Event The Story of the Miracles at Cookie's Table
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Venue Stables Theatre, Darlinghurst, NSW
Umbrella Event Griffin Theatre Company 2007 Season
First Date 10 August 2007
Opening Date 17 August 2007
Last Date 22 September 2007
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description In the 1870s a girl is born under a tree - her birth tree - choosen to give her strength and wisdom. When the tree is cut down she follows it into the white man's world, working as a cook for the big house on the island. Her tree has become a kitchen table, one she will pass down through successive generations as a legacy - a way of carving out her family stories. Now, generations later, a young man and his mother fight for ownership of the table.
Winner of the 2005 Sydney Theatre Company/Sydney Morning Herald Patrick White Playwright's Award.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Roxanne McDonald Actor
Leah Purcell Actor
Russell Smith Actor
Brett Collery Composer
Bruce McKinven Designer
Marion Potts Director
Luiz Pampolha Lighting Designer
Wesley Enoch Playwright
Brett Collery Sound Designer
Resources
Works
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Australian premiere.
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Event Identifier 70936