Event Pygmalion
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Venue Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
First Date 13 September 1977
Opening Date 13 September 1977
Last Date 29 September 1977
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description A phonetics professor makes a bet that he can pass off a Cockney flower girl as a society lady by teaching her to speak with an upper class accent.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Comedy
Drama
Subjects Class Issues
Education
Language
Romance
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Roy Baldwin Actor Chief Bystander / Prince
Sally Cahill Actor Clara Eynsford-Hill / Lady in Waiting
Simon Chilvers Actor Colonel Pickering
Moira Claux Actor Hostess
Peter Curtin Actor Mrs Higgins Butler
Gary Down Actor Freddie Eynsford-Hill
Sandy Gore Actor Eliza Doolittle
Edward Hepple Actor Alfred Doolittle
Robert Hewett Actor Karpathy
Jackie Kelleher Actor Mrs Eynsford-Hill
Frederick Parslow Actor Henry Higgins
Beverley Phillips Actor Mrs Pearce / A Female Royalty
Mary Ward Actor Mrs Higgins
Paul Mackay Assistant Stage Manager
Hugh Colman Costume Designer
Ray Lawler Director
Jamieson Lewis Lighting Designer
Philip Wadds Lighting Operator
George Bernard Shaw Playwright
Peter Roehlen Production Manager
Hugh Colman Set Designer
Julanne Rosbrook Stage Manager
Resources
Works
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information The programme contains rehearsal photographs.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Cast List MTC Records
Event Identifier 5913