Event Clark in Sarajevo
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Venue University of Newcastle Drama Studio, Callaghan, NSW
First Date 6 March 2001
Opening Date 6 March 2001
Last Date 17 March 2001
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional Training Schools/Colleges
World Premiere No
Description "The story follows an Australian journalist reporting on the siege of Sarajevo by rebel Bosnian Serbs during the early 1990s. As his name suggests, Clark Cant is not a fully formed character but a cartoonish figure, a caricature of a journalist, a journey-man or Everyman. But while Clark is a central point of reference and resemblance for the audience, Clark in Sarajevo is not primarily a moralistic tale, a didactic critique of the Western media's role in turning war into a safe spectacle for domestic consumption. It is a poetic evocation of the city of Sarajevo under siege. Clark is at the c
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Anna Carmody Actor
Grant Cartwright Actor
Sharon Davis Actor
Claire Irvine Actor
Steve McLennan Actor
Kate Meyers Actor
Ben Mingay Actor
Daniel Smith Actor
Judith Whitfield Assistant Director
Claire Irvine Associate Director
Julie Kirby Costume Designer
Julian Meyrick Director
Kerrie Schaefer Dramaturg
James Jablonski Lighting Designer
James Bonnefin Musical Director
Catherine Zimdahl Playwright
Foveaux Kirby Production Manager
Enid Bailey Stage Manager
Works
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
CV
Event Identifier 82572