Organisation Metropolitan Theatre
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Other Names
Metropolitan Players
Address NSW Australia
Functions Presenting Company, Production Company
Notes Amateur dramatic company formed in 1943 by May Hollinworth as the Metropolitan Players. Became the Metropolitan Theatre in March 1946. Venues: Northcote House, Reiby Place 1946-48, Christ Church St. Laurence Hall 1949 - 56.
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Events

Kuring-gai Theatre Guild

Eros Productions

  • Jane Steps Out, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, June 1956
  • Lady Killer, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 6 December 1955

Lincoln Company

  • The Hairy Ape, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 9 September 1954

The Independent Theatre

The Playwrights' Advisory Board

Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW

Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW

St Peters Church Hall, Darlinghurst, NSW

Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW

Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW

May Hollinworth - Director, Producer, Actor

Robin Lovejoy - Set Designer, Actor, Designer, Director

Kevin Brennan - Actor

William Shakespeare - Author, Playwright

  • Twelfth Night, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, April 1952
  • Hamlet, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 3 May 1951
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 12 October 1950
  • Twelfth Night, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, October 1949
  • Twelfth Night, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 26 April 1949
  • Romeo and Juliet, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, April 1949
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 17 June 1948
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 14 May 1948
  • Hamlet, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 28 November 1947
  • As You Like It, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 15 May 1947
  • Twelfth Night, St Peters Church Hall, Darlinghurst, NSW, 14 November 1946
  • Twelfth Night, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 26 October 1946
  • Othello, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 6 May 1946
  • Othello, St Peters Church Hall, Darlinghurst, NSW, 23 April 1946
  • Othello, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 30 March 1946

David Saxby - Actor

Dinah Shearing - Actor, Costume Designer

Betty Lucas - Actor

Frank Waters - Actor

Richard Meikle - Actor

John Bushelle - Actor

Gwen Harrison - Actor

  • You Never Can Tell, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 15 April 1951
  • You Never Can Tell, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 22 February 1951
  • The Rivals, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 8 November 1950
  • Heartbreak House, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 15 December 1949
  • Twelfth Night, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, October 1949
  • Twelfth Night, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 26 April 1949
  • Hamlet, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 28 November 1947
  • Lady Windermere's Fan, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 18 September 1947
  • Ned Kelly, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 19 March 1947

Wanda Herbert - Actor

Lynne Murphy - Actor

Lola Sweeney - Actor

  • The First Joanna, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 12 March 1948
  • Lady Windermere's Fan, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 18 September 1947
  • Ned Kelly, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 19 March 1947
  • The Country Wife, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 8 January 1947
  • Twelfth Night, St Peters Church Hall, Darlinghurst, NSW, 14 November 1946
  • Twelfth Night, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 26 October 1946
  • Winterset, St Peters Church Hall, Darlinghurst, NSW, 20 June 1946
  • Winterset, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 25 May 1946

Lesley Lindsay - Director, Actor, Set Designer

James Marsh - Actor

Kenneth Pawley - Actor

  • Romeo and Juliet, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, April 1949
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 17 June 1948
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 14 May 1948
  • Hamlet, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 28 November 1947
  • Othello, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 6 May 1946
  • Othello, St Peters Church Hall, Darlinghurst, NSW, 23 April 1946
  • Othello, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 30 March 1946

Beatrice Wenban - Actor

David Cahill - Actor

Alfred Race - Actor

Rolf Bartik - Actor

  • Heartbreak House, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 15 December 1949
  • Twelfth Night, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, October 1949
  • Shipwreck, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 8 September 1949
  • Twelfth Night, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 26 April 1949
  • Romeo and Juliet, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, April 1949

Knox Godfrey - Actor

  • The Country Wife, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 8 January 1947
  • Twelfth Night, St Peters Church Hall, Darlinghurst, NSW, 14 November 1946
  • Twelfth Night, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 26 October 1946
  • Winterset, St Peters Church Hall, Darlinghurst, NSW, 20 June 1946
  • Winterset, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 25 May 1946

Dorothy Hunter - Actor

Catherine Lloyd - Actor

  • Lady Windermere's Fan, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 18 September 1947
  • Ned Kelly, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 19 March 1947
  • The Country Wife, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 8 January 1947
  • Winterset, St Peters Church Hall, Darlinghurst, NSW, 20 June 1946
  • Winterset, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 25 May 1946

Lionel Bain - Actor

Ossie Conroy - Actor

John Meillon - Actor

Audrey Peek - Actor

Owen Weingott - Actor

Arthur Best - Actor

Wendy Brunton Gibb - Actor

  • Othello, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 6 May 1946
  • Othello, St Peters Church Hall, Darlinghurst, NSW, 23 April 1946
  • Othello, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 30 March 1946

Olaf Christiansen - Actor

  • Lady Frederick, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 12 July 1956
  • Murder Mistaken, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 13 April 1956
  • Puss in Boots, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 5 January 1956

Patti Crocker - Actor

Gerry Duggan - Actor

  • Shipwreck, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 8 September 1949
  • Winterset, St Peters Church Hall, Darlinghurst, NSW, 20 June 1946
  • Winterset, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 25 May 1946

Marcia Hathaway - Actor

  • You Never Can Tell, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 15 April 1951
  • You Never Can Tell, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 22 February 1951
  • The Rivals, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 8 November 1950

Nigel Lovell - Director, Actor

Rosemary Miller - Actor

  • Twelfth Night, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, October 1949
  • Shipwreck, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 8 September 1949
  • Twelfth Night, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 26 April 1949

Redmond Phillips - Actor

George Bernard Shaw - Playwright

Warwick Smith - Musical Arranger, Composer

James C Steele - Actor

Maxwell Anderson - Author

  • Winterset, St Peters Church Hall, Darlinghurst, NSW, 20 June 1946
  • Winterset, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 25 May 1946

Michael Aron - Actor

Lyndall Barbour - Actor

Philip Barry - Author

Phillip Colledge - Set Designer, Actor

  • Blood Orange, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 1 February 1956
  • Puss in Boots, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 5 January 1956

Charles Collings - Actor

William Constable - Designer

  • Winterset, St Peters Church Hall, Darlinghurst, NSW, 20 June 1946
  • Winterset, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 25 May 1946

John Dease - Actor

  • Raymond, Lord of Milan, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 7 September 1950
  • Hamlet, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 28 November 1947

Paula Denyer - Actor

John Ewart - Actor

Mervyn Gaul - Actor

Ron Harris - Actor

Bettie Hepworth - Actor

Russell Jarrett - Actor

H. G. Kippax - Actor

  • Winterset, St Peters Church Hall, Darlinghurst, NSW, 20 June 1946
  • Winterset, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 25 May 1946

Jacqueline Kott - Actor

Harry Langworthy - Actor

  • Twelfth Night, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, April 1952
  • Shipwreck, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 8 September 1949

Nat Levison - Director

  • Jane Steps Out, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, June 1956
  • Lady Killer, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 6 December 1955

Peter McDonald - Actor

Charles McKervey - Designer

Ferenc Molnar - Author

  • Liliom, St Peters Church Hall, Darlinghurst, NSW, 3 October 1946
  • Liliom, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 6 September 1946

John Pooley - Actor, Director

  • Lady Frederick, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 12 July 1956
  • Twelfth Night, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, April 1952

Lynette Potier - Actor

Ruth Rutter - Actor

Joe Scully - Actor

Brenda Senders - Actor

  • Hamlet, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 3 May 1951
  • Heartbreak House, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 15 December 1949

Douglas Stewart - Playwright

  • Shipwreck, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 8 September 1949
  • Ned Kelly, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 19 March 1947

John Unicomb - Actor

  • Hamlet, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 3 May 1951
  • Romeo and Juliet, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, April 1949

Christina Walsh - Actor

Marcel Wattel - Actor

  • The First Joanna, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 12 March 1948
  • Hamlet, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 28 November 1947

Jean Anouilh - Playwright

  • Antigone, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 28 August 1953

Patti Assange - Actor

Brian Barnes - Actor

  • Twelfth Night, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, April 1952

Jan Bennett - Actor

Jean Jacques Bernard - Playwright

  • Martine, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 11 February 1955

Dorothy Blewett - Playwright

Diana Bracks-Hopwood - Actor

  • Lady Killer, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 6 December 1955

John Bunt - Actor

  • The Hairy Ape, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 9 September 1954

Cyril Campion - Playwright

  • Lady Killer, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 6 December 1955

Amber Mae Cecil - Actor

  • Blood Orange, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 1 February 1956

George Clarke - Designer

  • The Hairy Ape, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 9 September 1954

Norman Coburn - Actor

  • Blood Orange, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 1 February 1956

William Congreve - Playwright

  • Love for Love, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 10 September 1948

John Cooper - Actor

  • Antigone, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 28 August 1953

Bob Cummings - Actor

  • The Hairy Ape, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 9 September 1954

Joan Davis - Actor

Lorna Eager - Actor

  • Antigone, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 28 August 1953

Jean Edward - Actor, Costume Designer

  • Hamlet, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 28 November 1947

Margaret Featherstone - Actor

Ursula Finlay - Actor

  • Lady Killer, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 6 December 1955

Nance Foxley - Actor

Robert Gerrard - Actor

  • Puss in Boots, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 5 January 1956

Henri Gheon - Playwright

Fernande Glyn - Actor

  • Twelfth Night, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, April 1952

Oliver Goldsmith - Playwright

Nicholas Stuart Gray - Playwright

  • Puss in Boots, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 5 January 1956

Janet Green - Playwright

Denise Harrison - Actor

Hugh Hastings - Director, Playwright

  • Blood Orange, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 1 February 1956

Kevin Healy - Actor

  • Blood Orange, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 1 February 1956

Paul Herlinger - Actor

Geoffrey Hewitt - Actor

  • The Hairy Ape, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 9 September 1954

Bill Hobbs - Actor

  • Puss in Boots, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 5 January 1956

Kenneth Horne - Playwright

Michael Hourihan - Actor

  • Antigone, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 28 August 1953

Laurence Housman - Playwright

Winston Hunter - Actor

  • Shipwreck, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 8 September 1949

Judyth Jones - Actor

  • Lady Killer, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 6 December 1955

Merton Jones - Actor

  • Shipwreck, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 8 September 1949

Marjorie Laine - Costume Maker, Actor

Jan Lawler - Actor

  • Lady Killer, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 6 December 1955

Bettina Linden - Actor

  • Lady Killer, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 6 December 1955

Martin Long - Composer

  • Shipwreck, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 8 September 1949

Federico Garcia Lorca - Playwright

William Somerset Maugham - Playwright

  • Lady Frederick, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 12 July 1956

Barbara Maxwell - Actor

Ian Maxwell - Actor

  • Hamlet, Metropolitan Theatre (1946-1948), Sydney, NSW, 28 November 1947

Jean McAlister - Actor

  • Shipwreck, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 8 September 1949

Betty McIntyre - Actor

  • Shipwreck, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 8 September 1949

Alick McKenzie - Designer

Paul McNaughton - Actor

  • Antigone, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 28 August 1953

Ken Meadowcroft - Actor

  • Lady Frederick, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 12 July 1956

James Meagher - Actor

Arthur Miller - Playwright

  • All My Sons, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 8 January 1953

David Morgan - Musical Advisor

James Musgrave - Actor

Coralie Neville - Actor

Eugene O'Neill - Playwright

  • The Hairy Ape, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 9 September 1954

Lorna Orchard - Actor

Don Pascoe - Actor

Gloria Payten - Actor

Audrey Peck - Actor

Olive Pieremont - Designer

James Pratt - Actor

Edward Reeve - Playwright

Kevin Ringham - Actor

  • The Rivals, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 8 November 1950

Norma Roberts - Actor

W Graham Robertson - Playwright

Lennox Robinson - Playwright

Seamus Rothsey - Actor

  • Lady Frederick, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 12 July 1956

Richard Brinsley Sheridan - Playwright

  • The Rivals, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 8 November 1950

Alan Sisson - Director

  • The Hairy Ape, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 9 September 1954

Virginia Smith - Designer

Gaby Snow - Actor

  • Lady Killer, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 6 December 1955

Lionel Stevens - Actor

  • Antigone, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 28 August 1953

Mione Stewart - Actor

  • Antigone, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 28 August 1953

Joan Storey - Actor

Francis Swann - Playwright

Denise Tansell - Actor

  • Lady Frederick, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 12 July 1956

Carole Taylor - Actor

  • Lady Killer, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 6 December 1955

Richard Trent - Actor

  • Hamlet, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 3 May 1951

John van Druten - Playwright

Kenneth Warren - Actor

  • Twelfth Night, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, April 1952

Elizabeth Waterhouse - Actor

Oscar Wilde - Playwright

June Wilson - Actor

  • The Hairy Ape, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 9 September 1954

Joan Winchester - Actor

James Workman - Actor

  • Hamlet, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 3 May 1951

William Wycherley - Author

William Butler Yeats - Author

Melpo Zarocosta - Actor

  • Antigone, Metropolitan Theatre (1949-1956), Sydney, NSW, 28 August 1953
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