Cloudstreet

2016

“The river is full of sky. There are stars and swirl and space down there”

"World Premiere"

“World Premiere”

GEORGE PALMER

CLOUDSTREET

HER MAJESTY’S THEATRE

12-21 MAY 2016

Cloudstreet, based on a novel by the same name written in 1991 by Tim Winton. It tells the story of two families from working-class backgrounds, the Pickles and the Lambs who happen to live together in a house in Perth, called Cloudstreet, over a period of twenty years. Performed its premiere at Her Majesty’s Theatre in 2016 presented by State Opera South Australia in association with the Adelaide Festival Centre.

REVIEWS

There was never a dull moment throughout the premiere, thanks to a stellar cast that captivated and excelled at every turn.

LimelightDylan Henderson

It tells a quintessentially Australian story, one with undoubted universal appeal.

The Australian Book ReviewMichael Halliwell

Cloudstreet is a genuine ensemble production, and the acting and singing of the entire cast is world-class. Edwards has made the most of each performer’s talent to bring Winton’s complex characters to life.

InDailyGreg Elliott

CAST

Lester Lamb Pelham Andrews
Oriel Lamb Antoinette Halloran
Quick Lamb Nicholas Cannon
Fish Lamb Nicholas Jones
Sam Pickle  Barry Ryan
Dolly Pickle Joanna McWaters
Rose Pickle Desiree Frahn

Hattie Lamb/Mrs Clay 
Kristen Hardy
Red Lamb Courtney Turner
Lon Lamb Ben Francis
Elaine Lamb Karina Jay
Ted Pickles Hew Wagner
Chub Pickles Beau Sandford
Bob Crab Don Bemrose
Pilot/Gerry Clay/Toby Jeremy Kleeman
Spirit Girls Kirsty Williams, Natasha Wanganeen, Lilla Berry

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

CREATIVES

Conductor Timothy Sexton
Director Gale Edwards
Set Design Victoria Lamb
Costume Design Ailsa Paterson
Lighting Design Nigel Levings
Video Design Craig Williams
Sound Design Jane Rossetto
Assistant Director Velalien
Indigenous Movement Coordinator/Cultural Consultant Nikki Ashby

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