Australian Theatre After the New Wave

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  • Author : Julian Meyrick
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Pages : null pages
  • ISBN : 9004339892
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Theatre Australia Un limited

Theatre Australia  Un limited
  • Author : Geoffrey Milne
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release : 28 December 2021
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Theatre Australia (Un)limited tells a truly national story of the structures of post-war Australian theatre: its artists, companies, financial and policy underpinnings. It gives an inclusive analysis of three ‘waves’ of Australian theatrical activity after 1953, and the types of organisations which grew up to support and maintain them. Subsidy, repertoire patterns, finances and administration, theatre buildings, companies, festivals and notable productions of the commercial, mainstream and alternative Australian theatre are examined state by state, and changes to governmental policy

Australian Theatre Modernism and Patrick White

Australian Theatre  Modernism and Patrick White
  • Author : Denise Varney,Sandra D'Urso
  • Publisher : Anthem Press
  • Release : 15 September 2018
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In the early 1960s the board of governors of the Adelaide Festival of Arts in Australia rejected two Patrick White plays, The Ham Funeral in 1962 and Night on Bald Mountain in 1964. Australian Theatre, Modernism and Patrick White documents the scandal that followed the board’s rejections of White’s plays, especially as it acted against the advice of its own drama committee and artistic director on both occasions. Denise Varney and Sandra D’Urso analyze the two events by drawing

Patrick White s Theatre

Patrick White s Theatre
  • Author : Denise Varney
  • Publisher : Sydney University Press
  • Release : 01 September 2021
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One of the giants of Australian literature and the only Australian writer to have won the Nobel Prize for Literature, Patrick White received less acclaim when he turned his hand to playwriting. In Patrick White’s Theatre, Denise Varney offers a new analysis of White’s eight published plays, discussing how they have been staged and received over a period of 60 years. From the sensational rejection of The Ham Funeral by the Adelaide Festival in 1962 to 21st-century revivals incorporating digital

The Routledge Companion to Australian Literature

The Routledge Companion to Australian Literature
  • Author : Jessica Gildersleeve
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 23 December 2020
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In recent years, Australian literature has experienced a revival of interest both domestically and internationally. The increasing prominence of work by writers like Christos Tsiolkas, heightened through television and film adaptation, as well as the award of major international prizes to writers like Richard Flanagan, and the development of new, high-profile prizes like the Stella Prize, have all reinvigorated interest in Australian literature both at home and abroad. This Companion emerges as a part of that reinvigoration, considering anew the

Postdramatic Tragedies

Postdramatic Tragedies
  • Author : Emma Cole
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 01 November 2019
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Ancient tragedy has played a well-documented role in contemporary theatre since the mid-twentieth century. In addition to the often-commented-upon watershed productions, however, is a significant but overlooked history involving classical tragedy in experimental and avant-garde theatre. Postdramatic Tragedies focuses upon such experimental reinventions and analyses receptions of Greek and Roman tragedy that come under the banner of 'postdramatic theatre', a style of performance in which the traditional components of drama, such as character and narrative, are subordinate to the immediate,

Playing Australia

Playing Australia
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release : 18 October 2021
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Playing Australia explores the insights and challenges that Australian theatre can offer the international theatre community. Collectively, the essays in this book ask what Australian drama is, has been, and might be, both to Australians and non-Australians, when it is performed in national and international arenas. Playing Australia ranges widely in its discussions and includes analysis of Australian practitioners playing away from home; playing with Australian stereotypes; and the relationship between play, culture, politics and national identity. Topics addressed in

Performing Indigenous Identities on the Contemporary Australian Stage

Performing Indigenous Identities on the Contemporary Australian Stage
  • Author : Susanne Julia Thurow
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 10 September 2019
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Over the past 50 years, Indigenous Australian theatre practice has emerged as a dynamic site for the discursive reflection of culture and tradition as well as colonial legacies, leveraging the power of storytelling to create and advocate contemporary fluid conceptions of Indigeneity. Performing Indigenous Identities on the Contemporary Australian Stage offers a window into the history and diversity of this vigorous practice. It introduces the reader to cornerstones of Indigenous Australian cultural frameworks and on this backdrop discusses a wealth of

South Australia State of Transformation

South Australia  State of Transformation
  • Author : John Spoehr
  • Publisher : Wakefield Press
  • Release : 14 November 2018
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South Australia - and the world - is entering a time of transformational change: social, economic, industrial and environmental. As a new government takes the reins, it has the power to shape the future of our state and its citizens at a crucial moment. The automotive industry has closed, but maritime shipbuilding projects are booming. Automation and artificial intelligence technologies are on the rise - and with them, both fears of jobs lost and the promise of increased productivity and

Exploring Cultural Value

Exploring Cultural Value
  • Author : Kim Lehman,Ian Fillis,Mark Wickham
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release : 25 January 2021
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Exploring Cultural Value presents ground breaking new research on the use of the cultural value lens to explain and investigate those areas of society where art and culture can have an impact or add value, beyond economic measures.

Freaks of History

Freaks of History
  • Author : MacDonald James
  • Publisher : Intellect Books
  • Release : 03 March 2017
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Disability studies have long been the domain of medical and pedagogical academics. However, in recent years, the subject has outgrown its clinical origins. In Freaks of History, James MacDonald presents two dramatic explorations of disability within the wider themes of sexuality, gender, foreignness, and the Other. Originally directed by Martin Harvey and performed by undergraduate students at the University of Exeter, Wellclose Square and Unsex Me Here analyze cultural marginalization against the backdrop of infamous historical events. MacDonald, who is

Brecht Co

Brecht   Co
  • Author : Ulrike Garde
  • Publisher : Peter Lang
  • Release : 24 January 2022

German-speaking playwrights have exercised a considerable if subtle influence on Australian theatre history. Presenting a range of paradigmatic case studies, this book offers a detailed account of Australian productions of German-language drama between 1945 and 1996. The reception of Bertolt Brecht is used as a touchstone for analysing stagings of plays by writers such as Max Frisch, Rolf Hochhuth, Peter Handke and Franz Xaver Kroetz. In addition, more recent developments in the reception of German drama on the Australian stage are discussed.

Louis Nowra

Louis Nowra
  • Author : Veronica Kelly
  • Publisher : Rodopi
  • Release : 24 January 1987

Louis Nowra is regarded as one of Australia's leading dramatists. This book presents an overview of the playwright's life and work and a critical analysis of his plays.