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Vale Russell Kiefel

We are saddened by the news of much loved Australian actor Russell Kiefel’s passing over the weekend. Here at State Theatre Company, we remember him for his exceptional onstage performances during the ‘Lighthouse’ years during which Russell was a member of the Ensemble under “the Lighthouse Keeper”, Jim Sharman, notably for his appearances in  The Season at Sarsaparilla, Netherwood, Sunrise, The Blind Giant is Dancing, Pal Joey, The Marriage of Figaro, Blood Wedding, Twelfth Night, Royal Show, The Prince of Homburg, Silver Lining, Mother Courage and Her Children, Spellbound, A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Photo from Netherwood, 1983. Photo credit David Wilson.