Event Rocket to the Moon
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Venue Workers' Art Club (1932-1943), Sydney, NSW
First Date 2 December 1939
Opening Date 2 December 1939
Dates Estimated No
Status Pro-Am
World Premiere No
Description By Clifford Odets. The play is a romance but also contains social criticism. It is a look into the mind and life of a dentist approaching middle age. Faced with financial and marital failure, he seeks to escape his troubles by rushing into a romantic involvement with his young secretary.
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Drama
Romantic
Subjects Social Issues
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Edmund Allison Actor
Victor Arnold Actor
Hugh Carlsson Actor
Elsie Dick Actor
Jack Gray Actor
Cecile Milne Actor
John Sherman Actor
Richard Davidson Assistant Stage Manager
Kevin Lynch Lighting Designer
Clifford Odets Playwright
Frederick Hughes Producer
Leon Sherman Stage Manager
Resources
Further Information All information for this production was taken from The New Years, 1932 - The Plays, People and Events of Six Decades of Sydney's Radical New Theatre, New Theatre, 1992. No cast or production list available (except Playwright, Director and Designer) and therefore not entered. Update: cast and crew found in a programme, however, the roles were cut off the end and so haven't been entered.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Records of the Sydney New Theatre 1932-1990 ML MSS 6244, SLNSW
Event Identifier 22889