Event Essington Lewis: I Am Work
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Venue Civic Playhouse, Newcastle, NSW
Umbrella Event Mattara Festival
First Date 5 September 1981
Opening Date 5 September 1981
Last Date 14 October 1981
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Drama
Name Function Notes
Jonathan Biggins Actor Mad Prophet / Others
Terence Crawford Actor McBryde / Others
John Doyle Actor John Curtin
Julie Hudspeth Actor David Baker / Others
Julie Kirby Actor Madge Elliott / Others
Allan McFadden Actor Harold Darling / Others
Vic Rooney Actor Essington Lewis / Others
David Wood Actor Taffy Williams
Merilyn Hey Assistant Stage Manager
Jeanette Wood Costume Co-ordinator
Brian Nickless Designer
Aarne Neeme Director
Allan McFadden Musical Director
John O'Donoghue Playwright
Fran Stanton Stage Manager
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Australian Drama Project (UQ) ESSINGTJO
Book John McCallum, Belonging: Australian Playwriting in the 20th Century, Currency Press, Strawberry Hills, NSW, 2009
Book Jonathan Bollen, Adrian Kiernander, Bruce Parr, Men At Play: Masculinities in Australian Theatre since the 1950s, Rodopi, Amsterdam & New York, 2008
Book Performing Arts Year Book of Australia 1981
Event Identifier 90364