Event The Kursk
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Venue Mackay Entertainment Centre, Mackay, QLD
First Date 12 August 2009
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description In 2000 the world watched and waited as a tragedy of horrifying proportions played out in the Barents Sea. Setting out on exercises on August 12, The Kursk, a nuclear cruise missile submarine, sunk after a series of chemical explosions ripped through the vessel. The disaster became an international incident when Russia rejected offers of assistance from Britain and Norway.
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Documentary Drama
Subjects Submarines
Name Function Notes
Edward Foy Actor
Eugene Gilfedder Actor
Dirk Hoult Actor
Sasha Janowicz Actor
Amanda Mitchell Actor
Julienne Youngberry Actor
Michael Futcher Director
Jason Glenwright Lighting Designer
Sasha Janowicz Playwright
Luke Lickfold Sound Designer
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Web Critical Stages Website
Event Identifier 99497