Event Optimism
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Venue Merlyn Theatre, Southbank, VIC
First Date 22 May 2009
Opening Date 22 May 2009
Last Date 13 June 2009
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Turning a quizzical eye to the woes of the heart and reeking with scandal and scurrilous vice, this world premiere production transforms Voltaire's classic satire of enlightened insanity, Candide, into a cutting commentary on the 'no-worries' bravura of the Australian swagger.
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Drama
Name Function Notes
Amanda Bishop Actor
Caroline Craig Actor
Francis Greenslade Actor
Hamish Michael Actor
Barry Otto Actor
Alison Whyte Actor
Frank Wood Actor
David Woods Actor
Sarah Giles Assistant Director
Francois Voltaire Author
Luke George Choreographer
Iain Grandage Composer
Anna Tregloan Costume Designer
Michael Kantor Director
Paul Jackson Lighting Designer
Tom Wright Playwright
Anna Tregloan Set Designer
Russell Goldsmith Sound Designer
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Event Identifier 80918