Event The Journey
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Venue La Mama, Carlton, VIC
First Date 16 October 1985
Last Date 27 October 1985
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional cooperative
World Premiere No
Description "A thought-provoking look at the lot of migrants in Australia since World War II". A compilation of four short plays into one major work for the first time. The individual plays were: I'll go to Australia and Wear a Hat; Come to Australia They Said; Hotel Bonegilla and On the Line.
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Drama
Short Play
Documentary Drama
Subjects Immigration
Multicultural
Workers
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Steve Bastoni Actor
Irene Cassimatis Actor
Fiona Corke Actor
Leon Garfinkel Actor
Mary Portesi Actor
Nikos Zarkadas Actor
Ken Evans Designer
Tes Lyssiotis Director
Tes Lyssiotis Playwright
Works
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information The Journey was made up of four short plays premiered at La Mama in 1984 and earlier in 1985, arranged into three parts, hence the idea of this as being a 'Trilogy'. This production also played at the Universal Theatre from 30 October to 17 November 1985.
Data Source
Source Description
Flyer Flyer for La Mama and Universal Theatre season
Programme Programme for La Mama season 1985
Data Reviewed By Jenny Fewster (JennyFewster) on 5 April 2018
Event Identifier 93182