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George Palmer


George Palmer

Presented by

State Opera South Australia

Performance Dates

12 May - 21 May 2016


Her Majesty’s Theatre


Cloudstreet is based on the 1991 novel by Tim Winton. It tells the story of two families from working-class backgrounds, the Pickles and the Lambs living together in a house in Perth – Cloudstreet – over a 20-year period.

By State Opera South Australia in association with the Adelaide Festival Centre.

Further information about Composer and Librettist George Palmer can be found on the Australian Music Centre website.


Lester Lamb Pelham Andrews
Oriel Lamb Antoinette Halloran
Quick Lamb Nicholas Cannon
Fish Lamb Nicholas Jones
Sam Pickle Barry Ryan
Dolly Pickle Joanna McWaters
Rose Pickle Desiree Frahn
Hattie Lamb/Mrs Clay Kristen Hardy
Red Lamb Courtney Turner
Lon Lamb Ben Francis
Elaine Lamb Karina Jay
Ted Pickles Hew Wagner
Chub Pickles Beau Sandford
Bob Crab Don Bemrose
Pilot/Gerry Clay/Toby Jeremy Kleeman
Spirit Girls Kirsty Williams/Natasha Wanganeen/Lilla Berry

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

Conductor Timothy Sexton
Director Gale Edwards
Set Design Victoria Lamb
Costume Design Ailsa Paterson
Lighting Nigel Levings
Video Design Craig Williams
Sound Design Jane Rosetto
Assistant Director Velalien
Indigenous Adviser Nikki Ashby

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