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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 Miss W Treads
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'Miss W Treads is an encounter with one of Australia’s early theatrical stars. A contemporary performer is haunted by her subject, the renowned nineteenth- century actress Eliza Winstanley: the ‘Mrs Siddons of Sydney’. In a cross-century artistic collaboration, Winstanley treads the boards once more.

'In this new work by writer/director Jane Woollard (The Hammer of Devotion, Aelfgyva, Prophet and Loss) and an award–winning team of theatre makers, the melodramatic challenges the postdramatic to a theatrical duel.

'Miss W Treads is a wry theatrical enchantment which features ghosts, wild violins, sword-fights, mysterious signatures and long-dead theatrical ambitions.'

Source: La Mama Theatre program.

Production Details

  • Produced by La Mama at La Mama Theatre, Carlton, 6-17 September 2017.

    Director: Jane Woollard.

    Cast: Fanny Hanusin, Ruby Johnston, and Nicholas Kato.

    Dramaturg: Melanie Beddie.

    Designer: Amanda Johnson.

    Composer/Sound Designer: Peter Farnan.

    Lighting Designer: Bronwyn Pringle.

    Stage Manager: Imogen Titmarsh.

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