-play in Act III is a lightly veiled burlesque of the French romantic theatre, of Sardou in particular. Molnar is have fun at the expense of the critics who thrived in a bygone Budapest.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Name Function Notes
Adrian Borzell Actor
Dighton Burbidge Actor
Lorna Curtin Actor
Philip Desmond Actor
John Garran Actor
Stephen Parsons Actor
Max Purnell Actor
Willetta Little Costume Co-ordinator
John Pickworth Costume Designer
Adrian Borzell Director
Dick Shawe Lighting Designer
Stephen Parsons Music and Lyrics
Bill Wells Musical Supervisor
P.G. Wodehouse Playwright
Susan Myers Properties Master
Philip Desmond Set Designer
Gwen Jamieson Set Designer
Gwen Jamieson Set Designer
Ted Mudie Set Designer
Eric Prestidge Set Designer
Dick Shawe Set Designer
Philip Desmond Stage Manager
Data Source
Source Description
Programme ACT Heritage Library Performing Arts Collection, Canberra Repertory Society Collection
Event Identifier 70103