Organisation Metropolitan Players
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Other Names
Metropolitan Theatre
Address NSW Australia
First Date 3 February 1944
Last Date June 1946
Functions Presenting Company, Production Company
Notes Pro-am company formed in 1944 by May Hollinworth as the Metropolitan Players. From early 1944 until early 1946 the Metropolitan Players toured theatre to army camps and various suburban venues around Sydney. In 1946 it established a permanent venue and became the Metropolitan Theatre with the inte
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Kuring-gai Theatre Guild

J. C. Williamson Limited (1910-1938)

  • Uncle Harry, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 14 August 1945

Sydney University Dramatic Society (SUDS)

Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW

Mosman Town Hall, Mosman, NSW

St. John's Hall, Wahroonga, NSW

Chatswood Town Hall, Chatswood, NSW

Maccabean Hall, Sydney, NSW

113th Army General Hospital, Concord, NSW

Ashfield Town Hall, Ashfield, NSW

Betty Roland's Private Outdoor Theatre, Castlecrag, NSW

New Petersham Town Hall, Petersham, NSW

Paramount Theatre, Camden, NSW

Sydney University Dramatic Society Clubrooms, Sydney, NSW

Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW

May Hollinworth - Producer, Director

Kevin Brennan - Actor

Alathea Siddons - Actor

Leo McKern - Actor

Alfred Race - Actor

  • Our Town, Betty Roland's Private Outdoor Theatre, Castlecrag, NSW, 27 October 1945
  • Our Town, Mosman Town Hall, Mosman, NSW, 4 October 1945
  • Our Town, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 15 September 1945
  • Uncle Harry, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 14 August 1945
  • Sons of the Morning, Sydney University Dramatic Society Clubrooms, Sydney, NSW, 30 June 1945
  • Sons of the Morning, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 4 June 1945
  • Housemaster, St. John's Hall, Wahroonga, NSW, 13 April 1945
  • Housemaster, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 9 April 1945
  • Housemaster, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 26 March 1945
  • Suspect, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 5 March 1945
  • Uncle Harry, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 13 November 1944
  • Dangerous Corner, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 9 October 1944

Jane Holland - Actor

  • Our Town, Betty Roland's Private Outdoor Theatre, Castlecrag, NSW, 27 October 1945
  • Our Town, Mosman Town Hall, Mosman, NSW, 4 October 1945
  • Our Town, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 15 September 1945
  • Uncle Harry, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 14 August 1945
  • Sons of the Morning, Sydney University Dramatic Society Clubrooms, Sydney, NSW, 30 June 1945
  • Sons of the Morning, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 4 June 1945
  • Housemaster, St. John's Hall, Wahroonga, NSW, 13 April 1945
  • Housemaster, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 9 April 1945
  • Housemaster, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 26 March 1945
  • Uncle Harry, St. John's Hall, Wahroonga, NSW, 24 November 1944
  • Uncle Harry, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 13 November 1944

Deryck Barnes - Actor

  • Our Town, Betty Roland's Private Outdoor Theatre, Castlecrag, NSW, 27 October 1945
  • Our Town, Mosman Town Hall, Mosman, NSW, 4 October 1945
  • Our Town, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 15 September 1945
  • Sons of the Morning, Sydney University Dramatic Society Clubrooms, Sydney, NSW, 30 June 1945
  • Sons of the Morning, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 4 June 1945
  • Housemaster, St. John's Hall, Wahroonga, NSW, 13 April 1945
  • Housemaster, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 9 April 1945
  • Housemaster, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 26 March 1945
  • Suspect, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 5 March 1945

Irene Harpur - Actor

Frederick Lonsdale - Playwright

  • On Approval, St. John's Hall, Wahroonga, NSW, 16 February 1945
  • On Approval, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 22 January 1945
  • By Candlelight, Maccabean Hall, Sydney, NSW, 23 May 1944
  • On Approval, Chatswood Town Hall, Chatswood, NSW, 8 March 1944
  • On Approval, Mosman Town Hall, Mosman, NSW, 24 February 1944
  • On Approval, 113th Army General Hospital, Concord, NSW, 17 February 1944
  • On Approval, Ashfield Town Hall, Ashfield, NSW, 8 February 1944
  • On Approval, New Petersham Town Hall, Petersham, NSW, 3 February 1944

Laon Maybanke - Actor

  • On Approval, St. John's Hall, Wahroonga, NSW, 16 February 1945
  • On Approval, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 22 January 1945
  • By Candlelight, Maccabean Hall, Sydney, NSW, 23 May 1944
  • On Approval, Chatswood Town Hall, Chatswood, NSW, 8 March 1944
  • On Approval, Mosman Town Hall, Mosman, NSW, 24 February 1944
  • On Approval, 113th Army General Hospital, Concord, NSW, 17 February 1944
  • On Approval, Ashfield Town Hall, Ashfield, NSW, 8 February 1944
  • On Approval, New Petersham Town Hall, Petersham, NSW, 3 February 1944

Carlotta Kalmar - Actor

  • By Candlelight, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 30 April 1945
  • By Candlelight, Mosman Town Hall, Mosman, NSW, 20 April 1944
  • On Approval, Chatswood Town Hall, Chatswood, NSW, 8 March 1944
  • On Approval, Mosman Town Hall, Mosman, NSW, 24 February 1944
  • On Approval, 113th Army General Hospital, Concord, NSW, 17 February 1944
  • On Approval, Ashfield Town Hall, Ashfield, NSW, 8 February 1944
  • On Approval, New Petersham Town Hall, Petersham, NSW, 3 February 1944

Bruce Beeby - Actor

  • Dangerous Corner, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 9 October 1944
  • On Approval, Chatswood Town Hall, Chatswood, NSW, 8 March 1944
  • On Approval, Mosman Town Hall, Mosman, NSW, 24 February 1944
  • On Approval, 113th Army General Hospital, Concord, NSW, 17 February 1944
  • On Approval, Ashfield Town Hall, Ashfield, NSW, 8 February 1944
  • On Approval, New Petersham Town Hall, Petersham, NSW, 3 February 1944

John Dease - Actor

St John Ervine - Author

Maurice Travers - Actor

Dorothy Atkinson - Actor

  • The Perfect Alibi, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 16 March 1946
  • Our Town, Betty Roland's Private Outdoor Theatre, Castlecrag, NSW, 27 October 1945
  • Our Town, Mosman Town Hall, Mosman, NSW, 4 October 1945
  • Our Town, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 15 September 1945

O. D. Bisset - Playwright, Actor

  • Over the Styx, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 13 November 1945
  • Housemaster, St. John's Hall, Wahroonga, NSW, 13 April 1945
  • Housemaster, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 9 April 1945
  • Housemaster, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 26 March 1945

Wanda Herbert - Actor

Enid Lorimer - Actor

  • Uncle Harry, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 14 August 1945
  • Suspect, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 5 March 1945
  • Uncle Harry, St. John's Hall, Wahroonga, NSW, 24 November 1944
  • Uncle Harry, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 13 November 1944

Beatrice Wenban - Actor

  • Our Town, Betty Roland's Private Outdoor Theatre, Castlecrag, NSW, 27 October 1945
  • Our Town, Mosman Town Hall, Mosman, NSW, 4 October 1945
  • Our Town, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 15 September 1945
  • Suspect, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 5 March 1945

Ian Hay - Playwright

  • Housemaster, St. John's Hall, Wahroonga, NSW, 13 April 1945
  • Housemaster, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 9 April 1945
  • Housemaster, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 26 March 1945

Thomas Job - Playwright

  • Uncle Harry, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 14 August 1945
  • Uncle Harry, St. John's Hall, Wahroonga, NSW, 24 November 1944
  • Uncle Harry, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 13 November 1944

James Meagher - Actor

  • Housemaster, St. John's Hall, Wahroonga, NSW, 13 April 1945
  • Housemaster, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 9 April 1945
  • Housemaster, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 26 March 1945

Jack Needham - Producer, Actor

Ruth Rutter - Actor

  • Housemaster, St. John's Hall, Wahroonga, NSW, 13 April 1945
  • Housemaster, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 9 April 1945
  • Housemaster, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 26 March 1945

Thornton Wilder - Playwright

  • Our Town, Betty Roland's Private Outdoor Theatre, Castlecrag, NSW, 27 October 1945
  • Our Town, Mosman Town Hall, Mosman, NSW, 4 October 1945
  • Our Town, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 15 September 1945

Catherine Duncan - Playwright

Siegfried Geyer - Playwright

Margot Graeme - Actor

Don McNiven - Actor

  • Uncle Harry, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 14 August 1945
  • Uncle Harry, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 13 November 1944

David Saxby - Actor

Lola Sweeney - Actor

Charles Tasman - Actor

  • Uncle Harry, Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW, 14 August 1945
  • Uncle Harry, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 13 November 1944

Lyndall Barbour - Actor

David Benjamin - Actor

Wyn Cunningham - Actor

Clemence Dane - Playwright

  • Granite, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 13 October 1945

Reginald Denham - Playwright

  • Suspect, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 5 March 1945

Knox Godfrey - Actor, Stage Manager

Walter Hackett - Playwright

Ralda Herring - Actor

Phil Hosking - Actor

Russell Jarrett - Actor

Betty Lucas - Actor

  • Suspect, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 5 March 1945

David Magoffin - Actor

A. A. Milne - Playwright

John Nash - Actor

Edward Percy - Playwright

  • Suspect, Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW, 5 March 1945

J. B. Priestley - Playwright

Gerald Savory - Playwright

May Wilde - Actor

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