Event The Raid
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Venue Aeolian Hall, Sydney, NSW
Umbrella Event Third Annual Play Tournament of Australian Play Society
First Date 29 March 1932
Last Date 26 April 1932
Dates Estimated No
Status Amateur
World Premiere Yes
Description Entered in this tournament under pseudonym 'Corona' (this name was also used for the play 'Centenary' by Marguerite Fysh). "Wounded New Zealand soldier is invited to her home by a Red Cross nurse. There he learns that her grandmother and his grandfather were thwarted lovers years ago in New Zealand."
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre One Act Plays
Subjects New Zealand
World War 1
Name Function Notes
Wilfred Blacket Actor
Nance Gurr Actor
Madeleine Howell Actor
Dora Wilcox Playwright
Carrie Tennant Producer
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Performed in heat and finals of one-act play tournament directed by Carrie Tennant for the Australian Play Society, 1932. Winner, Australian Play Society One-Act Play Tournament.
Data Source
Source Description
Australian Drama Project (UQ) RAIDC
Event Identifier 96260