Event The Chairs
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Venue Fairfax Studio, Melbourne, VIC
First Date 1 May 2000
Opening Date May 2000
Last Date 3 June 2000
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description An old couple have lived on an island for years and tonight they are taking the plunge. The old man has longed to pass on his total life experience but has never found the right words. Tonight he has invited the finest in society to listen as a skilled orator articulates his great words of knowledge. The old woman, his faithful companion in life, starts to set out the chairs.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Absurdist
Subjects Ageing
Relationships
Speech
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Paul Blackwell Actor
Marg Downey Actor
Julie Forsyth Actor
Sergio Tell Actor
Chris Bendall Assistant Director
Liz Mundell Assistant Stage Manager
David Chesworth Composer
Dale Ferguson Designer
Douglas Horton Director
David Murray Lighting Designer
Eugene Ionesco Playwright
Ian Cookesley Production Manager
Sophie Clausen Stage Manager
Kerry Saxby Technical Director
Works
Text Nationality France
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
VCA Survey 2007
Cast List MTC Records
Event Identifier 73325