|Date premiered 1987|
Playwright Maria Portesi
|First performance 1987|
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.