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Independent Brisbane: Four Plays [BOOK REVIEW]

Hadley, Bree (2010) Independent Brisbane: Four Plays [BOOK REVIEW]. Australasian Drama Studies, 56, pp. 242-244.

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Abstract

Independent Brisbane: Four Plays is, as the title suggests, a collection of plays by independent theatre-makers and theatre-making collectives in Brisbane in the 2002– 07 period, including Marcel Dorney’s Harriers (6–51), the nest’s The Knowing of Mary Poppins (52–102), Linda Hassall’s Post Office Rose (103–71) and Maxine Mellor’s Magda’s Fascination with Wax Cats (172–216). According to the contextualising information on the book’s back cover, these plays are ‘distinctive’ in content, story and style, ‘[y]et carry with them what is characteristic of the city they come from – a preoccupation with landscape, creation in tightly knit collaborative teams and brave, often unexpected, theatrical choices’.

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ID Code: 39912
Item Type: Review
Keywords: Independent Brisbane: Four Plays, Marcel Dorney, The Nest, Linda Hassall, Maxine Mellor
ISSN: 0810-4123
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400) > Drama Theatre and Performance Studies (190404)
Divisions: Current > Schools > Drama
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Deposited On: 07 Feb 2011 10:09
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2011 00:53

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