Event A Toast to Melba
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Venue University of Newcastle Drama Theatre, Callaghan, NSW
First Date 6 March 1980
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional Training Schools/Colleges
World Premiere No
Description The play traces opera diva Nellie Melba's career from her early caterwauling by the banks of the Yarra to her lofty achievements on the stage at Covent Garden.
Description Source Website
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Biographical
Music Theatre
Subjects Australian National Identity
Entertainers
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Penny Biggins Accompanist
Stephen Abbott Actor
Felicity Biggins Actor
Jonathan Biggins Actor
Stephen Clark Actor
Leigh Rice Actor
Tony Squires Actor
Lucy Wagner Actor
Nola Wallace Actor
Marcus Williams Actor
Robert Page Designer
Robert Page Director
Chris Boswell Lighting Designer
Marcus Williams Musical Advisor
Jack Hibberd Playwright
Leigh Rice Stage Manager
Works
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Australian Drama Project (UQ) TOASTTOJH
Event Identifier 92604