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Firing Squad single work   musical theatre   revue/revusical   satire   humour  
Issue Details: First known date: 1983... 1983 Firing Squad
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The last of Reg Livermore's Livermore's large-scale one-man shows, Firing Squad explores the confusion of values, the lack of ideals, the pessimism, and the fear of Australians of the early 1980s, a time when the country was deep in recession. As he notes in his website, the show was an attempt to 'reflect the nature of those difficult times, but I think the audience found it too much like the real thing.'


  • Firing Squad was released as a vinyl record by Telmak (TMAK 051) in 1983.
  • For further insights see 'Firing Squad' in the 'Reg Shows' section of Reg Livermore's official website.

Production Details

  • A one-man production, first performed at Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, 31 May - 30 July 1983.

    • Shows were also played in Sydney and Brisbane.
    • Livermore was accompanied by The Rifle Soup Line Kitchen.

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