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y separately published work icon Dimboola : A Wedding Reception Play Jack Hibberd , Z1133391 1974 single work musical theatre humour (taught in 6 units)

Playfully vulgar, bawdy and boisterous, Dimboola plays out the wedding reception from hell, with the audience actively playing the roles of the guests. A celebration as much as a satire, the play joyously takes a familiar ritual and turns it uproariously on its head.

Source: Currency Press


y separately published work icon Stockade : A Musical Play of the Eureka Stockade Kenneth Cook , Patricia Cook , 1970 Z1360467 1971 single work musical theatre

Musical play.

While Stockade follows the main historical events which occurred around the time of the Eureka Stockade rebellion Cook sided with tradition by portraying its leader, Peter Lalor, as a romantic rebel battling against the cold-blooded Captain Thomas. He also included a fictional story about a young couple and the tragic impact the rebellion had on their lives.

The musical, which uses a folk musical format (with new lyrics added to traditional songs) and episodic representation, explores somewhat didactically the theme of violent confrontation and murder, asking the question 'why does it have to be resorted to?'

y separately published work icon Halloran's Little Boat : A Play Based on the Novel 'Bring Larks and Heroes' Thomas Keneally , Harmondsworth Ringwood : Penguin , 1975 Z863393 1966 single work drama Harmondsworth Ringwood : Penguin , 1975
y separately published work icon The Last of the Knucklemen John Powers , 1973 Z128888 1973 single work drama Ringwood Harmondsworth : Penguin , 1974
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