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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... no. 56 April 2010 of Australasian Drama Studies est. 1982 Australasian Drama Studies
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* Contents derived from the 2010 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Aboriginal Performance : Politics, Empathy and the Question of Reciprocity, Helena Grehan , single work criticism (p. 38-52)
Note: Includes photographs
Yandy : Walking the Uneven Lie of a Mining Boom, Angela Campbell , single work criticism

'The performance work "Yandy" is adapted from the 1999 book Kangkushot: The Life of Nyamal Lawman Peter Coppin, a biography of an elder of the Yandeyarra community. The biography and play were written by journalist and speech-writer, Jolly Read, in collaboration with Coppin. Whereas Kangkushot begins with Coppin's birth at Yarrie Station by the De Grey River in 1920 and follows events of his life until around 1997, "Yandy" focuses on the story of a key group of people involved in organising the first Indigenous workers' strike in Australia. The industrial action began in the Pilbara on May Day, 1946, "when 800 workers walked off 27 stations"' (p.53).

(p. 53-70)
Note: Includes photographs.
The Fashioning of a Melbourne Event : The Melbourne International Arts Festival 2002-2009, William Peterson , single work criticism (p. 84-102)
The Lost Echo : Introduction, Elizabeth Hale , single work criticism

'The Lost Echo, Barrie Dosky and Tom Wright's 2006 adaptation of Ovid's Metamorphoses for the Sydney Theatre Company, gave audiences and epic theatrical experience. It was epic in length, with its eight hours comprising four Acts of two hours; it was epic in scale using the twelve members of the Sydney Theatre Company's recently formed Actors Company, guest artist Paul Capsis, and a chorus of twenty-four second-year NIDA students.' (p. 102)

Elizabeth Hale provides a brief summary of each Act as an introduction to the suite of criticisms that follow.

(p. 103-108)
Abjected Arcadias : Images of Classical Greece and Rome in Barrie Kosky's Oedipus, The Lost Echo and The Women of Troy, Adrian Kiernander , single work criticism (p. 109-116)
The Pursuit of Youth : Adolescence, Seduction and the Pastoral in Act One of The Lost Echo, Elizabeth Hale , single work criticism (p. 117-130)
Shocking Audiences Modern and Ancient, John McCallum , Tom Hillard , single work criticism (p. 131-153)
Jacques Brel and Circus Performance : The Compiled Score as Discourse in The Space Between by Circa, Kim Baston , single work criticism (p. 154-169)
Dorothy Hewett's Sacred Place, Jasna Novakovic , single work criticism (p. 203-218)
Alec Coppel : Australian Playwright and Survivor, Stephen Vagg , single work biography (p. 218-232)
Untitled, Victor Emeljanow , single work review
— Review of Impact of the Modern : Vernacular Modernities in Australia 1870s-1960s 2008 anthology criticism ;
(p. 233-236)
Untitled, May-Brit Akerholt , single work review
— Review of Belonging : Australian Playwriting in the 20th Century John McCallum , 2009 multi chapter work criticism ;
(p. 236-240)
Untitled, Bree Hadley , single work review
— Review of Independent Brisbane : Four Plays 2008 anthology drama ;
(p. 242-244)

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