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Mercury Theatre's production of The rocking cave, 1973 (1st of 5)

Mercury Theatre's production of The rocking cave, 1973

Auckland's Mercury Theatre opened in 1967. This is a scene from a 1973 production of James McNeish's The rocking cave, about a religious settlement in Waipū. Pictured are Bevan Wilson (back), Helen Smith and David Weatherly (seated on the floor). The producer was Tony Richardson.

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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Reference: NZMS813RockingCove(BLens)
Photograph by Michael Tubberty

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Mark Derby, 'Theatre companies and producers - The rise of professional companies', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/43414/mercury-theatres-production-of-the-rocking-cave-1973 (accessed 9 December 2019)

Story by Mark Derby, published 22 Oct 2014