Monday 24 July 2017

Reedy River @ the Henry Lawson Festival at Como, Sunday 9th July 2017

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Como Henry Lawson Appreciation Group Inc celebrates the 150th Birthday of Henry Lawson

Be delighted by Opera Noire's adaptation of the sentimental Australian musical REEDY RIVER by Dick Diamond, as part of the Henry Lawson Festival in Sutherland Shire this July.

followed by Dead Men Talking

Cabaret Performance, BYO Alcohol.

Set in the heady days of early Australian Union Movement in the aftermath of the 1891 Queensland shearers’ strike

Reedy River Cast/Production Team includes:

Paul Spencer
Jareth Norman
Lisa Stewart
Nick Whiley
Terry Clinton
Darina Vassiliev
Nicholas Mackey
Pete Jenner
Tracey Okeby Lucan
Kate Alway
Cath Blakey
Roy Rankin
Tony Guyot
Deb Jones
Patrick Harte

(Sandra Nixon photos)


Produced by Tony Guyot,
Musical Direction Deb Jones,
AM/D & Band Leader Patrick Harte.

Script adapted by Tony Guyot 

Pro Hart illustration to Reedy River
taken from Poems of Henry Lawson.
Producer Tony Guyot talking to Frank Maher who appeared in the 1963 Sydney production of Reedy River.

 Lagerphone borrowed from BMC

Ann & Frank Maher

back - Frank Bulgin, Alex & Julie Bishop, front - Frank Maher, Mike Young

Bill Scott, son of founders Gay & Alan Scott. Alan appeared in the first Sydney production of Reedy River.

(back) Annette Dwight & Beth Cambridge

Producer Tony Guyot

Shearers camp

Brodie has died & Mrs Brodie now runs the property.

Ballad of 1891


The Internationale



1 comment:

  1. just wondering if the illustration of the Reedy River by PRO HART was a real painting or a print?