Umbrella Events in association with Creative Universe is delighted to present the world premiere performances of Driftwood - The Musical. This epic story has been adapted for the stage by award-winning playwright Jane Bodie, based on the original memoir by Eva de Jong-Duldig. It features original Music and Arrangements by Anthony Barnhill with Lyrics by Tania de Jong AM and Jane Bodie. It features a wonderful cast directed by acclaimed, indigenous theatre-maker Wesley Enoch AM. Driftwood – The Musical tells the inspirational story of the renowned Austrian/Australian sculptor Karl Duldig and his artist/inventor wife, Slawa Horowitz-Duldig. We follow their lives in pre-war Vienna, Slawa’s ingenious invention of the foldable umbrella, and an incredible chain of events after miraculously escaping the Holocaust and rebuilding their careers as artists in Melbourne. A magical story of art and creativity, survival and perseverance, family, freedom and love.
Theatre/Venue NameChapel Off Chapel
Venue address12 Little Chapel St, Prahran VIC 3181
All performance dates and start times

Wednesday 18 May, 7.30pm
Thursday 19 May, 1pm & 7.30pm
Friday 20 May, 7.30pm
Saturday 21 May, 7.30pm
Sunday 22 May, 2pm & 7.30pm

Wednesday 25 May, 1pm & 7.30pm
Thursday 26 May, 1pm & 7.30pm
Friday 27 May, 7.3opm
Saturday 28 May, 2pm & 7.30pm

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Creative Team

Director – Wesley Enoch AM
Playwright/Lyricist – Jane Bodie
Composer/Arranger/Musical Director – Anthony Barnhill
Concept/Executive Producer/Lyricist – Tania de Jong AM
Author – Eva de Jong-Duldig
Producer/General Manager – Neil Gooding
Designer – Charlotte Lane
Sound Designer – Marcello Lo Ricco
Lighting Designer – Matt Scott
Production Manager – Bec Poulter

Cast List

Slawa – Tania de Jong AM
Karl – Anton Berezin
Eva – Sara Reed
Ignaz/Marcel/Others – Troy Sussman

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