Event Yerma / The Fire on the Snow
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Venue Main Theatrette, Kensington, NSW
Umbrella Event First Year Student Performance
First Date 1967
Opening Date 1967
Last Date 1967
Dates Estimated Yes
Status Professional Training Schools/Colleges
World Premiere No
Description The first play tells the story of a childless woman living in rural Spain. Her desperate desire for motherhood becomes an obsession that eventually drives her to commit a horrific crime.

The second play recounts the story of the ill-fated Antarctic expedition led by Captain Robert Scott.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Opera
Name Function Notes
Danny Adcock Actor Victor in Yerma
Penny Alsopp Actor First Girl / Sixth Washerwoman
Veneta Apse Actor A washerwoman
David Cameron Actor Wilson in The Fire on the Snow
Mardi Cummins Actor A washerwoman
Charlotte Fairweather Actor A washerwoman
Sandra Grose Actor A washerwoman and The Announcer in The Fire on the Snow
Penne Hackforth-Jones Actor A washerwoman
John Ivkovitch Actor Bowers in The Fire on the Snow
Gillian Jones Actor Yerma in Yerma
Pat Jones Actor Pagan Crone in Yerma
Jenny Kemp Actor Second Girl
Phillip Kitamura Actor Scott in The Fire on the Snow
Nico Lathouris Actor Oates in The Fire on the Snow
Stuart Leslie Actor Juan in Yerma
Kim Longmore Actor Evans in The Fire on the Snow
Stasia Meresinski Actor A washerwoman
Robyn Payne Actor A washerwoman
Margaret Shepherd Actor Maria in Yerma
Phil Short Actor Voice in The Fire on the Snow
Roger Covell Composer Yerma
Lorraine Hillard Costume Designer Yerma
Elizabeth Johnston Costume Designer Yerma
Alan Edwards Director Yerma
George Klein Guitarist Yerma
Peter Marshall Lighting Designer Yerma
Federico Garcia Lorca Playwright Yerma
Douglas Stewart Playwright The Fire on the Snow
Joe MacColum Producer The Fire on the Snow
Lorraine Hillard Properties Master / Mistress Yerma
John Clark Set Designer Yerma
Peter Marshall Sound Artist Yerma
Lorraine Hillard Sound Operator/Engineer Yerma
Elizabeth Johnston Stage Manager Yerma
Phil Short Stage Manager The Fire on the Snow
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Associate Professor L. Harrop from University of New South Wales' Spanish Department assisted in this production.
Event Status Completed
Data Source
Source Description
Event Identifier 153798