Event Loco
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Venue Islington Railway Workshops, Kilburn, SA
First Date November 1983
Dates Estimated Yes
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description "Set in 1988 at the time of the Bicentenary, it is a funny but hard hitting examination of the threat of new technologies in the multi ethnic blue collar workforce. Manufactured at Chullora Locomotive Workshops, Loco is the result of a residency at the workshops and was made in consultation with the workers."
Description Source Production Company
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Play with Music
Subjects Multicultural
Working Life
Name Function Notes
Tony Helou Actor and Singer
Christian Manon Actor and Singer
Michelle Milner Actor and Singer
Anne-Marie Wiles Actor and Singer
David Sandford Composer also Musical Director and actor/singer
Don Mamouney Director
P. P. Cranney Playwright also lyricist
Dallas Lewis Set and/or Property Maker
Ian Harvey Sound Designer
Troy Downs Stage Manager
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Video recordings were made of several of the briefing/planning meetings between Sidetrack Theatre Company and Chullora Locomotive Workshops staff. These are held as digital files in the Macquarie Library Digital Repository.
Data Source
Source Description
Newspaper Adelaide Advertiser article,?/11/1983; Held in Sidetrack Performance Group Archive
Event Identifier 73862