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Anton Crouch
Sydney University Theatre Programme Collection 1953-1965

MSS 792 T3743.CRO

Contents Listing

1953
May. Maid to order (University revue) Sydney University Players. Producer: Peter Lazar. Wallace Theatre

1954
May. Heaven’s above (University revue) Sydney University Students Representative Council. Produces: Stannard & Wilson. Union Hall
August. National Union of Australian University Students Drama Festival. Wallace Theatre

1955
May. Down to earth (University revue) Sydney University Students Representative Council. Produces: Hewitt & Bizannes. Union Hall

1956
May. Errant nights (University revue) Sydney University Students Representative Council. Producers: Cummings & Trebilco
June. Mary Rose / J.M. Barrie. Sydney University Players. Producer: Brian Harvey. Wallace Theatre
July. Trojan women / Euripides (trans: Murray). Sydney University Players. Producer: Brian Harvey; double bill with The Critic / Sheridan. Sydney University Players. Producers: Benjamin & Lazar. Wallace Theatre
August. Savitri / Gustav Holst. Sydney University Pro Musica. Producer: Nigel Lovell; double bill with Prima donna / Artur Benjamin. Wallace Theatre
September. The critic / Sheridan. Sydney University Players. Producers: Benjamin & Lazar. Wallace Theatre (revival of earlier production)

1957
March/April. Lower Education (University Revue) Producer: P. Trethowan. Sydney University Dramatic Society. Union Hall. *Donated by Tony Locantro 2006
May. My spare lady (University revue) Sydney University Players. Producer: Peter Lazar. Wallace Theatre
August. Blood wedding / Federico Lorca. Sydney University Players. Produce: Garie Fotheringham. Wallace Theatre
August. Time remembered / Jean Anouilh. Sydney University Dramatic Society. Producer: Phillip Hickey. Wallace Theatre

1958
April. The Hungerers / William Saroyan. Sydney University Players. Producer: Chester; double bill with Fire on the snow / Douglas Stewart. Sydney University Players. Producer: John Croyston. Wallace Theatre
July. Titus Andronicus / Shakespeare. Sydney University Players. Producer: John Croyston. Great Hall

1959
Dead men walking / Robert Hughes. Sydney University Players. Producer: John Croyston; sets Wendy Dickson. Wallace Theatre [programme and unpublished text]
Dead Centre (University Revue) Producer: P. Trebilco. Sydney University Teachers College. Union Hall

1960
March. Good woman of Setzuan / Brecht (trans. Bentley) Sydney University Players. Producer: Leo Schofield. Wallace Theatre
March-April. Lysistrata / Aristophanes (trans. Fitts) Sydney University Players. Producer: Robert Findlay. Anzac House, College St, Sydney
April-May. Twelfth night / Shakespeare. Sydney University Players. Producer: Ken Horler; John Bell as Malvolio. Wallace Theatre
May. Green Pastures. NIDA.
June. Nymphs and shepherds (University revue) Sydney University Theatre Council. Producer: Leo Schofield. St Josephs Church Hall, Camperdown
July-August. him (x2) / e e cummings. Sydney University Players. Producer: Ken Horler; sets Robert Hughes. Broadway Theatre
November. Charley’s Aunt. Producer Brandon Thomas. Elizabethan Theatre.

1961
March. The exception & the rule / Brecht. Sydney University Players. Producer: Ken Horler; double bill with Pluck your harps, cherubs / Dennis Carroll. Sydney University Players. Producer: Ken Horler. St Josephs
May. Wet blankets (University revue) Sydney University Theatre Council. Producers: Sommer & James. St Barnabas Church Hall, Broadway
June. Tis pity she’s a whore / John Ford. Sydney University Players. Producer: David Spode. Wallace Theatre
September. Sgt Musgrave’s dance / John Arden. Sydney University Theatre Council. Producer: May Hollinworth. Union Theatre
September. Il Ballo delle ingrate / Monteverdi. Sydney University Musical Society, Producer: Bob Donnelly; double bill with: Dido and Aeneas / Purcell. Sydney University Musical Society, Producer: Belinda Vaughan. Union Theatre
September. Ondine / Jean Giraudoux. Union Repertory Theatre Co. Producer: Brian Barnes. Union Theatre
October. Grand Guignol. Union Repertory Theatre Co. Producer: Brian Barnes. Union Theatre
October. The fourposter / Jan de Hartog. Union Repertory Theatre Co. Producer: Donald Mackay; music Nigel Butterly. Union Theatre

1962
January. Naked island / Russell Braddon. Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust. Producer: Ron Densom. Union Theatre
February. Shipwreck / Douglas Stewart. Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust. Producer: Henri Safran; Sets W. Dickson, after Lindsay. Union Theatre
February-March. The break / Philip Albright. Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust. Producer: John Tasker. Union Theatre
March. Ubu roi / Alfred Jarry. Sydney University Dramatic Society. Producer: Albie. Union Theatre
April. Coriolanus / Shakespeare. Sydney University Players. Producer: Ken Horler. Union Theatre
May. Use other entrance (University revue) Sydney University Theatre Council
June. Servant of two masters / Carlo Goldoni. Sydney University Players. Producers: Spode & Tapply. Union Theatre
June. Queen and the rebels / Ugi Betti. St Paul’s College Mummers. Producer: Ken Horler. Union Theatre
June. Caligula /Albert Camus, trans. Gilbert. St Andrew’s College. Producer: Francis Flannagan. Union Theatre
July. Dumb waiter; Slight ache / Harold Pinter. Sydney University Dramatic Society. Producers: Albie & Curran Union Theatre
July. Pauvre Bitos / Jean Anouilh. Sydney Univesity French Dept. Producers: Davey & Hatten. Union Theatre
July. Gondeliers / Gilbert & Sullivan. Sydney University Collegiate Gilbert & Sullivan. Producer: Robert Pyke. Union Theatre
October. Smetana Quartet (concert). Musica Viva. Producer: Regina Ridge. Union Theatre (new venue "try-out")
October. Indian song & dance theatre. Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust & ABC. Union Theatre
October-November. Mit besten Empfehlungen / Hans Schubert. Viennese Theatre. Producer: Jaro Kluger. Union Theatre
December. Concert. Hungarian students. Producer: Marta Mikes. Union Theatre
December. Cameos and connoisseurs. Group 8. Producer: Lola Etherton. Union Theatre
Late 1962. Dances & music of Ceylon. Cultural delegation. Producer: Daniel David Union Theatre

1963
Coca-Cola, here and now (marketing revue). Coca-Cola Exp Corp. Producer: Hayes Gordon. Union Theatre
Borborygmi (revue) Sydney Hospital. Producer: Don LeQuesne. Union Theatre
March-April. Revue of the absurd / Beckett, Jarry etc. Sydney University Theatre Council. Producer: Albie. Union Theatre
April-May. First, no pinky (University revue) Sydney University Theatre Council. Producers: Johnson & Anderson. Union Theatre
Apr-May. Romeo and Juliet / Shakespeare. Sydney University Players. Producer: Edmund Allison; music: Peter Butler. Union Theatre
May. Drums along the Tank Stream (University revue) Sydney University Theatre Council. Producer: Andrew Fisher. Union Theatre
May. The oriental fantasy (concert) Festival of Asia. Producer: Joseph Leung. Union Theatre
June. The bespoke overcoat / Wolf Mankowitz. Sydney University Players. Producer: Ron Blair; double bill with Cecile / Jean Anouilh. Sydney University Players. Producer: Harry Leventhal. . Union Theatre
June? Cocka doodle dandy / Sean O'Casey. St Paul's College Mummers. Producer: John Craig. Union Theatre
July. The trial / Franz Kafka (adaption: Gide & Barrault). St Andrew's College. Producer: Francis Flannagan. Union Theatre
July-August. Fando & Lis / Fernando Arrabal. Sydney University Dramatic Society. Producer: Albie. Union Theatre
July. Cyrano de Bergerac / Edmond Rostand. Sydney University French Dept. Producer: Emile Désiron. Union Theatre (date clash with "Fando & Lis")
August. National Union of Australian University Students Drama Festival. Union Theatre
August. Mother Courage / Bertholt Brecht (trans: Eric Bentley). Sydney University Players. Producer: Ken Horler. Union Theatre
August. 17th Annual Concert. Federation of NSW Police-Citizens Boys' Clubs. Union Theatre
September. Pete Seeger (concert) Barry Balmer (promoter). Producer: Toshi Seeger. Union Theatre
October-November. Waiting for Godot / Samuel Beckett. The Contemporary Theatre Company Pty Ltd (Albie). Producer: Albie. Union Theatre
December. Wascal from outer space ("revusical") Girl Guides NSW. Producer: Ken Newton. Union Theatre

1964
March. Death watch / Jean Genet (trans: Bernard Frechtman. Sydney University Dramatic Society. Producer: Clem Gorman; double bill with The maids / Jean Genet (trans: Bernard Frechtman). Sydney University Dramatic Society. Producer: Francis Flannagan. Union Theatre
April. A streetcar named Desire / Tennessee Williams. Sydney University Players. Producer: Ron Blair. Union Theatre

1965
July. Theatre of cruelty / Artaud etc. Sysney University Dramatic society. Producer: Albie. Union Theatre
September-October. Mandrake / Machiavelli. Sydney University Italian Dept. Producer: Frederick May. Union Theatre

Pseudonyms:
Albie=Geoffrey Thoms; now Albie Thoms
Michael Allison=Paul Thom
Chester=Phillip Graham; now Chester Graham
Colin Wood=Peter Collingwood, the younger
Peter McDonald=Peter Trebilco

Cheryl Hoskin
April 2019

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