Issue 42

Australasian Drama Studies

Number 42 April 2003

 

Contents

Community, Challenge and Collaboration

Believing two things at once
MICHAEL GURR

Collaboration and community
The Seventh Rex Cramphorn Memorial Lecture
NICK ENRIGHT

Introduction to Citizen X
CITIZEN X by Sidetrack Performance Group
JANE GOODALL

Koorero with Jim Moriarty
RUTH GLASSEY and ANA WELHAM

Guerillas in our midst: contemporary Australian guerilla performance and the poststructural community
REBECCA CAINES
Comedy, Ethnicity, Community

Roy Rene ‘Mo’: Australian clown or monarch of the mob?
KATH LEAHY

Black and Tran: a comedy that laughs in the face of racism?
HELENA GREHAN

Toa Fraser: shifting boundaries in Pacific Island comedy
DAVID O’DONNELL and BRONWYN TWEDDLE
Women, Collaboration and Intervention

Black Chicks Talking: an interview with Leah Purcell
LYNNE BRADLEY

The desire to affirm and challenge: an interview with Hannie Rayson
DENISE VARNEY

Hannie Rayson’s Life After George: theatrical intervention and public intellectual discourse
DENISE VARNEY

Reviews


RONALDO MORELOS, Three Plays by Asian Australians ed. Don Batchelor

JONATHAN DAWSON, Lantana: Original Screenplay by Andrew Bovell

DAVID CARNEGIE, O Brave New World: Two Centuries of Shakespeare on the Australian Stage ed. John Golder & Richard Madelaine

PETER FITZPATRICK, Workers’ Playtime: Theatre and the Labour Movement Since 1970 by Alan Filewod & David Watt

RACHEL FENSHAM, Mapping Cultural Identity in Contemporary Australian Performance by Helena Grehan

VERONICA KELLY, Siting the Other: Re-visions of Marginality in Australian and English-Canadian Drama ed. Marc Maufort & Franca Bellarsi

KOH TAI ANN, Theatre and Politics in Contemporary Singapore by William Peterson

REBECCA SCHNEIDER, Body Show/s: Australian Viewings of Live Performance ed. Peta Tait