Event Boesman and Lena
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Venue The Space, Adelaide, SA
Umbrella Event Adelaide Festival of Arts 1976
First Date 8 March 1976
Opening Date 8 March 1976
Last Date 13 March 1976
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description The play has a dance-like structure, first with Lena's solo, then a pas de deux, then with Boesman's self expression. An old man stumbles upon them and becomes the physical catalyst of their relationship, precipitating a crisis and a credible resolution.
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Drama
Subjects Racism
Name Function Notes
Olive Bodill Actor
Harry Roberts Actor
Anthony Wheeler Actor
Peter Williams Designer
Peter Williams Director
John Hoenig Lighting Designer
Athol Fugard Playwright
Anne Quealey Stage Director
Text Nationality South Africa
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Brochure Performing Arts Collection of South Australia
Programme Performing Arts Collection of South Australia
Event Identifier 61378