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Drama Queens on Video
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Why is it that we see so few plays by Australian women on stage? Why is it that women are still so under-represented, despite the great strides made in recent decades by feminism? What responsibilities does the theatre have? How can female playwrights avoid the stain of tokenism and kid glove criticism?
In this video, Playwrights Patricia Cornelius and Van…
Much Ado About Don
Sydney Opera House 1975, image by Gregory Melle, Flickr
A theatrical wildfire has sparked up at Crikey following a review of David Williamson’s sequel to Don’s Party, Don Parties On. The play premiered in Melbourne last year, but the Crikey review, penned by Jason Whittaker, was published last week after the play opened at the Sydney Opera House. In the review, Whittaker…
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