Event Courting Disaster: The Genesis of Tennis in Two Parts
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Venue Church Theatre, Hawthorn, VIC
First Date 1986
Opening Date 1986
Last Date 1986
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description A substantially rewritten and retitled version of Henderson's "The Reverend's Powerful Backhand", which was first performed by Geelong's Mill Theatre Company in 1979. Tennis plays no small part in the plot and subject matter.
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Subjects Tennis
Name Function Notes
Ernie Gray Actor
Drusilla Hendry Actor
John Jacobs Actor
Robert Meldrum Actor
Merfyn Owen Actor
Mary Sitarenos Actor
Liz Wakefield Actor
Clare Heasly Assistant Stage Manager
Bruce Moshel Composer
Barbara Ciszewska Designer
Robert Draffin Director
Geoff Cobham Lighting Designer
Bruce Moshel Musical Director
William Henderson Playwright
Gail Davidson Production Manager
Merryn Tinkler Production Manager
Clare de Bruin Stage Manager
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
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Data Reviewed By Geoffrey Milne (GeoffreyMilne) on 11 February 2012
Event Identifier 96242