Who's Afraid of the Working Class? single work   drama   - 18 scenes
Issue Details: First known date: 1998 1998
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Adaptations

form y Blessed Andrew Bovell , Patricia Cornelius , Melissa Reeves , Christos Tsiolkas , Australia : Blessed Film Productions Head Gear Films Wildheart Zizani Screen Australia Film Victoria , 2009 Z1608662 2009 single work film/TV

Seven children wander the streets of Melbourne at night, while their mothers await their return.

Notes

  • Four stories are interwoven throughout the play. Andrew Bovell wrote Trash; Melissa Reeves, Dream-Town; Patricia Cornelius, Money; and Christos Tsiolkas, Suit. Irine Vela wrote the musical score.

Production Details

  • First performed by Melbourne Workers Theatre at the Victorian Trades Hall, Melbourne on 1 May 1998.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 1998

Works about this Work

A Lesson in Subterfuge Patricia Cornelius , 2015 single work essay
— Appears in: Andrew Bovell : The Alchemy of Collaboration 2015; (p. 5-9)
Family Lally Katz , 2015 single work essay
— Appears in: Andrew Bovell : The Alchemy of Collaboration 2015; (p. 23-27)
The Follies Bizarre : Australia's Political Theatre Michael Connor , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Quadrant , March vol. 52 no. 3 2008; (p. 22-28)
Funny Politics John Romeril (interviewer), 2006 single work interview
— Appears in: Storyline , Winter no. 15 2006; (p. 9-11)
Still Lives Christos Tsiolkas , 2005 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Author , August vol. 37 no. 2 2005; (p. 6-7)
Politics, Faith and Sex Patricia Cornelius (interviewer), 2005 single work interview
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 181 2005; (p. 18-25)
'Class' and Political Theatre: The Case of Melbourne Workers Theatre Glenn D'Cruz , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: New Theatre Quarterly , August vol. 31 no. 3 2005; (p. 207-217)
Gargoyles and Gore Therese Radic , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 226 2000; (p. 23-24)

— Review of Selected Plays Jack Hibberd 2000 selected work drama ; Melbourne Stories : Three Plays Andrew Bovell Belinda Bradley Raimondo Cortese 2000 anthology single work drama ; Who's Afraid of the Working Class? Andrew Bovell Patricia Cornelius Melissa Reeves Christos Tsiolkas 1998 single work drama ; Polly Blue Belinda Bradley 2000 single work drama ; Features of Blown Youth Raimondo Cortese 1997 single work drama
Gargoyles and Gore Therese Radic , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 226 2000; (p. 23-24)

— Review of Selected Plays Jack Hibberd 2000 selected work drama ; Melbourne Stories : Three Plays Andrew Bovell Belinda Bradley Raimondo Cortese 2000 anthology single work drama ; Who's Afraid of the Working Class? Andrew Bovell Patricia Cornelius Melissa Reeves Christos Tsiolkas 1998 single work drama ; Polly Blue Belinda Bradley 2000 single work drama ; Features of Blown Youth Raimondo Cortese 1997 single work drama
Still Lives Christos Tsiolkas , 2005 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Author , August vol. 37 no. 2 2005; (p. 6-7)
Politics, Faith and Sex Patricia Cornelius (interviewer), 2005 single work interview
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 181 2005; (p. 18-25)
Funny Politics John Romeril (interviewer), 2006 single work interview
— Appears in: Storyline , Winter no. 15 2006; (p. 9-11)
'Class' and Political Theatre: The Case of Melbourne Workers Theatre Glenn D'Cruz , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: New Theatre Quarterly , August vol. 31 no. 3 2005; (p. 207-217)
The Follies Bizarre : Australia's Political Theatre Michael Connor , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Quadrant , March vol. 52 no. 3 2008; (p. 22-28)
A Lesson in Subterfuge Patricia Cornelius , 2015 single work essay
— Appears in: Andrew Bovell : The Alchemy of Collaboration 2015; (p. 5-9)
Family Lally Katz , 2015 single work essay
— Appears in: Andrew Bovell : The Alchemy of Collaboration 2015; (p. 23-27)

Awards

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