y Welcome the Bright World single work   drama   - Three acts
Issue Details: First known date: 1982 1982
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Notes

  • Dedication: To My Friends Anna Russell, Liam Wagner and Elaine Wilkinson In memory of Werner Heisenberg
  • Epigraph: The cities they are broke in half, / The middle-men are gone. Leonard Cohen.

Production Details

  • First produced at the Nimrod Theatre, Sydney, 27 January 1982.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 1982

Works about this Work

The Melodrama of Defeat: Political Patterns in Some Colonial and Contemporary Australian Plays Veronica Kelly , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , June vol. 50 no. 2 1990; (p. 131-143) The AustLit Anthology of Criticism 2010; (p. 20)
'What the Bomb Does to Our Minds' : Sewell's 'Welcome the Bright World' and Brenton's 'The Genius' Carl Caulfield , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , April no. 14 1989; (p. 19-32)
Some Contemporary Developments in Australian Drama: Louis Nowra and Stephen Sewell Brian Kiernan , 1983 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Papers : Yugoslavia, Europe and Australia 1983; (p. 183-189)
The Twilight of the Bourgeoisie H. G. Kippax , 1982 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 29 January 1982; (p. 8) A Leader of His Craft : Theatre Reviews by H. G. Kippax 2004; (p. 248-250)

— Review of Welcome the Bright World Stephen Sewell 1982 single work drama
A Play to Launch a New Era Brian Hoad , 1982 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 9 February vol. 102 no. 5300 1982; (p. 63)

— Review of Welcome the Bright World Stephen Sewell 1982 single work drama
The Twilight of the Bourgeoisie H. G. Kippax , 1982 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 29 January 1982; (p. 8) A Leader of His Craft : Theatre Reviews by H. G. Kippax 2004; (p. 248-250)

— Review of Welcome the Bright World Stephen Sewell 1982 single work drama
A Play to Launch a New Era Brian Hoad , 1982 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 9 February vol. 102 no. 5300 1982; (p. 63)

— Review of Welcome the Bright World Stephen Sewell 1982 single work drama
Some Contemporary Developments in Australian Drama: Louis Nowra and Stephen Sewell Brian Kiernan , 1983 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Papers : Yugoslavia, Europe and Australia 1983; (p. 183-189)
The Melodrama of Defeat: Political Patterns in Some Colonial and Contemporary Australian Plays Veronica Kelly , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , June vol. 50 no. 2 1990; (p. 131-143) The AustLit Anthology of Criticism 2010; (p. 20)
'What the Bomb Does to Our Minds' : Sewell's 'Welcome the Bright World' and Brenton's 'The Genius' Carl Caulfield , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , April no. 14 1989; (p. 19-32)
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