Last drinks

Melbourne Workers Theatre 1992, Last drinks, Collingwood Town Hall, 31 A.

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Performance name Last drinks
Creator(s) Melbourne Workers Theatre
Contributor(s) Billing, Shirley
Carlin, David
Cornelius, Patricia
Lattuada, Laura
Long, Peter
Reeves, Melissa
Sam, Maryanne
Sumner, Phil
Vela, Irine
GTV Channel 9 (Melbourne, Vic.)
Year presented/published 1992
Publisher Melbourne Workers Theatre
Place of publication Collingwood, Vic.
Performance venue Collingwood Town Hall
Performance end date 31 Aug - 2 Oct 1992
Description of performance 2 MP4 files (56 min, 4 min)
Summary Theatrical performance which also toured various workplaces in Victoria. Written by Patricia Cornelius and directed by David Carlin. A retirement party quickly turns sour after it is revealed that the retiree has actually been retrenched. An examination of workplace change during the early 1990s. Opening and closing credits. 00:41:00 Audience settles at tables, cast interact with the audience. Dialogue inaudible. 00:03:01 Show begins, indicated by actors projecting their voices. 00:52:08 Curtain call 00:53:30 Announcement from Kate Gillick, thanking people for their support of MWT and asking for people to maintain their support.
Keyword(s) Industrial relations
Notes Includes news story shot at Dupont Nylon Factory. Footage of the show, the audience in the lunchroom, interviews with workers who agree that the material is relevant to them. Two small interview grabs with Patricia Cornelius.
Contact Deakin University Library for access to MOV file.
Language eng
Indigenous content off
Copyright notice ©1992, GTV 9 (news footage)
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Document type: Performance
Collection: Melbourne Workers Theatre
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