Event The Coronation of Poppea
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Venue Anthill Theatre, South Melbourne, VIC
First Date 28 May 1985
Last Date June 1985
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Anthill's first opera. An investigation into the dramatic and theatrical possibilities of a musical text. First workshopped at La Mama earlier the same year.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Test Experimental
Name Function Notes
Margaret Arnold Actor
Shauna Beesley Actor
Andrew Clarke Actor
James Hancock Actor
Heather Leviston Actor
Ian McDonald Actor
Rowena Ponsford Actor
Milan Smetak Actor
Claudio Monteverdi Composer
Jacqui Everitt Costume Designer
Douglas Horton Director
Giovanni Busenello Librettist
Robert Taylor Lighting Designer
Graham Cox Musical Director
Robert Clancy Musician
Graham Cox Musician
Judy Gunson Musician
Alison McRae Musician
John Norton Musician
Douglas Horton Set Designer
Paul Newcombe Set Designer
Text Nationality Italy
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Event Identifier 92422