Our Country's Good

Our Country's Good

Written by: Timberlake Wertenbaker 

Strawdog Theatre    4/29/2001 (schedule)


On the 18th of January, 1788 the first fleet of British prison ships, under the command of Arthur Phillip, arrive at Botany Bay in New South Wales, Australia and soon settle up the coast at Port Jackson, the site of current-day Sydney.

Many of the prisoners have been convicted of minor theft (stealing a loaf of bread was crime enough to earn deportation) and many of their wardens are military men who fought and lost the war against the American colonies. There is a sense that they have all of them been condemned: to the task of founding a self-sustaining ...Read More

Kyle Hamman.... 2nd Lieutenant Ralph Clark *
Michael Dailey.... Harry Brewer *
Carmen Aiello.... John Wisehammer
Chris Hainsworth.... Ketch/Ross
Christian Felix.... Cpt. David Collins
Elizabeth Rich.... Dabby Bryant
James Anthony Zoccoli.... Arscott/Campbell
Jennifer Avery.... Duckling Smith
John Ferrick.... Sideway
Lisa Rothschiller.... Liz Morden
Stacy Parker.... Mary Brenham
Tim Curtis.... Gov. Arthur Phillip
*=featured role

Shade Murray ....  Director
Jess Hill ....  Stage Manager
Michelle Caplan ....  Production Manager
Stephen Murray ....  Master Electrician
Debbie Caruso ....  Producer
David Wolf ....  Scenic Designer
Becky Marshall ....  Properties Designer
Chris J. Johnson ....  Sound Designer
Lynne Koscielniak ....  Lighting Designer
Sarah Pace ....  Costume Designer

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