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Issue Details: First known date: 2013 2013
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'Adaptations dominate Australian theatre. Is this a sign of the bankruptcy of original ideas or does it herald a confident fresh approach to great works of drama?'


  • Epigraph: Write your own plays and stop effing around with everybody else's. It's lazy. It's easy. It's conservative. And it ignores the vibrancy of the contemporary voices that surround you. -Playwright and screenwriter Andrew Bovell on the rise of adapted plays.

    It's not Ibsen's script, it's my script. -Writer-director Simon on his adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's The Wild Duck.

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    y The Weekend Australian 25-26 May 2013 5987069 2013 newspaper issue 2013 pg. 5-7 Section: Review
    Note: illus., ports
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