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Venue Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW
First Date 15 June 1940
Opening Date 15 June 1940
Dates Estimated No
Status Pro-Am
World Premiere No
Description Biography is the title of a new production, which will open at the Independent Theatre to-night. The author of this witty and sophisticated show, S. N. Behrman, is one of New York's, leading playwrights and is famous for his satirical comments on contemporary life. The story tells of an artist, Marion Froude, who returns to New York after many years abroad and is approached by a newspaper to write her biography, mainly because she had painted many world-famed celebrities.
Description Source Article
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Comedy
Name Function Notes
Clive Coppard Actor
Doris Fitton Actor
Ethel Gabriel Actor
John Howard Actor
Terence Murphy Actor
Desmond Rolfe Actor
Tom Sutterby Actor
Bettina Welch Actor
Doris Fitton Director
Richard Parry Director
Samuel Nathaniel Behrman Playwright
Text Nationality United States of America
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Newspaper New Show At Independent (1940, June 15). Daily News (Sydney, NSW : 1938 - 1940), p. 7. Retrieved July 24, 2018, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article236243658
Event Identifier 140257