Event Might AS Well Talk To Yourself (or Confusions)
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Venue Wollongong Technical College Theatre, Wollongong, NSW
Umbrella Event Live in Wollongong - Theatre South 1983 Season
First Date 20 May 1983
Last Date 4 June 1983
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Ayckbourn's series of plays for 4-5 actors typify his black comedies of human behaviour. The plays are alternately naturalistic, stylised and farcical, but underlying each is the problem of loneliness. The Mother Figure shows a mother unable to escape from baby talk; in The Drinking Companion an absentee husband attempts seduction without success; in Between Mouthfuls, a waiter oversees a fraught dinner encounter. A garden party gets out of hand in Gosforth's Fete whilst A Talk in the Park is a revue style curtain call piece for the five actors. Whether the comedies concern marital conflict,
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre One Act Plays
Theatre South, Production Company
Name Function Notes
Paul Hunt Actor
Faye Montgomery Actor
Geoff Morrell Actor
Katherine Thomson Actor
William Pritchard Designer
Des Davis Director
Peter Gossner Lighting Designer
David Vance Musician
Mandy Clarke Stage Manager
Alan Ayckbourn Writer
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
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Event Identifier 74251