Kōrero: Actors and acting

Jim Moriarty, 1994 (2 o 2)

Jim Moriarty, 1994

Prominent Māori theatre performer Jim Moriarty is seen here in one of his best-known roles, the solo show Michael James Manaia by John Broughton. The play, about a disturbed Vietnam War veteran, was first performed at Wellington's Downstage Theatre in 1991. Moriarty later toured the play nationally and to the Edinburgh Festival. This photo shows a 1994 production at Taki Rua Theatre. Moriarty later formed Te Rakau Hua O Te Wao Tapu Trust, a performing arts organisation working with at-risk young people.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1994/3514/4-F
Photograph by Mark Coote

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Laurie Atkinson, 'Actors and acting - Multiculturalism and acting, 1980 to 2013', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/42197/jim-moriarty-1994 (accessed 17 April 2024)

He kōrero nā Laurie Atkinson, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014