REVIEW: Babes in the Wood by Tom Wright

Kate Herbert, 26 November 2003

"Tom Wright's pseudo-colonial panto, Babes in the Woods, is a rollicking good night. The audience came out smiling- a good sign."

ARTICLE: Forget polite drama, let's stretch the imagination

Sydney Morning Herald, 2 December 2003

""The idea," says Wright, "was to see if we could reproduce a 1902 pantomime, so I spent a lot of time in the rare books collection at the State Library. I soon realised our ideas about pantomime are based on those vapid 1960s versions, but colonial panto was far more interesting. It was political, transgressive, titillating, irrational and magical.""

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