y Nowhere single work   drama   - Two acts
  • Author: Dorothy Hewett http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/hewett-dorothy
Issue Details: First known date: 2001 2001
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Dry Torrent was once a thriving country town until the Snowy turned to a trickle. Now, in an abandoned shed at the back of the showgrounds, Josh - once a rattler-jumper in the depression - sits singing Paul Robeson songs in the ashes of his dreams. Into the final pages of his life comes Blue - still reeling from his robbed youth as a Vietnam conscript - and Rosie, a young girl escaping the city streets - and the terrifying Bull, himself.

Notes

  • Written by Hewett in response to a request from Aubrey Mellor, artistic director of the Playbox Theatre, Melbourne, to commemorate the company's 25th anniversary.
  • Dedication: for Aubrey Mellor, who painlessly lured me back into the magical world of theatre.

Production Details

  • First produced by Playbox Theatre at the Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne on 17 October 2001 - Director: Aubrey Mellor

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Strawberry Hills, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Currency Press ; Playbox Theatre , 2001 .
      Extent: 54p.
      Description: illus: port.
      Note/s:
      • Theatre progam in centre pages.
      ISBN: 0868196479
      Series: Current Theatre Series Currency Press (publisher), 1983- series - publisher 'Current Theatre Series consists of Australian plays published with the program inserted and sold during theatre seasons. The aim of the series is to promote and encourage new dramatic writing and make it accessible to theatregoers and the public. The text is presented at the first day of rehearsal and does not contain changes which the author may choose to make after the play has commenced its present season - these will be incorporated into any new edition published by Currency.' Currency Press.

Works about this Work

In the Direction of a Signpost Jasna Novakovic , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Women's Book Review , vol. 14 no. 1 2002;

— Review of Nowhere Dorothy Hewett 2001 single work drama
Fictional Characters Take Over : Conversations with Dorothy Hewett Shed Light on Her Dramatic Oeuvre Jasna Novakovic , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 169 2002; (p. 18-21)
The Road to Nowhere Jo Litson , 2001 single work biography
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 13-14 October 2001; (p. 18-20)
Forgotten Woman Who Returned to Nowhere Susan Wyndham , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 20 April 2001;
A Story of Outcasts Steven Carroll , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 28 October 2001;

— Review of Nowhere Dorothy Hewett 2001 single work drama
Turn Left For Dinkum Values Helen Thomson , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 19 October 2001;

— Review of Nowhere Dorothy Hewett 2001 single work drama
A Story of Outcasts Steven Carroll , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 28 October 2001;

— Review of Nowhere Dorothy Hewett 2001 single work drama
Turn Left For Dinkum Values Helen Thomson , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 19 October 2001;

— Review of Nowhere Dorothy Hewett 2001 single work drama
In the Direction of a Signpost Jasna Novakovic , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Women's Book Review , vol. 14 no. 1 2002;

— Review of Nowhere Dorothy Hewett 2001 single work drama
The Road to Nowhere Jo Litson , 2001 single work biography
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 13-14 October 2001; (p. 18-20)
Forgotten Woman Who Returned to Nowhere Susan Wyndham , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 20 April 2001;
Fictional Characters Take Over : Conversations with Dorothy Hewett Shed Light on Her Dramatic Oeuvre Jasna Novakovic , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 169 2002; (p. 18-21)
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