Event The Magistrate
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Venue Adelaide Teachers College Theatre, Adelaide, SA
First Date 5 August 1968
Opening Date 5 August 1968
Last Date 17 August 1968
Dates Estimated Yes
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description Aeneas Posket, Magistrate of Mulberry Street Police Court, is a fine, upstanding pillar of society. But this pillar is about to crumble. His second wife is passing off her nineteen-year-old son as fourteen, and this stepson is addicted to gambling and late night drinking dens. The whole Posket family and their eccentric relatives, guileless friends and scheming servants slip deeper and deeper into the mire of compromise and confusion.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Comedy
Farce
Subjects Family
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Helmut Bakaitis Actor
Graeme Blundell Actor
Simon Chilvers Actor
Jennifer Claire Actor
Elaine Cusick Actor
Michael Duffield Actor
John Gregg Actor
Sandra McKenzie Actor
Dennis Olsen Actor
John Paton Actor
Anne Pendlebury Actor
Lyndel Rowe Actor
Hugh Rule Actor
Martin Vaughan Actor
Gary Wastell Actor
George Whaley Actor
Hugh Rule Assistant Stage Manager
Gary Wastell Assistant Stage Manager
Kristian Fredrikson Costume Designer
George Ogilvie Director
Geoffrey Milne Electrician
Sandra McKenzie Musical Director
Arthur Wing Pinero Playwright
Kristian Fredrikson Set Designer
Sandra McKenzie Stage Manager
Peter Taylor Stage Manager
Resources
Works
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Cast List MTC records
Correspondence
Event Identifier 78166