Our Country's Good

Our Country's Good

Written by: Timberlake Wertenbaker 

Athenaeum    3/17/2007 - 4/7/2007 (schedule)

Category:  Drama · Professional

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In 1788 British prison ships, under the command of Arthur Phillip, arrive at Botany Bay, Australia, near the current-day Sydney. Many of the prisoners have been convicted of minor theft (stealing a loaf of bread was crime enough to earn deportation) and many of their wardens are military men who fought and lost the war against the American colonies. Both groups sense they have been condemned to exile.
At a time of extremely low supplies, barbaric punishments, and low hopes, Lieutenant Ralph Clark is assigned to stage a production of George Farquhar's comedy "The Recruiting Officer."
Using convicts, many of ...Read More

Total performances: 13

Anne Korajczyk.... Mary Brenham *
Brian Pastor.... John Wisehammer *
Courtney Abbott.... Dabby Bryant *
Christine Demuth.... Duckling Smith
Dan Granata.... Sideway
David Goodloe.... Aboriginie/Caeser
Kyla Embrey.... Liz Morden
Mark Pracht.... Ketch/Ross
Ned Record.... Brewer/Arscott/Campbell
Sam Wootten.... 2nd Lieutenant Ralph Clark
*=featured role

Stephen F. Murray ....  Director
Charlotte Williams ....  Stage Manager
Russell Berns ....  Production Manager
Ashley Sanzone ....  Production Assistant
Anna Mormolstein ....  Costume Assistant
Ned Record ....  Graphic Design
Ellie Kaufman ....  Assistant Director
Nathan Doud ....  Scenic Designer
Clare Hane ....  Dialect Coach
Todd Hegener ....  assistant stage manager
Steve Ptacek ....  Sound Designer
Kam Hobbs ....  Lighting Designer
Rochelle Kolecke ....  Props Designer
Nikki Delhomme ....  Costume Designer


by Kris Vire
Time Out Chicago 4/15/07
by Lawrence Bommer
Chicago Reader 3/23/07

References: www.prometheantheatre.org
Record created by: guru_teve

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