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This footage contains a performance of Champagne Ladies as performed in the 2005 Victorian Drama League One Act Play Festivals, at the Blue Stone Theatre, Kyneton, Australia with Ingrid Gang and Maree Parry


These two darlings are the epitome of all that is offensive with the society set. Preened, primped, cut and set, the pair meets at one of the ‘in’ places to see and be seen. Keeping an eye out for their well-heeled colleagues and guzzling down champagne, we are privileged to an insight of our high society pages and ladies of the high-class set. The correct social functions, birthdays, opening nights at the Opera and the Ballet can prove to be hell. One must make sure the correct attire is worn in hats, gloves, shoes, jewellery and shawls to mix and match.


Two society ladies sit down to a glass of champagne, after coming out from witnessing the worst performance of a well-known stage musical. Narelle purchased the tickets for both of them. Both try to hide their disappointment in the quality of the show.


First produced as a stand alone event


Direction by Darren Brealey



Elizabeth Penny          …          Darlene

Miranda King               …          Narelle                


Workhouse Theatre

145 Victoria Parade

Collingwood, Victoria




June 1998

Wednesday 17th to Sunday 21st

Wednesday 24th to Sunday 28th


July 1998

Wednesday 1st to Sunday 5th



Costume Design       …          Jennifer Hyland

Lighting Design        …          Julian Brignell

Producer                   …          Darren Brealey

Champagne Ladies book cover (new).jpg
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