Event The Pillowman
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Venue Merlyn Theatre, Southbank, VIC
Umbrella Event MTC Season 2007
First Date 19 May 2007
Opening Date 23 May 2007
Last Date 23 June 2007
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description A Kafkaesque fable that runs the knife edge between laughter and horror. A writer in a totalitarian state is interrogated about the gruesome content of his short stories and their similarities to a number of child-murders that are happening in his town.
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Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Comedy
Satire
Subjects Crime
Violence
Writers
Writing
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Richard Bligh Actor
Joel Edgerton Actor
Kim Gyngell Actor
Rima Hadchiti Actor
Natasha Herbert Actor
Greg Stone Actor
Don Wyllie Actor
Andrew Bellchambers Assistant Designer
Christine Bennett Assistant Stage Manager
Ian McDonald Composer
Gabriela Tylesova Designer
Simon Phillips Director
Matt Scott Lighting Designer
Martin McDonagh Playwright
Alyson Brown Stage Manager
Resources
Works
Text Nationality Ireland
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Australian premiere. 2004 Olivier Award winner for Britain's best play.
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Event Identifier 71066