Tower of light

Melbourne Workers Theatre 1989, Tower of light, in Melbourne Festival (1999), Cattle Pavilion 1, Melbourne Showgrounds, 17-3.

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Performance name Tower of light
Creator(s) Melbourne Workers Theatre
Contributor(s) Bond, Samantha
Bracegirdle, Ian
Daly, Jim
Davey, Anni
Dee, Susie
Farinacci, Daniela
Grebot, Etienne
Harris, Chris
Hayden, Glenn
Joseph, David
Macauley, Wayne
Nguyen, Than Vu
Thompson, Nathan
Tregloan, Anna
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Year presented/published 1989
Publisher Melbourne Workers Theatre; Institute of Complex Entertainment
Place of publication Flemington, Vic
Event name Melbourne Festival (1999)
Performance venue Cattle Pavilion 1, Melbourne Showgrounds
Performance end date 17-30 Oct 1999
Description of performance 3 MP4 files (1 hr 39 min, 1 hr 41 min, 6 min)
Summary Tower of Light was a large scale multimedia theatrical performance that satirised the Victorian Government's growing reliance on gambling revenue, and the effect of gaming culture on gambling addicts and their families. Written by Wayne Macauley and directed by Susie Dee.
Keyword(s) Gambling
Economics
Poverty
Theatre
Notes Includes footage from 2 cameras.
Also includes a promotional segment on "Sunday Afternoon", ABC Arts program, about Melbourne Workers Theatre's Melbourne Festival show about gambling culture. Introduced by Andrea Stretton. Reporter was Stephen Feneley. Montage of scenes from the show. Interviews with Wayne Macauley (writer), Susie Dee (director), and Sue Nattrass (artistic director, Melbourne Festival).
Contact Deakin University Library for access to MOV file.
Language eng
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30113113

Document type: Performance
Collection: Melbourne Workers Theatre
 
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