Janet Bitter & David Bryars

David (Dave) and Janet cover what it was like to stage dramatic productions in Wollongong, focusing on the Wollongong Town Hall from the late 1960’s through to the present. They give a good in-depth history of the Arcadian Theatre Group, the ups and downs and the technical details such as the costs and processes of hall bookings, dressing rooms etc.

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Lamplighter – Arcadians Theatre Group – Annex – Dressing Rooms – Musicals – Town Hall Bookings – Minstrels – Tom Pickard Workshop Theatre – Crystal Clothing – Costumes – ABC Concerts – Doreen Bryars – Illawarra Performing Arts Centre (IPAC) – Arcadians’ Children’s Theatre – Wollongong City Brass Band – Lyle Luchetti – Phil Sneddon – Margret Schubert – Anthony Warlow – Doug Scroope – Hugh Wood – Vincent (Vince) Rees (Mercury Critic) – Scott Radburn – Trent Bowater – Lynn Bell (Williams) – Frank Arkell – Lawarra Girls Choir – The Crown – The Savoy – The Civic


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