Event A Moon for the Misbegotten
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Venue Russell Street Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
Umbrella Event Interstate Theatre Season
First Date 26 July 1966
Opening Date 26 July 1966
Last Date 6 August 1966
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description "Focuses on three characters: Josie, a domineering Irish woman with a quick tongue and a ruined reputation, her conniving father, tenant farmer Phil Hogan, and James Tyrone, Jr., Hogan's landlord and drinking companion, a cynical alcoholic haunted by the death of his mother. As a joke during one of their drunken bouts, Tyrone threatens to sell his land and evict Hogan, which propels the latter to set into motion a scheme that will take advantage of the mutual affection between his daughter and Tyrone."
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Drama
Subjects Actors
Rural communities
Name Function Notes
Michael Bowie Actor
Stewart Ginn Actor
Ron Haddrick Actor
Jacqueline Kott Actor
Don Philps Actor
Ronald Reid Designer
Robin Lovejoy Director
Robert Anderson Electrician
Eugene O'Neill Playwright
David Copping Stage Director
Rick Billinghurst Stage Manager
Ian Cookesley Stage Manager
William Austin Tour Manager
Text Nationality United States of America
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Cast List MTC records
Event Identifier 77946