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Wogs Out of Work

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Date premiered  1987
Playwright  Maria Portesi
Genre  Comedian
First performance  1987
Setting  Melbourne
Original language  English language
Written by  Nick Giannopoulos Simon Palomares Maria Portesi

Wogs Out of Work is an Australian play which was written by Nick Giannopoulos, Simon Palomares, and Maria Portesi.

It debuted in 1987 at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and was enormously successful, touring for a number of years. The original cast included Nick Giannopoulos, Simon Palomares, George Kapiniaris, and Mary Coustas. Veteren film and TV director Marc Gracie was the original director of the production.

The success of the show led to a TV series Acropolis Now plus a number of similar comedies, including Wog-A-Rama, Wogboys, Who Let the Wogs Out?, and Il Dago as well the film The Wog Boy.


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