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QTC The Queensland Theatre Company

The Queensland Theatre Company

Assistant to the Stage Management team for ANNIE by Thomas Meehan with music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Martin Charnin, from February 13th to March 7th, 1981 at the S.G.I.O. Theatre, and later, Apprentice Stage Management support during daytimes (while I was ASM’s On Our Selection at the S.G.I.O. theatre at night) for a revival at Her Majesties Theatre, Brisbane, from November 3 to December 12, 1981 for the Queensland Theatre Company.

Directed by Alan Edwards; Choreographed by Jack Webster; Musical Direction by Brian Stacey; Sets Designed by James Ridewood; Costumes Designed by Graham Maclean; Lighting Designed by Jamie Henson; Sound Designed by Peter Freeman. Assistant Directed by Peter Duncan; Dance Directed by Hugh Monroe; Stage Managed by Ellen Kennedy; Assistant Stage Managed by Paul Atthow; Assistant to the Stage Management team: Toby Simkin; Animal Wrangling by Geraldine Owens and Repetiteur Phil Robertson.

STARRING David Clendinning (Oliver Warbucks); Bev Shean (Miss Hannigan); Deanne Burns (Annie) [alternating with Tereska Harbottle]; Tereska Harbottle (Annie) [alternating with Deanne Burns]; Danae Harbottle (Molly); Jane Daley (Duffy); Danelle Denny (July); Katy Hopkins (Tessie); Kate Richter (Lily); Susan Wilkinson (Pepper); Bettina Lewers (Kate); Katie McNeil (Grace Farrell); Duncan Wass (Rooster Hannigan); Peter Noble (Lt Ward / Bert Healy / Morgenthau / Justice Brandeis); Karen Crone (Annette – A Boylan Sister / Hooverville-ite / Policeman / Warbuck’s Servant / New Yorker); Margery Forde (Cecille – A Boylan Sister / Hooverville-ite / Policeman / Warbuck’s Servant / New Yorker); Jacqui Hall (A Star to Be / A Boylan Sister / Hooverville-ite / Policeman / Warbuck’s Servant / New Yorker ); Frank Lloyd (FDR); Sally Robertson (Mrs Greer); Stephen Haddan (Jimmy Johnson / Ickes / Hooverville-ite / Policeman / Warbuck’s Servant / New Yorker ); David Leith (Howe / Hooverville-ite / Policeman / Warbuck’s Servant / New Yorker ); Tony McGill (Hooverville-ite / Policeman / Warbuck’s Servant / New Yorker ); Lyn Moorfoot (Hooverville-ite / Policeman / Warbuck’s Servant / New Yorker ); Hugh Monroe (Honour Guard / Hooverville-ite / Policeman / Warbuck’s Servant / New Yorker ); Mark Penman (Bundles McCloskey / Sound Effects Man / Hooverville-ite / Policeman / Warbuck’s Servant / New Yorker ); Stephen Preston (Dog Catcher); Darien Sticklen (Dog Catcher / Frank McCracken / Hull / Hooverville-ite / Policeman / Warbuck’s Servant / New Yorker ); Lyn Treadgold (Sophie / the Kettle / Mrs Pugh / Perkins / Hooverville-ite / Policeman / Warbuck’s Servant / New Yorker ); Jack Webster (Dog Catcher / Drake / Hooverville-ite / Policeman / Warbuck’s Servant / New Yorker ); GaySandy and Charlie Brown (Sandy Dogs);

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And for the Queensland Theatre Company:

Executive Staff: Alan Edwards (Director); Gregory Gesch (Assistant Director); Lloyd Nickson (Director, Theatre in Education); Arthur Frame (Production Manager), Gillian Coar (Executive Officer), Ken Kennett (Public Relations & Publicity Officer), June Craw (Finance and Business Officer), Helen Mayes (Clerical Assistant), Lewis Savage (Subscriptions Officer), Diane Leith (Administration) and Jennie Lewis (Receptionist),

Production Staff: James Ridewood (Resident Designer); Caroline Gyucha (Scenic Artist); James Henson (Lighting Designer); Gary Cameron (Properties); Paul Parkinson (Properties); David Palm (Properties); Howard Steele (Head Carpenter); Des Dougan (Carpenter); Peter Vosiliunas (Carpenter); Cornelis Boogaart (Apprentice Carpenter); Lexi Wright (Wardrobe Supervisor); Jay Mansfield-Askew (Wardrobe Supervisor); Cynthia Bowen (Wardrobe Supervisor);  Danny Healy (Wardrobe); Arlie McGill (Wardrobe); Anne Long (Wardrobe); Yvette O’Brien (Production Secretary); Dawn Grieg (Wardrobe Hire); Derrick George (Photographer); Magda Wollner (QTC Guild Coordinator); Yolande Bird (London Representative); Diana Franklin (London Representative); Michael Menzies (New York Representative) and John Krummel (Sydney Casting & Repertoire Consultant)

S.G.I.O. Theatre Staff: Jim Wright (Manager), Don Fergusson (Assistant Manager), Ray Calcutt (Head Mechanist), Patrick (Paddy) Teuma (Head Electrician), Dallas Black (Booking Office) and Kay Fifas (Booking Office)

Associate Artists: Billie Brown; Carol Burns; Reginald CameronIvar Kants; Joe MacColum; Warren Mitchell; James Ridewood, Cliff Simcox; Babette Stephens, M.B.E. and Geraldine Turner.


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