Event Elizabeth, Almost By Chance A Woman
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Venue Merlyn Theatre, Southbank, VIC
First Date 3 April 2010
Opening Date 3 April 2010
Last Date 24 April 2010
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Mid the comforts of her boudoir and the ministrations of motley cronies, Elizabeth has a few bones to pick. There are the constant conspiracies and assassination attempts. There are the boob-lifts and leech-o-suction. But most of all, there's the lack of sex - er - Essex, first name Robert, who holds her heart in his treacherous hands. It`s not easy being Queen.
Nobel Prize winner Dario Fo (Accidental Death of an Anarchist) delivers one of his most brilliant and uninhibited rewritings of history reminding us that perhaps our favourite Monarch's most notorious legacy is actually the modern Po
Description Source Website
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Adaptation
Subjects Politics
Royal families
Name Function Notes
Bille Brown Actor
Julie Forsyth Actor
Mark Jones Actor
Chris Ryan Actor
Nikki Shiels Actor
David Woods Actor
Luke Devenish Adaptor
Louise Fox Adaptor
Mark Jones Composer
Anna Cordingley Costume Designer
Michael Kantor Director
Maryanne Lynch Dramaturg
Paul Jackson Lighting Designer
Dario Fo Playwright
Anna Cordingley Set Designer
Russell Goldsmith Sound Designer
Luke Devenish Translator
Louise Fox Translator
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Web Malthouse Theatre website
Event Identifier 91369