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'Based on the book Darlinghurst Nights by Kenneth Slessor and an original concept by Andrew James' (Hayes Theatre, 2018 season)

Issue Details: First known date: 1988... 1988 Darlinghurst Nights
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Play with music.

Based on the poetry of Kenneth Slessor, Darlinghurst Nights takes five characters from the light verse that Slessor wrote in the 1920s, develops them and gives them a frame and viewing platform - the poet and his friend, cartoonist Joe Lynch. The poems adapted include 'Darlinghurst Nights', and 'Five Bells'.

Production Details

  • First performed by the Sydney Theatre Company at the Wharf Theatre, 7 January, 1988 as part of the Bicentennial Celebrations. Director Terry O'Connell. The music was composed by Max Lambert.


    Produced by Hayes Theatre Company, 4 January to 3 February 2018.

    Director: Lee Lewis.

    Musical Director: Max Lambert.

    Choreographer: John O’Connell.

    Production Designer: Mason Browne.

    Lighting Designer: Trent Suidgeest.

    Music Associate: Roger Lock.

    Producer: Richard Carroll.

    Cast: Baylie Carson, Andrew Cutcliffe, Natalie Gamsu, Abe Mitchell, Billie Rose Prichard, Sean O’Shea, and Justin Smith.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 1988
      .
      Extent: 124 leavesp.
      Description: Typescript (photocopy).
      (Manuscript) assertion
      Note/s:
      • At foot of title page "The poetry of Kenneth Slessor used with ... permission of Angus and Robertson".

      Holdings

      Held at: University of Queensland University of Queensland Library Fryer Library
      Local Id: H1731

Works about this Work

Kings Cross Elegy Ron Banks , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 4 September 1998; (p. 6)

— Review of Darlinghurst Nights Katherine Thomson , 1988 single work drama
Cross Words Set to Music Ron Banks , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 27 August 1998; (p. 5)

— Review of Darlinghurst Nights Katherine Thomson , 1988 single work drama
Casebook : Darlinghurst Nights Gaye Poole , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , [Double Issue] no. 12-13 1988; (p. 103-123)
Cross Words Set to Music Ron Banks , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 27 August 1998; (p. 5)

— Review of Darlinghurst Nights Katherine Thomson , 1988 single work drama
Kings Cross Elegy Ron Banks , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 4 September 1998; (p. 6)

— Review of Darlinghurst Nights Katherine Thomson , 1988 single work drama
Casebook : Darlinghurst Nights Gaye Poole , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , [Double Issue] no. 12-13 1988; (p. 103-123)
Last amended 16 May 2018 15:10:17
Subjects:
  • Sydney, New South Wales,
  • Kings Cross, Kings Cross area, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,
  • 1930s
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