Milo's Wake

August 17th, 2000 — September 9th, 2000


La Boite Theatre, Brisbane


La Boite Theatre


Jim Vilé


Margery Forde
Michael Forde


Music Director: Erin Murphy


Sean Mee
Sue Dwyer
Paul Denny
Jacki Mison
David Megarrity
Gary Nunn

Costume Designer

Noelene Hill

Set Designer

Noelene Hill

Lighting Designer

Matt Scott

Milo’s Wake

Sue Rider commissioned Margery Forde and Michael Forde to “create a play exploring the unique nature of the Irish in Australia”. The result was Milo’s Wake. Directed by Jim Vilé it was “an immediate hit with critics and audiences who praised the writing, direction, design, music and acting, particularly that of Sean Mee whose exceptional performance in the title role marked a triumphant return to the stage after ten years”.[i]

Writer: Christine Comans

[i] La Boite Inc. 2000 Annual Report p.15.

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