Event The Dresser
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Venue Pymble Players Theatre, Pymble, NSW
First Date 16 July 2008
Opening Date 16 July 2008
Last Date 9 August 2008
Dates Estimated No
Status Community
World Premiere No
Description The complicated relationship of two men who have given their lives to the theatre forms the basis for this acclaimed drama. During World War II, an aging but once famous Shakespearean actor, addressed by his cast and crew only as "Sir", continues to tour the British theatre circuit with a rag tag group of elderly and handicapped actors who are exempt from military service. Sir has grown frustrated, senile, and is on the verge of a nervous breakdown; he's come to rely upon his dresser Norman, an endlessly loyal homosexual who would do anything for the man he's come to love. Norman tries to gui
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Name Function Notes
Julia Griffith Director
Ronald Harwood Playwright
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality England
Data Source
Source Description
Newspaper Sydney Morning Herald, Metro Guide, July 18 - 24, 2008
Event Identifier 76607