Call of the Wild single work   drama   - 4 Sections
Issue Details: First known date: 1989 1989
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Production Details

  • The original production of Call of the Wild was at The Church Theatre, Melbourne, as a part of the Spoleto Festival 1989 (now Melbourne International Festival), with the assistance of the Spoleto Festival and the Australia Council. Directed by Jenny Kemp. The production then toured to Belvoir St. Theatre, Sydney. It was produced for radio on The Listening Room, ABC-FM, in 1990.

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First known date: 1989

Works about this Work

y Transfigured Stages : Major Practitioners and Theatre Aesthetics in Australia. Margaret Hamilton , Amsterdam New York (City) : Rodopi , 2011 Z1793538 2011 single work criticism 'Transfigured Stages: Major Practitioners and Theatre Aesthetics in Australia captures the excitement of a key period in the emergence of postdramatic theatre in Australia in the 1980s and 1990s. It is the first book to discuss work by The Sydney Front (1986 - 1993) and Open City (1987 - ), and engages contemporary cultural and aesthetic theory to analyse performances by these artists, as well as theatre productions by Jenny Kemp and others. These performance practitioners are considered as part of an international paradigm attesting to forms of theatre that no longer operate according to the established principles of drama. This book also highlights the complexity of Indigenous theatre through its analysis of the Mudrooroo-Müller project staged in 1996.' Source: www.rodopi.nl/ (Sighted 25/07/2011).
The Poetic Revolution Rachel Fensham , Denise Varney , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Dolls' Revolution : Australian Theatre and Cultural Imagination 2005; (p. 64-108)
'Jenny Kemp's theatre is less about a political revolution in which the writer takes up arms against gender inequality and political injustice and more about a political revolution in which expanded conditions of possibility for the psyche, particularly for women, are the key to cultural transformation.' (p.64)
The Shock of the New : The Impact of Innovation on the Theatre Critic Helen Thomson , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin , Spring vol. 53 no. 3 1994; (p. 485-490)
The Poetic Revolution Rachel Fensham , Denise Varney , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Dolls' Revolution : Australian Theatre and Cultural Imagination 2005; (p. 64-108)
'Jenny Kemp's theatre is less about a political revolution in which the writer takes up arms against gender inequality and political injustice and more about a political revolution in which expanded conditions of possibility for the psyche, particularly for women, are the key to cultural transformation.' (p.64)
y Transfigured Stages : Major Practitioners and Theatre Aesthetics in Australia. Margaret Hamilton , Amsterdam New York (City) : Rodopi , 2011 Z1793538 2011 single work criticism 'Transfigured Stages: Major Practitioners and Theatre Aesthetics in Australia captures the excitement of a key period in the emergence of postdramatic theatre in Australia in the 1980s and 1990s. It is the first book to discuss work by The Sydney Front (1986 - 1993) and Open City (1987 - ), and engages contemporary cultural and aesthetic theory to analyse performances by these artists, as well as theatre productions by Jenny Kemp and others. These performance practitioners are considered as part of an international paradigm attesting to forms of theatre that no longer operate according to the established principles of drama. This book also highlights the complexity of Indigenous theatre through its analysis of the Mudrooroo-Müller project staged in 1996.' Source: www.rodopi.nl/ (Sighted 25/07/2011).
The Shock of the New : The Impact of Innovation on the Theatre Critic Helen Thomson , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin , Spring vol. 53 no. 3 1994; (p. 485-490)
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