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Holding the Man single work   drama   - Two acts.
Adaptation of Holding the Man Timothy Conigrave , 1995 single work autobiography
Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 Holding the Man
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Notes

  • Adapted by Tommy Murphy from Tim Conigrave's Holding the Man. Commissioned by Griffin Theatre Company and developed as part of the Playwrights' Residency project.
  • Dedication: For Tim.

Production Details

  • First produced by Griffin Theatre Company at SBW Stables Theatre, Sydney, 9 November - 16 December 2006.

    Director: David Berthold.

    Designer: Brian Thomson.

    Lighting Designer: Stephen Hawker.

    Sound Designer: Basil Hogios.

    Costume Designer: Michael Agosta.

    Cast: Jeanette Cronin, Nicholas Eadie, Guy Edmonds, Robin McLeavy, Brett Stiller, and Matt Zeremes.


    Return season at Griffin Theatre Company from 8 February to 3 March 2007.

    Cast and crew as above.


    Produced at Trafalgar Studios, London, 4 May - 3 July 2010.

    Director: David Berthold.


    Produced at La Boite, in partnership with Philip Bacon Galleries and Wrightson Stewart, 16 February to 16 March 2013.

    Director: David Berthold.

    Designer: Brian Thomson.

    Costumes and Puppets: Micka Agosta.

    Lighting Designer: David Walters.

    Composer and Sound Designer: Basil Hogios.

    Cast: Eugene Gilfedder, Jai Higgs, Helen Howard, Lauren Jackson, Jerome Meyer, and Alec Snow.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 2006

Works about this Work

Corr Values Steve Dow , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 23 January 2016;
Berthold Returns to His Baby, A Tale of Love Nathanael Cooper , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 20 February 2013; (p. 30)

— Review of Holding the Man Tommy Murphy , 2006 single work drama
Getting to Grips Nathanael Cooper , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 9-10 February 2013; (p. 9)

— Review of Holding the Man Tommy Murphy , 2006 single work drama
Stage Set for 70s Madeline Healy , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 27 January 2013; (p. 30)

— Review of Holding the Man Tommy Murphy , 2006 single work drama
Box Office Hit Returns For a New G Generation Nathanael Cooper , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 27 September 2012; (p. 24)
Love, Blood and Death: Just as It Was Stephen Dunne , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11-12 November 2006; (p. 23)

— Review of Holding the Man Tommy Murphy , 2006 single work drama
A Must-See Jason Blake , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 20 May 2007; (p. 22)

— Review of Holding the Man Tommy Murphy , 2006 single work drama
Catholic Schoolboys' Story of Love and AIDS Death Michael Mullins , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Eureka Street , 28 November vol. 16 no. 18 2006; (p. 28-29)

— Review of Holding the Man Tommy Murphy , 2006 single work drama
A Tale of Two Romeos Suzanna Clarke , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 1 - 2 March 2008; (p. 5)

— Review of Holding the Man Tommy Murphy , 2006 single work drama
Powerful Love Story Sue Gough , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 8 - 9 March 2008; (p. 48)

— Review of Holding the Man Tommy Murphy , 2006 single work drama
Watch this Face : Tommy Murphy Mark Chipperfield , 2006 single work column
— Appears in: The (Sydney) Magazine , November no. 43 2006; (p. 32)
Pieces of a Life, in Their Hands Bryce Hallett , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 30 October 2006; (p. 14)
A Theatre of Optimism David Berthold , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Strangers in Between [and] Holding the Man : Two Plays 2006; (p. vii-ixii)
Theatre Stephen Dunne , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 2 February 2007; (p. 5)
Striking the Right Chord Kelsey Munro , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 5-6 May 2007; (p. 18-19)
Last amended 11 Dec 2018 13:49:00
Settings:
  • Melbourne, Victoria,
  • Sydney, New South Wales,
  • ca. 1970s
  • ca. 1980s
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