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Issue Details: First known date: 1962... 1962 The Season at Sarsaparilla : A Charade of Suburbia in Two Acts
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      ca. 1962 .
      Extent: 96l.p.
      Description: Typescript (photocopy). Manuscript emendations and staging notes.
      (Manuscript) assertion
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Four Plays Patrick White , London : Eyre and Spottiswoode , 1965 Z455937 1965 selected work drama London : Eyre and Spottiswoode , 1965 pg. 75-177
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Currency Press , 1984 .
      Extent: 103p.
      ISBN: 0868191078
      Series: Current Theatre Series Currency Press (publisher), 1983- series - publisher 'Current Theatre Series consists of Australian plays published with the program inserted and sold during theatre seasons. The aim of the series is to promote and encourage new dramatic writing and make it accessible to theatregoers and the public. The text is presented at the first day of rehearsal and does not contain changes which the author may choose to make after the play has commenced its present season - these will be incorporated into any new edition published by Currency.' Currency Press.
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Collected Plays : Volume I Patrick White , Sydney : Currency Press , 1985 Z60895 1985 selected work drama (taught in 19 units) Sydney : Currency Press , 1985 pg. 75-177
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Plays of the 60s : Volume 1 Katharine Brisbane (editor), Sydney : Currency Press , 1998 Z1174230 1998 anthology drama (taught in 2 units)

    'This collection includes: The Well (1960) by Jack McKinney, a rustic comedy in the Steele Rudd tradition set in Queensland; Burst of Summer (1960) by Oriel Gray is a realist play dealing with racial prejudice and is based on the brief success of the Aboriginal actress Ngarla Kunoth, who played Jedda in the Chauvel film; The Season at Sarsaparilla (1962), Patrick White's poetic satire examining the inevitable cycle of birth, copulation and death; White called it a 'charade of suburbia'; and The Promised Woman by Theodore Patrikareas which had its first stage production in Sydney in 1963 and is possibly the first play by a post-war immigrant staged in Australia. The play portrays migrants adapting to their new country and finding new identities and was adapted for the screen in 1974. (1 act, 2 women)' (Publication summary)

    Sydney : Currency Press , 1998
    • Strawberry Hills, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Currency Press , 2019 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 110p.p.
      • Published 13 March 2019.
      ISBN: 9781760622947