Event The Cherry Pickers
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Venue Wharf 2 Theatre, Sydney, NSW
First Date 14 February 2001
Opening Date 1 February 2001
Last Date 11 March 2001
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Regarded as the first written Aboriginal play, The Cherry Pickers was not performed until 1994 because the playwright, Kevin Gilbert, insisted it have an all-indigenous cast. Part of the STC's Blueprints season.
Description Source Personal Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Drama
Subjects Indigenous Australian
Name Function Notes
Wayne Blair Actor
George Bostock Actor
Luke Carroll Actor
Elaine Crombie Actor
Lillian Crombie Actor
Margaret Harvey Actor
David Page Actor
Tessa Rose Actor
Pauline Whyman Actor
Stephanie Blake Designer
Wesley Enoch Director
Mark Pennington Lighting Designer
Wayne Freer Musical Director
Kevin Gilbert Playwright
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Newspaper SMH Metro - 09/02/2001
Programme John McCallum Collection
Event Identifier 7256