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28 Jul 2015

100 REASONS FOR WAR by Tom Holloway

We live in interesting times. As a nearly fifty-year-old, white Australian I grew up amongst what I would characterise as a ‘silent social assent’, which asserted that Australia’s participation in World War One - perhaps more specifically, the Gallipoli campaign - marked the ‘real’ beginning of our nationhood. That the ‘blooding’ (and I speak both respectfully and metaphorically) we received in that campaign acted as some sort of rite-of-passage for our young, newly-formed nation...
27 Jul 2015

Our July picks for schools

Every month or so our Literary Manager Tom Healey delves into our extensive catalogue and suggests plays suitable for secondary schools.
21 Jul 2015

Our July picks for community theatre

Every month or so our Literary Manager Tom Healey delves into our extensive catalogue and suggests plays suitable for community theatre groups.
13 Jul 2015

Our July picks for tertiary study

Every month or so our Literary Manager Tom Healey delves into our extensive catalogue and suggests plays suitable for tertiary study.
1 Jul 2015

Australian plays on stage - July 2015

Selected highlights from across the country this month.
24 Jun 2015

Our June picks for community theatre

Every month or so our Literary Manager Tom Healey delves into our extensive catalogue and suggests plays suitable for community theatre groups.
17 Jun 2015

Our June picks for tertiary study

Every month or so our Literary Manager Tom Healey delves into our extensive catalogue and suggests plays suitable for tertiary study.
10 Jun 2015

Our June picks for schools

Every month or so our Literary Manager Tom Healey delves into our extensive catalogue and suggests plays suitable for secondary schools.
9 Jun 2015

The Accidental Dramaturg by Francesca Smith

I find myself struggling; tying myself in knots trying to define my approach to something which is by nature so ephemeral and intangible. I haven’t written an essay since I was at university and then only under the intense and liberating pressure of exam conditions. And I’m busy traversing my own creative wasteland at the moment… What exactly do I do?
2 Jun 2015

Australian plays on stage - June 2015

Selected highlights from across the country this month.

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