Issue 17

Australasian Drama Studies

Number 17 October 1990


Contents

INTERVIEW

‘Projecting the inner world onto the existing landscape’ an interview with JANIS BALODIS by Veronica Kelly

INTERVIEW

‘Extremely funny….utterly tragic’; and interview with RICHARD WALLEY by Cliff Watego with notes on Black interviews/Black discourse

INTERVIEW

‘A fairly hybrid talent’; an interview with JOHN ROMERIL by Leah Mercer

AUSTRALIAN VAUDEVILLE

  1. CHARLES GRAHAME: Valantyne Napier’s Act as Knows with notes on Australian vaudeville
  2. VALANTYNE NAPIER: The corruption of ‘vaudeville’ in Australia
  3. MONICA CROUCH: Harry Rickards: the Napoleon of vaudeville

SCRIPT: ANDREW BOVELL’S THE BALLAD OF LOIS RYAN DAVID WATT: Introduction The Ballad of Lois Ryan

SCRIPT: ANTONIETTA MORGILLO’S THE OLIVE TREE SUE CULLEN Australian theatre during World War One

SEBASTIAN BLACK

Playboys of the South Pacific: the plays of Greg McGee

DAVID CARNEGIE

The metamorphoses of Foreskin’s Lament