Organisation Community Players, Sydney
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Other Names
The Understudies
Address NSW Australia
First Date 7 December 1929
Place of Origin Community Playhouse
Last Date 1932
Functions Presenting Company, Production Company, Sponsor, Touring Company
Notes Organisation established by Carrie Tennant to produce Australian plays first at their playhouse in Darlinghurst and later at venues in the city.
Events

Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW

St James' Hall (1887-1961), Sydney, NSW

Carrie Tennant - Playwright, Producer, Director, Actor

Frank Carswell - Actor

William Leahy - Actor

Eric Edmonds - Playwright, Actor

Edward Howell - Playwright, Actor, Director

  • Bondage, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 17 May 1930
  • Sacrifice, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 17 May 1930
  • Bondage, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 10 May 1930
  • Sacrifice, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 8 May 1930
  • Exchange, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 5 May 1930
  • Papparita, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 3 May 1930
  • Justice, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 15 March 1930
  • The Welcome Home, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 15 February 1930

Joyce Lambert - Actor, Playwright

Richard Dowse - Actor

May Wilds - Actor

Clive Coppard - Actor

Rex Rienits - Playwright

Alph Olsen - Actor

Eric Pendlebury - Playwright, Actor

Ruth Bedford - Playwright, Actor

  • The Murder Next Door, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 26 May 1931
  • Fear, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 21 October 1930
  • Postman's Knock, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 29 January 1930
  • Fear, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 29 January 1930

Zelma Bernstein - Actor

Dorothy Colley - Actor, Playwright

  • The Four Poster, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 21 October 1930
  • The Night Flyer, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 18 October 1930
  • East Lynne, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 6 September 1930
  • Moonlight, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 4 September 1930

Therese Desmond - Actor, Director

Carolyn Forsyth - Actor, Reciter

Ethel Gabriel - Actor, Costume Designer

Nell Douglas Graham - Playwright

Beryl Llywelyn Lucas - Playwright

  • Apes and Peacocks, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 13 December 1930
  • Yeast, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 17 May 1930
  • Yeast, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 10 May 1930
  • Yeast, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 5 May 1930

Cliff Peir - Actor, Playwright, Director

  • Sacrifice, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 17 May 1930
  • Sacrifice, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 8 May 1930
  • Cupid in Motley, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 15 February 1930
  • Echoes, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 7 December 1929

Adeline Taylor - Actor, Director

  • Compensations, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 12 December 1930
  • Dexterity, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 17 May 1930
  • Dexterity, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 3 May 1930
  • Suppressed Desires, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 15 February 1930

Dora Wilcox - Playwright

Charles Anscombe - Actor

Marguerite Dale - Playwright

James Hancock - Actor

Madeleine Howell - Actor

Alys Hungerford - Playwright

  • '?', Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 10 December 1930
  • 'Twixt Cup and Lip, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 21 October 1930
  • Returned Empty, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 8 May 1930

G. Kershaw - Actor

  • Yeast, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 17 May 1930
  • Sacrifice, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 17 May 1930
  • Sacrifice, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 8 May 1930

Russell J. Oakes - Actor, Playwright

Adeline Tudehope - Actor

  • Dexterity, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 17 May 1930
  • Dexterity, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 3 May 1930
  • Echoes, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 7 December 1929

W. E. Anderson - Actor

  • East Lynne, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 6 September 1930
  • Moonlight, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 4 September 1930

Don Finley - Set Designer, Lighting Designer

A. Fusselle - Actor

  • Commander Capstan, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 5 March 1931
  • Moonlight, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 4 September 1930

Harry Harte - Playwright

Mr Hayes - Actor

Mollie Kirwan - Actor

Alice Madden - Actor

  • Bondage, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 17 May 1930
  • Bondage, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 10 May 1930

Ann Martin - Actor

  • Moonlight, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 4 September 1930
  • Dead Timber, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 4 September 1930

Beryl Mathies - Actor

Furnley Maurice - Playwright

Alan E. Mulgan - Playwright

Oriel Mullarky - Playwright

Claire Norman-Thomas - Playwright

Richard Parry - Actor

  • Sacrifice, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 17 May 1930
  • Sacrifice, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 8 May 1930

Mabel Parsons - Dancer

David Rothfield - Actor

  • Dexterity, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 17 May 1930
  • Dexterity, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 3 May 1930

Neville Rothfield - Actor

  • Dexterity, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 17 May 1930
  • Dexterity, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 3 May 1930

Lilian Shand - Playwright

  • Compensations, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 5 March 1931
  • Compensations, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 12 December 1930

Erwin Smith - Actor

Dorothy Stark - Actor

  • Justice, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 15 March 1930
  • Suppressed Desires, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 15 February 1930

Mrs Hope Sutton - Playwright

Asthore Taunton - Actor

  • Sacrifice, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 17 May 1930
  • Sacrifice, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 8 May 1930

Gustavus Ward - Playwright

  • Dexterity, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 17 May 1930
  • Dexterity, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 3 May 1930

Jean Wedderspoon - Playwright, Actor

May Wilde - Actor

  • Yeast, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 17 May 1930
  • Justice, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 15 March 1930

Leslie Woolacott - Playwright

Mrs W. Bell Allen - Actor, Director

  • The Way Out, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 13 December 1930

W. Bell Allen - Actor

  • The Way Out, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 13 December 1930

Waldo Anderson - Actor

Ruth Andin - Actor

Leonid Nikolaievich Andreyev - Playwright

E. V. Barton - Playwright

Alfreda Bedford - Actor

Heather Bell - Actor

Mabel Brooks - Playwright

G B Butterworth - Actor

Frank Cayley - Actor

Mrs. Albert Cazabon - Actor

Norah Cazabon - Actor

Anton Chekhov - Playwright

Jane Connolly - Actor

George Cram Cook - Playwright

R. Seymour Costelloe - Playwright, Actor

Gertrude Dalley-Scarlett - Playwright

Allen Davis - Actor

J. Dudley-Swinton - Actor

Phyllis Duncan-Brown - Playwright

  • White Summit, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 5 May 1930

E. Edwards - Actor

Louis Esson - Playwright

  • Dead Timber, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 4 September 1930

Hal Eyre - Playwright

Marie Foran - Playwright

  • The Reformer, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 6 December 1930

Arthur Freeman - Actor

Mary Gibson - Actor

  • A Gift of God, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 13 December 1930

Frances Mary Giles - Playwright

  • Conventions, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 4 December 1930

Susan Glaspell - Playwright

Nance Gurr - Actor

J. Hamilton - Actor

Vera Harvey - Actor

Gary Herbert - Actor

  • Grass, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 13 December 1930

Bernard Hesling - Set Designer

  • Echoes, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 7 December 1929

Frank Hidden - Actor

  • Reprieve, St James' Hall (1887-1961), Sydney, NSW, 21 August 1931

Clarice Hoffe - Actor

William Hume - Actor

S. R. Irving - Actor

  • Echoes, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 7 December 1929

E Jackson - Actor

Annette E. Jenkins - Playwright

  • Washing Day, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 10 December 1930

Rex Jones - Playwright

Janet Kelly - Actor

Patricia Lamb - Actor

  • The Reformer, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 6 December 1930

Henry Lawson - Author

Jean Lawson - Playwright

  • Safe Harbour, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 9 December 1930

Kathleen Lee - Actor

  • The Reformer, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 6 December 1930

Julian Leslie - Actor

  • The Reformer, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 6 December 1930

Rollo Lewis - Actor

Miss Lorraine - Actor

Peggy C. MacIntyre - Actor

  • Yeast, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 17 May 1930

K.S. Maclellan - Actor

J. S. K. Maclennon - Actor

Alice Maude - Actor

Helen McGregor - Actor

  • The Reformer, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 6 December 1930

Anne Milhuish - Actor

A. A. Milne - Playwright

Ferenc Molnar - Playwright

William Moore - Playwright

  • Moonlight, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 4 September 1930

Oriel Mullarkey - Actor

Roger Murphy - Actor

Alfred Noyes - Poet

John O'Keefe - Actor

Deeper Owen - Playwright

Irene Packard - Actor

Vance Palmer - Playwright

James Pearson - Actor

Adele Quinn - Actor

  • Reprieve, St James' Hall (1887-1961), Sydney, NSW, 21 August 1931

Victor Ree - Playwright

  • Good Business, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 11 August 1930

J A Reid - Actor

N. Rice - Actor

C. Rickman - Actor

George Roberts - Actor

Mary Shaw - Actor

  • Grass, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 13 December 1930

Marguerite Shirlaw - Playwright

  • Grass, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 13 December 1930

Dr Short - Actor, Playwright

Leo E. Sibley - Playwright

Gloria Sims - Playwright

Dorothy Spark - Actor

Rona Steel - Actor

Adrian Consett Stephen - Playwright

  • Echoes, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 7 December 1929

A. J. Stuart - Actor

  • Grass, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 13 December 1930

Betty Sutton - Playwright

Ethel Thode - Playwright

  • Distinctions, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 5 May 1930

Stewart Tulloch - Actor

D. Vautier - Actor

Donald Walsh - Actor

Mary Walsh - Playwright

Harold Watch - Actor

E Whitehead - Actor

M Wilson - Actor

Terence Woods - Playwright

Gloria Ziotkowski - Actor

  • The Way Out, Community Playhouse, Darlinghurst, NSW, 13 December 1930
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