Event The 20th Tasmanian Drama Festival (Senior section)
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Venue The Little Theatre, Launceston, TAS
First Date 13 July 1966
Opening Date 13 July 1966
Last Date 16 July 1966
Dates Estimated No
Status Amateur
World Premiere No
Description The participants were: The Launceston Players with Tir Nan Og, The Devonport Repertory Society with The Boutique, the East Devonport Country Women¿s Association Drama Group with A Gift of Parsley, the Deloraine Dramatic Society with Drive a Hard Bargain, the Sedryk Players with Harry the Hun, the Launceston Players Suburban Requiem, the King Island Drama Club with You Wouldn't Read About It, Hobart Teachers' College with Incident at Orford, Young Men¿s Christian Association Youth Theatre (Launceston) with Drive A Hard Bargain, National Theatre Drama School with Save Me the Waltz, Devonport Repertory Society with Jump For Joy, Hobart Repertory Theatre Society with The Two-Sided Backbone.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Name Function Notes
George Fairfax Adjudicator
John Tydde Festival Director
John Cullen Publicist
Walter Van Nieuwkuyk, junior Publicist
Walter Van Nieuwkuyk, junior Sound Operator/Engineer
Albert Sidebotham Stage Director
Ted Carney Box Office
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Full contributor list not added. The 20th Tasmanian Drama Festival was devoted to Australian plays. The winner of the 20th Tasmanian Drama Festival, the Catherine Duncan Cup, was the Launceston Players with Suburban Requiem. The regional award, the Launceston Players Torch went to the Devonport Composite Players with Jump For Joy and the Launceston Player's Plaque, the playwrights award...
Data Source
Source Description
Programme CHS 15, 6/4, Launceston Players Society Collection, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery
Newspaper The Examiner, 18 July 1966, p. 7.
Event Identifier 99002