Lyrebird (Tales of Helpmann)

Lyrebird (Tales of Helpmann)

Infobox Play
name = LyreBird (Tales of Helpmann)

writer = Tyler Coppin
characters = Sir Robert Helpmann, et all
setting = Intermission of ballet, Don Quixote
premiere = March 5 1998
place = Adelaide Festival of Arts
South Australia
orig_lang = English
subject = Biography of Robert Helpmann
genre = Comedy/Drama Solo Show
web =

LyreBird (Tales of Helpmann) is a play by Tyler Coppin about the life and career of Australian dancer, actor, director and choreographer Sir Robert Helpmann. The one-man play premiered at the 1998 Adelaide Festival of Arts before touring Australia and to New Zealand. LyreBird Tales of Helpmann has been performed at the Sydney Opera House (Sydney Theatre Company), the City of London Festival, venues in the UK, and the 1999 and 2001 Edinburgh Festival. In 2007 the show played at the State Theatre Company of South Australia (Adelaide).


1999 Edinburgh Fringe First Award

Official Site

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