Event Shorts Programme 2: This Property is Condemned / Love / Family Running For Mr Whippy / Like Whiskey on the Breath of a Drunk You Love
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Venue Fairfax Studio, Melbourne, VIC
First Date 29 April 1995
Opening Date 29 April 1995
Last Date 3 June 1995
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description This Property(Williams): The story of a 13 year old girl living on a railroad embankment in Mississippi. She's been abandoned by her parents and her sister died. Love (Petrushevskaya): A mother pays a prison visit to a son who killed five people to prevent his lover from having an abortion. Mr Whippy (Zimdahl): represents an adolescent girl's experience of her family as an extension of her body. Everyday family rituals take on bizarre and sinister aspects as the girl becomes feverish. Like Whisky (Bovell):Two scenes of seduction and betrayal are played out, each superimposed on the other.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Comedy
Drama
One Act Plays
Short Play
Subjects Childhood Experience
Family
Loneliness and Loss
Marriage
Motherhood
Prisoners
Prisons
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Camilla Ah Kin Actor
Julie Forsyth Actor
Ernie Gray Actor
Natasha Herbert Actor
Lex Marinos Actor
Genevieve Morris Actor
Charles Powles Actor
Samantha Baker Assistant Stage Manager
Maria Roberts Assistant Stage Manager
Paul Healy Composer
Laura Jocic Costume Designer
Tomek Koman Designer
Nolan Tyrell Designer
Chris Corbett Director
Victoria Eagger Director
Ian Watson Director
Jamieson Lewis Lighting Designer
Andrew Bovell Playwright
Liudmilla Petrushevskaya Playwright
Tennessee Williams Playwright
Catherine Zimdahl Playwright
Ian Cookesley Production Manager
Paul Healy Sound Designer
Kerry Saxby Sound Designer Recording
Victoria Knight Stage Manager
Nicholas Bethell Translator
Resources
Works
Text Nationality Australia
Russia
United States of America
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record May 1995
Cast List MTC Records
Event Identifier 79717