2006 – DOLLY STAINER OF KEW COTTAGES by Janet Brown

Soul Theatre’s production for 2006 was Janet Brown’s Dolly Stainer of Kew Cottages

ARTISTIC NOTES : This production is SOUL’s first multi-media production. This play illuminates the world of institutionalized care in twentieth century Australia through the moving story of Dolly Stainer, a real live person who was left as a neglected five year old at The Mental Asylum in 1915. Here she remained for 75 years, developing just as the Asylum changed into The Kew Cottages.
PURPOSE : To celebrate what one can achieve regardless of impediments or circumstances; To raise awareness about Downs Syndrome.
BENEFICIARIES : The Kew Cottages Parents Association; Victorian Advocacy League for Individuals with Disability, Inc. (VALID).
REVIEW: The Age, 2006: http://www.theage.com.au/news/arts-reviews/dolly-stainer-of-kew-cottages/2006/08/22/1156012513610.html

VENUE : La Mama Carlton Courthouse, 349 Drummond Street

SEASON : 9 – 29 August, 2006
DIRECTOR : David Myles

CAST
Francis Hutson – DOLLY
Liz McColl –
Gregory Ross –

MUSICIAN
Carl Pannuzzo

CREW
Peter Mumford – SET
Bronwyn Pringle – LIGHTING
Clare Cahill and Fiona Bavington – VIDEO DESIGNERS
Lucas Silva-Myles – STAGE MANAGER

SPONSORS

  • Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Pty. Ltd.

IN-KIND SPONSORS

  • R-Co;
  • Printer … [see list of sponsors from Poster, TBC]