Event The Waltz of the Toreadors
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Venue Union Hall, Adelaide, SA
First Date 8 April 1959
Opening Date 8 April 1959
Last Date 11 April 1959
Dates Estimated No
Status Amateur
World Premiere No
Description Written in 1952, the farcial comedy is set in 1910 France and centres on General Leon Saint-Pé and his infatuation with Ghislaine, a woman with whom he danced nearly two decades earlier. Because of the general's commitment to his marriage, the couple's love remained unconsummated. Now faced with the reality of retirement with his hypochondriac wife, his paunch growing and his midlife crisis consuming his life, the General finds himself lost in the fond memory of his old flirtation. When Ghislaine suddenly reappears, he is delighted - until he finds himself competing for her hand with a consid
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Farce
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Wayne Anthoney Actor
Jenny Binks Actor
Greg Branson Actor
Janyce Crosby Actor
Christopher Dorman Actor
Joan Gilbert Actor
Wendy Macphee Actor
Nerissa Nankervis Actor
Elynore Robbins Actor
Carolyn Sherwin Actor
Roger Taylor Actor
Lucienne Hill Adaptor
Wendy Macphee Costume Designer
Mary Andrews Costume Maker
Mrs. A Anthony Costume Maker
Lovena James Costume Maker
Lyn Murray Costume Maker
Judith Sykes Costume Maker
Stephen Druce Lighting Designer
Ron Eckers Lighting Designer
Janyce Crosby Patron Prompter
Jean Anouilh Playwright
Frank Gargro Producer
Mac Dick Set Designer
R. A. Browne Stage Manager
Jenny Binks Publicity
Antony Lea House Manager
Roger Shepherd Hair Stylist
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Text Nationality France
Production Nationality Australia
Event Identifier 74755