Event Telling Mrs. Baker
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Venue Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW
First Date 4 September 1930
Last Date 25 September 1930
Dates Estimated No
Status Amateur
World Premiere No
Description Two drover mates of dead man attempt to convince his widow that his death was heroic and mourned for. Mrs. Baker is not deceived but allows his mates to complete their charitable deception.
Description Source Article
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre One Act Plays
Subjects Death
Rural communities
Name Function Notes
Eric Edmonds Actor Jack (drover)
William Leahy Actor Andy (drover)
Beryl Mathies Actor Bobby
Oriel Mullarkey Actor Esther
May Wilds Actor Mrs. Baker
Henry Lawson Author
Carrie Tennant Director
Vance Palmer Playwright
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Adapted from Henry Lawson's short story of that name (1902).
Data Source
Source Description
Australian Drama Project (UQ) TELLINGMVP
Event Identifier 96263