1995 – SOUL THEATRE’S BENEFIT

Soul Theatre’s Benefit by Sam Shepard & artists.

ARTISTIC NOTES :  

The Benefit consisted of four scenes from A Lie of the Mind by Sam Shepard. After each scene, Alicia Liley stepped out of character to explain the circumstances about ABI as depicted in the scene.

After Interval, an arts extravaganza consisted of:

  • Alicia Liley singing solo;
  • Judy Jacques and Bob Sedergreen jammed with Alicia;
  • Original poetry recital by Alicia Liley backed by Judy Jacques and Bob Sedergreen;
  • Original music by guitarists Andrew Pendlebury and Doug de Vries
  • Alicia Liley danced to original music of Doug de Vries and Andrew Pendlebury;
  • Comedy from Bob Franklin

PURPOSE  : Raising finances for the continuation of Soul Theatre Inc.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS : 

  • Soul Theatre Inc. gratefully acknowledges and appreciates Sam Shepard for granting complimentary rights.
  • Chris Thompson, Artistic Director, St Martin’s Youth Arts Centre


VENUE      : Beckett Theatre
SEASON    : 28 – 30 September
DIRECTOR : David Myles

CAST
Alicia Liley – BETH
Libby Stone – MEG (Mother)
Daniel Cassar – FRANKIE (Brother-in-law)
Damien Richardson – MIKE (Beth’s brother)

MUSICIANS
Judy Jacques
Bob Sedergreen
Andrew Pendlebury
Doug de Vries

COMEDIAN
Bob Franklin

CREW
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR – Tina Marie-Pizel

SPONSORS

  • Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Pty. Ltd.
  • Dame Elisabeth Murdoch;
  • Richard Pratt/Pratt Foundation/Visy

IN-KIND SPONSORS

  • The C.U.B. Malthouse;
  • Graphic Design: X2 Design;
  • Photography: Tat-Ming Yu