Event Emerald City
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Venue Drama Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
Umbrella Event Festival of Sydney 1988
First Date 25 November 1987
Opening Date 27 November 1987
Last Date 16 January 1988
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description Chronicles the migration from Melbourne to Sydney of an idealistic, middle-aged teacher-turned-writer. Lifestyle, money, artistic and political integrity are at the play's heart. The Emerald City of Oz, Sydney, provides the metaphor and the background.
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Drama
Name Function Notes
Ruth Cracknell Actor
Diane Craig Actor
Drew Forsythe Actor
Dennis Grosvenor Actor
Garry McDonald Actor
Andrea Moor Actor
Terry Ryan Costume Designer
Richard Wherrett Director
John Rayment Lighting Designer Original
Mark Shelton Lighting Designer
David Williamson Playwright
Laurence Eastwood Set Designer
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Book John McCallum, Belonging: Australian Playwriting in the 20th Century, Currency Press, Strawberry Hills, NSW, 2009
Marking Masculinity Project
Australian Theatre Record January 1987
Brochure Sydney Opera House Diary Oct/Nov 1987
Data Reviewed By Noreen Le Mottee (NoreenLeMottee) on 8 March 2019
Event Identifier 107773