Issue 54

Australasian Drama Studies

Volume 54 April 2009

 

Contents

EDITORIAL NOTE: Geoffrey Milne

Issues in European and British Theatre and Performance

LAURENCE SENELICK

Place Settings: Real Estate or Imagined Estates in Chekhov and Kantor

MARY-BRIT AKERHOLT

A Sense of Otherness? The Balancing Act of Translation

MEGAN HOFFMAN

Is a Fashion Show the Place for Social Commentary? Investigating the Spectacle Dressed Up in Ideas in Hussein Chalayan's After Words

DAVID A. WILLIAMS

Killing the Audience: Forced Entertainment's First Night

Australian Theatre History

GILLIAN ARRIGHI
Negotiating National Identity at the Circus: The FitzGerald Brothers' Circus in Melbourne, 1892

MARTIN LIPTON
'Our Madge and Cyril': Ghosted framings of the Public and Private Partnership of Madge Elliott and Cyril Ritchard

Contemporary Australian Concerns

NIGEL JAMIESON
Rex Cramphorn memorial Lecture: Make it Relevant

DENISE VARNEY
Radical Disengagement and Liquid Lives: Criminology by Arena Theatre Company

ROB PENSALFINI
Not in Our Own Voices: Accent and Identity in Contemporary Australian Shakespeare Performance

ADELE CHYNOWETH
Am Dram and Art Galleries: The Marginalisation of Professional theatre in Australia's National Capital

Report

JONATHAN BOLLEN, NEAL HARVEY, JULIE HOLLEDGE and GLEN MCGILLIVRAY
AusStage: e-Research in the Performing Arts

Reviews

GLENN D'CRUZ, , Stage Presence by Jane Goodall;

GEOFFREY MILNE, Performance and Cosmopolitics: Cross-Cultural Transactions in Australasia by Helen Gilbert and Jacqueline Lo;

CAROLYN D'CRUZ, What a Man's Gotta Do? Masculinities and Performance by Adrian Kiernander, Jonathan Bollen and Bruce Parr;

GEOFFREY MILNE, Nick Enright: An Actor's Playwright, , edited by Anne Pender and Susan Lever;

LISA WARRINGTON, Two Plays: Falemalama and The Packer by Dianna Fuemana and The Daylight Atheist by Tom Scott;

FINCINA HOPGOOD, Alvin Purple by Catherine Lumby and The Piano by Gail Jones;

DAVID O'DONNELL, Signatures of the Past: Cultural memory in Contemporary Anglophone North American Drama edited by Marc Maufort and Caroline De Wagter.