Event Shipwreck
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Venue Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW
First Date 8 September 1949
Dates Estimated No
Status Pro-Am
World Premiere Yes
Description Tells the story of the 1629 shipwreck of the Dutch East India Company ship Batavia off the West Australian coast.
Description Source Personal Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Drama
Subjects Shipwrecks
Name Function Notes
Rolf Bartik Actor
Kevin Brennan Actor
Ossie Conroy Actor
Gerry Duggan Actor
Wanda Herbert Actor
Dorothy Hunter Actor
Winston Hunter Actor
Merton Jones Actor
Harry Langworthy Actor
Betty Lucas Actor
James Marsh Actor
Jean McAlister Actor
Betty McIntyre Actor
Rosemary Miller Actor
Alfred Race Actor
Frank Waters Actor
Owen Weingott Actor
Martin Long Composer
Douglas Stewart Playwright
May Hollinworth Producer
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Book K. Brisbane 'Plays of the 50s', Currency Press, Sydney 2004
Book John McCallum, Belonging: Australian Playwriting in the 20th Century, Currency Press, Strawberry Hills, NSW, 2009
Event Identifier 72133