Event The Gates of Egypt
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Venue Belvoir Street Theatre, Surry Hills, NSW
First Date 3 February 2007
Opening Date 3 February 2007
Last Date 11 March 2007
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Description Written in the heat of the latest Israel-Lebanon conflict, Stephen Sewell's play is an impassioned examination of peace and vengeance. As the play cuts between suburban Australia and the muezzin calls of the Middle East, it unearths simple humour and hope from impossibly complex situations. It is a determined search for a way out of the mire of attack and counter- attack.
Description Source Flyer/Poster
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Drama
Subjects Conflict
Name Function Notes
Lynette Curran Actor
Michael Denkha Actor
Russell Kiefel Actor
Jacqueline Linke Actor
Anna Lise Phillips Actor
Damian Rice Actor
Indyana Schneider Actor
Hazem Shammas Actor
Shakira Wilson Actor
Raymond Mather Choreographer
Daryl Wallis Composer
Jennifer Irwin Costume Designer
Carmen Lysiak Dialect Coach
Kate Gaul Director
Olivia Stambouliah Fight Director
Verity Hampson Lighting Designer
Stephen Sewell Playwright
Liam Fraser Production Manager
Brian Thomson Set Designer
Jeremy Silver Sound Designer
Jamie Twist Stage Manager
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Brochure PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Flyer PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Event Identifier 70649