Capricornia by Xavier Herbert - Adapted by Louis Nowra
Melbourne Theatre Company
Capricornia (1938) is the debut novel by Xavier Herbert.
Like his later work considered by many a masterpiece, the Miles Franklin Award-winning Poor Fellow My Country, it provides a fictional account of life in 'Capricornia', a place clearly modelled specifically on Australia's Northern Territory, and to a lesser degree on tropical Australia in general, (i.e. anywhere north of the Tropic of Capricorn) in the early twentieth century. It was written in London between 1930 and 1932.
Highly influenced by the Jindyworobak Movement, it also describes the inter-racial relationships and abuses of the period.
Playwright Louis Nowra adapted Capricornia for the stage, first performed by in 1988. Company B Belvoir's production, directed by Kingston Anderson, opened at Sydney's Belvoir St Theatre in April 1988 before a national tour. Belvoir revived Nowra's play in 2006 in a production directed by Wesley Enoch at the Seymour Centre in Sydney.
Cast: Ulli Birve, Syd Brisbane, Bradley Byquar, Giordano Gangl, Daphne Grey, Claudia La Rose, Bill McClusky, Carmel McGlone, Caroline Mignone, Lydia Miller, Justine Saunders, John Turnbull, Darren R Yap
Playbill / Program The Playhouse MelborneAustralia
Run: 4 Oct - 27 Oct 1990
Size 140 x 215 mm Lots of Information and Pictures
Condition: Good 8/10
Creative Kingston Anderson, Shaun Gurton, Bronwyn Jones, Paul Adolphus, Mark Howett, Graeme Revell, Arabella Powell, Emma O.Neill
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