Issue 18

Australasian Drama Studies

Theatre and Drama in New Zealand

Number 18 April 1991


Contents

SEBASTIAN BLACK

Guest Editorial and Contributors

PETER HARCOURT

‘There’s gold in them thar files’: playscripts deposited for copyright registration

KAREN SHERRY

Popular entertainment in Auckland 1870-71

SIMON GARRETT

The plays, playmakers and playhouses of recent New Zealand theatre

MERVYN THOMPSON

Passing through

ROMA POTIKI

A Maori point of view: the journey from anxiety to confidence

STUART HOAR

A playwright’s perspective

LISA WARRINGTON

A life long affair: Renee’s writing for the theatre. Commentary/interview

PHILLIP MANN

Tragic power in Vincent O’Sullivan’s Shariken (Continued p.147)

SCRIPT: HONE TUWHARE’S IN THE WILDERNESS WITHOUT A HAT

HONE TUWHARE: Tangi-Hanga, Preamble and Notes In the Wilderness Without a Hat, Music and lyrics

JUDITH DALE

Women’s theatre and why

MURRAY EDMOND

Lighting out for paradise: New Zealand theatre and the ‘other’ tradition