Event Other Places: One for the Road / Victoria Station / A Kind of Alaska
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Venue Athenaeum Theatre Two, Melbourne, VIC
Umbrella Event Other Places
First Date 14 February 1985
Last Date 4 May 1985
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description One for the Road: Set in a total dystopia, it tells of the brutal and shocking silencing of one family who dares to speak out against the government. Victoria Station: dialogue between a bewildered taxi driver and the exasperated dispatcher who is trying, without success, to direct him to a waiting fare. A Kind of Alaska: study of a middle-aged woman waking up after 30 years passed in a coma induced by sleeping sickness.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test One Act Plays
Subjects Illness
Memory
Political
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Jan Friedl Actor
Alexander Hutchinson Actor
Gerard Maguire Actor
Monica Maughan Actor
Jay McCormack Actor
Frederick Parslow Actor
Peter Corrigan Designer
Graeme Blundell Director
Jamieson Lewis Lighting Designer
Harold Pinter Playwright
Ian Cookesley Production Manager
David Millar Stage Manager
Works
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Cast List MTC Records
Event Identifier 79228