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y separately published work icon Captain Midnight, V.C. single work   musical theatre   - Eight sections
Issue Details: First known date: 1984... 1984 Captain Midnight, V.C.
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'The play narrates the revolutionary feats and achievements of one Captain Midnight VC (he won the VC in World War I), the bastard son of an Indigenous woman and English peer. Politically charismatic, he eventually leads an uprising of blacks (aided by black brothers from Africa and the USA) which compels the government to eject all whites from Tasmania and give it back to the Aborigines, as `Trugininiland’.' - Jack Hibberd

Exhibitions

Notes

  • Commissioned by Melbourne University Student Theatre

Production Details

  • Hibberd's initial version of this work was first written and performed in 1972.

    Music by Lorraine Milne.

    First produced: MUST Kaleidoscope Country Tour, Victoria 1973.

    Performed at: Rusden State College, Clayton, Victoria, 1976.

    Cast: Gary Bell, and Robyn Giles

    Director: John Preston.

    Performed at: Guild Lawn, Crawley, Western Australia 1979. Daylight open air performance for Orientation Week, University of Western Australia. Original music composed by Lorraine Milne.

    Cast: Fiona MacLean, Cathy Richardson, Doug Robertson and Ann Tonks.

    Composer: Lorraine Milne.

    Director: Linda McDowell.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Montmorency, Lower Plenty - Eltham area, Melbourne - Northeast, Melbourne, Victoria,:Yackandandah Playscripts , 1984 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Foreword : Captain Midnight V.C., Humphrey McQueen , single work criticism (p. ii-iv)

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Works about this Work

Foreword : Captain Midnight V.C. Humphrey McQueen , 1984 single work criticism
— Appears in: Captain Midnight, V.C. 1984; (p. ii-iv)
Jack Hibberd Peter Fitzpatrick , 1979 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: After 'The Doll' : Australian Drama Since 1955 1979; (p. 129-144)
Untitled B. C. Campbell , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: Nation Review , 3-9 May 1974; (p. 926)

— Review of Captain Midnight, V.C. Jack Hibberd , 1984 single work musical theatre
Untitled L. Wren , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 19 April 1974; (p. 4)

— Review of Captain Midnight, V.C. Jack Hibberd , 1984 single work musical theatre
Untitled B. Watts , 1973 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 27 February 1973; (p. 10)

— Review of Captain Midnight, V.C. Jack Hibberd , 1984 single work musical theatre
Untitled B. Watts , 1973 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 27 February 1973; (p. 10)

— Review of Captain Midnight, V.C. Jack Hibberd , 1984 single work musical theatre
Untitled L. Wren , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 19 April 1974; (p. 4)

— Review of Captain Midnight, V.C. Jack Hibberd , 1984 single work musical theatre
Untitled B. C. Campbell , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: Nation Review , 3-9 May 1974; (p. 926)

— Review of Captain Midnight, V.C. Jack Hibberd , 1984 single work musical theatre
Jack Hibberd Peter Fitzpatrick , 1979 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: After 'The Doll' : Australian Drama Since 1955 1979; (p. 129-144)
Foreword : Captain Midnight V.C. Humphrey McQueen , 1984 single work criticism
— Appears in: Captain Midnight, V.C. 1984; (p. ii-iv)
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